Monday, January 7, 2013

Zero Dark Thirty wins the EDA award

Zero Dark Thirty has picked up the best film award from the EDA, Alliance of women film journalists. The film also garnered a directing award, an actress award as well as screenplay and cinematography award.  

Full list of winners 

Best Film
    Zero Dark Thirty
Best Director
    Kathryn Bigelow - Zero Dark Thirty
Best Screenplay, Original
    Zero Dark Thirty - Mark Boal
Best Screenplay, Adapted
    Argo - Chris Terrio
Best Documentary
    Searching For Sugar Man - Malik Bendjelloul
Best Animated Film
Best Actress
    Jessica Chastain - Zero Dark Thirty
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
    Anne Hathaway - Les Miserables
Best Actor
    Daniel Day Lewis - Lincoln
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
    Phillip Seymour Hoffman - The Master
Best Ensemble Cast
    Silver Linings Playbook
Best Editing
    Zero Dark Thirty - William Goldenberg, Dylan Tichenor
Best Cinematography
    Life of Pi - Claudio Miranda
Best Film Music Or Score
    Beasts of the Southern Wild - Dan Romer, Benh Zeitlin
Best Non-English-Language Film
These awards honor WOMEN only.
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
    Brave - Merida - Kelly Macdonald
Best Breakthrough Performance
    Quvenzhan√© Wallis - Beasts of the Southern Wild
Actress Defying Age and Ageism
    Judi Dench - Skyfall
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
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.)
    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
Actress Most in Need Of A New Agent (Tie)
    Katherine Heigl - One For The Money
    Reese Witherspoon - This Means War
Movie You Wanted To Love But Just Couldn’t
    Anna Karenina
Unforgettable Moment Award (Tie)
    Les Miserables - Anne Hathaway as Fantine singing I Dreamed A Dream
    Zero Dark Thirty - Jessica Chastain as Maya says, “I’m the mother…”
Best Depiction Of Nudity, Sexuality, or Seduction
    The Sessions - Helen Hunt and John Hawkes
Sequel or Remake That Shouldn’t Have Been Made Award (Tie)
    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

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