Davis Awards 2004 - AwardsCircuit.com - By Clayton Davis

Davis Awards 2004

Best Motion Picture

  • “Closer” – Cary Brokaw; John Calley; Mike Nichols
  • “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” – Anthony Bregman; Steve Golin
  • “Garden State” – Pamela Abdy; Gary Gilbert; Dan Halsted; Richard Klubeck
  • “The Incredibles” – John Walker
  • “Million Dollar Baby” – Clint Eastwood; Paul Haggis; Tom Rosenberg; Albert S. Ruddy

Best Achievement in Directing

  • Zach Braff – “Garden State”
  • Clint Eastwood – “Million Dollar Baby”
  • Michel Gondry – “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”
  • Mike Nichols – “Closer”
  • Alexander Payne – “Sideways”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

  • Jim Carrey – “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”
  • Leonardo DiCaprio – “The Aviator”
  • Clint Eastwood – “Million Dollar Baby”
  • Paul Giamatti – “Sideways”
  • Liam Neeson – “Kinsey”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

  • Julie Delpy – “Before Sunset”
  • Laura Dern – “We Don’t Live Here Anymore”
  • Julia Roberts – “Closer”
  • Uma Thurman – “Kill Bill Vol. 2″
  • Kate Winslet – “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Thomas Haden Church – “Sideways”
  • Freddie Highmore – “Finding Neverland”
  • Clive Owen – “Closer”
  • Liev Schreiber – “The Manchurian Candidate”
  • Mark Wahlberg – “I Heart Huckabees”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Cate Blanchett – “The Aviator”
  • Regina King – “Ray”
  • Virginia Madsen – “Sideways”
  • Maia Morgenstern – “The Passion of the Christ”
  • Natalie Portman – “Closer”

Best Original Screenplay

  • Charle Kaufman, Michel Gondry, Pierre Bismuth – “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”
  • Zach Braff – “Garden State”
  • Terry George & Kier Pearson – “Hotel Rwanda”
  • Brad Bird – “The Incredibles”
  • Simon Pegg & Edgar Wright – “Shaun of the Dead”

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Patrick Marber – “Closer”
  • David Magee – “Finding Neverland”
  • Tina Fey – “Mean Girls”
  • Paul Haggis – “Million Dollar Baby”
  • Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor – “Sideways”

Best Performance by a Cast Ensemble

  • “The Aviator”
  • “Closer”
  • “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”
  • “Million Dollar Baby”
  • “Sideways”

Best Original Score

  • Sean Patrick Morrissey – “Closer”
  • Jan A.P. Kaczmarek – “Finding Neverland”
  • Clint Eastwood – “Million Dollar Baby”
  • John Debney – “The Passion of the Christ”
  • James Newton Howard – “The Village”

Best Achievement in Film Editing

  • Valdís Óskarsdóttir – “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”
  • Myron I. Kerstein – “Garden State”
  • Stephen Schaffer – “The Incredibles”
  • John Wright – “The Passion of the Christ”
  • Paul Hirsch – “Ray”
Best Achievement in Cinematography
  • Robert Richardson – “The Aviator”
  • Dion Beebe & Paul Cameron – “Collateral”
  • Ellen Kuras – “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”
  • Robert Richardson – “Kill Bill Vol. 2″
  • Caleb Deschanel – “The Passion of the Christ”

Best Achievement in Costume Design

  • Sandy Powell – “The Aviator”
  • Alexander Byrne – “Finding Neverland”
  • Colleen Atwood – “Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events”
  • Alexandra Byrne – “The Phantom of the Opera”
  • Sharen Davis – “Ray”

Best Achievement in Art Direction

  • “The Aviator”
  • “Finding Neverland”
  • “Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events”
  • “Ray”
  • “The Village”

Best Achievement in Sound

  • “The Aviator”
  • “Collateral”
  • “The Incredibles”
  • “Ray”
  • “Spider-Man 2″

Best Song From/Used in a Motion Picture

  • “Blower’s Daughter” from “Closer”
  • “Let Go” from “Garden State”
  • “Million Voices” from “Hotel Rwanda”
  • “Hit the Road Jack” from “Ray”
  • “America…Fuck Yeah” from “Team America: World Police”