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‘Zootopia,’ ‘The Jungle Book’ Win at 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards

Disney films pick up awards for best animated feature and best visual effects; Netflix’s ‘BoJack Horseman’ receives award for best animated series.

LOS ANGELES -- The Broadcast Film Critics Association and Broadcast Television Journalists Association announced the winners of the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards Sunday night in a live ceremony at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. The show aired on A&E at 8PM ET/ 5PM PT and was hosted by actor and comedian T.J. Miller.

La La Land, the most nominated film of the evening, took home eight awards, the most of the night, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay (a tie) for Damien Chazelle, Best Cinematography for Linus Sandgren, Best Production Design for David Wasco and Sandy Reynolds-Wasco, Best Editing for Tom Cross, Best Song, and Best Score for Justin Hurwitz.

The top acting awards were all bestowed upon different films with Casey Affleck taking home Best Actor for his work in Manchester by the Sea, and Natalie Portman awarded Best Actress for Jackie. The Best Supporting Actor trophy went to Mahershala Ali for Moonlight, and Best Supporting Actress to Viola Davis for her standout performance in Fences.

Nominated for six awards, the most of any series, The People v. O.J. Simpson (FX) took home four trophies including Best Movie Made for Television or Limited Series. Sarah Paulson won for Best Actress in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series, Courtney B. Vance for Best Actor in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series, and Sterling K. Brown for Best Supporting Actor in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series. Silicon Valley (HBO) won for Best Comedy Series and Game of Thrones (HBO) won for Best Drama Series.

As previously announced, Viola Davis received the first-ever #SeeHer Award presented by the Association of National Advertisers in conjunction with A&E Network. Ryan Reynolds was the recipient of Entertainment Weekly’s Entertainer of the Year Award, which was presented during the ceremony as part of a multi-platform content and promotional partnership launched this year between EW and the Critics’ Choice Awards.

The Critics’ Choice Awards are bestowed annually by the BFCA and BTJA to honor the finest in cinematic and television achievement. The BFCA is the largest film critics’ organization in the United States and Canada, representing more than 300 television, radio and online critics. BFCA members are the primary source of information for today’s film-going public. BTJA is the collective voice of journalists who regularly cover television for TV viewers, radio listeners and online audiences. Historically, the Critics’ Choice Awards are the most accurate predictor of the Academy Award nominations.

The 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards were produced by Bob Bain Productions and Berlin Entertainment. BFCA/BTJA are represented by WME and Dan Black of Greenberg Traurig.

The full list of winners from the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards is shown below:

FILM:

BEST PICTURE 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 YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS – Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the Sea

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLEMoonlight

BEST DIRECTOR – Damien Chazelle, La La Land

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY – TIE: Damien Chazelle, La La Land and Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY – Eric Heisserer, Arrival

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY – Linus Sandgren, La La Land

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – David Wasco, Sandy Reynolds-Wasco, La La Land

BEST EDITING – Tom Cross, La La Land

BEST COSTUME DESIGN – Madeline Fontaine, Jackie

BEST HAIR & MAKEUPJackie

BEST VISUAL EFFECTSThe Jungle Book

BEST ANIMATED FEATUREZootopia

BEST ACTION MOVIEHacksaw Ridge

BEST ACTOR IN AN ACTION MOVIE – Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge

BEST ACTRESS IN AN ACTION MOVIE – Margot Robbie, Suicide Squad

BEST COMEDYDeadpool

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY – Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY – Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins

BEST SCI-FI/HORROR MOVIEArrival

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILMElle

BEST SONG – “City of Stars” from La La Land

BEST SCORE – Justin Hurwitz, La La Land

TELEVISION:

BEST COMEDY SERIESSilicon Valley, HBO

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES – Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live, NBC

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES – Donald Glover, Atlanta, FX

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES – Jane Krakowski, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Netflix

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES – Louie Anderson, Baskets, FX

BEST GUEST PERFORMER IN A COMEDY SERIES – Alec Baldwin, Saturday Night Live, NBC

BEST DRAMA SERIESGame of Thrones, HBO

BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES – Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld, HBO

BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES – Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul, AMC

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES – Thandie Newton, Westworld, HBO

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES – John Lithgow, The Crown, Netflix

BEST GUEST PERFORMER IN A DRAMA SERIES – Jeffrey Dean Morgan, The Walking Dead, AMC

BEST MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIESThe People v. O.J. Simpson, FX

BEST ACTRESS IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES – Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J. Simpson, FX

BEST ACTOR IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES – Courtney B. Vance,The People

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES – Regina King, American Crime, ABC

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES – Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O.J. Simpson, FX

BEST REALITY COMPETITION SERIESThe Voice, NBC

BEST STRUCTURED REALITY SERIESShark Tank, ABC

BEST UNSTRUCTURED REALITY SERIESAnthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, CNN

BEST REALITY SHOW HOST – Anthony Bourdain, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, CNN

BEST TALK SHOWThe Late Late Show with James Corden, CBS

BEST ANIMATED SERIES BoJack Horseman, Netflix

Source: Broadcast Film Critics Association

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.

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