Winners of the 2012 Saturn Awards

Cast of the TV series "Fringe" holdi...

Cast of the TV series “Fringe” holding their Saturn Awards (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Saturn Award is an award presented annually by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films to honor the top works mainly in science fictionfantasy, and horror in filmtelevision, and home video.

Here is the full list of winners at the 38th Annual Saturn Awards:


Best Science Fiction Film: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Best Fantasy Film: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2

Best Horror/Thriller Film: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Best Action/Adventure Film: Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol

Best Actor: Michael Shannon  (Take Shelter)

Best Actress: Kirsten Dunst  (Melancholia)

Best Supporting Actor: Andy Serkis  (Rise of the Planet of the Apes)

Best Supporting Actress: Emily Blunt (The Adjustment Bureau)

Best Performance by a Younger Actor: Joel Courtney  (Super 8)

Best Director: J.J. Abrams  (Super 8)

Best Writing: Jeff Nichols  (Take Shelter)

Best Music: Michael Giacchino  (Super 8)

Best Editor: Paul Hirsch  (Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol)

Best Production Design: Dante Ferretti  (Hugo)

Best Costume: Alexandra Byrne  (Thor)

Best Make-Up: Dave Elsey, Fran Needham, Conor O’Sullivan  (X-Men: First Class)

Best Special Effects: Dan Lemmon, Joe Letteri, R. Christopher White, Daniel Barrett (Rise of the Planet of the Apes)

Best International Film: The Skin I Live In

Best Animated Film: Puss in Boots


Best Network Television Series: Fringe

Best Syndicated/Cable Television Series: Breaking Bad

Best Television Presentation: The Walking Dead

Best Youth-Oriented Television Series: Teen Wolf

Best Actor on Television: Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad)

Best Actress on Television: Anna Torv (Fringe)

Best Supporting Actor on Television: Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad)

Best Supporting Actress on Television: Michelle Forbes  (The Killing)

Best Guest Star on Television: Tom Skerritt (Leverage)


Best DVD/BD Release: (tie) Atlas Shrugged, Part One and The Perfect Host

Best DVD/BD Special Edition Release: Giorgio Moroder Presents Metropolis

Best DVD/BD Collection Release: Stanley Kubrick: The Essential Collection

Best DVD/BD Television Series Release: Spartacus: Gods of the Arena



The Life Career Award: Frank Oz

The Life Career Award: James Remar

The Filmmakers Showcase Award: Drew Goddard

The Milestone Award: The Simpsons

The Innovator Award: Robert Kirkman

The Appreciation Award: Jeffrey Ross (for hosting the Saturn Awards)

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