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The 3rd Golden Satellite Awards, given by the International Press Academy, honored the best in film and television for 1998.

3rd Golden Satellite Awards
DateJanuary 17, 1999 (1999-01-17)
Highlights
Best drama filmThe Thin Red Line
Best comedy/musical filmShakespeare in Love
Best television dramaOz
Best television musical/comedyEllen
Best directorTerrence Malick for The Thin Red Line

Special achievement awardsEdit

Mary Pickford Award (for outstanding contribution to the entertainment industry)Alan J. Pakula

Outstanding New TalentEamonn Owens

Motion picture winners and nomineesEdit

 
Edward Norton – Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
 
Ian Bannen – Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
 
Cate Blanchett – Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama
 
Christina Ricci – Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
 
Aerosmith – Best Original Song: "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing"
 
Donald Sutherland – Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
 
Bill Murray – Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
 
Kimberly Elise – Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama
 
Joan Allen – Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical

Best Actor – DramaEdit

Edward NortonAmerican History X

Best Actor – Musical or ComedyEdit

Ian BannenWaking Ned (TIE)
David KellyWaking Ned (TIE)

Best Actress – DramaEdit

Cate BlanchettElizabeth

Best Actress – Musical or ComedyEdit

Christina RicciThe Opposite of Sex

Best Animated or Mixed Media FilmEdit

A Bug's Life

Best Art DirectionEdit

The Truman ShowDennis Gassner

Best CinematographyEdit

The Thin Red LineJohn Toll

Best Costume DesignEdit

ElizabethAlexandra Byrne

Best DirectorEdit

Terrence MalickThe Thin Red Line

Best Documentary FilmEdit

Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life

Best EditingEdit

Saving Private RyanMichael Kahn

Best Film – DramaEdit

The Thin Red Line

Best Film – Musical or ComedyEdit

Shakespeare in Love

Best Foreign Language FilmEdit

Central Station (Central do Brasil), Brazil

Best Original ScoreEdit

"The Thin Red Line" – Hans Zimmer

Best Original SongEdit

"I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" performed by AerosmithArmageddon

Best Screenplay – AdaptedEdit

Gods and MonstersBill Condon

Best Screenplay – OriginalEdit

PleasantvilleGary Ross

Best Supporting Actor – DramaEdit

Donald SutherlandWithout Limits

Best Supporting Actor – Musical or ComedyEdit

Bill MurrayRushmore

Best Supporting Actress – DramaEdit

Kimberly EliseBeloved

Best Supporting Actress – Musical or ComedyEdit

Joan AllenPleasantville

Best Visual EffectsEdit

What Dreams May Come – Ellen Somers

Outstanding Motion Picture EnsembleEdit

The Thin Red Line

Television winners and nomineesEdit

 
Ernie Hudson – Best Actor in a Series, Drama
 
Drew Carey – Best Actor in a Series, Comedy or Musical
 
Delroy Lindo – Best Actor in a Miniseries or Television Film
 
Jeri Ryan – Best Actress in a Series, Drama
 
Ellen DeGeneres – Best Actress in a Series, Comedy or Musical
 
Angelina Jolie – Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television Film
 
Rita Wilson – Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film

Best Actor – Drama SeriesEdit

Ernie HudsonOz

Best Actor – Musical or Comedy SeriesEdit

Drew CareyThe Drew Carey Show

Best Actor – Miniseries or TV FilmEdit

Delroy LindoGlory & Honor

Best Actress – Drama SeriesEdit

Jeri RyanStar Trek: Voyager

Best Actress – Musical or Comedy SeriesEdit

Ellen DeGeneresEllen

Best Actress – Miniseries or TV FilmEdit

Angelina JolieGia

Best Miniseries or TV FilmEdit

From the Earth to the Moon

Best Series – DramaEdit

Oz

Best Series – Musical or ComedyEdit

Ellen

Best Supporting Actor – (Mini)Series or TV FilmEdit

David ClennonFrom the Earth to the Moon

Best Supporting Actress – (Mini)Series or TV FilmEdit

Rita WilsonFrom the Earth to the Moon

New Media winners and nomineesEdit

Best Home Entertainment Product/GameEdit

Dilbert's Desktop Games

CD-ROM EntertainmentEdit

Big Brother

Awards breakdownEdit

FilmEdit

Winners:

5 / 7 The Thin Red Line: Best Cinematography / Best Director / Best Film – Drama / Best Original Score & Outstanding Motion Picture Ensemble
2 / 3 Waking Ned: Best Actor – Musical or Comedy (2x)
2 / 5 Elizabeth: Best Actress – Drama / Best Costume Design
2 / 10 Pleasantville: Best Screenplay – Original / Best Supporting Actress – Musical or Comedy
1 / 1 A Bug's Life: Best Animated or Mixed Media Film
1 / 1 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life: Best Documentary Film
1 / 1 The Opposite of Sex: Best Actress – Musical or Comedy
1 / 1 Rushmore: Best Supporting Actor – Musical or Comedy
1 / 1 The Truman Show: Best Art Direction
1 / 1 What Dreams May Come: Best Visual Effects
1 / 1 Without Limits: Best Supporting Actor – Drama
1 / 2 Armageddon: Best Original Song
1 / 3 American History X: Best Actor – Drama
1 / 3 Central Station (Central do Brasil): Best Foreign Language Film
1 / 4 Gods and Monsters: Best Screenplay – Adapted
1 / 8 Beloved: Best Supporting Actress – Drama
1 / 8 Saving Private Ryan: Best Editing
1 / 8 Shakespeare in Love: Best Film – Musical or Comedy

Losers:

0 / 5 Little Voice
0 / 3 The Big Lebowski, The General, You've Got Mail
0 / 2 Babe: Pig in the City, Hilary and Jackie, The Prince of Egypt

TelevisionEdit

Winners:

3 / 4 From the Earth to the Moon: Best Miniseries or TV Film / Best Supporting Actor & Actress – (Mini)Series or TV Film
2 / 2 Ellen: Best Actress – Musical or Comedy Series / Best Series – Musical or Comedy
2 / 3 Oz: Best Actor – Drama Series / Best Series – Drama
1 / 1 The Drew Carey Show: Best Actor – Musical or Comedy Series
1 / 1 Glory & Honor: Best Actor – Miniseries or TV Film
1 / 1 Star Trek: Voyager: Best Actress – Drama Series
1 / 3 Gia: Best Actress – Miniseries or TV Film

Losers:

0 / 3 Mad About You, More Tales of the City, NYPD Blue, The Pretender, Thanks of a Grateful Nation
0 / 2 3rd Rock from the Sun, A Bright Shining Lie, Always Outnumbered, ER, Frasier, Suddenly Susan, The X-Files

ReferencesEdit