The Alliance of Women Film Journalists is pleased to announce the 2019 EDA Awards categories. Celebrating our 13th annual awards season, we present EDA Awards in 25 categories divided into three sections, the BEST OF AWARDS, FEMALE FOCUS AWARDS AND EDA SPECIAL MENTION AWARDS.
Nominees in each category are determined by AWFJ members who submit nominating ballots. There are currently 84 voting AWFJ members. The full membership list is accessible here. And the 2018 EDA Awards categories are:
AWFJ BEST OF AWARDS
These awards are presented to women and/or men without gender consideration.
Best Screenplay, Original
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Best Animated Film
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Best Ensemble Cast – Casting Director
Best Non-English-Language Film
EDA FEMALE FOCUS AWARDS
These awards honor WOMEN only.
Best Woman Director
Best Woman Screenwriter
Best Animated Female
Best Woman’s Breakthrough Performance
Outstanding Achievement by A Woman in The Film Industry
EDA SPECIAL MENTION AWARDS
Grand Dame Award for defying agism.
Most Egregious Lovers’ Age Difference Award
She Deserves A New Agent Award
Most Daring Performance
Time Waster Remake or Sequel Award
AWFJ Hall of Shame Award
2019 EDA AWARDS TIMELINE:
Nominees for all categories will be announced on December 20, 2019.
Final Voting Ballots will be distributed on January 6, 2020
Final Ballots will be due by January 8, 2020
EDA Award winners will be announced on January 10, 2020
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