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WAFCA Awards: Spotlight Is Named Best Film of 2015

Mad Max: Fury Road takes home three awards.

by | December 7, 2015 | Comments

The Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association announced this morning the honorees for 2015. Mad Max: Fury Road received the most awards, including Best Director  for George Miller, but it was Spotlight who took home the award for Best Film. Check out the full list of winners below.


Best Film: Spotlight (2015) 97%

Best Director: George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) 97%

Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant (2015) 78%

Best Actress: Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn (2015) 97%

Best Supporting Actor: Idris Elba, Beasts of No Nation (2015) 92%

Best Supporting Actress: Alicia Vikander, Ex Machina (2015) 92%

Best Acting Ensemble: Spotlight (2015) 97%

Best Youth Performance: Jacob Tremblay, Room (2015) 93%

Best Adapted Screenplay: Emma Donoghue, Room (2015) 93%

Best Original Screenplay: Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve and Josh Cooley (Original Story by Pete Docter and Ronnie Del Carmen), Inside Out (2015) 98%

Best Animated Feature: Inside Out (2015) 98%

Best Documentary: Amy (2015) 95%

Best Foreign Language Film: Son of Saul (2015) 96%

Best Production Design: Production Designer: Colin Gibson, Set Decorator: Lisa Thompson, Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) 97%

Best Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki, ASC, AMC, The Revenant (2015) 78%

Best Editing: Margaret Sixel, Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) 97%

Best Original Score: Jóhann Jóhannsson, Sicario (2015) 92%

  • Sharon Mahart

    Good for Alicia Vikander!

    • Bradly Martin

      Right!? Freaking Awesome!

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