Saturday, December 22, 2012

Alliance of Women Film Journalist EDA Award Nominees


Best Film
    Zero Dark Thirty
Best Director
    Ben Affleck - Argo
    Kathryn Bigelow - Zero Dark Thirty
    Steven Speilberg - Lincoln
Best Screenplay, Original
    Amour - Michael Haneke.
    Moonrise Kingdom - Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola
    Zero Dark Thirty - Mark Boal
Best Screenplay, Adapted
    Argo - Chris Terrio
    Lincoln - Tony Kushner,
    Silver Linings Playbook - David O. Russell
Best Documentary
    The Gatekeepers - Dror Moreh
    The Imposter - Bart Layton
    The Invisible War - Kirby Dick
    Searching For Sugar Man - Malik Bendjelloul
Best Animated Film
Best Actress
    Jessica Chastain - Zero Dark Thirty
    Jennifer Lawrence - Silver Linings Playbook
    Emmanuelle Riva - Amour
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
    Amy Adams - The Master
    Sally Field - Lincoln
    Anne Hathaway - Les Miserables
Best Actor
    Daniel Day Lewis - Lincoln
    John Hawkes - The Sessions
    Joachin Phoenix - The Master
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
    Alan Arkin - Argo
    Phillip Seymour Hoffman - The Master
    Tommy Lee Jones - Lincoln
    Christoph Waltz - Django Unchained
Best Ensemble Cast
    Silver Linings Notebook
Best Editing
    Argo - William Goldenberg
    Cloud Atlas - Alexander Berner
    Zero Dark Thirty - William Goldenberg, Dylan Tichenor
Best Cinematography
    The Life of Pi - Claudio Miranda
    The Master - Mihai Malaimare, Jr.
    Skyfall - Roger Deakins
Best Film Music Or Score
    Argo - Alexandre Desplat
    Beasts of the Southern Wild - Dan Romer, Benh Zeitlin
    Zero Dark Thirty - Alexandre Desplat
Best Non-English-Language Film
    A Royal Affair
    Rust and Bone
These awards honor WOMEN only.

Best Woman Director
    Andrea Arnold - Wuthering Heights
    Kathryn Bigelow - Zero Dark Thirty
    Sarah Polley - Take This Waltz
Best Woman Screenwriter
    Lucy Alibar (and Benh Zeitlin) - Beasts of the Southern Wild
    Zoe Kazan - Ruby Sparks
    Ava DuVernay - Middle of Nowhere
    Sarah Polley - Take This Waltz
Kick Ass Award For Best Female Action Star
    Gina Carano - Haywire
    Anne Hathaway - The Dark Knight Rises
    Jennifer Lawrence - The Hunger Games
Best Animated Female
    Brave - Merida - Kelly Macdonald
    Rise of the Guardians - Tooth - Isla Fisher
    Wreck-It Ralph - Vanellope - Sarah Silverman
Best Breakthrough Performance
    Samantha Barks - Les Miserables
    Ann Dowd - Compliance
    Alicia Vikander - A Royal Affair
    Quvenzhané Wallis - Beasts of the Southern Wild
Actress Defying Age and Ageism
    Judi Dench - Skyfall
    Helen Mirren - Hitchcock
    Emmanuelle Riva - Amour
AWFJ Award For Humanitarian Activism - Female Icon Award
(Presented to an actress for the portrayal of the most positive female role model, or for a role in which she takes personal and/or career risks to plumb the female psyche and therefore gives us courage to plumb our own, and/or for putting forth the image of a woman who is heroic, accomplished, persistent, demands her rights and/or the rights of others.)
    Jessica Chastain - Zero Dark Thirty
    Helen Hunt - The Sessions
    Judi Dench - Skyfall
This Year’s Outstanding Achievement By A Woman In The Film Industry
(Presented only when warranted to a female who has had a banner-making, record-breaking, industry-changing achievement during any given year — such as Kathryn Bigelow’s Best Director Oscar win, or for an actress having multiple outstanding films released during one year.)
    Kathryn Bigelow for Zero Dark Thirty
    Jennifer Lawrence for The Hunger Games and Silver Linings Playbook
    Women Documentary Filmmakers, including Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady (Detropia), Lauren Greenfield (Queen of Versailles), Alison Klayman (Ai Weiwei Never Sorry) and Sarah Burns (The Central Park Five).

AWFJ Hall Of Shame Award
    Sean Anders for That’s My Boy
    Sacha Baron Cohen for The Dictator
    Gabriele Muccino for Playing For Keeps
Actress Most in Need Of A New Agent
    Katherine Heigl - One For The Money
    Nicole Kidman - The Paperboy
    Reese Witherspoon - This Means War
Movie You Wanted To Love But Just Couldn’t
    Anna Karenina
    Cloud Atlas
    Les Miserables
Unforgettable Moment Award
    Argo - The runway chase.
    Flight - Crash sequence
    Les Miserables - Anne Hathaway as Fantine sings I Dreamed A Dream
    Rust and Bone - Marian Cotillard as Stephanie dances in the wheelchair.
    Zero Dark Thirty - Jessica Chastain as Maya says, “I’m the mother…”
Best Depiction Of Nudity, Sexuality, or Seduction
    Anna Karenina - Keira Knightly and Aaron Taylor-Johnson
    Rust and Bone - Marian Cotilliard
    The Sessions - Helen Hunt and John Hawkes
Sequel or Remake That Shouldn’t Have Been Made Award
    Amazing Spiderman
    Red Dawn
    Total Recall
Most Egregious Age Difference Between The Leading Man and The Love Interest Award
    Flight - Denzel Washington and Kelly Reilly,..and Nadine Velazquez
    Seeking a Friend For the End of the World - Steve Carell and Keira Knightly
    Silver Linings Notebook - Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence

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