And the winner is? The 2019 AACTA Award nominations have been announced

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And the winner is? 2019 AACTA Award nominations announced with Foxtel's Lamb Of Gods and film The Nightingale dominating all major categories

By Shannon Shipley For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 00:38 BST, 23 October 2019 | Updated: 00:38 BST, 23 October 2019

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It's Australia's answer to the Golden Globes. 

And on Wednesday, the 2019 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (AACTAs) were announced, with a few stunning surprises. 

In the television category, Foxtel’s Lambs Of God led the field with an astounding 14 nominations. 

Actor Damon Herriman (pictured) made history on Wednesday after he earned four individual nominations across the performance categories for his roles in films Judy & Punch and The Nightingale, and his work on television shows Mr Inbetween and Lambs of God

Actor Damon Herriman (pictured) made history on Wednesday after he earned four individual nominations across the performance categories for his roles in films Judy & Punch and The Nightingale, and his work on television shows Mr Inbetween and Lambs of God

The five nominees competing for Best Drama Series include: Bloom, Mr Inbetween, Secret City: Under The Eagle, Total Control and cult favourite, Wentworth.

The nominees for Best Entertainment Program include newcomers Lego Masters Australia and The Masked Singer, alongside Australia's Got Talent, Australian Ninja Warrior and Hard Quiz.    

Rounding up the Best Factual Entertainment category are Greun, Todd Sampson's Body Hack, Gogglebox Australia, Who Do You Think You Are and You Can't Ask That. 

Box office awards: In the feature film category, Jennifer Kent's The Nightingale leads with 15 nominations, closely followed by Hotel Mumbai and The King with 13 nods each. Pictured Aisling Franciosi from The Nightingale

Box office awards: In the feature film category, Jennifer Kent's The Nightingale leads with 15 nominations, closely followed by Hotel Mumbai and The King with 13 nods each. Pictured Aisling Franciosi from The Nightingale

In the feature film category, Jennifer Kent's The Nightingale leads with 15 nominations, closely followed by Hotel Mumbai and The King with 13 nods each. Judy & Punch earned nine nominations. 

The nominations for Best

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