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2015
Picture: Mad Max: Fury Road
Director: George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road
Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
Actress: Brie Larson, Room
Supporting Actor: Tom Noonan, Anomalisa
Supporting Actress: Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight
Original Screenplay: What We Do in the Shadows - Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi
Adapted Screenplay: Room - Emma Donoghue
Foreign-Language Film: Taxi, directed by Jafar Panahi
Animated Film: Anomalisa, directed by Duke Johnson & Charlie Kaufman
Documentary: Cartel Land, directed by Matthew Heineman

Cinematography: Sicario - Roger Deakins
Production Design: Brooklyn - Francois Seguin
Editing: Mad Max: Fury Road - Margaret Sixel, Jason Ballantine
Score: The Hateful Eight - Ennio Morricone
Ensemble: What We Do in the Shadows
Body of Work: Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl, Ex Machina, Burnt, The Man From U.N.C.L.E.)


2014
Picture: Nightcrawler
Director: Dan Gilroy, Nightcrawler
Actor: Jake Gyllenhaal, Nightcrawler
Actress: Marion Cotillard, Two Days, One Night
Supporting Actor: Mark Ruffalo, Foxcatcher
Supporting Actress: Rene Russo, Nightcrawler
Original Screenplay: Nightcrawler - Dan Gilroy
Adapted Screenplay: Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn
Foreign-Language Film: Force Majeure, directed by Ruben Ostlund
Animated Film: The Boxtrolls, directed by Graham Annable & Anthony Stacchi
Documentary: Citizenfour, directed by Laura Poitras

Cinematography: Nightcrawler - Robert Elswit
Production Design: The Grand Budapest Hotel - Adam Stockhausen, Anna Pinnock
Editing: Edge of Tomorrow - James Herbert, Laura Jennings
Score: Nightcrawler - James Newton Howard
Ensemble: Birdman
Body of Work: Willem Dafoe (John Wick, The Fault in Our Stars, The Grand Budapest Hotel, A Most Wanted Man, Nymphomaniac: Part 2)


2013
Picture: Her
Director: Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity
Actor: Oscar Isaac, Inside Llewin Davis
Actress: Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
Supporting Actor: Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club
Supporting Actress: Shailene Woodley, The Spectacular Now
Original Screenplay: Her - Spike Jonze
Adapted Screenplay: Before Midnight - Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke
Foreign-Language Film: Drug War, directed by Johnny To
Animated Film: The Wind Rises, directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Documentary: The Act of Killing, directed by Joshua Oppenheimer

Cinematography: To the Wonder - Emmanuel Lubezki
Production Design: The Great Gatsby - Catherine Martin
Editing: Captain Phillips - Christopher Rouse
Score: Her - Arcade Fire
Ensemble: American Hustle
Body of Work: Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club, Mud, The Wolf of Wall Street
Kyle Counts Award: Dan Bennett, Festival Director of the San Diego International Children’s Film Festival


2012
Picture: Argo
Director: Ben Affleck, Argo
Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
Actress: Michelle Williams, Take This Waltz
Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained
Supporting Actress: Emma Watson, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Original Screenplay: The Master - Paul Thomas Anderson
Adapted Screenplay: Argo - Chris Terrio
Foreign-Language Film: The Kid on a Bike, directed by Luc & Jean-Pierre Dardenne
Animated Film: ParaNorman, directed by Chris Butler & Sam Fell
Documentary: The Invisible War, directed by Kirby Dick

Cinematography: Life of Pi - Claudio Miranda
Production Design: Cloud Atlas - Hugh Bateup & Uli Hanisch
Editing: Argo - William Goldenberg
Score: The Master - Jonny Greenwood
Ensemble: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Body of Work: Cinematographer Greig Fraser, Zero Dark Thirty, Killing Them Softly, Snow White and the Huntsman
Kyle Counts Award: Dan Bennett, Festival Director of the San Diego International Children’s Film Festival


2011
Picture: The Artist
Director: Nicolas Winding Refn, Drive
Actor: Michael Shannon, Take Shelter
Actress: Brit Marling, Another Earth
Supporting Actor: Nick Nolte, Warrior
Supporting Actress: Shailene Woodley, The Descendants
Original Screenplay: Midnight in Paris - Woody Allen
Adapted Screenplay: Moneyball - Aaron Sorkin, Steven Zaillian
Foreign-Language Film: Le Quatro Volta, directed by Michelangelo Frammartino
Animated Film: Arthur Christmas, directed by Sarah Smith
Documentary: Project Nim, directed by James Marsh

Cinematography: The Tree of Life - Emmanuel Lubezki
Production Design: Hugo - Dante Ferretti
Editing: Beginners - Oliver Bugge Coutté
Score: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 - Alexandre Desplat
Ensemble: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
Body of Work: Jessica Chastain
Kyle Counts Award: Lee Ann Kim, San Diego Asian Film Foundation


2010
Picture: Winter's Bone
Director: Darren Aronofsky, Black Swan
Actor: Colin Farrell, Ondine
Actress: Jennifer Lawrence, Winter's Bone
Supporting Actor: John Hawkes, Winter's Bone
Supporting Actress: Lesley Manville, Another Year
Original Screenplay: Four Lions - Jesse Armstrong, Sam Bain & Chris Morris
Adapted Screenplay: The Social Network - Aaron Sorkin
Foreign-Language Film: I Am Love, directed by Luca Guadagnino
Animated Film: Toy Story 3, directed by Lee Unkrich
Documentary: Exit Through the Gift Shop, directed by Banksy

Cinematography: Inception - Wally Pfister
Production Design: Shutter Island - Dante Ferretti
Editing: Scott Pilgrim vs the World - Jonathan Amos & Paul Machliss
Score: Never Let Me Go - Rachel Portman
Ensemble: 44 Inch Chest
Body of Work: Rebecca Hall
Kyle Counts Award: Duncan Shepherd (San Diego Reader film critic)