NYFCO Awards 2011

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At their twelfth annual awards meeting, held Sunday, 11th of December 2011 at L.G.B.T. headquarters in New York’s Greenwich Village, members of New York Film Critics Online voted awards in 15 categories.

FILM

“The Artist”

DIRECTOR

Michael Hazanavicius for “The Artist”

ACTOR

Michael Shannon for “Take Shelter”

ACTRESS

Meryl Streep for “The Iron Lady”

SUPPORTING ACTOR

Albert Brooks for “Drive”

SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Melissa McCarthy for “Bridesmaids”

CINEMATOGRAPHY

“The Tree of Life” – Emmanuel Lubezki

SCREENPLAY

“The Descendants” – Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash

FOREIGN LANGUAGE PICTURE

“A Separation”

DOCUMENTARY

“Cave of Forgotten Dreams”

ANIMATED FEATURE

“The Adventures of Tintin”

USE OF MUSIC

“The Artist” – Ludovic Bource

BREAKOUT PERFORMER

Jessica Chastain for “The Tree of Life, “The Help,”The Debt,” “Take Shelter”

DEBUT AS DIRECTOR

Joe Cornish for “Attack the Block”

ENSEMBLE CAST

“Bridesmaids”

TOP PICTURES OF 2011 (alphabetical)

“The Artist” (The Weinstein Company)

“The Descendants” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

“Drive” (Film District)

“The Help” (Dreamworks Pictures)

“Hugo” (Paramount Pictures)

“Melancholia” (Magnolia Pictures)

“Midnight in Paris” (Sony Pictures Classics)

“Take Shelter” (Sony Pictures Classics)

“The Tree of Life” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

“War Horse” (Dreamworks Pictures)

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