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2008 13th Annual SATELLITE™ Awards
Nominees


(Winners will be announced December 14, 2008
and then listed here in BOLD)

  • Motion Picture
  • Television
  • New Media
  • Special Achievement
Actress In A Motion Picture, Drama
Melissa Leo Frozen River Sony Pictures Classics
Angelina Jolie Changeling

Universal

Anne Hathaway Rachel Getting Married Sony Pictures Classics
Kristin Scott Thomas I’ve Loved You So Long Sony Pictures Classics
Meryl Streep Doubt Miramax Films
Kate Winslet The Reader The Weinstein Company
Actor In A Motion Picture, Drama
Mickey Rourke The Wrestler Fox Searchlight
Mark Ruffalo What Doesn't Kill You Yari Film Group
Richard Jenkins The Visitor Overture Films
Frank Langella Frost/Nixon Universal
Leonardo Dicaprio Revolutionary Road DreamWorks Pictures Paramount Vantage
Sean Penn Milk Focus Features
Actress In A Motion Picture, Comedy Or Musical
Sally Hawkins Happy-Go-Lucky Miramax Films
Meryl Streep Mamma Mia! Universal
Lisa Kudrow Kabluey Regent Releasing
Kat Dennings Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist Columbia Pictures
Catherine Deneuve A Christmas Tale IFC Films
Debra Messing Nothing Like the Holidays Overture Films
Actor In A Motion Picture, Comedy Or Musical
Ricky Gervais Ghost Town

DreamWorks Pictures Spyglass Entertainment

Sam Rockwell Choke Fox Searchlight
Josh Brolin W. Lionsgate
Michael Cera Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist Columbia Pictures
Brendan Gleeson In Bruges Focus Features
Mark Ruffalo The Brothers Bloom Summit Entertainment
Actress In A Supporting Role
Rosemarie DeWitt Rachel Getting Married Sony Pictures Classics
Penelope Cruz Elegy Samuel Goldwyn Company
Anjelica Huston Choke Fox Searchlight
Sophie Okonedo The Secret Life of Bees Fox Searchlight
Emma Thompson Brideshead Revisited Miramax Films
Beyoncé Knowles Cadillac Records TriStar Pictures
Actor In A Supporting Role
Michael Shannon Revolutionary Road DreamWorks Pictures Paramount Vantage
Robert Downey, Jr. Tropic Thunder DreamWorks Pictures
Rade Sherbedgia Fugitive Pieces Samuel Goldwyn Films
James Franco Milk Focus Features
Heath Ledger The Dark Knight Warner Brothers
Philip Seymour Hoffman Doubt Miramax Films
Motion Picture, Drama
The Reader   The Weinstein Company
Slumdog Millionaire   Fox Searchlight
Revolutionary Road   DreamWorks Pictures Paramount Vantage
Frost/Nixon   Universal Pictures
Milk   Focus Features
Frozen River   Sony Pictures Classics
Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
Happy-Go-Lucky   Miramax Films
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist   Columbia Pictures
Vicky Cristina Barcelona   The Weinstein Company
Tropic Thunder   DreamWorks Pictures
In Bruges   Focus Features
Choke   Fox Searchlight
Motion Picture, Foreign Language Film
Let the Right One In Sweden Magnet Releasing
The Class France Sony Pictures Classics
Sangre de mi Sangre Argentina IFC Films
Reprise Norway Miramax Films
Gomorrah Italy IFC Films
Caramel Lebanon / France Roadside Attractions
Motion Picture, Animated Or Mixed Media
The Tale of Despereaux   Universal Pictures
Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!   Twentieth Century-Fox
WALL-E   Pixar / Walt Disney Pictures
Bolt   Walt Disney Pictures
Waltz With Bashir   Sony Pictures Classics
The Sky Crawlers   Sony Pictures Classics
Motion Picture, Documentary
Man on Wire   Magnolia Pictures
Pray the Devil Back to Hell   Balcony Releasing
Encounters at the End of the World   Discovery Films / THINKFilm
Religulous   Lionsgate Films
Anita O'Day - The Life of a Jazz Singer   AOD Productions
Waltz With Bashir   Sony Pictures Classics
Director
Thomas McCarthy The Visitor Overture Films
Ron Howard Frost/Nixon Universal Pictures
Gus Van Sant Milk Focus Features
Christopher Nolan The Dark Knight Warner Brothers
Danny Boyle Slumdog Millionaire Fox Searchlight
Stephen Daldry The Reader The Weinstein Company
Screenplay, Original
Grant Nieporte  Seven Pounds Columbia Pictures
Thomas McCarthy The Visitor Overture Films
Courtney Hunt Frozen River Sony Pictures Classics

Baz Luhrmann & Stuart Beattie & Ronald Harwood & Richard Flanagan

Story by  Baz Luhrmann

Australia Twentieth Century-Fox
Dustin Lance Black Milk Focus Features
Screenplay, Adapted
Eric Roth, Robin Swicord The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Paramount / Warner Bros. Pictures
Nicholas Meyer Elegy Samuel Goldwyn Company
John Patrick Shanley Doubt Miramax Films
Peter Morgan Frost/Nixon Universal Pictures
David Hare The Reader The Weinstein Company
Simon Beaufoy Slumdog Millionaire Fox Searchlight
Justin Haythe Revolutionary Road DreamWorks Pictures Paramount Vantage
Original Score
David Arnold Quantum of Solace Columbia Pictures
Thomas Newman WALL-E Pixar / Walt Disney Pictures
John Powell Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! Twentieth Century-Fox
A.R. Rahman Slumdog Millionaire Fox Searchlight
Original Music by David Hirschfelder Australia Twentieth Century-Fox
Danny Elfman Milk Focus Features
ORIGINAL SONG
”Another Way to Die”/Jack White Quantum of Solace Columbia Pictures
"If the World”/Guns N' Roses Body of Lies Sony Pictures Classics
"Down to Earth”/Peter Gabriel WALL-E Walt Disney Studios
“By the Boab Tree”/Music by Felix Meagher, Baz Luhrmann & Angela Little
Lyrics by Baz Luhrmann, Felix Meagher, Anton Monsted, Angela Little & Schuyler Weiss
Performed by Angela Little
Produced by BLAM, Felix Meagher & Angela Little
Australia Twentieth Century-Fox
“Jaiho”/ A.R. Rahman and Gulzar Slumdog Millionaire Fox Searchlight
“The Wrestler”/Bruce Springsteen The Wrestler Fox Searchlight
Cinematography
Jess Hall Brideshead Revisited Miramax Films
Gyula Pados The Duchess Paramount Vantage
Mandy Walker Australia Twentieth Century-Fox
Tim Orr Snow Angels Warner Independent Pictures
Tom Stern Changeling Universal Pictures
Claudio Miranda The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Paramount / Warner Bros. Pictures
Visual Effects
Chris Corbould, Kevin Tod Haug Quantum of Solace Columbia Pictures
John Nelson, Shane Mahan, Dan Sudek, Ben Snow Iron Man Paramount Pictures / Marvel
Nick Davis, Chris Corbould, Tim Webber, Paul Franklin The Dark Knight Warner Brothers
Jeffrey A. Okun The Day the Earth Stood Still Twentieth Century-Fox
Chris Godfrey (VFX supervisor), James E. Price (VFX supervisor) Diana Giorgiutti (VFX producer) Australia Twentieth Century-Fox
Film Editing
Matt Chessé, Richard Pearson Quantum of Solace Columbia Pictures
Dan Lebental Iron Man Paramount Pictures / Marvel
Lee Smith The Dark Knight Warner Brothers
Dody Dorn, Michael McCusker Australia Twentieth Century-Fox
Chris Dickens Slumdog Millionaire Fox Searchlight
Daniel P. Hanley, Mike Hill Frost/Nixon Universal Pictures
Sound (Mixing & Editing)
Eddy Joseph, Mike Prestwood Smith, Mark Taylor, Jimmy Boyle, Martin Cantwell Quantum of Solace Columbia Pictures
Christopher Boyes Iron Man Paramount Pictures / Marvel
Richard King The Dark Knight Warner Brothers
Supervising Sound Editor/ADR/Sound Designer:   Wayne Pashley, MPSE
Re-recording Mixers:  
  Andy Nelson
& Anna Behlmer  
Australia Twentieth Century-Fox
Ben Burtt, Matthew Wood WALL-E Pixar / Walt Disney Pictures
William R. Dean, David Husby The Day the Earth Stood Still Twentieth Century-Fox
Art Direction & Production Design
Production Designer: Catherine Martin
Supervising Art Director:  Ian Gracie  
Art Director:  Karen Murphy  
Set Decorator:  Beverley Dunn
Australia Twentieth Century-Fox
Alice Normington Brideshead Revisited Miramax Films
Karen Wakefield, Michael Carlin The Duchess Paramount Vantage
Donald Graham Burt, Tom Reta The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Paramount / Warner Bros. Pictures
Jon Billington, Martin Laing City of Ember Fox-Walden
Kristi Zea, Debra Schutt Revolutionary Road Paramount Vantage
Costume Design
Michael O'Connor The Duchess Paramount Vantage
Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh Brideshead Revisited Miramax Films
Catherine Martin Australia Twentieth Century-Fox
Patricia Field Sex And The City New Line Cinema
Ruth Myers City of Ember Fox-Walden
Jacqueline West The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Paramount / Warner Bros. Pictures
Miniseries
John Adams   HBO / Playtone
Cranford   BBC / WGBH Boston / in Assoc. with Chestermead, LTD
The Last Enemy   PBS
Motion Picture Made For Television
The Memory Keeper's Daughter Lifetime Television
Bernard and Doris HBO
God on Trial   PBS/td>
Recount   HBO / Spring Creek / Mirage Prods.
Filth: The Mary Whitehouse Story PBS / BBC
"24" Redemption   Fox
Actress In A Miniseries Or A Motion Picture Made For Television
Judi Dench Cranford BBC/WGBH
Laura Linney John Adams HBO
Susan Sarandon Bernard and Doris HBO
Phylicia Rashad A Raisin in the Sun ABC / Sony Pictures Television
Julie Walters Filth : The Mary Whitehouse Story PBS / BBC
Jacqueline Bisset An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving The Hallmark Channel
Actor In A Miniseries Or A Motion Picture Made For Television
Paul Giamatti John Adams HBO
Kevin Spacey Recount HBO
Tom Wilkinson Recount HBO
Ralph Fiennes Bernard and Doris HBO
Benedict Cumberbatch The Last Enemy PBS
Stellan Skarsgard God on Trial PBS
Actress in a supporting role in a series, mini-series or motion picture made for television
Laura Dern Recount HBO
Sarah Polley John Adams HBO
Kristin Chenoweth Pushing Daisies ABC
Dianne Wiest In Treatment HBO
Chandra Wilson Grey's Anatomy ABC
Fionnula Flanagan Brotherhood Showtime
Actor in a supporting role in a series, mini-series or motion picture made for television
Jimmy Smits Dexter Showtime
Zeljko Ivanek Damages FX
John Slattery Mad Men AMC / Lionsgate
John Noble Fringe Fox
Nelsan Ellis True Blood HBO
Harvey Keitel Life on Mars ABC / Twentieth Century-Fox

Television Series, Drama

Brotherhood   Showtime
In Treatment   HBO
Mad Men   AMC / Lionsgate
Primeval   BBC America
Life on Mars   ABC / Twentieth Century-Fox Television
Dexter   Showtime
Actress in a Series, Drama
Anna Paquin True Blood HBO
Holly Hunter Saving Grace TNT / Fox Television
Glenn Close Damages FX
Kathryn Erbe Law and Order: Criminal Intent NBC / USA
Sally Field Brothers and Sisters ABC
Kyra Sedgwick The Closer TNT
Actor in a Series, Drama
Bryan Cranston Breaking Bad AMC / Sony Pictures Television
Gabriel Byrne In Treatment HBO
Michael C. Hall Dexter Showtime
Jon Hamm Mad Men AMC
David Tennant Doctor Who BBC America
Jason Isaacs Brotherhood Showtime
Television Series, Comedy or Musical
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia FX
30 Rock   NBC
Pushing Daisies   ABC
State of the Union   Showtime
The Colbert Report   Comedy Central
Skins   BBC America
Actress in a Series, Comedy or Musical
Tracey Ullman State of the Union Showtime
America Ferrera Ugly Betty ABC
Tina Fey 30 Rock NBC
Julia Louis-Dreyfus The New Adventures Of Old Christine CBS
Christina Applegate Samantha Who? ABC
Mary Louise Parker Weeds Showtime
Actor in a Series, Comedy or Musical
Lee Pace Pushing Daisies ABC
Alec Baldwin 30 Rock NBC
David Duchovny Californication Showtime
Danny Devito It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia FX
Justin Kirk Weeds Showtime
Jonny Lee Miller Eli Stone ABC
Best Overall DVD
The Diving Bell And The Butterfly Miramax
3:10 To Yuma   Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street
(2 Disc Collection)
DreamWorks Video
No Country For Old Men   Paramount Home Entertainment
Juno   20th Century Fox
Lars And The Real Girl   MGM
Lust, Caution   Focus Features
Michael Clayton   Paramount Home Entertainment
Atonement   Universal
The Visitor   Anchor Bay
DVD Extras
High Noon
(Two Disc Ultimate Collector’s Edition)
Lionsgate
The Bank Job   Lionsgate
Eight Men Out   MGM Home Entertainment
4 Months, 3 Weeks And 2 Days IFC Films
The Big Lebowski
(10th Anniversary Edition)
Universal
Iron Man
(Two Disc Collector's Edition)
Paramount
Across the Universe Sony Picturest
Gone Baby Gone Miramax
Into the Wild Paramount Home Entertainment
The Assassination Of Jesse James
(Widescreen)
Warner Home Video
Youth DVD
Sleeping Beauty
(Two Disc Platinum Edition)
  Walt Disney Home Entertainment
101 Dalmatians   Walt Disney Home Entertainment
The Spiderwick Chronicles   Paramount Home Video
Wargames
(25th Anniversary Edition)
MGM
Enchanted
(Full Screen Edition)
Walt Disney Home Entertainment
Bee Movie Paramount Home Video
The Water Horse: Legend Of The Deep
(2 Disc Edition)
Columbia TriStar
Avatar – The Last Airbender
– Book 3 Fire, Vol. 4
Paramount Home Entertainment
Watership Down
(Deluxe Edition)
Warner Home Video
Nim's Island Fox
Documentary DVD
Chicago 10   Paramount
Days That Shook the World BBC Warner
My Kid Could Paint That Sony Pictures
Life in Cold Blood   BBC Warner
The King Of Kong: A Fistful Of Quarters New Line Video
Young@Heart   20th Century Fox
Gonzo:The Life And Work Of Hunter S. Thompson Magnolia Home Video
Jewish Americans   PBS Paramount
Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story Interpositive Media
A Hole in a Fence   First Run Features
Classic DVD
Touch Of Evil: 50th Anniversary Edition Universal Studios
The Godfather Collection
- The Coppola Restoration
Paramount Pictures
Dracula
(75th Anniversary Edition)
Universal Studios
Psycho - Special Edition Universal Studios
Diva Meridian Collection
High Noon
(Two Disc Ultimate Collector’s Edition)
Lionsgate
Beetlejuice
(20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)
Warner Home Video
Young Frankenstein (Blu-Ray) 20th Century Fox
Road House (1948) 20th Century Fox
The Mummy (1932) Universal Studios
DVD Release of a TV show
30 Rock: Season 2   Universal Studios
The Simpsons: The Complete Season 11   20th Century Fox
The Office: Season 4   Universal Studios
Two Fat Ladies:
The Complete Series
  Acorn Media
Star Trek – The Original Series:
Season Three Remastered
CBS / Paramount
The Riches: Season One   Fox / MGM
The Tudors:
The Complete First Season
  Showtime / CBS / Paramount Home
Sports Night: The Complete Series
(10th Anniversary Issue)
Shout Factory
How I Met Your Mother: Season 3 20th Century Fox
This American Life:
Season 1
  Showtime / CBS / Paramount Home
Outstanding Sports / Racing Game
Burnout Paradise
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer: Criterion Games
- http://www.criteriongames.com/contactus
Release Date 1/22/08
MLB ’08: The Show
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
Developer: SCEA San Diego
Release Date 3/4/08
Mario Kart Wii
Publisher: Nintendo
Developer: Nintendo
Release Date 4/27/08
NHL ‘09
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer: Electronic Arts
Release Date 9/9/08

FIFA Soccer ‘09

Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer: Electronic Arts
Release Date 10/13/08
Honorable Mention:
Wii Fit, Nintendo
  Release Date 5/19/08
Outstanding Music / Rhythm Game
Rock Band
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer: Harmonix Music
Release Date 11/20/07
Patapon
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
Developer: Sony Computer Entertainment America
Release Date 2/26/08
Singstar

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
Developer: SCEA London
Release Date 5/20/08
Rock Band 2
Publisher: MTV Games
Developer: Harmonix Music
Release Date 9/14/08
Guitar Hero: World Tour

Publisher: Activision Blizzard
Developer: Vicarious Visions
Release Date 10/26/08
Outstanding Action / Adventure / Fighting Game
Super Mario Galaxy
Publisher: Nintendo
Developer: Nintendo
Release Date 11/12/07
Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Publisher: Nintendo
Developer: Nintendo
Release Date 3/9/08
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
Publisher: Konami
Developer: Kojima Productions
Release Date 6/12/08
Dead Space
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer: Electronic Arts
Release Date 10/13/08
LittleBigPlanet
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America
Developer: Media Molecule
Release Date 10/27/08
Outstanding Puzzle / Strategy Game
Advance Wars: Days of Ruin
Publisher: Nintendo
Developer: Intelligent Systems
Release Date 1/22/08
Professor Layton and the Curious Vilage
Publisher: Nintendo
Developer: Level 5
Release Date 2/10/08
Sid Meyer's Civilization Revolution
Publisher: 2K Games
- http://www.2kgames.com
Developer: Firaxis Games
- http://www.firaxis.com
Release Date 7/8/08
Spore
Publisher: EA Games
Developer: Maxis
- http://www.maxis.com
Release Date 9/7/08
World of Goo
Publisher: Nintendo
Developer: 2D Boy
Release Date 10/13/08
Outstanding Role Playing Game
Mass Effect
Publisher: Microsft Game Studio
- http://www.microsoft.com/games
Developer: Bioware
Release Date 11/20/07
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII
Publisher: Square Enix
Developer: Square Enix
Release Date 3/24/08
The World Ends With You
Publisher: Square Enix
Developer: Jupiter Corporation
Release Date 4/21/08
Fable II
Publisher: Microsft Game Studio
- http://www.microsoft.com/games
Developer: Lionhead Studios
- http://www.lionhead.com
Release Date 10/21/08
Fallout 3
Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
- http://www.bethsoft.com
Developer: Bethesda Softworks
- http://www.bethsoft.com
Release Date 10/28/08
Mary Pickford Award For Outstanding Artistic Contribution To The Entertainment Industry
Louis Gossett, Jr.    
Tesla Award In Recognition Of Visionary Achievement In Filmmaking Technology
Rick Baker    

Auteur Award

Baz Luhrmann  

BEST ENSEMBLE, TELEVISION

Brotherhood  

OUTSTANDING NEW TALENT

Brandon Walters  

TOP 10 FILMS OF 2008 - [ listed alphabetically ]

- BALLAST  
- CHANGELING  
- DOUBT  
- THE DARK KNIGHT  
- FROST / NIXON  
- FROZEN RIVER  
- MILK  
- THE READER  
- REVOLUTIONARY ROAD  
- SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE  

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