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The 16th Satellite Awards

Best Picture
The Artist
* The Descendants
The Help
Midnight in Paris
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
War Horse

Best Animated or Mixed Media
* The Adventures of Tintin
Kung Fu Panda 2
The Muppets
Puss in Boots

Best Director
The Artist - Michel Hazanavicius
The Descendants - Alexander Payne
* Drive - Nicolas Winding Refn
The Guard - John Michael McDonagh
The Help - Tate Taylor
Hugo - Martin Scorsese
Midnight in Paris - Woody Allen
Shame - Steve McQueen
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy - Tomas Alfredson
War Horse - Steven Spielberg

Best Actor
George Clooney - The Descendants
Leonardo DiCaprio - J. Edgar
Michael Fassbender - Shame
Brendan Gleeson - The Guard
* Ryan Gosling - Drive
Tom Hardy - Warrior
Woody Harrelson - Rampart
Gary Oldman - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Brad Pitt - Moneyball
Michael Shannon - Take Shelter

Best Actress
Glenn Close - Albert Nobbs
Olivia Colman - Tyrannosaur
* Viola Davis - The Help
Vera Farmiga - Higher Ground
Elizabeth Olsen - Martha Marcy May Marlene
Meryl Streep - The Iron Lady
Charlize Theron - Young Adult
Emily Watson - Oranges and Sunshine
Michelle Williams - My Week with Marilyn
Michelle Yeoh - The Lady

Best Supporting Actor
Kenneth Branagh - My Week with Marilyn
* Albert Brooks - Drive
Colin Farrell - Horrible Bosses
Jonah Hill - Moneyball
Viggo Mortensen - A Dangerous Method
Nick Nolte - Warrior
Christopher Plummer - Beginners
Andy Serkis - Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Christoph Waltz - Carnage
Hugo Weaving - Oranges and Sunshine

Best Supporting Actress
* Jessica Chastain - The Tree of Life
Elle Fanning - Super 8
Lisa Feret - Mozart's Sister
Judy Greer - The Descendants
Rachel McAdams - Midnight in Paris
Janet McTeer - Albert Nobbs
Carey Mulligan - Shame
Vanessa Redgrave - Coriolanus
Octavia Spencer - The Help
Kate Winslet - Carnage

Best Original Screenplay
The Artist
The Guard
Mozart's Sister
* The Tree of Life

Best Adapted Screenplay
The Adventures of Tintin
Albert Nobbs
* The Descendants
The Help
War Horse

Best Foreign Language Film
13 Assassins
Las Acacias
The Kid With a Bike
Le Havre
Miss Bala
Mozart's Sister
* Mysteries of Lisbon
A Separation
The Turin House

Best Documentary
American: The Bill Hicks Story
Cave of Forgotten Dreams
The Interrupters
My Perestroika
One Lucky Elephant
Project Nim
* Senna
Under Fire: Journalists in Combat

Best Original Score
* Marco Beltrami, Soul Surfer
Alexandre Desplat, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Michael Giacchino, Super 8
Cliff Martinez, Drive
James Newton Howard, Water for Elephants
John Williams, War Horse

Best Original Song
"Bridge of Light" (Alecia Moore and Billy Mann), Happy Feet 2
"Gathering Stories" (Jonsi and Cameron Crowe), We Bought a Zoo
"Hello Hello" (Elton John and Bernie Taupin), Gnomeo & Juliet
* "Lay Your Head Down" (Sinead O’Connor, Brian Byrne and Glenn Close), Albert Nobbs
"Life is a Happy Song" (Bret McKenzie), The Muppets
"Man or Muppet" (Bret McKenzie), The Muppets

Best Cinematography
Bruno Delbonnel, Faust
* Janusz KaminskI, War Horse
Emmanuel Lubezki, Tree of Life
Robert Richardson, Hugo
Guillaume Schiffman, The Artist
Newton Thomas Sigel, Drive

Best Visual Effects
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
* Hugo
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Super 8
Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon
War Horse

Best Film Editing
* Chris Gill, The Guard
Mat Newman, Drive
Kevin Tent, The Descendants
Joe Walker, Shame
Michael Kahn, War Horse
John Gilroy, Sean Albertson, Matt Chesse, Aaron Marshall, Warrior

Best Sound
* Drive
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Super 8
The Tree of Life
Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon
War Horse

Best Art Direction
Stephan O. Gessler and Sebastian T. Krawinkel, Anonymous
* Gregory S. Hooper and Laurence Bennett, The Artist
Yelena Zhukova and Jiri Trier, Faust
Dante Ferretti and Francesca lo Schiavo, Hugo
Isabel Branco, Mysteries of Lisbon
Jack Fisk, Water for Elephants

Best Costume Design
Isabel Branco, Mysteries of Lisbon
Mark Bridges, The Artist
Lisy Christl, Anonymous
Lidiya Kryukova, Faust
Michael O’Connor, Jane Eyre
* Jacqueline West, Water for Elephants

Best Ensemble
The Help

Best First Feature Tyrannosaur