Cuarón Named Best Director at This Year’s Saturn Awards

The accolades keep on coming for Alfonso Cuarón

The 53-year-old Mexican filmmaker took home the Best Director award at this year’s 40th annual Saturn Awards, which were held at Castaway Starlight Ballroom in Burbank, California.

Alfonso Cuarón

Cuarón received the award for his Oscar-winning film Gravity, which picked up five prizes during the ceremony.

In addition to Best Director, the film took home Best Sci-Fi Film, Best Actress for Sandra Bullock, Best Editing and Best Special/Visual Effects.

Sponsored by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, the awards honor the best television and movie works in the genres at the 40th annual Saturn Awards on Thursday, June 26.

Here’s the complete list of winners:

  • Best Comic-to-Film Motion Picture: “Iron Man 3”
  • Best Science Fiction Film: “Gravity”
  • Best Fantasy Film: “Her”
  • Best Horror Film: “The Conjuring”
  • Best Action/Adventure Film: “Fast and Furious 6”
  • Best Thriller Film: “World War Z”
  • Best Actor: Robert Downey Jr. – “Iron Man 3”
  • Best Actress: Sandra Bullock – “Gravity”
  • Best Supporting Actor: Ben Kingsley – “Iron Man 3”
  • Best Supporting Actress: Scarlett Johansson – “Her”
  • Best Performance by a Younger Actor: Chloe Moretz – “Carrie”
  • Best Director: Alfonso Cuaron – “Gravity”
  • Best Writing: Spike Jonze – “Her”
  • Best Editing: “Gravity”
  • Best Production Design: “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”
  • Best Music: “Big Bad Wolves”
  • Best Costumes: “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”
  • Best Makeup: “Prisoners”
  • Best Special/Visual Effects: “Gravity”
  • Best Independent Film: “12 Years a Slave”
  • Best International Film: “Big Bad Wolves”
  • Best Animated Film: “Frozen (2013)”
  • Best Network Television Series Release: “Hannibal” and “Revolution” (tie)
  • Best Syndicated/Cable Television Series: “The Walking Dead”
  • Best Television Presentation of a Limited Run Series: “Breaking Bad”
  • Best Youth-Oriented Television Series: “Teen Wolf”
  • Best Actor in a Television Series: Mads Mikkelsen – “Hannibal”
  • Best Actress in a Television Series: Vera Farmiga – “Bates Motel”
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Television Series: Aaron Paul – “Breaking Bad”
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series: Melissa McBride – “The Walking Dead”
  • Best Guest Star in a Television Series: Robert Forster – “Breaking Bad”
  • Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television Series: Chandler Riggs – “The Walking Dead”

Bardem Earns Saturn Award Nomination…

He may not have earned an Academy Award nomination this year, but Javier Bardem is still having an out of this world awards season…

The 43-year-old Spanish actor has received a Saturn Award nomination from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films for his critically acclaimed role in the latest installment of the James Bond franchise, Skyfall.

Javier Bardem

The awards, in their 39th year, celebrate the best genre films, television shows and home entertainment.

Bardem, whose performance has earned recognition from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and the London Film Critics’ Circle, has been nominated in the Best Supporting Actor category. He’s up against PrometheusMichael Fassbender, The AvengersClark Gregg, The Dark Knight RisesJoseph Gordon-Levitt, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’s Ian McKellen and Django Unchained’s Christoph Waltz.

Meanwhile, Oscar-nominee Paco Delgado is nominated in the Best Costume category for his work on Tom Hooper‘s film adaptation of the Broadway musical Les Misérables.

The Saturn Awards will be presented in June, though the ceremony’s exact date and location have yet to be announced.