2021 Saturn Awards

The 46th annual Saturn Awards were presented October 26. The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, which skipped 2020, extended the Saturn Awards eligibility period to allow works released from July 15, 2019-November 15, 2020 to contend.

The Star Wars franchise claimed seven prizes, for Disney/Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker, Disney XD animated series The Clone Wars and Disney Plus’ The Mandalorian.

The complete list of winners follows the jump.

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Saturn Awards Names Special Honorees Ahead of Ceremony

The 46th annual Saturn Awards ceremony will take place October 26 at the L.A. Marriott Burbank Hotel with Bruce Campbell as emcee the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films revealed today.

The Academy also named the winners of its special awards who will be honored that night:

THE VISIONARY AWARD

  • Midnight Mass creator Mike Flanagan

THE DAN CURTIS LEGACY AWARD

  • The Flash showrunner Eric Wallace

LIFE CAREER AWARD

  • Young Frankenstein producer Michael Gruskoff

SPOTLIGHT AWARD

  • Amazon Studios and Alcon Entertainment’s sci-fi series The Expanse

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

  • Chucky producer David Kirschner

THE PRODUCERS SHOWCASE AWARD

  • Victoria Alonso, Marvel Studios’ President of Physical and Postproduction, Visual Effects, And Animation Production

The 2021 Saturn Awards Nominations were released in March. The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, which skipped 2020, extended the Saturn Awards eligibility period to allow works released from July 15, 2019-November 15, 2020 to contend.

2021 Saturn Awards Nominations

The 46th annual Saturn Awards Nominations were unveiled on March 4. The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, which skipped 2020, extended the Saturn Awards eligibility period to allow works released from July 15, 2019-November 15, 2020 to contend.

Disney/Lucasfilm’s Star Wars Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker leads all films with 12 nominations. TENET follows with 9 and Doctor Sleep with 8.

Television shows Better Call Saul, Outlander and The Walking Dead got five nominations apiece.

The organizers have yet to announce the date of the awards ceremony.

The complete list of nominees follows the jump.

FILM

Best Comic-to-Motion Picture Release

  • Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Bloodshot (Sony Pictures)
  • Joker (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • The New Mutants (20th Century Films / Walt Disney Studios)
  • The Old Guard (Netflix)

Best Science Fiction Release

  • Ad Astra (Searchlight Pictures)
  • Gemini Man (Paramount Pictures)
  • Lucy in the Sky (Searchlight Pictures)
  • Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm Ltd. / Walt Disney Studios)
  • Tenet (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Terminator: Dark Fate (Paramount Pictures)

Best Fantasy Film Release

  • Bill & Ted Face the Music (Orion Pictures)
  • Jumanji: The Next Level (Sony Pictures)
  • The Lion King (Walt Disney Studios)
  • Maleficent: The Mistress of Evil (Walt Disney Studios)
  • Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (Sony Pictures)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (Paramount Pictures)
  • The Witches (HBO Max)

Best Horror Film Release

  • Doctor Sleep (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Freaky (Universal Pictures)
  • The Invisible Man (Universal Pictures)
  • It Chapter Two (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Midsommar (A24)
  • Ready or Not (Searchlight Pictures)
  • Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (CBS Films / Lionsgate)

Best Action/Adventure Film Release

  • 1917 (Universal Pictures)
  • Bad Boys for Life (Columbia Pictures)
  • El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (Netflix)
  • Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (Universal Pictures)
  • The Gentlemen (STX Films)
  • Mulan (Walt Disney Studios / Disney Plus)

Best Thriller Film Release

  • Da Five Bloods (Netflix)
  • The Good Liar (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • The Irishman (Netflix)
  • Knives Out (Lionsgate)
  • Mank (Netflix)
  • Uncut Gems (A24)

Best Actor in a Film

  • Daniel Craig
    Knives Out (Lionsgate)
  • Delroy Lindo
    Da Five Bloods (Netflix)
  • Ewan McGregor
    Doctor Sleep (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Gary Oldman
    Mank (Netflix)
  • Aaron Paul
    El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (Netflix)
  • Joaquin Phoenix
    Joker (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • John David Washington
    Tenet (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Best Actress in a Film

  • Rebecca Ferguson
    Doctor Sleep (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Yifei Liu
    Mulan (Walt Disney Studios / Disney Plus)
  • Elisabeth Moss
    The Invisible Man (Universal Pictures)
  • Natalie Portman
    Lucy in the Sky (Searchlight Pictures)
  • Daisy Ridley
    Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm Ltd./Walt Disney Studios)
  • Margot Robbie
    Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Charlize Theron
    The Old Guard (Netflix)

Best Supporting Actor in a Film

  • Adam Driver
    Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm Ltd. /Walt Disney Studios)
  • Chris Evans
    Knives Out (Lionsgate)
  • Bill Hader
    It Chapter Two (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Ian McDiarmid
    Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm Ltd. /Walt Disney Studios)
  • Robert Pattinson
    Tenet (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Donnie Yen
    Mulan (Walt Disney Studios / Disney Plus)

Best Supporting Actress in a Film

  • Zazie Beetz
    Joker (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Ellen Burstyn
    Lucy in the Sky (Searchlight Pictures)
  • Jamie Lee Curtis
    Knives Out (Lionsgate)
  • Ana De Armas
    Knives Out (Lionsgate)
  • Linda Hamilton
    Terminator: Dark Fate (Paramount Pictures)
  • Amanda Seyfried
    Mank (Netflix)
  • Jurnee Smollett
    Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Film

  • Ella Jay Basco
    Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Julia Butters
    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Sony Pictures)
  • Kyliegh Curran
    Doctor Sleep (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Roman Griffin Davis
    Jojo Rabbit (Searchlight Pictures)
  • Lexy Kolker
    Freaks (Well Go USA)
  • JD McCrary
    The Lion King (Walt Disney Studios)

Best Film Director

  • J.J. Abrams Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm Ltd./Walt Disney Studios)
  • Niki Caro
    Mulan (Walt Disney Studios / Disney Plus)
  • Mike Flanagan
    Doctor Sleep (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Christopher Nolan
    Tenet (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Gina Prince-Bythewood
    The Old Guard (Netflix)
  • Quentin Tarantino
    Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (Sony Pictures)
  • Leigh Whannell
    The Invisible Man (Universal Pictures)

Best Film Screenplay

  • Mike Flanagan
    Doctor Sleep (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Lauren Hynek, Elizabeth Martin
    Mulan (Walt Disney Studios / Disney Plus)
  • Bong Joon Ho, Han Jin-won
    Parasite (Neon)
  • Christopher Nolan
    Tenet (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Todd Phillips, Scott Silver
    Joker (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Quentin Tarantino
    Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (Sony Pictures)
  • Chris Terrio, J.J. Abrams
    Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm Ltd. /Walt Disney Studios)

Best Film Editing

  • Maryann Brandon, Stefan Grube
    Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm Ltd./Walt Disney Studios)
  • Bob Ducsay
    Knives Out (Lionsgate)
  • Mike Flanagan
    Doctor Sleep (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Jennifer Lame
    Tenet (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Fred Raskin
    Once Upon a Tim In Hollywood (Sony Pictures)
  • Jinmo Yang
    Parasite (Neon)

Best Film Production Design

  • Rick Carter, Kevin Jenkins
    Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm Ltd./Walt Disney Studios)
  • Nathan Crowley
    Tenet (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Mark Friedberg
    Joker (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Barbara Ling
    Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (Sony Pictures)
  • Patrick Tatopoulos
    Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (Walt Disney Studios)
  • Ra Vincent
    Jojo Rabbit (Searchlight Pictures)

Best Film Composer

  • Ludwig Goransson
    Tenet (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Nathan Johnson
    Knives Out (Lionsgate)
  • Jaeil Jung
    Parasite (Neon)
  • Thomas Newman
    1917 (Universal Pictures)
  • Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross
    Mank (Netflix)
  • John Williams
    Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm Ltd./Walt Disney Studios)

Best Film Costume

  • Erin Benach
    Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Bina Daigeler
    Mulan (Walt Disney Studios / Disney Plus)
  • Michael Kaplan
    Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm Ltd./Walt Disney Studios)
  • Arianne Phillips
    Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (Sony Pictures)
  • Mayes C. Rubeo
    Jojo Rabbit (Searchlight Pictures)
  • Albert Wolsky
    Ad Astra (Searchlight Pictures)

Best Film Make-Up

  • Bill Corso, Dennis Liddiard, Stephen Kelly, Bianca Appice
    Bill & Ted Face the Music (Orion Pictures)
  • Robert Kurtzman, Bernadette Mazur
    Doctor Sleep (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Shane Zander, Alec Gillis, Tom Woodruff Jr.
    It Chapter Two (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Arjen Tuiten, David White
    Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (Walt Disney Studios)
  • Norman Cabrera, Mike Hill, Mike Elizalde
    Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (CBS Films / Lionsgate)
  • Amanda Knight, Neal Scanlan
    Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm Ltd./Walt Disney Studios)

Best Film Visual / Special Effects

  • Scott R. Fisher, Allen Maris
    Ad Astra (Searchlight Pictures)
  • Mark Hawker, Yael Majors, Greg Steele
    Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Kristy Hollidge, Nicholas Brooks
    It Chapter Two (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Ken Egly, Robert Legato
    The Lion King (Walt Disney Studios)
  • Roger Guyett, Neal Scanlan, Patrick Tubach, Dominic Tuohy
    Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm Ltd./Walt Disney Studios)
  • Andrew Jackson, Andrew Lockley, Scott Fisher, Mike Chambers
    Tenet (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Neil Corbould, Eric Barba, Vinod Gundre, Sheldon Stopsack
    Terminator: Dark Fate (Paramount Pictures)

Best Independent Film Release

  • Angel of Mine (Lionsgate)
  • Encounter (Vega Baby)
  • The Aeronauts (Amazon)
  • Color Out of Space (RLJ Entertainment)
  • Freaks (Well Go USA)
  • Palm Springs (Neon)
  • Possessor (Neon / Elevation Pictures)

Best International Film Release

  • Jojo Rabbit (Searchlight Pictures)
  • The Nightingale (IFC Films)
  • Official Secrets (IFC Films)
  • Parasite (Neon)
  • Sputnik (IFC Midnight)
  • The Whistlers (Magnolia Pictures)

Best Animated Film Release

  • Abominable (Universal Pictures)
  • The Addams Family (United Artists Releasing)
  • Frozen II (Walt Disney Studios)
  • Onward (Walt Disney Studios)
  • Spies in Disguise (20th Century Pictures)
  • Trolls: World Tour (Universal Pictures)

TELEVISION

Best Superhero Adaptation Television Series

  • Batwoman (The CW)
  • The Boys (Amazon)
  • The Flash (The CW)
  • Stargirl (The CW)
  • Supergirl (The CW)
  • The Umbrella Academy (Netflix)
  • Watchmen (HBO)

Best Science Fiction Television Series

  • Doctor Who (BBC America)
  • Lost in Space (Netflix)
  • Pandora (The CW)
  • Raised by Wolves (HBO Max)
  • Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access)
  • Star Trek: Picard (CBS All Access)
  • Westworld (HBO)

Best Fantasy Television Series

  • The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (Netflix)
  • For All Mankind (Apple TV)
  • Locke & Key (Netflix)
  • The Magicians (SyFy)
  • Outlander (Starz)
  • The Twilight Zone (CBS All Access)
  • The Witcher (Netflix)

Best Horror Television Series

  • Creepshow (Shudder)
  • Evil (CBS)
  • Fear the Walking Dead (AMC)
  • Lovecraft Country (HBO)
  • Servant (Apple TV)
  • The Walking Dead (AMC)
  • What We Do in the Shadows (FX)

Best Action/Thriller Television Series

  • Better Call Saul (AMC)
  • Castle Rock (Hulu)
  • The Outpost (The CW)
  • Pennyworth (Epix)
  • Riverdale (The CW)
  • Snowpiercer (TNT)
  • Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan (Amazon)

Best Television Presentation (under 10 Episodes)

  • Amazing Stories (Apple TV)
  • Dracula (Netflix)
  • The Haunting of Bly Manor (Netflix)
  • His Dark Materials (HBO)
  • The Mandalorian (Disney Plus)
  • Perry Mason (HBO)

Best Animated Television Series

  • Bojack Horseman (Netflix)
  • Family Guy (Fox)
  • Primal (Adult Swim)
  • Rick and Morty (Adult Swim)
  • The Simpsons (Fox)
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Disney XD)

Best Film Presentation on Streaming Media

  • Enola Holmes (Netflix)
  • Extraction (Netflix)
  • Shirley (Hulu)
  • The Vast of Night (Amazon)

Best Actor on a Television Series

  • Henry Cavill
    The Witcher (Netflix)
  • Mike Colter
    Evil (CBS)
  • Grant Gustin
    The Flash (The CW)
  • Sam Heughan
    Outlander (Starz)
  • Jonathan Majors
    Lovecraft Country (HBO)
  • Bob Odenkirk
    Better Call Saul (AMC)
  • Patrick Stewart
    Star Trek: Picard (CBS All Access)

Best Actress on a Television Series

  • Caitriona Balfe
    Outlander (Starz)
  • Melissa Benoist
    Supergirl (The CW)
  • Regina King
    Watchmen (HBO)
  • Sonequa Martin-Green
    Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access)
  • Thandie Newton
    Westworld (HBO)
  • Candice Patton
    The Flash (The CW)
  • Rhea Seehorn
    Better Call Saul (AMC)

Best Supporting Actor on a Television Series

  • Jonathan Banks
    Better Call Saul (AMC)
  • Tony Dalton
    Better Call Saul (AMC)
  • Michael Emerson
    Evil (CBS)
  • Doug Jones
    Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access)
  • Richard Rankin
    Outlander (Starz)
  • Norman Reedus
    The Walking Dead (AMC)
  • Luke Wilson
    Stargirl (The CW)

Best Supporting Actress on a Television Series

  • Natasia Demetriou
    What We Do in the Shadows (FX)
  • Cynthia Erivo
    The Outsider (HBO)
  • Melissa McBride
    The Walking Dead (AMC)
  • Colby Minifie
    Fear The Walking Dead (AMC)
  • Danielle Panabaker
    The Flash (The CW)
  • Sophie Skelton
    Outlander (Starz)
  • Tessa Thompson
    Westworld (HBO)

Best Performance by a Younger Actor on a Television Series

  • Freya Allan
    The Witcher (Netflix)
  • Brec Bassinger
    Stargirl (The CW)
  • Isa Briones
    Star Trek: Picard (CBS All Access)
  • Maxwell Jenkins
    Lost in Space (Netflix)
  • Madison Lintz
    Bosch (Amazon)
  • Cassady McClincy
    The Walking Dead (AMC)
  • Erin Moriarty
    The Boys (Amazon)

Best Guest Starring Performance on Television

  • Jon Cryer
    Supergirl (The CW)
  • Giancarlo Esposito
    The Mandalorian (Disney Plus)
  • Mark Hamill
    What We Do in the Shadows (FX)
  • Jeffrey Dean Morgan
    The Walking Dead (AMC)
  • Kate Mulgrew
    Mr. Mercedes (Audience)
  • Billy Porter
    The Twilight Zone (CBS All Access)
  • Jeri Ryan
    Star Trek: Picard (CBS All Access)

HOME ENTERTAINMENT

Best Classic Film DVD/BD Release

  • 4D Man
    Kino
  • The Day the Earth Caught Fire (Special Edition)
    Kino
  • Dr. Cyclops (Special Edition)
    Kino
  • Hercules in the Haunted World (Special Edition)
    Kino
  • The Magic Sword
    Kino
  • Robocop (Director’s Cut)
    Arrow
  • The War of the Worlds (1953)
    Criterion

Best Television Series DVD/BD Release

  • Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Complete Collection
    Kino Lorber
  • Creepshow: Season One
    Image Entertainment
  • The Librarians: The Complete Series
    Electric Entertainment
  • Mission: Impossible – The Original TV Series
    Paramount Home Entertainment
  • The Outsider: The First Season
    HBO
  • Shazam: The Complete Live Action Series
    Warner Archive Collection
  • The Simpsons: The Nineteenth Season
    20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Best Film Collection DVD/BD Release

  • Abbott & Costello: The Complete Universal Pictures Collection
    Shout Factory
  • The Fly Collection
    Shout Factory
  • Gamera: The Complete Collection
    Arrow
  • Godzilla: The Showa-Era Films, 1954-1975
    Criterion Collection
  • Hitchcock: British International Pictures Collection
    Kino
  • Laurel & Hardy: The Definitive Restorations
    MVD Entertainment
  • Three Fantastic Journeys by Karel Zeman
    Criterion Collection

Best 4K Film Release

  • The Alfred Hitchcock Classics Collection
    Universal Home Entertainment
  • Apocalypse Now: The Final Cut
    Lionsgate
  • Flash Gordon Limited Edition
    Arrow
  • Jaws 45th Anniversary
    Universal Home Entertainment
  • Knives Out
    Lionsgate
  • Mad Max
    Kino Lorber
  • The Shining
    Warner
  • War of the Worlds (2005)
    Paramount Home Entertainment

LIVE STAGE PRODUCTION

Best Live Stage Production

  • Anastasia
    Segerstrom Center for the Arts
  • Frankenstein
    A Noise Within
  • Good Boys
    Pasadena Playhouse
  • Once
    Cerritos Center/3D Theatricals
  • Shrek Musical
    Cerritos Center/3D Theatricals
  • Witch
    Geffen Playhouse

2019 Saturn Awards

The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films presented the 2019 Saturn Awards on September 13 at the historic Avalon Theater in Hollywood, California.

 “It’s Friday the 13th. it’s a full moon…and I’m the luckiest girl in the world,” said Jamie Lee Curtis of the Halloween film franchise, winner of the award for Best Film Actress.

The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films is a non-profit corporation founded in 1972 by Dr. Donald A. Reed.  The organization is dedicated to honoring film and television genre entertainment.

Best Comic-to-Motion-Picture Release 

  • Avengers: Endgame

Best Science Fiction Film Release

  • Ready Player One 

Best Fantasy Film Release 

  • Toy Story 4 

Best Horror Film Release 

  • A Quiet Place 

Best Action/Adventure Film Release 

  • Mission: Impossible – Fallout 

Best Thriller Film Release 

  • Bad Times at The El Royale 

Best Animated Film Release 

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 

Best Independent Film Release 

  • Mandy 

Best International Film Release 

  • Burning 

Best Actor in a Film 

  • Robert Downey Jr., Avengers: Endgame

Best Actress in a Film 

  • Jamie Lee Curtis, Halloween

Best Supporting Actor in a Film 

  • Josh Brolin, Avengers: Infinity War 

Best Supporting Actress in a Film 

  • Zendaya, Spider-Man: Far From Home 

Best Performance by a Younger Actor

  • Tom Holland, Spider-Man: Far From Home 

Best Film Director

  • Jordan Peele — Us

Best Writing

  • A Quiet Place — Bryan Woods, Scott Beck and John Krasinski

Best Film Production Design 

  • Charles Wood — Avengers: Endgame  

Best Film Music

  • Marc Shaiman — Mary Poppins Returns

Best Editing

  • Jeffrey Ford and Matthew SchmidtAvengers: Endgame

Best Film Costume 

  • Michael Wilkinson — Aladdin

Best Makeup

  • John Blake and Brian SipeAvengers: Endgame

Best Film Special/Visual Effects 

  • Avengers: Endgame  

Best Superhero TV Series 

  • Supergirl

Best Science Fiction TV Series 

  • Westworld  (HBO)

Best Fantasy Television Series 

  • Game of Thrones  (HBO)

Best Horror Television Series 

  • The Walking Dead  {AMC)

Best Action/Thriller Television Series

  • Better Call Saul {AMC)

Best Animated Television Series 

  • Star Wars Resistance  (Disney Channel)

Best Actor on a Television Series 

  • Sam Heughan — Outlander (Starz)

Best Actress in a Television Series 

  • Emilia Clarke — Game of Thrones     (HBO)

Best Supporting Actor on a Television Series 

  • Peter Dinklage — Game of Thrones (HBO)

Best Supporting Actress on a Television Series 

  • Danai Gurira — The Walking Dead {AMC)

Best Performance by a Younger Actor on a Television Series 

  • Maisie Williams — Game of Thrones (HBO)

Best Guest-Starring Performance on a Television Series 

  • Jeffrey Dean Morgan — The Walking Dead  {AMC)

 Best Streaming Superhero Television Series 

  • Marvel’s Daredevil  (Netflix)

Best Streaming Fantasy, Sci-Fi, or Action/Thriller Television Series 

  • Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access)

Best Streaming Horror and Thriller Series 

  • Stranger Things (Netflix)

Best Actor in Streaming Presentation 

  • Henry Thomas —  The Haunting of Hill House   (Netflix)

Best Actress in a Streaming Presentation 

  • Sonequa Martin-Green  — Star Trek: Discovery     (CBS All Access)

Best Supporting Actor in Streaming Presentation

  • Doug Jones — Star Trek: Discovery  (CBS All Access)

Best Supporting Actress in Streaming Series

  • Maya Hawke — Stranger Things (Netflix)

Best DVD or Blu-ray Special Edition Release

  • Waterworld

Stan Lee World Builder Award

  • Kevin Feige

Visionary Award

  • Jon Favreau

Dan Curtis Legacy Award

  • Jeph Loeb

Best Local Live State Performance

  • Puppet Up! Uncensored

2019 Saturn Awards Nominations

The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films has announced the 2019 nominees for the Saturn Awards. (The full list follows the jump.)

The awards will be presented on September 13, 2019  at the historic Avalon Theater in Hollywood, California.

The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films is a non-profit corporation founded in 1972 by Dr. Donald A. Reed.  The organization is dedicated to honoring film and television genre entertainment.

The Nominations for the 45th Annual Saturn Awards:

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2018 Saturn Awards

The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films presented the 2018 Saturn Awards on June 27.

The Saturn Awards Organization is part of The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films which is a non-profit corporation founded in 1972 by Dr. Donald A. Reed. The organization is dedicated to honoring film and television genre entertainment.

The winners of the 44th annual awards are:

FILM

Best Comic-to-Motion Picture Release:

  • Black Panther (Marvel / Walt Disney Studios)

Best Science Fiction Release:

  • Blade Runner 2049 (Warner Bros.)

Best Fantasy Film Release:

  • The Shape of Water (Fox Searchlight)

Best Horror Film Release:

  • Get Out (Universal)

Best Action / Adventure Film Release:

  • The Greatest Showman (20th Century Fox)

Best Thriller Film Release:

  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Fox Searchlight)

Best Actor in a Film:

  • Mark Hamill Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Lucasfilm Ltd./Walt Disney Studios)

Best Actress in a Film:

  • Gal Gadot “Wonder Woman” (Warner Bros.)

Best Supporting Actor in a Film:

  • Patrick Stewart “Logan” (20th Century Fox)

Best Supporting Actress in a Film:

  • Danai Gurira “Black Panther” (Marvel / Walt Disney Studios)

Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Film:

  • Tom Holland “Spider-Man: Homecoming” (Sony / Marvel)

Best Film Director:

  • Ryan Coogler “Black Panther” (Marvel / Walt Disney Studios)

Best Film Screenplay:

  • Rian Johnson “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” (Lucasfilm Ltd./Walt Disney Studios)

Best Film Production Design:

  • Hannah Beachler “Black Panther” (Marvel / Walt Disney Studios)

Best Film Editing:

  • Bob Ducsay “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” (Lucasfilm Ltd./Walt Disney Studios)

Best Film Music:

  • Michael Giacchino “Coco” (Walt Disney Studios)

Best Film Costume Designer:

  • Jacqueline Durran “Beauty and the Beast” (Walt Disney Studios)

Best Film Make-Up:

  • Joel Harlow, Ken Diaz “Black Panther” (Marvel / Walt Disney Studios)

Best Film Special / Visual Effects:

  • Christopher Townsend, Guy Williams, Jonathan Fawkner, Dan Sudick “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” (Marvel / Walt Disney Studios)

Best Independent Film Release:

  • Wonder (Lionsgate)

Best International Film Release:

  • Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (Arka Media Works)

Best Animated Film Release:

  • Coco (Walt Disney Studios)

TELEVISION

Best Superhero Television Series:

  • The Flash (The CW)

Best Science Fiction Television Series:

  • The Orville (Fox Television)

Best Fantasy Television Series:

  • Outlander (Starz)

Best Horror Television Series:

  • The Walking Dead (AMC)

Best Action/Thriller Television Series:

  • Better Call Saul (AMC)

Best Presentation on Television:

  • Twin Peaks: The Return (Showtime)

Best Actor on a Television Series:

  • Kyle MacLachlan Twin Peaks: The Return (Showtime)

Best Actress on a Television Series:

  • Sonequa Martin-Green Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access)

Best Supporting Actor on a Television Series:

  • Michael McKean Better Call Saul (AMC)

Best Supporting Actress on a Television Series:

  • Rhea Seehorn Better Call Saul (AMC)

Best Performance by a Younger Actor on a Television Series:

  • Chandler Riggs The Walking Dead (AMC)

Best Guest-Starring Performance on Television:

  • David Lynch Twin Peaks: The Return (Showtime)

Best Animated Series on Television:

  • Star Wars Rebels (Disney XD)

Best New Media Television Series:

  • Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access)

Best New Media Superhero Series:

  • Marvel’s The Punisher (Netflix)

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Best DVD/BD Release:

  • Dave Made a Maze (Gravitas Ventures)

Best DVD/BD Classic Film Release:

  • Lifeboat (Kino Lorber)

Best DVD/BD Special Edition Release:

  • Night of the Living Dead (Criterion Collection)

Best DVD/BD Collection Release:

  • Dracula Complete Legacy Collection (Universal)

Best DVD/BD Television Series Release:

  • American Gods (Season 1) (Lionsgate)

LIVE STAGE PRODUCTION

Best Local Live Theatre Production:

  • Something Rotten (Segerstrom Center for the Arts)

The Saturn Awards Organization announced this year’s Special Award honorees on June 6:

The Dr. Donald A. Reed Founder’s Award

  • Guillermo del Toro

The Producers Showcase Award

  • Jason Blum

The Filmmakers Showcase Award

  • Jake Kasdan

The Dan Curtis Legacy Award

  • Sarah Schecter

The Special Achievement Award

  • Don Mancini

2018 Saturn Awards Organization Special Honorees

The Saturn Awards Organization announced this year’s Special Award honorees on June 6:

The Dr. Donald A. Reed Founder’s Award

  • Guillermo del Toro

The Producers Showcase Award

  • Jason Blum

The Filmmakers Showcase Award

  • Jake Kasdan

The Dan Curtis Legacy Award

  • Sarah Schecter

The Special Achievement Award

  • Don Mancini

The Saturn Awards ceremony will be June 27.

2018 Saturn Awards Nominees

The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films has announced the 2018 nominees for the Saturn Awards. (The full list follows the jump.)

The winners of the 44th annual awards show will be announced by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films in June.

The Saturn Awards Organization is part of The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films which is a non-profit corporation founded in 1972 by Dr. Donald A. Reed.  The organization is dedicated to honoring film and television genre entertainment.

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2017 Saturn Awards

The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films presented the 2017 Saturn Awards on June 28.

The Academy is a non-profit corporation founded in 1972 by Dr. Donald A. Reed dedicated to honoring film and television genre entertainment. Robert Holguin currently serves as President.

Best Comic-to-Motion Picture Release

  • Doctor Strange

Best Science Fiction Film Release

  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Best Fantasy Film Release

  • The Jungle Book

Best Horror Film Release

  • Don’t Breathe

Best Action / Adventure Film Release

  • Hidden Figures

Best Thriller Film Release

  • 10 Cloverfield Lane

Best Actor in a Film

  • Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool)

Best Actress in a Film

  • Mary Elizabeth Winstead (10 Cloverfield Lane)

Best Supporting Actor in a Film

  • John Goodman (10  Cloverfield Lane)

Best Supporting Actress  in a Film

  • Tilda Swinton (Doctor Strange)

Best Performance by a Younger Actor

  • Tom Holland (Captain America: Civil War)

Best Film Direction

  • Gareth Edwards (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story)

Best Film Screenplay

  • Eric Heisserer (Arrival)

Best Film Editing

  • Michael Kahn (The BFG)

Best Film Production Design

  • Rick Carter, Robert Stromberg (The BFG)

Best Film Music

  • Justin Hurwitz (La La Land)

Best Film Costume Designer

  • Colleen Atwood (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them)

Best Film Make-Up

  • Monica Huppert, Joel Harlow (Star Trek Beyond)

Best Film Special / Visual Effects

  • John Knoll, Mohen Leo, Hal Hickel, Neil Corbould (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story)

Best Independent Film Release

  • La La Land

Best  International Film Release

  • The Handmaiden

Best Animated Film Release

  • Finding Dory

Best Science Fiction Television Series

  • Westworld

Best Fantasy Television Series

  • Outlander

Best Horror Television Series

  • The Walking Dead

Best Action/Thriller Television Series

  • Riverdale

Best Superhero Adaptation Television Series

  • Supergirl

Best Presentation on Television

  • 11.22.63

Best New Media Television Series

  • Marvel’s Luke Cage

Best Actor on a Television Series

  • Andrew Lincoln (The Walking Dead)

Best Actress on a Television Series

  • Melissa Benoist (Supergirl)

Best Supporting Actor on a Television Series

  • Ed Harris (Westworld)

Best Supporting Actress on a Television Series

  • Candice Patton (The Flash)

Best Younger Actor on a Television Series

  • Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things)

Best Guest Performance on a Television Series

  • Jeffrey Dean Morgan (The Walking Dead)

Best Animated Series or Film on Television

  • Star Wars: Rebels

Best DVD / BD Release

  • Tales of Halloween

Best DVD / BD Special Edition Release

  • Phantasm Remastered

Best Classic Film Release on DVD /  BD

  • Time After Time

Best Television Release on DVD / BD

  • Hannibal: The Complete Series Collection

Best Collection on DVD / BD

  • Frankenstein: Complete Legacy Collection

Best Local Live Stage Production

  • A View From the Bridge (Ahmanson Theatre)

Special Awards

  • The Life Career Award – Lee Majors
  • The Visionary Award – Akiva Goldsman
  • The Filmmakers Showcase Award – Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver
  • The Breakthrough Performance Award – KJ Apa
  • The Special Recognition AwardHeavy Metal (magazine)

2017 Saturn Award Nominees

The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films has announced the 2017 nominees for the Saturn Awards. (The full list follows the jump.)

The productions with the highest tallies of nominations are:

  • Film: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story — 11 nominations
  • Television:  The Walking Dead

The awards will be presented June 28 in Burbank, California.

The Saturn Awards Organization is part of The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films which is a non-profit corporation founded in 1972 by Dr. Donald A. Reed.  The organization is dedicated to honoring film and television genre entertainment. Robert Holguin currently serves as President.

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