17th Critic's Choice Awards: The winners

2012-01-13 14:09

Los Angeles - The 17th annual Critic's Choice Awards took place at the Hollywood Palladium on Thursday where The Help and The Artist were recognised as standout films of the year.

The Critic's Choice Awards are presented by the Broadcast Film Critics Association for outstanding achievements in the cinema industry.

Here is a list of all the winners.

Picture: The Artist

Actor: George Clooney, The Descendants

Actress: Viola Davis, The Help

Supporting actor: Christopher Plummer, Beginners

Supporting actress: Octavia Spencer, The Help

Acting ensemble: The Help

Director: Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist

Original screenplay: Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris

Adapted screenplay: Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin and Stan Chervin, Moneyball

Cinematography: The Tree of Life and War Horse (tie)

Art direction: Hugo

Editing: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Costume design: The Artist

Makeup: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Visual effects: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Sound: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Animated feature: Rango

Action movie: Drive

Comedy movie: Bridesmaids

Foreign language film: A Separation

Documentary feature: George Harrison: Living in the Material World

Song: "Life's a Happy Song, Bret McKenzie and the Muppets, The Muppets

Score: The Artist

Joel Siegel award: Sean Penn.