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‘Departed,’ ‘Dreamgirls’ win at Satellite Awards

Mirren, Whitaker take home top acting trophies

“The Departed” and “Dreamgirls” took home top honors, but it was the king and queen who reigned once again when the Intl. Press Academy unveiled the winners of its 11th annual Satellite Awards.

Forest Whitaker and Helen Mirren won actor and actress in a drama for “The Last King of Scotland” and “The Queen,” respectively. Meryl Streep of “The Devil Wears Prada” and Joseph Cross of “Running With Scissors” drew the thesping nods for musical or comedy.

Drama winner “The Departed” and musical/comedy counterpart “Dreamgirls” were also recognized in the supporting categories for Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Hudson, respectively.

Meanwhile, Clint Eastwood (“Flags of Our Fathers”) and Bill Condon (“Dreamgirls”) tied for director, while Peter Morgan (“The Queen”) took home kudos for original screenplay, William Monahan (“The Departed”) for adapted screenplay. Elsewhere, “Volver” drew foreign-language film kudos, “Pan’s Labyrinth” the animated or mixed- media motion picture nod and “Deliver Us From Evil” the documentary feature prize.

Martin Landau received the Mary Pickford Award for artistic contribution to the entertainment industry, director Richard Donner was presented with the Nikola Tesla Award in recognition of achievements in filmmaking technology, and the late Robert Altman was honored with the Auteur Award in memoriam.

And the winners are…

MOTION PICTURES

ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE, DRAMA
Helen Mirren — “The Queen” (Miramax)

ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE, DRAMAForrest Whitaker — “The Last King of Scotland” (Fox Searchlight)

ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE, COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Meryl Streep — “The Devil Wears Prada” (20th Century Fox)

ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE, COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Joseph Cross — “Running with Scissors” (Sony Pictures Entertainment)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Jennifer Hudson — “Dreamgirls” (Dreamworks/Paramount)

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Leonardo DiCaprio — “The Departed” (Warner Bros)

MOTION PICTURE, DRAMA
“The Departed” (Warner Bros)

MOTION PICTURE, COMEDY OR MUSICAL
“Dreamgirls” (Dreamworks/Paramount)

MOTION PICTURE, FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
“Volver” (Spain – Sony Pictures Classics)

MOTION PICTURE, ANIMATED OR MIXED MEDIA
“Pan’s Labyrinth” (Picturehouse)

MOTION PICTURE, DOCUMENTARY
“Deliver Us from Evil” (Lions Gate)

DIRECTOR
Clint Eastwood — “Flags of Our Fathers” (Dreamworks/Warner Bros)
Bill Condon — “Dreamgirls” (Dreamworks/Paramount)(TIE)

SCREENPLAY, ORIGINAL
Peter Morgan — “The Queen” (Miramax)

SCREENPLAY, ADAPTED
William Monahan, Siu Fai Mak, Felix Chong — “The Departed” (Warner Bros)

ORIGINAL SCORE
Gustavo Santolalla — “Babel” (Paramount/Vantage)

ORIGINAL SONG
“You Know My Name” — Chris Cornell, “Casino Royale” (MGM/Sony)

CINEMATOGRAPHY
Tom Stern — “Flags of Our Fathers” (Dreamworks/Warner Bros)

VISUAL EFFECTS
John Knoll, Hal Hickey — “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest” (Disney)

SOUND (EDITING & MIXING)
Willie Burton, Michael Minkler, Bob Beemer, Richard E. Yawn — “Dreamgirls” (DreamworksParamount)

ART DIRECTION & PRODUCTION DESIGN
Henry Bumstead, Jack G. Taylor Jr., Richard Goddard — “Flags of Our Fathers” (Warner Bros)

COSTUME DESIGN
Patricia Field — “The Devil Wears Prada” (20th Century Fox)

FEATURE FILM EDITING
Mark Helfrich, Mark Goldblatt, Julia Wong — “X-Men: The Last Stand” (20th Century Fox)

TELEVISION

MINISERIES
“To the Ends of the Earth” (PBS)

MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
“A Little Thing Called Murder” (Lifetime)

ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR A MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Judy Davis — “A Little Thing Called Murder” (Lifetime)

ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR A MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Bill Nighy — “Gideon’s Daughter” (BBC America)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISIONJulie Benz — “Dexter” (Showtime)

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Tony Plana — “Ugly Betty” (HBO)

TELEVISION SERIES, DRAMA
“House” (Fox)

ACTRESS IN A SERIES, DRAMA
Kyra Sedgwick/B> — “The Closer” (TNT)

ACTOR IN A SERIES, DRAMA
Hugh Laurie — “House” (Fox)

TELEVISION SERIES, COMEDY OR MUSICAL
“Ugly Betty” (ABC)

ACTRESS IN A SERIES, COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Marcia Cross — “Desperate Housewives” (ABC)

ACTOR IN A SERIES, COMEDY OR MUSICAL
James Spader — “Boston Legal” (ABC)

BEST ENSEMBLE, TELEVISION
“Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC)

BEST ENSEMBLE, MOTION PICTURE
“The Departed”

MARY PICKFORD AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTION TO THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY
Martin Landau

NEW MEDIA

BEST OVERALL DVD
“Superman” Ultimate Collector’s Edition (Warner Home Video)

DVD EXTRAS
“Mission Impossible III” (Paramount)

YOUTH DVD
“The Little Mermaid” (Walt Disney)

DOCUMENTARY DVD
“An Inconvenient Truth” (Paramount)

CLASSIC DVD
“The Conformist” (Paramount)

DVD RELEASE OF A TV SHOW
“The Simpsons” – The Complete Eighth Season (Fox)

OUTSTANDING SPORTS GAME
“FIFA ’07” (10/3/06)

OUTSTANDING GAME BASED ON A PREVIOUS MEDIUM (BOOK, FILM, TV, ETC.)
“Kingdom Hearts II” (3/28/06)

OUTSTANDING PUZZLE/STRATEGY GAME
“Company of Heroes” (9/13/06)

OUTSTANDING ROLE PLAYING GAME
“The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion” (3/20/06)

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