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The 13th Satellite Awards

Motion Picture, Drama
The Reader
* Slumdog Millionaire
Revolutionary Road
Frozen River

Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
* Happy-Go-Lucky
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist
Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Tropic Thunder
In Bruges

Actress In A Motion Picture, Drama
Melissa Leo, Frozen River
* Angelina Jolie, Changeling
Anne Hathaway, Rachel Getting Married
Kristin Scott Thomas, I’ve Loved You So Long
Meryl Streep, Doubt
Kate Winslet, The Reader

Actor In A Motion Picture, Drama
Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler
Mark Ruffalo, What Doesn't Kill You
* Richard Jenkins, The Visitor
Frank Langella, Frost/Nixon
Leonardo Dicaprio, Revolutionary Road
Sean Penn, Milk

Actress In A Motion Picture, Comedy Or Musical
* Sally Hawkins, Happy-Go-Lucky
Meryl Streep, Mamma Mia!
Lisa Kudrow, Kabluey
Kat Dennings, Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist
Catherine Deneuve, A Christmas Tale
Debra Messing, Nothing Like the Holidays

Actor In A Motion Picture, Comedy Or Musical
* Ricky Gervais, Ghost Town
Sam Rockwell, Choke
Josh Brolin, W.
Michael Cera, Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist
Brendan Gleeson, In Bruges
Mark Ruffalo, The Brothers Bloom

Actress In A Supporting Role
* Rosemarie DeWitt, Rachel Getting Married
Penelope Cruz, Elegy
Anjelica Huston, Choke
Sophie Okonedo, The Secret Life of Bees
Emma Thompson, Brideshead Revisited
Beyoncé Knowles, Cadillac Records

Actor In A Supporting Role
* Michael Shannon, Revolutionary Road
Robert Downey, Jr., Tropic Thunder
Rade Sherbedgia, Fugitive Pieces
James Franco, Milk
Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Doubt

Motion Picture, Foreign Language Film
Let the Right One In, Sweden
The Class, France
Sangre de mi Sangre, Argentina
Reprise, Norway
* Gomorrah, Italy
Caramel, Lebanon / France

Motion Picture, Animated Or Mixed Media
The Tale of Despereaux,
Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!
Waltz With Bashir
The Sky Crawlers

Motion Picture, Documentary
Man on Wire
Pray the Devil Back to Hell
Encounters at the End of the World
* Anita O'Day - The Life of a Jazz Singer
Waltz With Bashir

Thomas McCarthy, The Visitor
Ron Howard, Frost/Nixon
Gus Van Sant, Milk
Christopher Nolan, The Dark Knight
* Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire
Stephen Daldry, The Reader

Screenplay, Original
Grant Nieporte , Seven Pounds
* Thomas McCarthy, The Visitor
Courtney Hunt, Frozen River
Baz Luhrmann, Stuart Beattie, Ronald Harwood, Richard Flanagan, Australia
Dustin Lance Black, Milk

Screenplay, Adapted
Eric Roth, Robin Swicord, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Philip Roth, Elegy
John Patrick Shanley, Doubt
* Peter Morgan, Frost/Nixon
David Hare, The Reader
Simon Beaufoy, Slumdog Millionaire
Justin Haythe, Revolutionary Road

Original Score
David Arnold, Quantum of Solace
Thomas Newman, WALL-E
John Powell, Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!
* A.R. Rahman, Slumdog Millionaire
David Hirschfelder, Australia
Danny Elfman, Milk

Original Song
* ”Another Way to Die”, Quantum of Solace
"If the World”, Body of Lies
"Down to Earth”, WALL-E
“By the Boab Tree”, Australia
“Jaiho”, Slumdog Millionaire
“The Wrestler”, The Wrestler

Jess Hall, Brideshead Revisited
Gyula Pados, The Duchess
* Mandy Walker, Australia
Tim Orr, Snow Angels
Tom Stern, Changeling
Claudio Miranda, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Visual Effects
Chris Corbould, Kevin Tod Haug, Quantum of Solace
John Nelson, Shane Mahan, Dan Sudek, Ben Snow, Iron Man
Nick Davis, Chris Corbould, Tim Webber, Paul Franklin, The Dark Knight
Jeffrey A. Okun, The Day the Earth Stood Still
* Chris Godfrey, James E. Price, Diana Giorgiutti, Australia

Film Editing
Matt Chessé, Richard Pearson, Quantum of Solace
* Dan Lebental, Iron Man
Lee Smith, The Dark Knight
Dody Dorn, Michael McCusker, Australia
Chris Dickens, Slumdog Millionaire
Daniel P. Hanley, Mike Hill, Frost/Nixon

Sound (Mixing & Editing)
Eddy Joseph, Mike Prestwood Smith, Mark Taylor, Jimmy Boyle, Martin Cantwell, Quantum of Solace
Christopher Boyes, Iron Man
* Richard King, The Dark Knight
Wayne Pashley, Jenny Ward, Andy Nelson, Anna Behlmer, Phil Heywood, Australia
Ben Burtt, Matthew Wood, WALL-E
William R. Dean, David Husby, The Day the Earth Stood Still

Art Direction & Production Design
* Catherine Martin, Ian Gracie, Karen Murphy, Beverley Dunn, Australia
Alice Normington, Brideshead Revisited
Karen Wakefield, Michael Carlin, The Duchess
Donald Graham Burt, Tom Reta, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Jon Billington, Martin Laing, City of Ember
Kristi Zea, Debra Schutt, Revolutionary Road

Costume Design
* Michael O'Connor, The Duchess
Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh, Brideshead Revisited
Catherine Martin, Australia
Patricia Field, Sex And The City
Ruth Myers, City of Ember
Jacqueline West, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Mary Pickford Award For Outstanding Artistic Contribution To The Entertainment Industry: Louis Gosset Jr.
Nikola Tesla Award In Recognition For Visionary Achievements In Filmmaking Technology: Rick Baker
Auteur Award: Baz Luhrmann, Australia