Drive was the major winner at The International Press Academy’s 16th Annual Satellite Awards, taking home Best Director for Nicolas Winding Refn, as well as Best Leading and Supporting Actor for Ryan Gosling and Albert Brooks, respectively, as well as Best Sound Editing.
Other Big winners were The Descendants, which scored Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay. The Tree Of Life won Best Original Screenplay and scored Jessica Chastain, who seems to be the only constant so far this awards season, yet another Best Supporting Actress award. Chastain’s The Help co-star Viloa Davis walked away with the Best Actress Award.
Other awards included;
Best Foreign Film – Mysteries of Lisbon
Best Animated Film – The Adventures of Tintin
Best Documentary- Senna
Best Score – Soul Surfer
Best Song – Lay Down Your Head
Best Cinematography – War Horse
Best Visual Effects – Hugo
Best Film Editing – The Guard
Best Art and Production Design – The Artist
Best Costume Design – Water for Elephants