BEST FILM

“If Beale Street Could Talk”


  • “Blindspotting”
  • “The Favourite”
  • “Roma”
  • “Suspiria”

BEST DIRECTOR

Barry Jenkins – “If Beale Street Could Talk”


  • Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma”
  • Debra Granik – “Leave No Trace”
  • Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite”
  • Lynne Ramsay – “You Were Never Really Here”

BEST ACTOR

Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed”


  • Christian Bale – “Vice”
  • Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born”
  • Rami Malek – “Bohemian Rhapsody”
  • Joaquin Phoenix – “You Were Never Really Here”

BEST ACTRESS

Olivia Colman – “The Favourite”


  • Toni Collette – “Hereditary”
  • Elsie Fisher – “Eighth Grade”
  • Regina Hall – “Support The Girls”
  • Melissa McCarthy – “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Richard E. Grant – “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”


  • Hugh Grant – “Paddington 2”
  • Michael B. Jordan – “Black Panther”
  • Brian Tyree Henry – “If Beale Street Could Talk”
  • Steven Yeun – “Burning”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Regina King – “If Beale Street Could Talk”


  • Amy Adams – “Vice”
  • Claire Foy – “First Man”
  • Emma Stone – “The Favourite”
  • Rachel Weisz – “The Favourite”

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

“Sorry To Bother You” – Boots Riley


  • “Eighth Grade” – Bo Burnham
  • “The Favourite” – Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara
  • “First Reformed” – Paul Schrader
  • “Roma” – Alfonso Cuarón

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

“If Beale Street Could Talk” – Barry Jenkins


  • “BlacKkKlansman” – Charlie Watchtel, David Rabinsowitz, Kevin Willmot, & Spike Lee
  • “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” – Nicole Holofcener & Jeff Whitty
  • “​The Death Of Stalin” – Armando Iannucci, David Schneider, Ian Martin, Peter Fellows, & Fabien Nury
  • “Leave No Trace” – Debra Granik & Anne Rosellini

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM

“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”


  • “Free Solo”
  • “Minding The Gap”
  • “RBG”
  • “Shirkers”

BEST ANIMATED FILM

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”


  • “Incredibles 2”
  • “Isle Of Dogs”
  • “Mirai”
  • “Ralph Breaks the Internet”

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

“Burning”


  • “Cold War”
  • “The Guilty”
  • “Roma”
  • “Shoplifters”

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

“Roma” – Alfonso Cuarón


  • “Burning” – Hong Gyeong-Pyo
  • “First Man” – Linus Sandgren
  • “The Favourite” – Robbie Ryan
  • “If Beale Street Could Talk” – James Laxton

BEST FILM EDITING

“First Man” – Tom Cross


  • “The Favourite” –
  • “If Beale Street Could Talk” –
  • “Roma” – Alfonso Cuarón
  • “Widows” –

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

“Mandy” – Jóhann Jóhannsson


  • “Annihilation” – Geoff Barrow & Ben Salisbury
  • “First Man” – Justin Hurwitz
  • “If Beale Street Could Talk” – Nicholas Britell
  • “Suspiria” – Thom Yorke

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST

Brian Tyree Henry – “If Beale Street Could Talk”, “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse” & “Widows”


  • Yalitzia Aparicio – “Roma”
  • Jim Cummings – “Thunder Road”
  • Elsie Fisher – “Eighth Grade”
  • Boots Riley – “Sorry To Bother You”

BEST ENSEMBLE

“Widows”


  • “Avengers: Infinity War”
  • “Black Panther”
  • “Crazy Rich Asians”
  • “The Favourite”

BEST MOTION CAPTURE/SPECIAL EFFECTS PERFORMANCE

Josh Brolin – “Avengers: Infinity War”


  • Shameik Moore – “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse”
  • Sonoya Mizuno​ – “​Annihilation”
  • Phoebe Waller–Bridge – “Solo: A Star Wars Story”
  • Ben Whishaw – “Paddington 2”

BEST STUNTS

“Mission: Impossible – Fallout”


  • “Black Panther”
  • “Mandy”
  • “The Night Comes For Us”
  • “Upgrade”

BEST FIRST FILM

​Bo Burnham – “Eighth Grade”


  • Ari Aster – “Hereditary”
  • Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born”
  • ​Carlos Lopez Estrada – “Blindspotting”
  • Boots Riley – “Sorry To Bother You”

THE AUSTIN FILM AWARD

(Works made in Austin and/or directed by a filmmaker living in town during their film’s production)

“Support The Girls”
(dir. Andrew Bujalski)


  • “1985” (dir. Yen Tan)
  • “Call Her Ganda” (dir. PJ Raval)
  • “Damsel” (dir. David & Nathan Zellner)
  • “Run Like the Devil” (dir. Steve Mims)

SPECIAL HONORARY AWARD

Bo Burnham, Elsie Fisher, & Josh Hamilton
(for their brilliant collaborative work on “Eighth Grade”)


AFCA 2018 TOP TEN FILMS

  1. “The Favourite”
  2. “Roma”
  3. “Blindspotting”
  4. “You Were Never Really Here”
  5. “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse”
  6. “First Reformed”
  7. “If Beale Street Could Talk”
  8. “Eighth Grade”
  9. “Shoplifters”
  10. “Suspiria”

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