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Chicago Film Critics 2016 Winners Announced: Moonlight is Best Picture

by | December 15, 2016 | Comments

The CFCA announced the winners for the 2016 Chicago Film Critics Association Awards today. Read through for the full list of winners.


Best Picture


Best Director

Damien Chazelle

La La Land
91%

Barry Jenkins

Moonlight
98%

Pablo Larraín

Jackie
87%

Kenneth Lonergan

Manchester by the Sea
96%

Best Actor


Casey Affleck

Manchester by the Sea


Adam Driver

Paterson


Colin Farrell

The Lobster


Best Actress


Best Supporting Actor


Alden Ehrenreich

Hail, Caesar!


Ben Foster

Hell or High Water


Lucas Hedges

Manchester by the Sea


Michael Shannon

Nocturnal Animals


Best Supporting Actress


Lily Gladstone

Certain Women


Naomie Harris

Moonlight


Janelle Monáe

Hidden Figures


Michelle Williams

Manchester by the Sea


Best Original Screenplay

Taylor Sheridan

Hell or High Water
97%

Noah Oppenheim

Jackie
87%

Yorgos Lanthimos & Efthymis Filippou

The Lobster
88%

Kenneth Lonergan

Manchester by the Sea
96%

Barry Jenkins

Moonlight
98%

Best Adapted Screenplay

Eric Heisserer

Arrival
94%

David Birke

Elle
91%

Seo-Kyung Chung & Chan-wook Park

The Handmaiden (Ah-ga-ssi)
95%

Whit Stillman

Love & Friendship
97%

Jay Cocks & Martin Scorsese

Silence
83%

Best Cinematography

Chung-hoon Chung

The Handmaiden (Ah-ga-ssi)
95%

Stéphane Fontaine

Jackie
87%

Linus Sandgren

La La Land
91%

James Laxton

Moonlight
98%

Rodrigo Prieto

Silence
83%

Best Original Score

Jóhann Jóhannsson

Arrival
94%

Mica Levi

Jackie
87%

Justin Hurwitz

La La Land
91%

Nicholas Britell

Moonlight
98%

Cliff Martinez

The Neon Demon
59%

Best Art Direction/Production Design


Best Editing

Nels Bangerter

Cameraperson
99%

Sebastián Sepúlveda

Jackie
87%

Tom Cross

La La Land
91%

Jennifer Lame

Manchester by the Sea
96%

Joi McMillon & Nat Sanders

Moonlight
98%

Best Foreign-Language Film


Best Documentary


Best Animated Feature


Most Promising Performer


Lily Gladstone

Certain Women


Lucas Hedges

Manchester by the Sea


Janelle Monáe

Hidden Figures & Moonlight


Most Promising Filmmaker

Kelly Fremon Craig

The Edge of Seventeen
94%

Robert Eggers

The Witch
90%

Anna Rose Holmer

The Fits
97%

NTravis Knight

Kubo and the Two Strings
97%

Trey Edward Shults

Krisha
95%

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