Saturn Award Winners

The Saturn Awards for science fiction and film were presented on July 26 by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films. The Academy was founded in 1972.

Film Awards

  • Best Science Fiction Film: Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes
  • Best Fantasy Film: Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows, Part 2
  • Best Horror/Thriller Film: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
  • Best Action/Adventure Film: Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol
  • Best Actor: Michael Shannon for Take Shelter
  • Best Actress: Kirsten Dunst for Melancholia
  • Best Supporting Actor: Andy Serkis for Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes
  • Best Supporting Actress: Emily Blunt for The Adjustment Bureau
  • Best Performance by a Younger Actor: Joel Courtney for Super 8
  • Best Director: J.J. Abrams for Super 8
  • Best Writing: Jeff Nichols for Take Shelter
  • Best Music: Michael Giacchino for Super 8
  • Best Editor: Paul Hirsch for Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol
  • Best Production Design: Dante Ferretti for Hugo
  • Best Costume: Alexandra Byrne for Thor
  • Best Make-Up: Dave Elsey, Fran Needham, Conor O’Sullivan for X-Men: First Class
  • Best Special Effects: Dan Lemmon, Joe Letteri, R. Christopher White, and Daniel Barrett for Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes
  • Best International Film: The Skin I Live In
  • Best Animated Film: Puss in Boots

Television Awards

  • Best Network Television Series: Fringe
  • Best Syndicated/Cable Television Series: Breaking Bad
  • Best Television Presentation: The Walking Dead
  • Best Youth-Oriented Television Series: Teen Wolf
  • Best Actor on Television: Bryan Cranston for Breaking Bad
  • Best Actress on Television: Anna Torv for Fringe
  • Best Supporting Actor on Television: Aaron Paul for Breaking Bad
  • Best Supporting Actress on Television: Michelle Forbes for The Killing
  • Best Guest Star on Television: Tom Skerritt for Leverage

Home Entertainment Awards

  • Best DVD/BD Release: (tie) Atlas Shrugged, Part One and The Perfect Host
  • Best DVD/BD Special Edition Release: Giorgio Moroder Presents Metropolis
  • Best DVD/BD Collection Release: Stanley Kubrick: The Essential Collection
  • Best DVD/BD Television Series Release: Spartacus: Gods Of The Arena

Special Achievement Awards from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films

  • The Life Career Award: Frank Oz
  • The Life Career Award: James Remar
  • The Filmmakers Showcase Award: Drew Goddard
  • The Milestone Award: The Simpsons
  • The Innovator Award: Robert Kirkman
  • The Appreciation Award: Jeffrey Ross (for hosting the Saturn Awards)

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