With sincerest appreciation for all the great work that’s been done in film during 2017, the Alliance of Women Film Journalists is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 EDA Awards. Congrats to all!
AWFJ EDA BEST OF AWARDS
These awards are presented to women and/or men without gender consideration.
Best Film: The Shape of Water
Best Director: Guillermo del Toro — The Shape of Water
Best Screenplay, Original: Get Out — Jordan Peele
Best Screenplay, Adapted: Call Me By Your Name — James Ivory
Best Documentary: Faces, Places — Agnes Varda and JR
Best Animated Film: Coco and Loving Vincent (Tie)
Best Actress: Frances McDormand — Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Laurie Metcalf — Lady Bird
Best Actor: Gary Oldman — Darkest Hour
Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Willem Dafoe — The Florida Project
Best Ensemble Cast – Casting Director: Mudbound — Billy Hopkins and Ashley Ingram
Best Cinematography: Roger Deakins — Blade Runner 2019
Best Editing: Lee Smith — Dunkirk
Best Non-English-Language Film: The Square
EDA FEMALE FOCUS AWARDS
These awards honor WOMEN only.
Best Woman Director: Greta Gerwig — Lady Bird
Best Woman Screenwriter: Greta Gerwig — Lady Bird
Best Animated Female: Parvana — The Breadwinner
Best Breakthrough Performance: Brooklynn Prince — The Florida Prioject
Outstanding Achievement by A Woman in The Film Industry: Rose McGowan, Ashley Judd and all who spoke out against sexual harrassment
EDA SPECIAL MENTION AWARDS
Actress Defying Age and Ageism: Agnes Varda — Faces, Places
Most Egregious Age Difference Between The Lead and The Love Interest Award: I Love You Daddy — Chloe Grace Moretz and John Malkovich
Actress Most in Need Of A New Agent: Kate Winslet for Wonder Wheel and The Mountain Between Us
Bravest Performance (tie): Sally Hawkins in The Shape of Water and Margot Robbie in I, Tonya
Remake or Sequel That Shouldn’t have been Made: The Mummy
AWFJ Hall of Shame Award: The Sexual Tormentors: Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, Brett Ratner, et al
Congrats to the winners!