Tuesday, September 27, 2022

The 2017 Alliance Of Women Film Journalists (AWFJ) Winners

By Matt Neglia

The Alliance Of Women Film Journalists have announced their winners representing the best in film for 2017.

Click below to see the winners in their competitive, gender specific and special awards categories.

​These awards are presented to women and/or men without gender consideration.

Best Film 
CALL ME BY YOUR NAME
GET OUT
LADY BIRD
THE SHAPE OF WATER
THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI

Best Director
Guillermo del Toro –THE SHAPE OF WATER
Greta Gerwig — LADY BIRD
Martin McDonagh — THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI
Christopher Nolan — DUNKIRK
Jordan Peele – GET OUT

Best Original Screenplay
GET OUT — Jordan Peele
LADY BIRD — Greta Gerwig
THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI — Martin McDonagh

Best Adapted Screenplay
CALL ME BY YOUR NAME — James Ivory
MOLLY’S GAME — Aaron Sorkin
MUDBOUND — Dee Rees

Best Documentary
DAWSON CITY FROZEN IN TIE
FACES PLACES
JANE
KEDI
STEP

Best Animated Film
THE BREADWINNER
COCO (TIE)
LOVING VINCENT 
(TIE)

Best Actress
Sally Hawkins — THE SHAPE OF WATER
Frances McDormand — THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI
Margot Robbie — I, TONYA

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Mary J. Blige — MUDBOUND
Allison Janney — I, TONYA
Laurie Metcalf — LADY BIRD

Best Actor
Timothée Chalamet — CALL ME BY YOUR NAME
Daniel Kaluuya — GET OUT
Gary Oldman — DARKEST HOUR

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Willem Dafoe  THE FLORIDA PROJECT
Sam Rockwell — THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI
Michael Stuhlbarg — CALL ME BY YOUR NAME

Best Ensemble Cast – Casting Director
MUDBOUND — Billy Hopkins and Ashley Ingram
THE POST –  Ellen Lewis
THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI — Sara Finn

Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins –  BLADE RUNNER 2049
Hoyte van Hoytema — DUNKIRK
Dan Laustsen — THE SHAPE OF WATER

Best Editing
Jonathan Amos and Paul Machliss — BABY DRIVER
Lee Smith — DUNKIRK
Sidney Wolinsky– THE SHAPE OF WATER

Best Non-English-Language Film
BPM
FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER
THE SQUARE

EDA FEMALE FOCUS AWARDS
These awards honor WOMEN only.

Best Woman Director
Kathryn Bigelow — DETROIT
Greta Gerwig — LADY BIRD
Patty Jenkins — WONDER WOMAN
Angelina Jolie — FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER
Dee Rees — MUDBOUND
Angela Robinson — PROFESSOR MARSTON AND THE WONDER WOMEN
Agnes Varda — FACES PLACES

Best Woman Screenwriter
Greta Gerwig — LADY BIRD
Liz Hannah and Josh Singer — THE POST
Dee Rees and Virgil Williams — MUDBOUND

Best Animated Female
Mama Imelda — COCO
Marguerite Gachet — LOVING VINCENT
Parvana — THE BREADWINNER

Best Breakthrough Performance
Tiffany Haddish — GIRL’S TRIP
Brooklynn Prince — THE FLORIDA PROJECT
Florence Pugh — LADY MACBETH

Outstanding Achievement by A Woman in The Film Industry
Greta Gerwig for LADY BIRD
Patty Jenkins for WONDER WOMAN
Angelina Jolie for FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER and THE BREADWINNER
Rose McGowan, Ashley Judd  and all who spoke out against sexual harrassment

EDA SPECIAL MENTION AWARDS

Actress Defying Age and Ageism
Annette Bening — FILM STARS DON’T DIE IN LIVERPOOL
Frances McDormand — THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI
AGNES VARDA — FACES PLACES

Most Egregious Age Difference Between The Lead and The Love Interest Award
I LOVE YOU, DADDY — Chloe Grace Actress Most in Need Of A New Agent (name actress and film)
Dakota Johnson for 50 SHADES DARKER
Jennifer Lawrence for MOTHER!

Actress Most in Need Of A New Agent (name actress and film)
Kate Winslet for WONDER WHEEL and THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US

Bravest Performance
Sally Hawkins — THE SHAPE OF WATER (TIE)
Frances McDormand — THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI
Margot Robbie — I, TONYA (TIE)

Remake or Sequel That Shouldn’t Have Been Made
BAYWATCH
THE MUMMY
MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

AWFJ Hall of Shame Award
Darren Aronovsky and all associated with MOTHER!
Louis CK and all associated with I LOVE YOU, DADDY
Showbiz Sexual Tormentors: Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, Brett Ratner, et al.

You can follow Matt and hear more of his thoughts on the Oscars and Film on Twitter at @NextBestPicture

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

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