2013 EDA Award Nominees

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With sincerest appreciation of all the great work that’s been done in film this year, the Alliance of Women Film Journalists is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2013 EDA Awards.

AWFJ BEST OF AWARDS

BEST FILM

12 Years a Slave

American Hustle

Gravity

Her

Inside Llewyn Davis

Nebraska

BEST DIRECTOR (Female or Male)

Joel and Ethan Coen – Inside Llewyn Davis

Alfonso Cuaron – Gravity

Spike Jonze – Her

Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave

Alexander Payne – Nebraska

David O. Russell – American Hustle

BEST SCREENPLAY, ORIGINAL

American Hustle – Eric Singer and David O. Russell

Enough Said – Nicole Holofcener

Her – Spike Jonze

Inside Llewyn Davis – Joel and Ethan Cohen

Nebraska – Bob Nelson

BEST SCREENPLAY, ADAPTED

Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope – Philomena

Daniel Cretton – Short Term 12

Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber – The Spectacular Now

Billy Ray – Captain Phillips

John Ridley – 12 Years a Slave

BEST DOCUMENTARY

The Act of Killing – Joshua Oppenheimer

After Tiller – Martha Shane and Lana Wilson

20 Feet From Stardom – Morgan Neville

Blackfish – Gabriela Cowperthwaite

Stories We Tell – Sarah Polley

BEST ANIMATED FILM

The Croods – Kirk DeMicco and Chris Sanders

Despicable Me 2 – Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud

Frozen – Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck

The Wind Rises – Hayao Miyazaki

BEST ACTRESS

Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine

Sandra Bullock – Gravity

Judi Dench – Philomena

Brie Larson – Short Term 12

Emma Thompson – Saving Mr. Banks

BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Sally Hawkins – Blue Jasmine

Scarlett Johanson – Her

Jennifer Lawrence – American Hustle

Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years a Slave

Oprah Winfrey – Lee Daniels’ The Butler

BEST ACTOR

Bruce Dern – Nebraska

Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years a Slave

Oscar Isaac – Inside Llewyn Davis

Matthew McConaughey – Dallas Buyers Club

Joaquin Phoenix – Her

Robert Redford – All is Lost

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Barkhad Abdi – Captain Phillips

Bobby Cannavale – Blue Jasmine

Jared Leto – Dallas Buyers Club

Michael Fassbender – 12 Years a Slave

Will Forte – Nebraska

BEST ENSEMBLE CAST

12 Years A Slave

American Hustle

August: Osage County

Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Nebraska

BEST EDITING

12 Years a Slave – Joe Walker

American Hustle – Alan Baumgarten, Jay Cassidy, Crispin Struthers

Captain Phillips – Christopher Rouse

Gravity – Alfonso Cuaron and Mark Sanger

Rush – Daniel P. Henley

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

12 Years A Slave – Sean Bobbit

All is Lost – Frank G. DeMarco and Peter Zuccarini

Gravity – Emmanuel Lubezki

Nebraska – Phedon Papamichael

Prisoners – Roger Deakins

BEST MUSIC OR SCORE

12 Years A Slave – Hans Zimmer

Gravity – Steve Price

Inside Llewyn Davis – T-Bone Burnett

Her – Arcade Fire

Nebraska – Mark Orton

BEST NON-ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILM

Blue Is The Warmest Color – Abdellatif Kechiche – France

The Grandmaster – Wong Kar-Wai – Hong Kong

The Hunt – Thomas Vinterberg – Denmark

The Past – Asghar Farhadi – Iran

Wadjda – Haifaa Al-Mansour – Saudi Arabia

EDA FEMALE FOCUS AWARDS

These awards honor WOMEN only.

BEST WOMAN DIRECTOR

Lake Bell – In A World

Gabriele Cowperthwaite – Blackfish

Nicole Holofcener – Enough Said

Jennifer Lee – Frozen

Sarah Polley – Stories We Tell

BEST WOMAN SCREENWRITER

Lake Bell – In A World

Julie Delpy – Before Midnight

Nicole Holofcener – Enough Said

Jennifer Lee – Frozen

Sarah Polley – Stories We Tell

KICK ASS AWARD FOR BEST FEMALE ACTION STAR

Sandra Bullock – Gravity

Jennifer Lawrence – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Chloe Grace Moretz – Kick Ass 2

BEST ANIMATED FEMALE

Anna (Kristen Bell) in Frozen

Eep (Emma Stone) in The Croods

Elsa (Idina Menzel) in Frozen

BEST BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE

Brie Larson, Short Term 12

Lupita Nyong’o 12 Years A Slave

Shailene Woodley, The Spectacular Now

ACTRESS DEFYIG AGE AND AGISM

Sandra Bullock – Gravity

Judi Dench – Philomena

Meryl Streep – August: Osage County

AWFJ 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.)

Sandra Bullock for the strong, capable and very positive female image presented in ‘Gravity’

Angelina Jolie for continued commitments to humanitarian causes, and for promoting awareness about breast cancer.

Jennifer Lawrence for ‘American Hustle’ and ‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire,’ and for handling her high degree of celebrity extremely well.

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.)

Haaifa Al-Mansour for challenging the limitations placed on women within her culture.

Cheryl Boone Isaac for becoming President of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Jahane Noujaim for risking life and limb to document the Egyptian revolution in ‘The Square’

EDA SPECIAL MENTION AWARDS

AWFJ HALL OF SHAME AWARD

The Counselor – Ridley Scott

Grown Ups 2 – Dennis Dugan

Movie 43 – Elizabeth Banks, Steven Brill, Steve Carr, Rusty Dundieff, James Duffy, Griffin Dunne, Peter Farrelly, Patrik Forsberg, Will Graham, James Gun, Brett Ratner, Jonathan van Tulleken, Bob Odenkirk

ACTRESS MOST IN NEED OF A NEW AGENT

Cameron Diaz, The Counselor

Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgins, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine – Spring Breakers

Melissa McCarthy – Identity Thief, The Heat

MOVE YOU WANTED TO LOVE but Just Couldn’t Award

All is Lost

Blue Is The Warmest Color

The Counselor

UNFORGETTABLE MOMENT AWARD

Gravity – George Clooney reappears

12 Years A Slave – Patsy pleads for soap

Her – Phone sex sequences

Nebraska – “That’s not my air compressor”

12 Years A Slave – Solomon hanging

BEST DEPICTION OF NUDITY, SEXUALITY, OR SEDUCTION AWARD

Blue Is The Warmest Color Lea Seydoux and Adele Exarchopoulos

Her Scarlett Johansson and Joaquin Phoenix

The Spectacular Now – Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller

SEQUEL OR REMAKE THAT SHOULDN’T HAVE BEEN MADE AWARD

Carrie

Grown Ups 2

The Hangover

Kick Ass

Oz, Great and Powerful

MOST EGREGIOUS AGE DIFFERENCE Between The Leading Man and The Love Interest Award

August: Osage County – Dermot Mulroney and Abigail Breslin

The Invisible Women – Ralph Feinnes and Felicity Jones

Last Vegas – Michael Douglas and Bree Blair

The Lifeguard – Kristen Bell and David Lambert

Oblivion – Tom Cruise and Andrea Reisborough/Olga Kurylenko

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