“12 Years A Slave” Bestowed Top Honors At 18th Annual Satellite™ Awards

“Breaking Bad” And “Orange Is The New Black” Win Television Nods

The International Press Academy announces its official winners for the 18th Annual Satellite™ Awards honoring Film, Television, Blu-ray DVDs, and Video Games

The International Press Academy (IPA) today announced the winners for the 18th Annual Satellite™ Awards.  “12 Years a Slave” received Motion Picture and Director honors, while “Dallas Buyers Club‘s” Matthew McConaughey won for Actor in a Motion Picture along with Actor in a Supporting Role winner Jared Leto.  The IPA selected Cate Blanchett as Actress in a Motion Picture, and June Squibb as Actress in a Supporting Role.

The International Press Academy (IPA) is a global association of professional entertainment journalists representing a multitude of print, broadcast, and digital media outlets.  FEDEORA, The Federation of European and Mediterranean Film Critics, joined the IPA in 2011, extending the IPA’s membership of foreign and domestic correspondents, whose markets reach millions worldwide via print, television, radio, and the internet.

Topping the television award winners were “Breaking Bad” and “Orange is the New Black.”  Bryan Cranston won for Best Actor, Drama, and Taylor Schilling received a nod for Best Actress, Comedy or Musical.

In a gala ceremony, the 18th Annual Satellite™ Awards celebrated the distinguished accomplishments of artists in thirty-eight categories, and also paid tribute to its Special Achievement honorees, Mike Medavoy (Mary Pickford Award), Garrett Brown (Tesla Award), Guillermo del Toro (Auteur Award), Gabrielle Tana (Independent Producer of the Year Award), and Ryan Coogler (Honorary Satellite Award).

Other honorees include, “Nebraska,” Motion Picture, Ensemble Award; “Orange is the New Black,” Television, Ensemble Award, Michael B. Jordan, Breakthrough Performance Award, and Sophie Nelisse, Breakthrough Performance Award.

The categories and winners for the 18th Annual Satellite™ Awards are as follows:


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1. Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama
*Cate Blanchett                           Blue Jasmine   Sony Pictures Classics

2. Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
*Matthew McConaughey              Dallas Buyers Club  Focus Features

3. Actress in a Supporting Role
*June Squibb                               Nebraska  Paramount

4. Actor in a Supporting Role
*Jared Leto                                  Dallas Buyers Club  Focus Features

5. Motion Picture
*12 Years a Slave                         Fox Searchlight

6. Motion Picture, International Film
*The Broken Circle Breakdown    Belgium

7. Motion Picture, Animated or Mix Media
*The Wind Rises                           Studio Ghibli

8. Motion Picture, Documentary
*Blackfish                                      Magnolia Pictures

9. Director
*Steve McQueen                           12 Years a Slave  Fox Searchlight

10. Screenplay, Original
*David O. Russell, Eric Singer      American Hustle  Sony

11. Screenplay, Adapted
*Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope            Philomena  The Weinstein Company

12. Original Score
*Steven Price                                Gravity  Warner Bros.

13. Original Song
*Young and Beautiful                    The Great Gatsby  Warner Bros.

14. Cinematography
*Bruno Delbonnel                         Inside Llewyn Davis  CBS Films

15. Visual Effects
*Tim Webber, David Shirk, Chris Lawrence, and           Gravity  Warner Bros.
Neil Corbould

16. Film Editing
*Jay Cassidy, Crispin Struthers, and Alan Baumgarten    American Hustle  Sony

17. Sound (Editing and Mixing)
*Glenn Freemantle, Chris Munro, Niv Adiri,        Gravity  Warner Bros.
Skip Lievsay, and Christopher Benstead

18. Art Direction and Production Design
*Catherine Martin and Beverly Dunn         The Great Gatsby  Warner Bros.

19. Costume Design
*Michael O’Connor                                  The Invisible Woman  Sony Pictures Classics Continue reading