FEATURE

Ballast

Frozen River

Rachel Getting Married

Wendy and Lucy

The Wrestler

DIRECTOR

Ramin Bahrani, Chop Shop

Jonathan Demme, Rachel Getting Married

Lance Hammer, Ballast

Courtney Hunt, Frozen River

Tom McCarthy, The Visitor

FIRST FEATURE

Afterschool, director: Antonio Campos

Medicine for Melancholy, director: Barry Jenkins

Sangre de mi sangre, director: Christopher Zalla

Sleep Dealer, director: Alex Rivera

Synecdoche, New York, director: Charlie Kaufman

SCREENPLAY

Woody Allen, Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck, Sugar

Charlie Kaufman, Synecdoche, New York

Howard A. Rodman, Savage Grace

Christopher Zalla, Sangre de mi sangre

JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD

(feature made for under $500,000)

In Search of a Midnight Kiss

Prince of Broadway

The Signal

Take Out

Turn the River

FIRST SCREENPLAY

Dustin Lance Black, Milk

Lance Hammer, Ballast

Courtney Hunt, Frozen River

Jonathan Levine, The Wackness

Jenny Lumet, Rachel Getting Married

FEMALE LEAD

Summer Bishil, Towelhead

Anne Hathaway, Rachel Getting Married

Melissa Leo, Frozen River

Tarra Riggs, Ballast

Michelle Williams, Wendy and Lucy

MALE LEAD

Javier Bardem, Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Richard Jenkins, The Visitor

Sean Penn, Milk

Jeremy Renner, The Hurt Locker

Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler

SUPPORTING FEMALE

Penelope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Rosemarie DeWitt, Rachel Getting Married

Rosie Perez, The Take

Misty Upham, Frozen River

Debra Winger, Rachel Getting Married

SUPPORTING MALE

James Franco, Milk

Anthony Mackie, The Hurt Locker

Charlie McDermott, Frozen River

JimMyron Ross, Ballast

Haaz Sleiman, The Visitor

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Maryse Alberti, The Wrestler

Lol Crawley, Ballast

James Laxton, Medicine for Melancholy

Harris Savides, Milk

Michael Simmonds, Chop Shop

DOCUMENTARY

The Betrayal

Encounters at the End of the World

Man on Wire

The Order of Myths

Up the Yangtze

FOREIGN FILM

The Class (France)

Gomorrah (Italy)

Hunger (U.K./Ireland)

The Secret of the Grain (France)

Silent Light (Mexico/France/ Netherlands/Germany)

ROBERT ALTMAN AWARD

(honors one film’s director, casting director and ensemble cast)

Synecdoche, New York

NOMINATIONS BY DISTRIBUTOR

Sony Pictures Classics: 18

IFC Films: 11

Alluvial Film Co.: 6

Focus Features: 4

The Cinema Guild: 3

Overture Films: 3

The Weinstein Co.: 3

Koch Lorber Films: 2

Magnolia Pictures: 2

Oscilloscope Pictures: 2

Summit Entertainment: 2

Cavu Pictures: 1

Destination Films: 1

Maya Entertainment Group: 1

Palisades Tartan Pictures: 1

Screen Media Films: 1

ThinkFilm: 1

Warner Independent Pictures: 1

Zeitgeist Films: 1

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