The 2022 Alliance of Women Film Journalists (AWFJ) Winners announced their winners honoring the best in film of 2022.
Here is the full list of winners.
Best Film: The Banshees of Inisherin
Best Director: Sarah Polley, Women Talking
Best Actor: Colin Farrell, The Banshees of Inisherin
Best Actress: Michelle Yeoh, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Best Supporting Actor: Ke Huy Quan, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Best Supporting Actress: Kerry Condon, The Banshees of Inisherin and Jamie Lee Curtis, Everything Everywhere All at Once (TIE)
Best Original Screenplay: Martin McDonagh, The Banshees of Inisherin
Best Adapted Screenplay: Sarah Polley, Women Talking
Best Animated Film: Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio
Best Documentary: All the Beauty and the Bloodshed
Best Non-English-Language Film: Decision to Leave and RRR (TIE)
Best Ensemble Cast (Casting Director): Women Talking
Best Cinematography: Claudio Miranda, Top Gun: Maverick and Polly Morgan, The Woman King (TIE)
Best Editing: Paul Rogers, Everything Everywhere All at Once
EDA FEMALE FOCUS AWARDS These awards honor WOMEN only.
Best Woman Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood, The Woman King
Best Woman Screenwriter: Sarah Polley, Women Talking
Best Animated Female: Connie – Isabella Rossellni (Marcel the Shell with Shoes On)
Best Woman’s Breakthrough Performance: Danielle Deadwyler, Till
Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Film Industry: Viola Davis for getting “The Woman King” made as her lifetime passion project and creating opportunities for other women creatives.
EDA SPECIAL MENTION AWARDS
Grand Dame Award for defying ageism: Emma Thompson
Most Egregious Lovers’ Age Difference Award: Crimes of the Future – Viggo Mortensen (born 1958) and Lea Sedoux (born 1985)
She Deserves A New Agent Award: (AWFK note: This is not a put down. On the contrary, it suggests that the actor is better than the role she’s been given.) Ana de Armas, Blonde
Most Daring Performance: Emma Thompson, Good Luck to You, Leo Grande
Time Waster Remake or Sequel Award: Jurassic World: Dominion
AWFJ Hall of Shame Award (Women and men are eligible): Harvey Weinstein for everything and forever.
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