Cate Blanchett graduated from Australia’s National Institute of Dramatic Art in 1992 and in a little over a year had won both critical and popular acclaim, winning the 1993 Newcomer Award from the Sydney Theatre Critics Circle. More stage and small screen work followed until Cate made her feature film debut in Paradise Road with Glenn Close and Frances McDormand. Her role in Elizabeth won international recognition and numerous awards, including the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Drama. Cate was also nominated for an Academy Award for the role. Her credits include The Talented Mr Ripley, The Gift, Lord Of The Rings, Charlotte Gray, Veronica Guerin and Coffee and Cigarettes. Upcoming films include Wes Anderson’s The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou and Scorsese’s The Aviator.
|2004 Jury Member|