Wednesday, May 22, 2024

The 2016 Washington DC Area Film Critics (WAFCA) Winners

By Matt Neglia The Washington DC Area Film Critics have handed out their awards for the best of 2016 in film. After Atlanta went all in for one particular film yesterday, a consensus might be starting to emerge.

Click below to see the winners. Best Film:
“La La Land”

Best Director:
Damien Chazelle – “La La Land”

Best Actor:
Casey Affleck – “Manchester by the Sea

Best Actress:
Natalie Portman – “Jackie

Best Supporting Actor:
Mahershala Ali – “Moonlight

Best Supporting Actress:
Viola Davis – “Fences”

Best Acting Ensemble:
Hell or High Water

Best Youth Performance:
Lucas Hedges – “Manchester by the Sea

Best Voice Performance:
Liam Neeson – “A Monster Calls”

Best Motion Capture Performance:
Mark Rylance – “The BFG

Best Original Screenplay:
Damien Chazelle – “La La Land”

Best Adapted Screenplay:
Eric Heisserer, Based on the Story “Story of Your Life” by Ted Chiang – “Arrival

Best Animated Feature:
Kubo and the Two Strings

Best Documentary:

Best Foreign Language Film:

Best Production Design:
Production Designer: David Wasco;
Set Decorator: Sandy Reynolds-Wasco, SDSA  – “La La Land”

Best Cinematography:
Linus Sandgren, SFS – “La La Land)”

Best Editing:
Tom Cross, ACE – “La La Land”

Best Original Score:
Justin Hurwitz – “La La Land”

The Joe Barber Award for Best Portrayal of Washington, DC:
JackieYou can follow Matt and hear more of his thoughts on the Oscars and Film on Twitter at @NextBestPicture

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Matt Neglia
Matt Neglia
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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