Last night in Century City, Calif., not all that far from the Twentieth Century Fox lot, home of THE X-FILES, DARK ANGEL, the STAR WARS films and more, the 28th Annual Saturn Awards were handed out at the St. Regis hotel, honoring the best and most shining achievements in genre entertainment for the year gone past.
Bestowed by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror, and sponsored by CINESCAPE magazine, the awards drew some of the biggest names in entertainment, like Steven Spielberg, Nicolas Cage and Stan Lee himself.
So who won? Check the list below for the lucky creators, and then check out our whole news section for the full coverage of the night and the names in our full-ceremony run-down.
The winners ..
Dr. Donald A. Reed Award: Paramount Pictures President Sherry Lansing.
Best Action/Adventure/Thriller Film: MEMENTO, Jennifer Todd and Suzanne Todd, producers.
Best Costume: HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE, costumes by Judianna Makovsky.
Best Make-Up: HANNIBAL, Greg Cannom and Wesley Wofford, make-up artists.
Best Younger Actor: Haley Joel Osment, A.I.: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE.
Life Career Award: Poster artist Drew Struzen (E.T., STAR WARS, HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE, BACK TO THE FUTURE).
Best DVD Release: GINGER SNAPS, John Fawcett.
Best DVD Special Edition Release: SHREK, Mark Rowan, DVD producer.
Best DVD Classic Film Release: SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS, Chris Carey and Bob Chapek, producers.
Best Special Effects: Dennis Muren, Scott Farrar, Stan Winston, Michael Lantieri, A.I.: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE.
Special Achievement Award: Anchor Bay Entertainment.
Best Supporting Actor: Ian McKellan, THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING.
Best Supporting Actress: Fionnula Flanagan THE OTHERS.
Cinescape's Face of the Future (Male): James Marsters, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER.
Cinescape's Face of the Future (Female): Jolene Blalock, ENTERPRISE.
Best Fantasy Film: THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING, Barrie M. Osborne, Peter Jackson, Tim Sanders, Fran Walsh, producers.
George Pal Memorial Award: Samuel Z. Arkoff (I WAS A TEENAGE WEREWOLF, TEENAGE CAVEMAN and a million more).
Best Syndicated/Cable TV Series: FARSCAPE.
Best Network TV Series: BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER.
Best Supporting TV Actor: Michael Rosenbaum, SMALLVILLE.
Best Supporting TV Actress: Jolene Blalock, ENTERPRISE.
Best Single TV Program Presentation: JACK AND THE BEANSTALK: THE REAL STORY, Brian Henson, producer.
Best TV Actor: Ben Browder, FARSCAPE.
Best TV Actress: Yancy Butler, WITCHBLADE.
Young Filmmaker's Showcase Award: Richard Kelly, DONNIE DARKO.
Best Horror Film: THE OTHERS, Fernando Bovaria, Jose Luis Cuerda, Park Summin, producers.
Best Director: Peter Jackson, THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING.
Best Actress: Nicole Kidman, THE OTHERS.
Best Actor: Tom Cruise, VANILLA SKY.
Life Career Award: Stan Lee.
Best Writing: Steven Spielberg, A.I.: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE.
Best Science Fiction Film: A.I.: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Bonnie Curtis, producers.Questions? Comments? Let us know what you think at firstname.lastname@example.org.