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Saturn Award Winners Announced

The Avengers , The Cabin In The Woods , The Walking Dead and Revolution take the top awards

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Joss Whedon and the Avengers scooped up four gongs at the 38th annual Saturn Awards, celebrating the best in science fiction, fantasy and horror. Breaking Bad was the big winner in the TV categories, but was pipped to the award for Best Syndicated/Cable Television Series by The Walking Dead , while Revolution and Teen Wolf won Best Network Television Series and Best Youth-Oriented Series on Television respectively. SFX was also delighted to see Anna Torv recognised for her stunning work on Fringe ’s fifth and final season, though Game Of Thrones was notable by its absence.

A full list of winners can be found below.

Film Awards

Best Science Fiction Film : Marvel’s Avengers Assemble
Best Fantasy Film : Life Of Pi
Best Horror/Thriller Film : The Cabin In The Woods
Best Action/Adventure Film : Skyfall

Best Actor : Matthew McConaughey ( Killer Joe )
Best Actress : Jennifer Lawrence ( The Hunger Games )
Best Supporting Actor : Clark Gregg ( Marvel’s Avengers Assemble )
Best Supporting Actress : Anne Hathaway ( The Dark Knight Rises )
Best Performance by a Younger Actor : Suraj Sharma ( Life Of Pi )

Best Director : Joss Whedon ( Marvel’s Avengers Assemble )
Best Writing : Quentin Tarantino ( Django Unchained )
Best Production Design : Dan Hennah ( The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey )
Best Editing : Alexander Berner ( Cloud Atlas )
Best Music : Danny Elfman ( Frankenweenie )
Best Costume : Paco Delgado ( Les Miserables )
Best Make-Up : Heike Merker, Daniel Parker, Jeremy Woodhead ( Cloud Atlas )
Best Special Effects : Janek Sirrs, Jeff White, Guy Williams, Dan Sudick ( Marvel’s The Avengers )
Best Independent Film Release: Killer Joe
Best International Film : Headhunters
Best Animated Film : Frankenweenie

Television Awards

Best Network Television Series : Revolution
Best Syndicated/Cable Television Series : The Walking Dead
Best Presentation on Television : Breaking Bad
Best Youth-Oriented Series on Television : Teen Wolf

Best Actor on Television : Bryan Cranston ( Breaking Bad ), Kevin Bacon ( The Following ) – tie
Best Actress on Television : Anna Torv ( Fringe )
Best Supporting Actor on Television : Jonathan Banks ( Breaking Bad )
Best Supporting Actress on Television : Laurie Holden ( The Walking Dead )
Best Guest Star on Television : Yvonne Strahovski ( Dexter )

Home Entertainment Awards

Best DVD/BD Release : Touchback
Best DVD/BD Special Edition Release : Little Shop Of Horrors: The Director’s Cut
Best DVD/BD Collection Release : Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection
Best DVD/BD Television Series Release : Star Trek: The Next Generation, Season 1 & 2

Special chievement awards from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films

The Lifetime Achievement Award : William Friedkin
The Dan Curtis Legacy Award : Vince Gilligan
The Visionary Award : Richard Matheson
The Life Career Award : Jonathan Frakes
Theater Showcase Award : Silence! The Musical

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I'm the News Editor at Total Film magazine, running the opening pages of every issue where you can read exclusive interviews and see first-look images from the biggest films. I was previously the Community Editor at sci-fi, fantasy and horror movie bible SFX. You'll find my name on news, reviews, and interviews covering every type of movie, from the latest French arthouse release to the biggest Hollywood blockbuster. My work has also featured in Official PlayStation Magazine and Edge. Outside of my day job, I'm a FromSoft fanatic (proudest achievement: beating Malenia solo) and a TV connoisseur (translation: I'll watch anything).