2012 Saturn Award Winners Announced

Saturn Awards statueThe Fanboy Comics staff attended last night's 38th Annual Saturn Awards in Burbank, CA, celebrating the best in Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror.  Stay tuned to the Fanboy Comics website for lots of interviews and photos from the coolest presenters, nominees, and award winners, including James Remar, Lea Thompson, Frank Oz, Bruce Greenwood, and more!

 

For now, here is a list of last night's winners!  Congratulations to all, and thank you for your contributions to our favorite geek classics!

 

 

 

FILM AWARDS

Best Science Fiction Film: Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Best Fantasy Film: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
Best Horror/Thriller Film: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Best Action/Adventure Film: Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol
Best Actor: Michael Shannon  (Take Shelter)
Best Actress: Kirsten Dunst  (Melancholia)
Best Supporting Actor: Andy Serkis  (Rise of the Planet of the Apes)
Best Supporting Actress: Emily Blunt (The Adjustment Bureau)
Best Performance by a Younger Actor: Joel Courtney  (Super 8)
Best Director: J.J. Abrams  (Super 8)
Best Writing: Jeff Nichols  (Take Shelter)
Best Music: Michael Giacchino  (Super 8)
Best Editor: Paul Hirsch  (Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol)
Best Production Design: Dante Ferretti  (Hugo)
Best Costume: Alexandra Byrne  (Thor)
Best Make-Up: Dave Elsey, Fran Needham, Conor O’Sullivan  (X-Men: First Class)
Best Special Effects: Dan Lemmon, Joe Letteri, R. Christopher White, Daniel Barrett (Rise of
    the Planet of the Apes)
Best International Film: The Skin I Live In
Best Animated Film: Puss in Boots



TELEVISION AWARDS

Best Network Television Series: Fringe
Best Syndicated/Cable Television Series: Breaking Bad
Best Television Presentation: The Walking Dead
Best Youth-Oriented Television Series: Teen Wolf
Best Actor on Television: Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad)
Best Actress on Television: Anna Torv (Fringe)
Best Supporting Actor on Television: Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad)
Best Supporting Actress on Television: Michelle Forbes  (The Killing)
Best Guest Star on Television: Tom Skerritt (Leverage)



HOME ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS

Best DVD/BD Release: (tie) Atlas Shrugged, Part One and The Perfect Host
Best DVD/BD Special Edition Release: Giorgio Moroder Presents Metropolis
Best DVD/BD Collection Release: Stanley Kubrick: The Essential Collection
Best DVD/BD Television Series Release: Spartacus: Gods of the Arena


SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS FROM THE ACADEMY OF SCIENCE FICTION,
 FANTASY, & HORROR FILMS

The Life Career Award: Frank Oz
The Life Career Award: James Remar
The Filmmakers Showcase Award: Drew Goddard
The Milestone Award: The Simpsons
The Innovator Award: Robert Kirkman
The Appreciation Award: Jeffrey Ross (for hosting the Saturn Awards)

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror was founded in 1972 by noted film historian Dr. Donald A. Reed to honor and recognize genre entertainment.  Over the years, the Academy has expanded their reach to include other film genres.  The organization also recognizes excellence in television and home entertainment.

 

 

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