News

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 (2014) 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%

Tag Cloud

Reality political drama ViacomCBS Legendary werewolf Comics on TV screenings period drama MTV Schedule OWN serial killer Red Carpet Universal genre APB Disney Channel anthology leaderboard mutant best TCM Fox News Pop Nickelodeon cops classics Hulu TCA Winter 2020 Marvel crossover finale golden globes Trivia 2019 spider-man indiana jones football Ovation TIFF The Walking Dead cooking mockumentary Tags: Comedy latino USA chucky NYCC travel feel good BAFTA ITV SXSW posters zero dark thirty X-Men politics space discovery cults natural history Amazon blockbusters japan NBC FOX Premiere Dates crime drama Interview Pop TV IMDb TV Countdown dramedy Comedy Set visit Turner Classic Movies A24 free movies batman Teen CNN hollywood Superheroe Britbox Epix blockbuster Columbia Pictures Fantasy TV movies Best Picture high school strong female leads 2017 Tarantino Heroines LGBTQ PaleyFest spinoff AMC spain Mudbound Biopics Avengers dreamworks hispanic heritage month italian See It Skip It game of thrones Discovery Channel know your critic police drama Endgame witnail ABC Family Hallmark TNT mob VICE war MSNBC crime Neflix critics Paramount target romance live event Instagram Live VH1 MGM comic book movie Exclusive Video Crunchyroll 2021 Ellie Kemper streaming docudrama criterion cartoon Warner Bros. spy thriller scary movies HBO broadcast RT21 Comedy Central video international trailers Star Wars Apple TV+ aliens french kaiju Video Games godzilla Marvel Studios Mary poppins 1990s Lifetime Christmas movies LGBT Marathons hidden camera psychological thriller TV robots sopranos Winners cancelled indie japanese fast and furious halloween halloween tv canceled TV shows Family legend summer TV preview dc Sci-Fi biopic Women's History Month technology Spectrum Originals ABC Signature gangster Animation IFC Box Office dexter new zealand TCA Awards science fiction Election miniseries green book Action 21st Century Fox spanish language Classic Film BET Awards A&E Lifetime Chilling Adventures of Sabrina television spanish Rom-Com Broadway National Geographic Travel Channel Tomatazos satire 79th Golden Globes Awards heist movie Focus Features spider-verse Fargo DirecTV films rom-coms crime thriller Disney+ Disney Plus Alien all-time kids news Adult Swim Disney versus TLC 2016 CBS zombies Best Director sitcom franchise Netflix Christmas movies Holidays First Reviews summer preview E! The Arrangement archives PlayStation Writers Guild of America rt labs critics edition james bond Sundance Now award winner Pixar quibi WGN YA composers Elton John Sundance President nbcuniversal rt archives FX canceled boxing diversity Dark Horse Comics wonder woman Summer Reality Competition casting parents biography women FX on Hulu Creative Arts Emmys TV Land Pride Month Winter TV Country Film Musical Walt Disney Pictures facebook Pet Sematary TV One Black Mirror young adult vs. australia Song of Ice and Fire toronto Anna Paquin Spike king kong laika History festival anime Disney Plus Television Critics Association HFPA Horror basketball DC Comics 72 Emmy Awards Binge Guide ghosts Masterpiece Infographic Pacific Islander DC streaming service adenture Kids & Family Captain marvel christmas movies venice scene in color Wes Anderson disaster Sundance TV stoner AMC Plus Stephen King Fall TV SDCC Starz 24 frames royal family stand-up comedy Academy Awards Rocky cars olympics Black History Month cancelled television 2015 GIFs Pirates king arthur 73rd Emmy Awards 2018 screen actors guild Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt live action Logo festivals Tumblr Valentine's Day worst movies TCA 99% Peacock Acorn TV mission: impossible comedies book adaptation Sneak Peek golden globe awards critic resources Drama BET Western Podcast justice league Emmys Spring TV obituary concert TV renewals zombie dogs romantic comedy movies comic 94th Oscars comic books teaser ratings worst comiccon psycho Image Comics hist Best Actor sports Rocketman E3 Turner true crime Cosplay universal monsters YouTube Chernobyl Disney streaming service Mary Poppins Returns Tokyo Olympics telelvision Shudder prank Television Academy what to watch HBO Go Nat Geo toy story DGA revenge elevated horror trophy stop motion Mary Tyler Moore Amazon Prime Calendar book Hollywood Foreign Press Association Shondaland FXX Hallmark Christmas movies doctor who Paramount Plus sag awards ABC ESPN Baby Yoda CMT Star Trek Nominations summer TV cancelled TV shows documentary 71st Emmy Awards Martial Arts boxoffice Superheroes slashers TCA 2017 die hard Best and Worst Comic Book Apple TV Plus Musicals action-comedy Prime Video unscripted nature Amazon Studios The Academy San Diego Comic-Con Freeform 90s pirates of the caribbean GoT based on movie south america thriller joker YouTube Red asian-american adventure OneApp new york Character Guide saw Netflix Certified Fresh dragons dceu name the review 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards reboot docuseries deadpool Trophy Talk remakes Marvel Television 93rd Oscars harry potter marvel cinematic universe TBS Polls and Games theme song rotten medical drama Music DC Universe 4/20 sequels BBC America game show Super Bowl new star wars movies Apple superhero talk show BBC One Ghostbusters Universal Pictures streamig foreign debate Fox Searchlight jurassic park comic book movies MCU fresh El Rey SXSW 2022 black Showtime jamie lee curtis social media Christmas binge adaptation mcc IFC Films richard e. Grant sequel The Walt Disney Company directors Toys Emmy Nominations suspense VOD marvel comics animated independent rotten movies we love Watching Series Paramount Pictures rt labs superman hispanic The Purge GLAAD First Look movie Bravo YouTube Premium The Witch Cartoon Network dark Paramount Network child's play Funimation PBS vampires Syfy scary Holiday Year in Review Photos twilight RT History documentaries monster movies a nightmare on elm street Awards Tour Oscars American Society of Cinematographers razzies renewed TV shows USA Network art house Grammys Best Actress cancelled TV series Hear Us Out supernatural emmy awards Extras CW Seed series lord of the rings transformers Tubi 20th Century Fox 2020 Vudu Cannes HBO Max tv talk WarnerMedia Arrowverse NBA Sony Pictures cats historical drama blaxploitation streaming movies Trailer Brie Larson Comic-Con@Home 2021 Lucasfilm cinemax 007 Amazon Prime Video BBC The CW Crackle singing competition SundanceTV South by Southwest Film Festival Thanksgiving reviews CBS All Access ID 45 interviews nfl slasher black comedy Mystery aapi children's TV video on demand Opinion Food Network Rock Quiz New York Comic Con Oscar Lionsgate kong breaking bad Esquire popular Film Festival TruTV Mindy Kaling obi wan comics scorecard Awards