L.A. Region Projects Earn 71 Industry Awards: FilmL.A.’s 2017 Season Recap

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As the 2017 Awards Season begins to winds down, FilmL.A. is here to remind our readers of how well L.A. area productions fared for the season. This year marks FilmL.A.’s third year of regional awards tracking and reporting. It is always thrilling to see local talent rewarded for the outstanding work they do, and this season offered numerous wins to celebrate. For the 2017 Awards Season, FilmL.A. analyzed the results of ten awards shows. Across those programs, a total of 71 regional wins were tallied by area film and television projects.  The full breakdown of area winners is presented below.

 

Golden Globe Awards 

La La Land

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy:

Best Director – Motion Picture: Damien Chazelle

Best Screenplay

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy: Ryan Gosling

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy Emma Stone

Best Original Song – Motion Picture, “City of Stars

Best Original Score – Motion Picture: Justin Hurwitz

Other Golden Globe Winners

Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture: Aaron Taylor-Johnson: Nocturnal Animals

Best Motion Picture – Animated: Zootopia

Best Actor in a Drama Series: Billy Bob Thornton – Goliath

Best Actress Musical or Comedy: Tracee Ellis Ross – Black-ish 

Best Limited Series/Made for TV Movie: The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Best Actress in a Limited Series/Made for TV Movie: Sarah Paulson – The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

 

Critics’ Choice Awards

La La Land

Best Picture

Best Director – Damien Chazelle

Best Original Screenplay – Damien Chazelle

Best Cinematography – Linus Sandgren

Best Production Design – David Wasco, Sandy Reynolds-Wasco

Best Editing – Tom Cross

Best Song – “City of Stars” Pharrell Williams

Best Score – Justin Hurwitz

Other Critics’ Choice Award Winners

Best Animated Feature – Zootopia

Best Comedy Series: Silicon Valley

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Louie Anderson, Baskets

Best Movie Made for Television or Limited Series The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Best Actress in a Made for TV Movie or Limited Series – Sarah Paulson The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Best Actor in a Made for TV Movie or Limited Series – Courtney B. Vance The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Best Supporting Actor in a Made for TV Movie or Limited Series – Sterling K. Brown The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Best Reality Competition Series, The Voice

Best Actress in a Drama Series – Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – Thandie Newton, Westworld

 

Producers Guild Awards

Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures: La La Land

Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures: Zootopia

Outstanding Producer of Long-Form Television: The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (Season 1)

Outstanding Producer of Competition Television: The Voice (Season 9-11)

 

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role: Emma Stone, La La Land

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a TV Movie or Limited Series: Bryan Cranston, All the Way

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a TV Movie or Limited Series,  Sarah Paulson, The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: William H. Macy, Shameless

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

 

Directors Guild Awards

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film Damien Chazelle, La La Land

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series Becky Martin, Veep, “Inauguration”

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children’s Programs Tina Mabry, An American Girl Story – Melody 1963: Love Has to Win

 

British Academy of Films and Television Awards (BAFTAs)

Best Film: La La Land

Best Director: Damien Chazelle, La La Land

Best Actress: Emma Stone, La La Land

Best Cinematography: Linus Sandgren, La La Land

 

Writers Guild Awards

Best Quiz and Audience Participation Show, Hollywood Game Night

Best Daytime Drama, General Hospital

Best Children’s Episodic, “Gortimer, Ranger and Mel vs. The Endless Night”, Gortimer Gibbons Life on Normal Street

Best Original Short Form New Media: The Commute, “The Party”

Best Quiz and Audience Participation: Hollywood Game Night

Best Adapted Long Form: The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Best Episodic Drama: This Is Us, “The Trip”

 

Academy Awards, (“The Oscars”)

La La Land

Best director: Damien Chazelle,

Lead actress: Emma Stone

Cinematography

Production Design

Original score

Original Song – “City of Stars”

Best Animated Feature, Zootopia

 

American Cinema Editors Awards – ACE Eddie Awards

Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy): La La Land

Best Edited Animated Feature Film: Zootopia

Best Edited Half-Hour Series for Television: Veep — “Morning After”

Best Edited One-Hour Series for Commercial Television: This Is Us — “Pilot”

Best Edited Miniseries or Motion Picture for Television:  All the Way

 

Art Directors Guild

Best Contemporary Film Feature Film: La La Land

Best One-Hour Period or Fantasy Single-Camera Series Television: Westworld: “Pilot”

Best Multi-Camera Series Television: The Great Indoors: “Pilot”

 

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