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2008 Saturn Awards: Lost, Enchanted lead winners

2008 Saturn Awards: Lost, Enchanted lead winners

Veteran TV show Lost and cartoon-come-to-life musical comedy film, Enchanted, cleaned up at the 34th Annual Saturn Awards Tuesday night. Lost took home four trophies for Best Network TV series and three of the four TV acting categories. Enchanted won for Best Fantasy Film, Best Actress (Amy Adams) and Best Music.

Best Science Fiction Film went to Cloverfield and Best Horror Film went to the Johnny Depp/Tim Burton musical, Sweeney Todd. The Best Director nod went to Zach Snyder for his film, 300, which revolutionized green-screen technology and the use of computer-generated imagery to bring the comic book tothe big screen.

Will Smith picked up a best acting award for his almost-one-man-show tour de force turn in, I Am Legend.

The complete list of winners follows:

2008 Saturn Award Winners

Presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films, June 24, 2008 in Universal City, California.

  • Best Science Fiction Film: Cloverfield
  • Best Fantasy Film: Enchanted
  • Best Horror Film: Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet St.
  • Best Action/Adventure/Thriller Film: 300
  • Best Actor: Will Smith (I Am Legend)
  • Best Actress: Amy Adams (Enchanted)
  • Best Supporting Actor: Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men)
  • Best Supporting Actress: Marcia Gay Harden (The Mist)
  • Best Performance by a Younger Actor: Freddie Highmore (August Rush)
  • Best Direction: Zack Snyder (300)
  • Best Writing: Brad Bird (Ratatouille)
  • Best Music: Alan Menken (Enchanted)
  • Best Costume: Colleen Atwood (Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet St.)
  • Best Make-Up: Ve Neill, Martin Samuel (Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End)
  • Best Special Effects: Scott Farrar, Scott Benza, Russell Earl, John Frazier (Transformers)
  • Best Animated Film: Ratatouille
  • Best International Film: Eastern Promises
  • Best Network Television Series: Lost
  • Best Syndicated / Cable Television Series: Dexter
  • Best Presentation on Television: Family Guy: Blue Harvest
  • Best Actor on Television: Matthew Fox (Lost)
  • Best Actress on Television: Jennifer Love Hewitt (Ghost Whisperer)
  • Best Supporting Actor on Television: Michael Emerson (Lost)
  • Best Supporting Actress on Television: (TIE): Summer Glau (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles) / Elizabeth Mitchell (Lost)
  • Best DVD Release: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (remix)
  • Best DVD Special Edition Release: Blade Runner (5 Disc Ultimate Edition)
  • Best DVD Classic Film Release: The Monster Squad
  • Best DVD Collection: Mario Bava (Box Sets 1 & 2)
  • Best Television Series Release on DVD: Heroes (Season 1)
  • Best Retro Television Series Release on DVD: Twin Peaks (Definitive Gold Box Ed.)
  • The Life Career Award: Robert Halmi, Sr.
  • The Life Career Award: Robert Halmi, Jr.
  • The George Pal Memorial Award: Guillermo del Toro
  • The Filmmakers Showcase Award: Matt Reeves
  • The Special Achievement Award: Tim & Donna Lucas
  • The Service Award: Fred Barton

David Speakman

David Speakman has spent more than two decades as a writer/editor, photographer, graphic designer and manager of creative teams in broadcast, print and the Internet. His education is in journalism, graphic design, organizational communication and law.
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