ⓘ 17th Satellite Awards

                                     

ⓘ 17th Satellite Awards

The 17th Satellite Awards is an award ceremony honoring the years outstanding performers, films, television shows, home videos and interactive media, presented by the International Press Academy at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Century City, Los Angeles. The winners were announced on December 16, 2012.

The film Silver Linings Playbook won the most awards with five, including Best Film and Best Director David O. Russell. Meanwhile, the most television awards went to Homeland and The Big Bang Theory, with each winning three.

                                     

1. Special achievement awards

Auteur Award for singular vision and unique artistic control over the elements of production – Paul Williams

Humanitarian Award for making a difference in the lives of those in the artistic community and beyond – Benh Zeitlin Beasts of the Southern Wild

Mary Pickford Award for outstanding contribution to the entertainment industry – Terence Stamp

Nikola Tesla Award for visionary achievement in filmmaking technology – Walter Murch

Honorary Satellite Award – Bruce Davison and Brian Edwards

Newcomer Award – Quvenzhane Wallis Beasts of the Southern Wild

                                     

2.1. Awards breakdown Film

Winners:

5 / 7 Silver Linings Playbook: Best Actor / Best Actress / Best Director / Best Film / Best Film Editing 4 / 11 Les Miserables: Best Ensemble – Motion Picture / Best Original Song / Best Sound Editing and Mixing / Best Supporting Actress 2 / 5 Life of Pi: Best Adapted Screenplay / Best Cinematography 1 / 1 Chasing Ice: Best Documentary Film 1 / 1 Rise of the Guardians: Best Animated or Mixed Media Film 1 / 3 The Intouchables: Best Foreign Language Film 1 / 3 Pietà: Best Foreign Language Film 1 / 3 A Royal Affair: Best Costume Design 1 / 4 Argo: Best Original Score 1 / 5 Zero Dark Thirty: Best Original Screenplay 1 / 6 Flight: Best Visual Effects 1 / 7 Skyfall: Best Supporting Actor 1 / 8 Lincoln: Best Art Direction and Production Design

Losers:

0 / 7 The Master 0 / 6 Anna Karenina, The Sessions 0 / 3 Beasts of the Southern Wild, Cloud Atlas 0 / 2 Amour, Brave, The Dark Knight Rises, Kon-Tiki, Madagascar 3: Europes Most Wanted, Moonrise Kingdom, Our Children, Prometheus, Snow White and the Huntsman
                                     

2.2. Awards breakdown Television

Winners:

3 / 3 Homeland: Best Actor & Actress in a Drama Series / Best Drama Series 3 / 5 The Big Bang Theory: Best Actor & Actress in a Musical or Comedy Series / Best Musical or Comedy Series 1 / 1 The Walking Dead: Best Genre Series 1 / 2 Sherlock: Best Actor in a Miniseries or Television Film 1 / 3 Hatfields & McCoys: Best Miniseries or Television Film 1 / 3 Justified: Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film 1 / 4 Downton Abbey: Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film 1 / 4 Game Change: Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television Film

Losers:

0 / 4 Nashville, Up All Night 0 / 3 Breaking Bad, Hemingway & Gellhorn 0 / 2 American Horror Story: Asylum, Community, The Crimson Petal and the White, Game of Thrones, Girls, The Good Wife, Luther, Mad Men, The Newsroom, Parks and Recreation, Wallander