Duncan Jones Directorial debut MOON has received a nomination in the 2010 HUGO Awards. Announced on the Aussiecon4 Twitter feed this evening, the nominations for Best Dramatic Presentation, Long are:

  • Avatar
  • District 9
  • Moon
  • Star Trek
  • Up

Some stiff competition there, we’ll find out whether MOON can take the prize at the awards at Aussiecon 4 in Melbourne on Sunday, 5 September 2010. Full list of nominations on the Aussiecon 4 site.

What are the Hugo Awards?

The Hugo Awards, to give them their full title, are awards for excellence in the field of science fiction and fantasy. They were first awarded in 1953, and have been awarded every year since 1955. The awards are run by and voted on by fans.

Once again, good luck MOON!