SFX Awards

SFX announced the winners of the SFX Awards at the SFX Weekender 3 on February 4. The awards are a mix of reader voted awards and awards given by a jury. The Elisabeth Sladen Award is a new category which was added in memory of Elisabeth Sladen. It will be given for contributions to children’s sf/f in any media.

Reader-Voted Awards

  • Best Film: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
  • Best Director: Matthew Vaughn for X-Men: First Class
  • Best Comic: The Walking Dead
  • Best Novel: A Dance with Dragons, by George R. R. Martin
  • Best TV Show: Doctor Who
  • Best New Show: Game of Thrones
  • Best Actor: Matt Smith for Doctor Who
  • Best Actress: Alex Kingston for Doctor Who
  • Biggest Disappointment: No cameo for Stan Lee in X-Men: First Class

SFX Team Choice Awards

  • Outstanding Literary Contribution: Brian W. Aldiss
  • Screenwriting Excellence: Neil Gaiman for Doctor Who “The Doctor’s Wife”
  • Breakout: Joe Gilgun for Misfits
  • Living Legend: Brian Blessed
  • Elisabeth Sladen Award: The Sarah Jane Adventures
  • Lifetime Achievement: John Wagner & Carlos Ezquerra
  • Hope for the Future: Dirk Gently
  • Phenomenon: Merlin

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SFX Blog Award Winners

SFX has announced the winners for its first SFX Blog Awards, presented to the best fan-driven and developed internet activity. The winners were determined by popular vote of fans on the SFX website.

  • Best SF Podcast: Doctor Who Podshock
  • Best Fan Community: Whedonesque
  • Best SF News Blog: The Doctor Who News Page
  • Best Literary Blog: SF Signal
  • Best Franchise Specific Site: Supernatural Wiki
  • Best Celebrity Blog: John Scalzi

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SFX Blog Award Finalists

SFX has announced the finalists for its first SFX Blog Awards, presented to the best fan-driven and developed internet activity. The nominations were taken from SFX Form, team members, and bloggers. Anyone can vote at their website.

Best SF Podcast

  • The Geek Syndicate
  • Small Press Big Mouth
  • Escape Pod
  • Doctor Who Podshock

Best Fan Community

  • Gallifrey Base
  • The Trek BBS
  • Whedonesque
  • GateWorld

Best SF News Blog

  • Bid Dumb Object
  • Down the Tubes
  • The Doctor Who News Page
  • SFcrowsnest

Best Literary Blog

  • The Wertzone
  • Graeme’s Fantasy Book Review
  • Ansible
  • SF Signal

Best Franchise Specific Site

  • Supernatural Wiki
  • ChuckTV
  • The One Ring
  • The Leaky Cauldron
  • Life, Doctor Who and Combom
  • Who Fix

Best Celebrity Blog

  • Paul Cornell
  • James Moran
  • Neil Gaiman
  • Wil Wheaton
  • Jane Espenson
  • Warren Ellis
  • John Scalzi
  • Kate Griffin

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