Los Angeles Film Critics Association Announces Award Winners

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Three days after the New York Film Critics Circle flagged La La Land and Moonlight for their top honors, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association has cast their votes on this year’s superlatives. East Coast or West Coast, one thing is clear: Moonlight’s Mahershala Ali is everybody’s favorite Supporting Actor. You can read the full list of LAFCA award recipients below.

BEST PICTURE
Moonlight
Runner-up: La La Land

BEST DIRECTOR
Barry Jenkins, Moonlight
Runner-up: Damien Chazelle, La La Land.

BEST ACTRESS
Isabelle Huppert, Elle and Things to Come.
Runner-up: Rebecca Hall, Christine

BEST ACTOR
Adam Driver, Paterson
Runner-up: Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Lily Gladstone, Certain Women
Runner-up: Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
Runner-up: Issei Ogata, Silence

BEST SCREENPLAY
Efthymis Filippou and Yorgos Lanthimos, The Lobster
Runner-up: Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea

BEST DOCUMENTARY/NONFICTION FILM
I Am Not Your Negro

Runner-up: O.J.: Made in America

BEST FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM
The Handmaiden
Runner-up: Toni Erdmann

BEST ANIMATION
Your Name

Runner-up: The Red Turtle

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
James Laxton, Moonlight
Runner-up: Linus Sandgren, La La Land

BEST MUSIC/SCORE
Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul,  La La Land
Runner-up: Mica Levi, Jackie 

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Seong-hie Ryu, The Handmaiden
Runner-up: David Wasco, La La Land

BEST EDITING
Bret Granato, Maya Mumma, Ben Sozanski, O.J.: Made in America

Runner-up: Tom Cross, La La Land

DOUGLAS EDWARDS INDEPENDENT/EXPERIMENTAL FILM/VIDEO
Deborah Stratman
, The Illinois Parables 

NEW GENERATION
Trey Edward Shults and Krisha Fairchild, Krisha

Los Angeles Film Critics Announce Award Winners