12 Years a Slave Earns the Most Satellite Award Nominations

12 Years a Slave Featurette
Chiwetel Ejiofor stars in '12 Years a Slave' (Photo © Fox Searchlight)
12 Years a Slave picked up 10 nominations to lead the pack of 18th Annual Satellite Awards film nominees while it was a three-way tie for first among nominated television shows with Breaking Bad, House of Cards, and Orange is the New Black each nabbing four nominations. The International Press Academy will be announcing the winners in 19 film, 13 television, two Blu-ray and four video game categories on March 9, 2014 in LA.


Actress in a Motion Picture
Amy Adams – American Hustle
Cate Blanchett- Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock – Gravity
Judi Dench – Philomena
Adele Exarchopoulos – Blue Is the Warmest Color
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Enough Said
Meryl Streep – August: Osage County
Emma Thompson – Saving Mr. Banks

Actor in a Motion Picture
Christian Bale – American Hustle
Bruce Dern – Nebraska
Leonardo DiCaprio – The Wolf of Wall Street
Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years a Slave
Tom Hanks – Captain Phillips
Matthew McConaughey – Dallas Buyers Club
Robert Redford – All Is Lost
Forest Whitaker – Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Actress in a Supporting Role
Sally Hawkins – Blue Jasmine
Jennifer Lawrence – American Hustle
Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years a Slave
Julia Roberts – August: Osage County
Lea Seydoux – Blue Is the Warmest Color
June Squibb – Nebraska
Emily Watson – The Book Thief
Oprah Winfrey – Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Actor in a Supporting Role
Bradley Cooper – American Hustle
Michael Fassbender – 12 Years a Slave
Harrison Ford – 42
Ryan Gosling – The Place Beyond the Pines
Jake Gyllenhaal – Prisoners
Tom Hanks – Saving Mr. Banks
Casey Affleck – Out of the Furnace
Jared Leto – Dallas Buyers Club

Motion Picture
12 Years a Slave
All Is Lost
American Hustle
Blue Jasmine
Captain Phillips
Inside Llewyn Davis
Saving Mr. Banks
The Wolf of Wall Street

Motion Picture, International Film
Bethlehem – Israel
Blue Is the Warmest Color – France
The Broken Circle Breakdown – Belgium
Circles – Serbia
Four Corners – South Africa
The Great Beauty – Italy
The Hunt – Denmark
Metro Manila – United Kingdom
The Past – Iran
Wadjda – Saudia Arabia

Motion Picture, Animated or Mixed Media

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2
The Croods
Ernest & Celestine
Monsters University
The Wind Rises

Motion Picture, Documentary
20 Feet from Stardom
The Act of Killing
After Tiller
American Promise
Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie
Sound City
The Square
Stories We Tell
Tim’s Vermeer

Woody Allen – Blue Jasmine
Ethan Coen, Joel Coen – Inside Llewyn Davis
Alfonso Cuaron – Gravity
Paul Greengrass – Captain Phillips
Ron Howard – Rush
Steve McQueen – 12 Years a Slave
David O. Russell – American Hustle
Martin Scorsese – The Wolf of Wall Street

Screenplay, Original
David O. Russell, Eric Singer – American Hustle
Woody Allen – Blue Jasmine
Nicole Holofcener – Enough Said
Spike Jonze – Her
Ethan Coen, Joel Coen – Inside Llewyn Davis
Kelly Mareel, Sue Smith – Saving Mr. Banks

Screenplay, Adapted
John Ridley – 12 Years a Slave
Julie Delpy, Ethan – Before Midnight
Billy Ray – Captain Phillips
Peter Berg – Lone Survivor
Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope – Philomena
Terence Winter – The Wolf of Wall Street

Original Score
Hans Zimmer – 12 Years a Slave
John Williams – The Book Thief
Steven Price – Gravity
Arcade Fire – Her
Alexandre Desplat – Philomena
Theodore Shapiro – The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Original Song
Happy – Despicable Me 2
Let It Go – Frozen
Young and Beautiful – The Great Gatsby
I See Fire – The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug
Please Mr. Kennedy – Inside Llewyn Davis
So You Know What It’s Like – Short Term 12

Sean Bobbitt – 12 Years A Slave
Emmanuel Lubezki – Gravity
Bruno Delbonnel – Inside Llewyn Davis
Roger Deakins – Prisoners
Anthony Dod Mantle – Rush
Stuart Dryburgh – The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Visual Effects
Robert Munroe, Colin Davies, Brendon O’Dell – All Is Lost
Markus Manninen, Matt Baer – The Croods
Tim Webber, Charles Howell, Chris Lawrence – Gravity
Scott Stokdyk, Troy Saliba, James Schwalm – Oz the Great and Powerful
Jody Johnson, Mark Hodgkins, Antoine Moulineau – Rush
Scott Farrar, Andrew R. Jones, Jessica Norman, and Matt Johnson – World War Z

Film Editing
Joe Walker -12 Years a Slave
Jay Cassidy, Crispin Struthers – American Hustle
Alfonso Cuaron, Mark Sanger – Gravity
Joel Cox, Gary D. Roach – Prisoners
Daniel P. Hanley, Mike Hill – Rush
Thelma Schoonmaker – The Wolf of Wall Street

Sound (Editing and Mixing)
Steve Boeddeker, Richard Hymns, Brandon Proctor – All Is Lost
Oliver Tarney, Chris Burdon, Mark Taylor – Captain Phillips
Craig Berkey, Dave Whitehead, David Husby, and Christopher Scarabosio – Elysium
Glenn Freemantle, Niv Adiri, Skip Lievsay – Gravity
Skip Lievsay, Paul Urmson, Igor Nikolic – Inside Llewyn Davis
Danny Hambrook, Frank Kruse, Markus Stemler – Rush

Art Direction & Production Design
Catherine Martin, Beverly Dunn – The Great Gatsby
Maria Djurkovic, Tatiana Macdonald – The Invisible Woman
Tim Galvin, Diane Lederman – Lee Daniels’ The Butler
Robert Stromberg, Nancy Haigh – Oz the Great and Powerful
Mark Digby, Patrick Rolfe – Rush
Michael Corenblith, Lauren E Polizzi – Saving Mr. Banks

Costume Design
Patricia Norris – 12 Years a Slave
Catherine Martin – The Great Gatsby
Michael O’Connor – The Invisible Woman
Gary Jones – Oz the Great and Powerful
Julian Day – Rush
Daniel Orlandi – Saving Mr. Banks


Miniseries/ Motion Picture Made for Television
Behind the Candelabra
The Big C: Hereafter
Burton and Taylor
Dancing on the Edge
Generation War
Mob City
Parade’s End
Phil Spector
Top of the Lake
The White Queen

Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Helena Bonham Carter – Burton and Taylor
Holliday Grainger – Bonnie & Clyde
Rebecca Hall – Parade’s End
Jessica Lange – American Horror Story: Coven
Laura Linney – The Big C: Hereafter
Helen Mirren – Phil Spector
Elisabeth Moss – Top of the Lake
Melissa Leo – Call Me Crazy: A Five Film

Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Benedict Cumberbatch – Parade’s End
Matt Damon – Behind the Candelabra
Michael Douglas – Behind the Candelabra
Chiwetel Ejiofor – Dancing on the Edge
Matthew Goode – Dancing on the Edge
Peter Mullan – Top of the Lake
Al Pacino – Phil Spector
Dominic West – Burton and Taylor

Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Uzo Aduba – Orange is the New Black
Kathy Bates – American Horror Story: Coven
Emilia Clarke – Game of Thrones
Anna Gunn – Breaking Bad
Margo Martindale – The Americans
Judy Parfitt – Call the Midwife
Laura Prepon – Orange is the New Black
Merritt Wever – Nurse Jackie

Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau – Game of Thrones
William Hurt – Bonnie & Clyde
Aaron Paul – Breaking Bad
Peter Sarsgaard – The Killing
Jimmy Smits – Sons of Anarchy
Corey Stoll – House of Cards
Jon Voight – Ray Donovan
James Wolk – Mad Men

Television Series, Drama
The Americans
Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
The Good Wife
House of Cards
Last Tango in Halifax
Mad Men
Masters of Sex

Television series or Miniseries, Genre
American Horror Story: Coven
Game of Thrones
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Once Upon a Time
Orphan Black
The Returned
The Walking Dead

Actress in a Series, Drama
Lizzy Caplan – Masters of Sex
Olivia Colman – Broadchurch
Vera Farmiga – Bates Motel
Tatiana Maslany – Orphan Black
Anne Reid – Last Tango in Halifax
Keri Russell – The Americans
Abigail Spencer – Rectify
Robin Wright – House of Cards

Actor in a Series, Drama
Bryan Cranston – Breaking Bad
Jeff Daniels – The Newsroom
Jon Hamm – Mad Men
Freddie Highmore – Bates Motel
Derek Jacobi – The Last Tango in Halifax
Michael Sheen – Masters of Sex
Kevin Spacey – House of Cards
Aden Young – Rectify

Television Series, Comedy or Musical
Alpha House
The Big Bang Theory
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Modern Family
Orange is the New Black
The Wrong Mans
A Young Doctor’s Notebook

Actress in a Series, Comedy or Musical
Laura Dern – Enlightened
Zooey Deschanel – New Girl
Lena Dunham – Girls
Edie Falco – Nurse Jackie
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Veep
Amy Poehler – Parks and Recreation
Taylor Schilling – Orange is the New Black
Jessica Walter – Arrested Development

Actor in a Series, Comedy or Musical
Mathew Baynton – The Wrong Mans
Andre Braugher – Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Louis C.K. – Louie
Don Cheadle – House of Lies
James Corden – The Wrong Mans
John Goodman – Alpha House
Jake Johnson – New Girl
Jim Parsons – The Big Bang Theory

Original Short-Format Program
Ask A Slave
Burning Love
Ghost Ghirls
High Maintenance
#JustSaying, #SamoKazem
Little Horribles


Best Overall
Breaking Bad: The Complete Series
JFK 50th Anniversary Ultimate Collector’s Edition
Les Miserables
Love Actually 10th Anniversary Edition
Star Trek Into Darkness
The Talented Mr. Ripley
To Be or Not To Be
Waiting for Lightning
The Wizard of Oz: 75th Anniversary Collector’s Edition

The Croods
Monsters University Collector’s Edition
The Muppet Movie
Rise of the Guardians
The Smurfs 2


Outstanding Action / Adventure
Battlefield 4
Beyond: Two Souls
BioShock Infinite
Crysis 3
Grand Theft Auto V

Outstanding Mobile Game
Ridiculous Fishing
The Room
Warhammer Quest
XCOM: Enemy Unknown for iOS

Outstanding Role Playing Game
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch
Sacred 3
Tales of Xillia

Outstanding Sports / Racing Game
Forza Motorsport 5
Grid 2
NBA 2K14
Need for Speed Rivals


Honorary Satellite Award

Ryan Coogler – Fruitvale Station

Breakthrough Performance Award

Michael B. Jordan – Fruitvale Station
Sophie Nelisse – The Book Thief

Best Ensemble, Motion Picture

Best Ensemble, Television
Orange is the New Black

-Posted by Rebecca Murray

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