Alliance of Women Film Journalists Award Winners

Awards
by Melissa Silverstein
January 11, 2012 9:42 AM
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EDA ANNUAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Best Film: The Artist
Best Director: Michel Hazanavicius - The Artist
Best Screenplay, Original: Midnight in Paris - Woody Allen
Best Screenplay, Adapted: (TIE) The Descendants - Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash; Moneyball - Steven Zallian and Aaron Sorkin
Best Documentary: Buck
Best Animated Film: Rango
Best Actress: Viola Davis as Abileen in The Help
Best Actress in a Supporting Role: (TIE) Janet McTeer as Hubert Page in Albert Nobbs; Octavia Spencer as Minny Jackson in The Help
Best Actor: Michael Fassbender as Brandon Sullivan in Shame
Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Christopher Plummer as Hal Fields in Beginners
Best Ensemble Cast: Bridesmaids
Best Editing: Hugo - Thelma Schoonmaker
Best Cinematography: The Tree of Life - Emmanuel Lubezki
Best Film Music Or Score: (TIE) The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo - Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, Original Score; Hanna - The Chemical Brothers, Original Score
Best Non-English-Language Film: A Separation - Ashgar Farhadi, Iran

EDA FEMALE FOCUS AWARDS

Best Woman Director: Lynne Ramsey - We Need To Talk About Kevin
Best Woman Screenwriter: Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo - Bridesmaids
Kick Ass Award For Best Female Action Star: (TIE) Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Salander in Girl With The Dragon Tattoo; Saoirse Ronan as Hanna in Hanna
Best Animated Female: Isla Fisher as Beans in Rango
Best Breakthrough Performance: Elizabeth Olsen as Martha in Martha Marcy May Marlene
Female Icon Award: Glenn Close as Albert Nobbs in Albert Nobbs
Actress Defying Age and Ageism: Helen Mirren as Rachel Singer in The Debt
This Year’s Outstanding Achievement By A Woman In The Film Industry: Jessica Chastain for performances in four highly acclaimed films
AWFJ Award For Humanitarian Activism: Angelina Jolie for UN work and making In The Land of Blood and Honey to raise awareness about genocide.

EDA SPECIAL MENTION AWARDS

AWFJ Hall Of Shame Award: The Hollywood Reporter for failing to invite any women to join the Directors Roundtable
Actress Most in Need Of A New Agent: All actresses in New Year’s Eve
Movie You Wanted To Love But Just Couldn‘t: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
Unforgettable Moment Award: The Artist - The sound of the glass clinking on the table.
Best Depiction Of Nudity, Sexuality, or Seduction: (TIE) Melancholia - Justine in the moonlight.; Shame - Opening sequence on the subway train.
Sequel Or Remake That Shouldn’t Have Been Made Award: The Hangover Part II
Most Egregious Love Interest Age Difference Award: (TIE) Albert Nobbs - Glenn Close (64) and Mia Wasilkowska (22); Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part I - Bella (18) and Edward (Over 100)

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