UA-17272164-1 ACCA 2011 - AwardsCircuit.com - By Clayton Davis

ACCA 2011

the-artist-logoBest Motion Picture

  • The Artist
    Thomas Langmann; Emmanuel Montamat – *WINNER*
  • The Descendants
    Jim Burke; Alexander Payne; Jim Taylor
  • Drive – *RUNNER UP*
    Michel Litvak; John Palermo; Marc Platt; Gigi Pritzker; Adam Siegel 
  • Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 2
    David Rowling; J.K. Rowling
  • The Help
    Michael Barnathan; Chris Columbus; Brunson Green
  • Hugo
    Johnny Depp; Tim Headington; Graham King; Martin Scorsese
  • Midnight in Paris
    Letty Aronson; Jaume Roures; Stephen Tenenbaum
  • The Tree of Life
    Dede Gardner; Sarah Green; Grant Hill; Brad Pitt; Bill Pohlad

Best Achievement in Directing

  • David Fincher - The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Michel Hazanavicius - The Artist
  • Terrence Malick – The Tree of Life
  • Nicolas Winding Refn – Drive *WINNER*
  • Martin Scorsese – Hugo - *RUNNER UP*

Best Actor in a Leading Role

  • George Clooney – The Descendants
  • Jean Dujardin – The Artist - *RUNNER UP*
  • Michael Fassbender – Shame *WINNER*
  • Ryan Gosling – Drive
  • Brad Pitt – Moneyball

Best Actress in a Leading Role

  • Viola Davis – The Help *WINNER*
  • Rooney Mara – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - *RUNNER UP*
  • Meryl Streep – The Iron Lady
  • Tilda Swinton – We Need to Talk About Kevin
  • Michelle Williams – My Week with Marilyn

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Albert Brooks – Drive
  • Jonah Hill – Moneyball
  • Brad Pitt – The Tree of Life - *RUNNER UP*
  • Christopher Plummer – Beginners *WINNER*
  • Alan Rickman – Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 2

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Berenice Bejo – The Artist
  • Jessica Chastain – The Help - *RUNNER UP*
  • Melissa McCarthy – Bridesmaids *WINNER*
  • Octavia Spencer – The Help
  • Shailene Woodley – The Descendants

Best Original Screenplay

  • Will Reiser – 50/50
  • Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist
  • Kristin Wiig & Annie Mumolo – Bridesmaids - *RUNNER UP*
  • Woody Allen – Midnight in Paris *WINNER*
  • Terrence Malick – The Tree of Life

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Nat Faxon, Jim Rash, Alexander Payne – The Descendants - *RUNNER UP*
  • Hossein Amini – Drive
  • Steven Zaillian – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Tate Taylor – The Help
  • Aaron Sorkin, Steven Zaillian, Stan Chervin – Moneyball

Best Cast Ensemble

  • The Artist – Jean Dujardin, Berenice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell, Penelope Ann Miller, Malcolm McDowell, Uggie the Dog
  • Bridesmaids – Kristin Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Chris O’Dowd, Wendi McClendon-Lovey, Ellie Kemper, Jill Clayburgh, Matt Lucas, Rebel Wilson
  • Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 2 – Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Alan Rickman, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Gambon, Warwick Davis, John Hurt, Evanna Lynch, Domhnall Gleeson, Clemence Posey - *RUNNER UP*
  • The Help – Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jessica Chastain, Sissy Spacek, Allison Janney, Anna Camp, Ahna O’Reilly, Chris Lowell, Mike Vogel, Mary Steenburgen, Cicely Tyson *WINNER*
  • Midnight in Paris – Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Corey Stoll, Kathy Bates, Carla Bruni, Adrien Brody, Michael Sheen

Best Achievement in Art Direction

  • Robert Gould, Laurence Bennett - The Artist
  • Donald Graham Burt – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Stuart Craig, Stephanie McMillian – Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 2 - *RUNNER UP*
  • Dante Ferretti, Francesca Lo Schiavo – Hugo *WINNER*
  • Anne Seibel, Helene Dubreuil – Midnight in Paris
  • Rick Carter, Lee Sandales – War Horse

Best Achievement in Cinematography

  • Guillaume Schiffman – The Artist
  • Newton Thomas Sigel – Drive
  • Eduardo Serra – Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 2 - *RUNNER UP*
  • Robert Richardson – Hugo
  • Emmanuel Lubezski – The Tree of Life *WINNER*

Best Achievement in Costume Design

  • Mark Bridges – The Artist *WINNER*
  • Jany Temime - Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 2
  • Sharen Davis – The Help
  • Sandy Powell – Hugo - *RUNNER UP*
  • Sonia Grande – Midnight in Paris

Best Achievement in Film Editing

  • Anne-Sophie Bion & Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist
  • Matthew Newman – Drive *WINNER*
  • Kirk Baxter & Angus Wall – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - *RUNNER UP*
  • Thelma Schoonmaker – Hugo
  • Hank Corwin, Jay Rabinowitz, Daniel Rezende, Billy Weber, Mark Yoshikawa – The Tree of Life

Best Original Score

  • Ludovic Bource – The Artist *WINNER*
  • Cliff Martinez – Drive
  • Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - *RUNNER UP*
  • Alexandre Desplat – Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 2
  • John Williams – War Horse

Best Achievement in Sound

  • Drive - *RUNNER UP*
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 2
  • Rise of the Planet of the Apes
  • Super 8 *WINNER*
  • The Tree of Life

Best Achievement in Visual Effects

  • Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 2
  • Hugo
  • Rise of the Planet of the Apes - *RUNNER UP*
  • Super 8
  • The Tree of Life

Best Animated Feature

  • The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn - *RUNNER UP*
  • Arthur Christmas
  • Kung Fu Panda 2
  • Rango *WINNER*
  • Winnie the Pooh

Best Documentary Feature

  • Cave of Forgotten Dreams
  • The Interrupters
  • Pina - *RUNNER UP*
  • Project Nim *WINNER*
  • Senna

Best Foreign Language Film

  • 13 Assassins
  • Certified Copy
  • Incendies
  • A Separation *WINNER*
  • The Skin I Live In - *RUNNER UP*

Honorable Mentions

  • 50/50
  • Bridesmaids
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • The Ides of March
  • Martha Marcy May Marlene
  • Melancholia
  • Moneyball
  • Shame
  • Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
  • War Horse
  • We Need to Talk About Kevin
  • Young Adult