23rd Annual Satellite Awards
The International Press Academy (IPA) has announced the winners for the 23rd Annual Satellite Awards to be held on February 22, 2019. Alfonso Cuarón’s “Roma” from Netflix leads with four major wins. Set in 1971, the black-and-white look back at Cuarón’s childhood has won Best Director, Best International Film (Mexico), Best Original Screenplay, and Best Film Editing. Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut “A Star Is Born,” headlined by Lady Gaga, picked up three major wins in the category of Best Picture, Musical or Comedy, as well as Cinematography, and Best Song for “The Shallow”.
“In 2018 we had a surge of talented filmmakers, which makes it difficult to narrow the field,” said IPA President Mirjana Van Blaricom. “Some of these films will become part of moviemaking history”. Major acting wins include Glenn Close for “The Wife” from Warner Bros as Best Actress in Motion Picture, Drama; and Olivia Colman for “The Favourite” from FOX Searchlight as Best Actress for Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical. Willem Dafoe’s near picture-perfect casting in Julian Schnabel’s “At Eternity’s Gate” about the life of Vincent Van Gogh has been recognized with Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama; and Rami Malek, who soared as Freddie Mercury in Queen epic “Bohemian Rhapsody,” won Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical. Regina King (“If Beale Street Could Talk”) and Richard Grant (“Can You Ever Forgive Me?”) both won for supporting roles.
Additionally, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” topped the Best Adapted Screenplay category. Annapurna Pictures’ “If Beale Street Could Talk” won Best Motion Picture, Drama, and Spike Lee’s “BlacKkKlansman” from Focus Features is Best Motion Picture, Independent.
Notable television award winners are Amy Adams for “Sharp Objects,” Darren Criss for “The Assassination of Gianni Versace,” Julia Roberts for “Homecoming,” and Brendan Gleeson for “Mr. Mercedes” from showrunner David E. Kelley based on the novel by Stephen King. Winners in supporting roles are Sharon Stone in “Mosaic,” and Hugo Weaving in “Patrick Melrose.” Issa Rae in “Insecure” (HBO) and Bill Hader in “Barry” (HBO) both won in the category Series, Comedy or Musical.
A full list of the 23rd Annual Satellite Award winners follows, with Special Achievement Award recipients for 2018.
The Satellite presentation is scheduled for Friday, February 22, 2019 in Los Angeles.
See www.pressacademy.com for details.
Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama (Major, Independent or International)
Glenn Close The Wife
Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama (Major, Independent or International)
Willem Dafoe At Eternity’s Gate
Actress in Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical (Major, Independent or International)
Olivia Colman The Favourite
Actor in Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical (Major, Independent or International)
Rami Malek Bohemian Rhapsody
Actress in a Supporting Role (Major, Independent, Comedy & Musical or International)
Regina King If Beale Street Could Talk
Actor in a Supporting Role (Major, Independent, Comedy & Musical or International
Richard Grant Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Motion Picture, Drama (Major)
If Beale Street Could Talk Annapurna Pictures
Motion Picture, Independent
BlacKkKlansman Focus Features
Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical (Major, Independent or International)
A Star is Born Warner Bros.
Motion Picture, International Film
Motion Picture, Animated or Mixed Media
Isle of Dogs Fox Searchlight Pictures
Motion Picture, Documentary
Minding the Gap Hulu
Alfonso Cuarón Roma
Alfonso Cuarón Roma
Nicole Holofcener, Jeff Whitty Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Justin Hurwitz First Man
“The Shallow” A Star is Born
Matthew Libatique A Star is Born
Black Panther Walt Disney
Alfonso Cuarón Roma
Sound (Editing and Mixing)
A Quiet Place Paramount
Art Direction and Production Design
Mary Poppins Returns Walt Disney
Sandy Powell The Favourite
Miniseries and/or Limited Series
The Assassination of Gianni Versace FX
Motion Picture Made for Television
The Tale HBO
Actress in a Miniseries and/or Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Amy Adams Sharp Objects, HBO
Actor in a Miniseries & Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Darren Criss The Assassination of Gianni Versace, FX
Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries & Limited Series or Motion Picture made for Television
Sharon Stone Mosaic, HBO
Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries & Limited Series or Motion Picture made for Television
Hugo Weaving Patrick Melrose, Showtime Succession
Television Series, Drama
Homecoming Prime Video
Television Series, Genre
The Terror AMC
Actress in a Series, Drama or Genre
Julia Roberts Homecoming, Prime Video
Actor in a Series, Drama or Genre
Brendan Gleeson Mr. Mercedes, AT & T
Television Series, Comedy or Musical
Lodge 49 AMC
Actress in a Series, Comedy or Musical
Issa Rae Insecure, HBO
Actor in a Series, Comedy or Musical
Bill Hader Barry, HBO
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