Kathryn Bigelow and Zero Dark Thirty Win Big at EDA Awards

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by Kerensa Cadenas
January 9, 2013 9:36 AM
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Zero Dark Thirty has swept, yet again, another awards ceremony, this time around at the EDA Awards, from the Alliance of Women Film Journalists. Bigelow received the award for best director, Mark Boal for best screenplay and Jessica Chastain for Best Actress. The film also snagged the award for best editing.

You can find the women winners below. A full list of winners is available at the link.

Best Film: Zero Dark Thirty

Best Director:  Kathryn Bigelow – Zero Dark Thirty

Best Actress:  Jessica Chastain – “Zero Dark Thirty” 

Best Actress in a Supporting Role:  Anne Hathaway – Les Miserables

EDA FEMALE FOCUS AWARDS

Best Woman Director:  Kathryn Bigelow – Zero Dark Thirty

Best Woman Screenwriter:  Lucy Alibar (and Benh Zeitlin) – Beasts of the Southern Wild             

Kick Ass Award For Best Female Action Star:  Jennifer Lawrence – The Hunger Games

Best Animated Female:  Merida (Kelly Macdonald) – Brave

Best Breakthrough Performance:  Quvenzhané Wallis – Beasts of the Southern Wild

Actress Defying Age and Ageism:  Judi Dench – Skyfall

AWFJ Award for Humanitarian Activism – Female Icon Award: Jessica Chastain – Zero Dark Thirty

This Year’s Outstanding Achievement By A Woman In The Film Industry: 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).

Zero Dark Thirty sweeps EDA Awards (Screen Daily)

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2 Comments

  • Corvo | January 9, 2013 10:29 AMReply

    Women celebrating women. Boring.

  • Linn | January 9, 2013 11:57 AM

    @Corvo. Thank you for making me laugh so early in the morning. Since you're reading a blog titled Women and Hollywood, I'm assuming you're joking. Happy Wednesday!

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