2019 EDA Award Winners

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The Alliance of Women Film Journalists is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 AWFJ EDA Awards. In 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. This season, there were 92 voting AWFJ members. The full membership list is accessible here. And the 2019 EDA Award winners are:

AWFJ BEST OF AWARDS
These awards are presented to women and/or men without gender consideration.

Best Film

  • PARASITE

Best Director

  • Bong Joon-ho, PARASITE

Best Screenplay, Original

  • PARASITE, Bong Joon-ho

Best Screenplay, Adapted

  • LITTLE WOMEN, Greta Gerwig

Best Documentary

  • APOLLO 11

Best Animated Film

  • I LOST MY BODY

Best Actress

  • Lupita Nyong’o, US

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Florence Pugh, LITTLE WOMEN

Best Actor

  • Adam Driver, MARRIAGE STORY

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Brad Pitt, ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD

Best Ensemble Cast – Casting Director

  • LITTLE WOMEN, Kathy Driscoll and Francine Maisler

Best Cinematography

  • 1917, Roger Deakins

Best Editing

  • THE IRISHMAN, Thelma Schoonmaker

Best Non-English-Language Film

  • PARASITE

EDA FEMALE FOCUS AWARDS
These awards honor WOMEN only.

Best Woman Director

  • Celine Sciamma, PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE

Best Woman Screenwriter

  • Greta Gerwig, LITTLE WOMEN

Best Animated Female

  • Bo Peep, Annie Potts in TOY STORY 4

Best Breakthrough Performance

  • Florence Pugh, MIDSOMMAR, LITTLE WOMEN and FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY

Outstanding Achievement by A Woman in The Film Industry

  • Ava DuVernay for creating ARRAY and championing women in film

EDA SPECIAL MENTION AWARDS

Actress Defying Age and Ageism

  • Zhao Shuzhen, THE FAREWELL

Bravest Performance

  • Aisling Franciosi, THE NIGHTINGALE

Actress Most in Need Of A New Agent

  • Anne Hathaway, THE HUSTLER and SERENITY

Most Egregious Lovers’ Age Difference Award

  • THE PUBLIC: Emilio Estevez (57) and Taylor Schilling (35)

Remake or Sequel That Shouldn’t Have Been Made

  • CHARLIE’S ANGELS

AWFJ Hall of Shame Award

  • HFPA for excluding women nominees in major Golden Globe categories.

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