The Online Association of Female Film Critics picked “The Power of the Dog” as the Best Film of the Year, along with Jane Campion as Best Director and Adapted Screenplay writer. The rest of the awards were fairly spread out, mostly among performers and films that are definitely in line to be Oscar nominated by the time the nominees are announced.

BEST FILM

“The Power of the Dog”

Directed by Jane Campion
Produced by Emile Sherman, Iain Canning, Roger Frappier, Jane Campion, and Tanya Seghatchian
Netflix

RUNNERS-UP
“Belfast” (Focus Features)
“CODA” (Apple Original Films)
NOMINEES
“Spencer” (Neon)
“The Worst Person In The World” (Neon)

BEST DIRECTOR

Jane Campion
“The Power of the Dog”

Produced by Emile Sherman, Iain Canning, Roger Frappier, Jane Campion, and Tanya Seghatchian
Netflix

RUNNER-UP
Julia Ducournau — “Titane” (Neon)
NOMINEES
Kenneth Branagh – Belfast” (Focus Features)
Rebecca Hall — “Passing” (Netflix)
Denis Villeneuve – Dune” (Warner Bros. Pictures)

BEST MALE LEAD

Andrew Garfield
“Tick, Tick…BOOM!”

Directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda
Netflix

RUNNER-UP
Nicolas Cage — “Pig” (Neon)
NOMINEES
Peter Dinklage – Cyrano” (United Artists)
Joaquin Phoenix – C’mon C’mon” (A24)
Will Smith – King Richard” (Warner Bros. Pictures)

BEST FEMALE LEAD

Kristen Stewart
“Spencer”

Directed by Pablo Larraín
Neon

RUNNER-UP
Renate Reinsve — “The Worst Person in the World” (Neon)
NOMINEES
Jessica Chastain – The Eyes Of Tammy Faye” (Searchlight Pictures)
Agathe Rousselle – Titane” (Neon)
Tessa Thompson – Passing” (Netflix)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Kodi Smit-McPhee
“The Power of the Dog”

Directed by Jane Campion
Netflix

RUNNER-UP
Jason Isaacs — “Mass” (Bleecker Street)
NOMINEES
Colman Domingo — “Zola” (A24)
Troy Kotsur — “CODA” (Apple Original Films)
Jeffrey Wright — “The French Dispatch” (Searchlight Pictures)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Ariana DeBose
“West Side Story”

Directed by Steven Spielberg
20th Century Studios

RUNNER-UP
Kirsten Dunst — “The Power of the Dog” (Netflix)
NOMINEES
Caitriona Balfe — “Belfast” (Focus Features)
Ann Dowd — “Mass” (Bleecker Street)
Riley Keough — “Zola” (A24)

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE

“Mass”

Cast: Reed Birney, Ann Dowd, Jason Isaacs, and Martha Plimpton
Bleecker Street

RUNNER-UP
“The Harder They Fall” (Netflix)
NOMINEES
“Belfast” (Focus Features)
“The French Dispatch” (Searchlight Pictures)
“The Power Of The Dog” (Netflix)

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

“Pig”

Written by Michael Sarnoski
Neon

RUNNER-UP
“The Worst Person in the World” — Joachim Trier and Eskil Vogt (Neon)
NOMINEES
“Belfast” — Kenneth Branagh (Focus Features)
“Titane” — Julia Ducournau (Neon)
“Mass” — Fran Kranz (Bleecker Street)

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

“The Power of the Dog”

Written by Jane Campion
Based on “The Power of the Dog” by Thomas Savage
Netflix

RUNNERS-UP
“tick, tick…BOOM!” — Steven Levenson (Netflix)
“The Green Knight” — David Lowery (A24)
NOMINEES
“The Lost Daughter” — Maggie Gyllenhaal (Netflix)
“CODA” — Sian Heder (Apple Original Films)

BEST DOCUMENTARY

“Flee”

Directed by Jonas Poher Rasmussen
Neon

RUNNER-UP
“Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)” (Searchlight Pictures)
NOMINEES
“Julia” (Sony Pictures Classics)
“The Rescue” (Greenwich Entertainment)
“Val” (Amazon Studios)

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

“The Mitchells vs. the Machines”

Directed by Michael Rianda
Netflix

RUNNER-UP
“Flee” (Neon)
NOMINEES
“Belle” (GKIDS)
“Luca” (Walt Disney Pictures)
“Raya And The Last Dragon” (Walt Disney Pictures)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

“Dune”

Cinematography by Greig Fraser
Warner Bros. Pictures

RUNNERS-UP
“Spencer” — Claire Mathon (Neon)
“The Power of the Dog” — Ari Wegner (Netflix)
NOMINEES
“The Tragedy Of Macbeth” — Bruno Delbonnel (A24)
“The Green Knight” — Andrew Droz Palermo (A24)

BREAKTHROUGH FILMMAKER

Rebecca Hall
“Passing”

Produced by Nina Yang Bongiovi, Forest Whitaker, Margot Hand, and Rebecca Hall
Netflix

RUNNER-UP
Edson Oda — “Nine Days” (Sony Pictures Classics)
NOMINEES
Maggie Gyllenhal — “The Lost Daughter” (Netflix)
Natalie Morales — “Language Lessons” (Shout! Studios)
Emma Seligman — “Shiva Baby” (Utopia)

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE

Agathe Rousselle
“Titane”

Directed by Julia Ducournau
Neon

RUNNER-UP
Emilia Jones — “CODA” (Apple Original Films)
NOMINEES
Alana Haim — “Licorice Pizza” (MGM)
Woody Norman — “C’mon C’mon” (A24)
Saniyya Sidney — “King Richard” (Warner Bros. Pictures)

THE ROSIE AWARD

(The OAFFC’s signature award celebrates the film that “best promotes women, their voices, and the female experience through cinema.”)

“The Lost Daughter”

Directed by Maggie Gyllenhaal
Netflix

NOMINEES
“I’m Your Man” (Bleecker Street)
“Passing” (Netflix)
“Petite Maman” (Canal+)
“Shiva Baby” (Utopia)
QUICK LIST

Best Film: “The Power of the Dog”
Best Director: Jane Campion — “The Power of the Dog”
Best Male Lead: Andrew Garfield — “Tick, Tick…BOOM!”
Best Female Lead: Kristen Stewart — “Spencer”
Best Supporting Male: Kodi Smit-McPhee — “The Power of the Dog”
Best Supporting Female: Ariana DeBose — “West Side Story”
Best Acting Ensemble: “Mass”
Best Original Screenplay: Michael Sarnoski, “Pig”
Best Adapted Screenplay: Jane Campion, “The Power of the Dog”
Best Documentary: “Flee”
Best Animated Feature: “The Mitchells vs. the Machines”
Best Cinematography: Greig Fraser, “Dune”
Breakthrough Filmmaker: Rebecca Hall, “Passing”
Breakthrough Performance: Agathe Rousselle, “Titane”
The Rosie Award: “The Lost Daughter”

Online Association of Female Film Critics

The Online Association of Female Film Critics is an independent organization consisting of female film journalists and critics from across the globe. The OAFFC serves to uphold the integrity of online film criticism, foster the growing field of female film writers, celebrate and recognize outstanding achievement in cinema through our annual “Best of the Year” awards, and provide professional support for our members. Membership consists of women whose primary media affiliation is an online publication.

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