By Peter Knegt | Indiewire December 19, 2013 at 7:8PM
The Alliance of Women Film Journalists (AWFJ) -- a membership organization of women film journalists and critics from across the U.S., Canada and the U.K. -- have announced the winners of their annual EDA Awards. Steve McQueen’s “12 Years a Slave” won six awards, including Best Film, while Nicole Holofcener won awards for female director and woman screenwriter.
Full list of winners:
Best Film: "12 Years a Slave"
Best Director: Steve McQueen, "12 Years a Slave"
Best Actor: Matthew McConaughey, "Dallas Buyers Club"
Best Actress: Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine"
Best Supporting Actor: Jared Leto, "Dallas Buyers Club"
Best Supporting Actress: Lupita Nyong'o, "12 Years a Slave"
Best Adapted Screenplay: "12 Years a Slave"
Best Original Screenplay: "Her"
Best Cinematography: "Gravity"
Best Editing: "Gravity"
Best Film Music Or Score: "Inside Llewyn Davis"
Best Non-English-Language Film: "The Hunt"
Best Documentary: "Stories We Tell"
Best Ensemble Cast: "American Hustle"
EDA FEMALE FOCUS AWARDS
Best Woman Director: Nicole Holofcener, "Enough Said"
Best Woman Screenwriter: Nicole Holofcener, "Enough Said"
Kick Ass Award For Best Female Action Star: Sandra Bullock, "Gravity"
Best Animated Female: Anna (Kristen Bell), "Frozen"
Best Breakthrough Performance: Lupita Nyong’o, "12 Years A Slave"
Actress Defying Age and Ageism: Sandra Bullock, "Gravity"
AWFJ Award Female Icon Award
For continued commitments to humanitarian causes, and for promoting awareness about breast cancer.
This Year’s Outstanding Achievement By A Woman In The Film Industry
For challenging the limitations placed on women within her culture by making the film "Wadjda."
EDA SPECIAL MENTION AWARDS
AWFJ Hall Of Shame Award: "The Counselor"
Actress Most in Need Of A New Agent: Cameron Diaz, "The Counselor"
Movie You Wanted To Love But Just Couldn’t Award: "The Counselor"
Unforgettable Moment Award: "12 Years a Slave" – Solomon hanging
Best Depiction Of Nudity, Sexuality, or Seduction Award: Scarlett Johansson and Joaquin Phoenix, "Her"
Sequel or Remake That Shouldn’t Have Been Made Award: (tie) "Carrie" and "Oz the Great and Powerful"
Most Egregious Age Difference Between The Leading Man and The Love Interest Award: "Last Vegas" – Michael Douglas and Bre Blair (36 years)