Precursor: 12th Women Journalists Awards (2018)

The Women Film Journalists have made their choices known with Roma coming out the big winner. Most of their selections are ones we’ve seen before, so take a look at the special awards they have that no one else does.

Award Tallies

(5) Roma
(4) The Favourite
(3) Can You Ever Forgive Me?

The Awards

Best Film


Best Animated Film

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Best Director

Roma – Alfonso Cuaron

Best Actress

Olivia Colman – The Favourite

Best Actor

Ethan Hawke – First Reformed

Best Supporting Actress

Regina King – If Beale Street Could Talk

Best Supporting Actor

Richard E. Grant – Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Best Original Screenplay

The Favourite

Best Adapted Screenplay

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Best Editing


Best Cinematography


Best Non-English-Language Film


Best Documentary

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Best Ensemble Cast

Black Panther

Best Woman Director

Marielle Heller – Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Best Woman Screenwriter

Deborah Davis – The Favourite (with Tony McNamara)

Best Animated Female

Elastigirl – Incredibles 2 (Holly Hunter)

Best Breakthrough Performance

Thomasin McKenzie – Leave No Trace

Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Film Industry

– Rachel Morrison for paving the road for women cinematographers with her Oscar nomination for “Mudbound” and scoring as DP on “Black Panther.”

Best Actress Defying Age and Ageism

Viola Davis – Widows

Bravest Performance

Olivia Colman – The Favourite

Actress Most in Need of a New Agent

Jennifer Lawrence – Red Sparrow

Most Egregious Age Difference Between the Lead and the Love Interest Award

Mission: Impossible – Fallout – Rebecca Ferguson & Tom Cruise

Remake or Sequel That Shouldn’t Have Been Made


AWFJ Hall of Shame Award

Alleged Abusers Weinstein, Moonves, CK, Rush, Franco, Singer, Rose, Lauer, et. al.

Alliance of Women Film Journalists Data

Year Founded: 2006
First Awards: 2007 (12)

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