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The Satellite Awards is an award ceremony honoring the year's outstanding performers, films and television shows, presented by the International Press Academy. The 21st took place on February 18, 2017.[1]

21st Satellite Awards
Date February 18, 2017 (2017-02-18)
Best film
Best director Kenneth Lonergan for Manchester by the Sea
Best television drama The Crown
Best television comedy Silicon Valley

The nominations were announced on November 29, 2016. The winners were announced on December 18, 2016.[2]

The nominations for Master of None (Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy) and Laurie Metcalf (Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy Series for Getting On) were rescinded the following day for being ineligible in 2016.[3]


Special achievement awardsEdit

  • Auteur Award (for singular vision and unique artistic control over the elements of production)Tom Ford
  • Humanitarian Award (for making a difference in the lives of those in the artistic community and beyond)Patrick Stewart
  • Mary Pickford Award (for outstanding contribution to the entertainment industry)Edward James Olmos
  • Nikola Tesla Award (for visionary achievement in filmmaking technology)John Toll

Motion picture winners and nomineesEdit

Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.

Best Film Best Director

La La Land (Major)
Manchester by the Sea (Independent)

Kenneth LonerganManchester by the Sea

Best Actor Best Actress

Andrew GarfieldHacksaw Ridge (Major)
Viggo MortensenCaptain Fantastic (Independent)

Isabelle HuppertElle (Independent)
Ruth NeggaLoving (Major)

Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress

Jeff BridgesHell or High Water

Naomie HarrisMoonlight

Best Original Screenplay Best Adapted Screenplay

MoonlightBarry Jenkins

SnowdenOliver Stone and Kieran Fitzgerald

Best Animated or Mixed Media Film Best Foreign Language Film

My Life as a Zucchini

The Salesman (Iran)

Best Documentary Film Best Cinematography


The Jungle BookBill Pope

Best Original Score Best Original Song

La La LandJustin Hurwitz

"City of Stars" – La La Land

Best Visual Effects Best Art Direction and Production Design

The Jungle Book

La La Land – David Wasco

Best Film Editing Best Sound (Editing and Mixing)

Hacksaw RidgeJohn Gilbert

Hacksaw Ridge

Best Costume Design Best Ensemble – Motion Picture

JackieMadeline Fontaine

Hidden Figures

Television winners and nomineesEdit

Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.

Best Drama Series Best Musical or Comedy Series

The CrownNetflix

Silicon ValleyHBO

Best Genre Series Best Miniseries or Television Film


The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story – FX

Best Actor in a Drama / Genre Series Best Actress in a Drama / Genre Series

Dominic WestThe Affair as Noah Solloway

Evan Rachel WoodWestworld as Dolores Abernathy / Wyatt

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

William H. MacyShameless as Frank Gallagher

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

Bryan CranstonAll the Way as Lyndon B. Johnson

Sarah PaulsonThe People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story as Marcia Clark

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

Ben MendelsohnBloodline as Danny Rayburn

Olivia ColmanThe Night Manager as Angela Burr (TIE)
Rhea SeehornBetter Call Saul as Kim Wexler (TIE)

Best Ensemble – Television Series


New Media winners and nomineesEdit

Outstanding Sports Game Outstanding Action/Adventure Game

NHL 17 – (EA Canada)

Dark Souls III – (From Software)

Outstanding Mobile Game Outstanding Blu-ray

Mini Metro – (Dinosaur Polo Club)

  • The Banner Saga 2 – (Stoic)
  • Retsnom – (Magic Cube)
  • Komrad – (Sentient Play LLC)
  • FIFA Mobile – (EA Mobile, EA Canada)


  • Star Trek Beyond
  • Star Wars The Force Awakens
  • Deadpool
  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Awards breakdownEdit


  1. ^ Kilday, Gregg (November 29, 2016). "Satellite Awards Nominees Revealed". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved November 29, 2016. 
  2. ^ "THE INTERNATIONAL PRESS ACADEMY ANNOUNCES WINNERS FOR THE 21 ANNUAL SATELLITE AWARDS" (PDF). International Press Academy. December 18, 2016. Retrieved December 19, 2016. 
  3. ^ Chow, Riley (November 29, 2016). "[EXCLUSIVE] Satellite Awards rescind nominations for 'Master of None' and Laurie Metcalf". GoldDerby. Retrieved November 29, 2016. 

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