The Greater Western New York Critics announced their winners on Thursday and Nomadland was the runaway champ with 5 wins (from its six nominations) including Best Picture and Best Director for Chloé Zhao. Zhao also picked up wins for Adapted Screenplay and Editing.
Sound of Metal, which had led the nominations with 8, picked up four wins including Best Actor for Riz Ahmed (also the Breakthrough Performance winner) and Supporting Actor for Paul Raci.
Minari won Film in a Foreign Language as Supporting Actress for Youn Yuh-jung.
Here is the full list of winners of the Greater Western New York Critics awards.
Best Picture: Nomadland
Best Director: Chloé Zhao, Nomadland
Best Actor: Riz Ahmed, Sound of Metal
Best Actress: Frances McDormand, Nomadland
Best Supporting Actor: Paul Raci, Sound of Metal
Best Supporting Actress: Youn Yuh-jung, Minari
Best Original Screenplay: Eliza Hittman, Never Rarely Sometimes Always
Best Adapted Screenplay: Chloé Zhao, Nomadland
Best Animated Film: Wolfwalkers
Best Documentary: Time
Best Film in a Foreign Language: Minari
Best Cinematography: Joshua James Richards, Nomadland
Best Editing: Chloé Zhao, Nomadland
Best Score: Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross, Soul
Breakthrough Director: Darius Marder, Sound of Metal
Breakthrough Performance: Paul Raci, Sound of Metal
Minari image courtesy of A24