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The 2nd Golden Satellite Awards, given on February 22, 1998, honored the best in film and television of 1997.

2nd Golden Satellite Awards
DateFebruary 22, 1998 (1998-02-22)
Highlights
Best drama filmTitanic
Best comedy/musical filmAs Good as It Gets
Best television dramaNYPD Blue
Best television musical/comedyFrasier
Best directorJames Cameron for Titanic

Contents

Special achievement awardsEdit

Mary Pickford Award (for outstanding contribution to the entertainment industry)Jodie Foster

Outstanding New TalentAaron Eckhart

Motion picture winners and nomineesEdit

 
Robert Duvall – Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
 
Jack Nicholson – Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
 
Judi Dench – Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama
 
Helen Hunt – Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
 
James Cameron – Best Director
 
James Horner – Best Original Score
 
Celine Dion – Best Original Song: "My Heart Will Go On"
 
Ben Affleck – Best Original Screenplay
 
Matt Damon – Best Original Screenplay
 
Burt Reynolds – Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
 
Rupert Everett – Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
 
Julianne Moore – Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama
 
Joan Cusack – Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical

Best Actor – DramaEdit

Robert DuvallThe Apostle

Best Actor – Musical or ComedyEdit

Jack NicholsonAs Good as It Gets

Best Actress – DramaEdit

Judi DenchMrs Brown

Best Actress – Musical or ComedyEdit

Helen HuntAs Good as It Gets

Best Animated or Mixed Media FilmEdit

Men in Black

Best Art DirectionEdit

TitanicPeter Lamont

Best CinematographyEdit

AmistadJanusz Kaminski

Best Costume DesignEdit

TitanicDeborah Lynn Scott

Best DirectorEdit

James CameronTitanic

Best Documentary FilmEdit

4 Little Girls

Best EditingEdit

TitanicRichard A. Harris and Conrad Buff

Best Film – DramaEdit

Titanic

Best Film – Musical or ComedyEdit

As Good as It Gets

Best Foreign Language FilmEdit

Shall We Dance? (Shall We Dansu?)Japan

Best Original ScoreEdit

"Titanic" – James Horner

Best Original SongEdit

"My Heart Will Go On" performed by Céline DionTitanic

Best Screenplay – AdaptedEdit

L.A. ConfidentialCurtis Hanson and Brian Helgeland

Best Screenplay – OriginalEdit

Good Will HuntingBen Affleck and Matt Damon

Best Supporting Actor – DramaEdit

Burt ReynoldsBoogie Nights

Best Supporting Actor – Musical or ComedyEdit

Rupert EverettMy Best Friend's Wedding

Best Supporting Actress – DramaEdit

Julianne MooreBoogie Nights

Best Supporting Actress – Musical or ComedyEdit

Joan CusackIn & Out

Best Visual EffectsEdit

ContactKen Ralston

Outstanding Motion Picture EnsembleEdit

Boogie Nights

Television winners and nomineesEdit

 
Jimmy Smits – Best Actor in a Series, Drama
 
Kelsey Grammer – Best Actor in a Series, Comedy or Musical
 
Gary Sinise – Best Actor in a Miniseries or Television Film
 
Kate Mulgrew – Best Actress in a Series, Drama
 
Tracey Ullman – Best Actress in a Series, Comedy or Musical
 
Jennifer Beals – Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television Film
 
Alfre Woodard – Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television Film
 
Ellen Barkin – Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film

Best Actor – Drama SeriesEdit

Jimmy SmitsNYPD Blue

Best Actor – Musical or Comedy SeriesEdit

Kelsey GrammerFrasier

Best Actor – Miniseries or TV FilmEdit

Gary SiniseGeorge Wallace

Best Actress – Drama SeriesEdit

Kate MulgrewStar Trek: Voyager

Best Actress – Musical or Comedy SeriesEdit

Tracey UllmanTracey Takes On...

Best Actress – Miniseries or TV FilmEdit

Jennifer BealsThe Twilight of the Golds (TIE)
Alfre WoodardMiss Evers' Boys (TIE)

Best Miniseries or TV FilmEdit

Don King: Only in America

Best Series – DramaEdit

NYPD Blue

Best Series – Musical or ComedyEdit

Frasier

Best Supporting Actor – (Mini)Series or TV FilmEdit

Vondie Curtis-HallDon King: Only in America

Best Supporting Actress – (Mini)Series or TV FilmEdit

Ellen BarkinBefore Women Had Wings

New Media winners and nomineesEdit

CD-ROM EntertainmentEdit

Blade Runner

Awards breakdownEdit

FilmEdit

Winners:

7 / 12 Titanic: Best Art Direction / Best Costume Design / Best Director & Editing / Best Film – Drama / Best Original Score & Original Song
3 / 6 As Good as It Gets: Best Actor & Actress & Film – Musical or Comedy
2 / 7 Boogie Nights: Best Supporting Actor & Actress – Drama
1 / 1 4 Little Girls: Best Documentary Film
1 / 1 The Apostle: Best Actor – Drama
1 / 1 Shall We Dance? (Shall We Dansu?): Best Foreign Language Film
1 / 2 Contact: Best Visual Effects
1 / 3 In & Out: Best Supporting Actress – Musical or Comedy
1 / 4 Mrs Brown: Best Actress – Drama
1 / 4 My Best Friend's Wedding: Best Supporting Actor – Musical or Comedy
1 / 5 Men in Black: Best Animated or Mixed Media Film
1 / 6 Good Will Hunting: Best Screenplay – Original
1 / 8 L.A. Confidential: Best Screenplay – Adapted
1 / 9 Amistad: Best Cinematography

Losers:

0 / 4 Anastasia, The Full Monty, The Wings of the Dove
0 / 3 Eve's Bayou, The Ice Storm
0 / 2 Starship Troopers, Wag the Dog

TelevisionEdit

Winners:

2 / 2 Frasier: Best Actor – Musical or Comedy Series / Best Series – Musical or Comedy
2 / 3 Don King: Only in America: Best Actor – Miniseries or TV Film / Best Supporting Actor – (Mini)Series or TV Film
2 / 4 NYPD Blue: Best Actor – Drama Series / Best Series – Drama
1 / 1 Before Women Had Wings: Best Supporting Actress – (Mini)Series or TV Film
1 / 1 Star Trek: Voyager: Best Actress – Drama Series
1 / 1 Tracey Takes On...: Best Actress – Musical or Comedy Series
1 / 1 The Twilight of the Golds: Best Actress – Miniseries or TV Film
1 / 3 Miss Evers' Boys: Best Actress – Miniseries or TV Film
1 / 4 George Wallace: Best Actor – Miniseries or TV Film

Losers:

0 / 3 The Odyssey, Weapons of Mass Distraction, The X-Files
0 / 2 Cinderella, The Drew Carey Show, The Larry Sanders Show, Law & Order, Mad About You, Mandela and de Klerk, The Pretender, Spin City

ReferencesEdit