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20th Satellite Awards

The 20th Satellite Awards is an award ceremony honoring the year's outstanding performers, films, television shows, home videos and interactive media, presented by the International Press Academy.

20th Satellite Awards
DateFebruary 21, 2016 (2016-02-21)
Highlights
Best filmSpotlight
Best television dramaBetter Call Saul
Best television musical/comedySilicon Valley
Best directorTom McCarthy for Spotlight

The nominations were announced on December 1, 2015.[1] The winners were announced on February 21, 2016.[2]

The film The Martian led all nominees with nine, including Best Film and Best Director (Ridley Scott).

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Special achievement awardsEdit

Auteur Award (for singular vision and unique artistic control over the elements of production)Robert M. Young

Humanitarian Award (for making a difference in the lives of those in the artistic community and beyond)Spike Lee

Mary Pickford Award (for outstanding contribution to the entertainment industry)Louise Fletcher

Nikola Tesla Award (for visionary achievement in filmmaking technology)HIVE Lighting Plasma Wizards

Breakthrough Performance AwardJacob Tremblay (Room)

Special Award for Breakthrough ComedianAmy Schumer

Motion picture winners and nomineesEdit

 
Tom McCarthy, Best Director winner & Best Original Screenplay co-winner
 
Leonardo DiCaprio, Best Actor in a Motion Picture winner
 
Saoirse Ronan, Best Actress in a Motion Picture winner
 
Christian Bale, Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture winner
 
Alicia Vikander, Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture winner
 
Aaron Sorkin, Best Adapted Screenplay winner
 
Lady Gaga, Best Original Song co-winner

Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.

Best Film Best Director

Spotlight

Tom McCarthySpotlight

Best Actor Best Actress

Leonardo DiCaprioThe Revenant

Saoirse RonanBrooklyn

Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress

Christian BaleThe Big Short

Alicia VikanderThe Danish Girl

Best Original Screenplay Best Adapted Screenplay

SpotlightTom McCarthy and Josh Singer

Steve JobsAaron Sorkin

Best Animated or Mixed Media Film Best Foreign Language Film

Inside Out

Son of Saul (Hungary)

Best Documentary Film Best Cinematography

Amy (TIE)
The Look of Silence (TIE)

Mad Max: Fury RoadJohn Seale

Best Original Score Best Original Song

CarolCarter Burwell

"Til It Happens to You" (Lady Gaga and Diane Warren) – The Hunting Ground

Best Visual Effects Best Art Direction and Production Design

The Walk

Bridge of SpiesAdam Stockhausen

Best Film Editing Best Sound (Editing and Mixing)

SicarioJoe Walker

The Martian

Best Costume Design Best Ensemble – Motion Picture

The Assassin – Wen-Ying Huang

Spotlight

Television winners and nomineesEdit

 
Dominic West, Best Actor in a Drama Series winner
 
Claire Danes, Best Actress in a Drama Series winner
 
Jeffrey Tambor, Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical Series winner
 
Taylor Schilling, Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical Series winner
 
Mark Rylance, Best Actor in a Miniseries or Television Film winner
 
Christian Slater, Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries, or Television Film winner
 
Rhea Seehorn, Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries, or Television Film winner

Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.

Best Drama Series Best Musical or Comedy Series

Better Call SaulAMC

Silicon ValleyHBO

Best Miniseries Best Television Film

Flesh and BoneStarz

Stockholm, PennsylvaniaLifetime

Best Actor in a Drama Series Best Actress in a Drama Series

Dominic WestThe Affair as Noah Solloway

Claire DanesHomeland as Carrie Mathison

Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy Series Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy Series

Jeffrey TamborTransparent as Maura Pfefferman

Taylor SchillingOrange Is the New Black as Piper Chapman

Best Actor in a Miniseries or TV Film Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Film

Mark RylanceWolf Hall as Thomas Cromwell

Sarah HayFlesh and Bone as Claire Robbins

Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or TV Film Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries or TV Film

Christian SlaterMr. Robot as Mr. Robot / Edward Alderson

Rhea SeehornBetter Call Saul as Kim Wexler

Best Genre Series Best Ensemble – Television Series

The Walking Dead – AMC

American Crime

New Media winners and nomineesEdit

Awards breakdownEdit

FilmEdit

TelevisionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Satellite Awards Nominees Unveiled". Retrieved December 2, 2015.
  2. ^ "Satellite Awards (2015)". International Press Academy. IPA. December 2, 2015. pressacademy.com. Retrieved December 2, 2015.

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