The San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle have announced their winners and Nomadland led the day with wins for Best Picture, Director and Editing (Chloé Zhao) and Actress (Frances McDormand).
Minari and Soul picked up a pair of wins each, and First Cow earned three wins including Adapted Screenplay Chadwick Boseman won Best Actor for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and Paul Raci took home Best Supporting Actor for Sound of Metal.
Bay Area resident Dawn Porter was awarded with with the Marlon Riggs Award for her two impactful and timely films in this political climate: John Lewis: Good Trouble and The Way I See It.
Here is the full list of winners.
Best Picture: Nomadland
Best Director: Chloé Zhao, Nomadland
Best Actor: Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Best Actress: Frances McDormand, Nomadland
Best Supporting Actor: Paul Raci, Sound of Metal
Best Supporting Actress: Youn Yuh-jung, Minari
Best Original Screenplay: Lee Isaac Chung, Minari
Best Adapted Screenplay: Kelly Reichardt, Jonathan Raymond, First Cow
Best Animated Feature: Soul
Best Documentary: Collective
Best Foreign Language Film: Another Round
Best Cinematography: Christopher Blauvelt, First Cow
Best Film Editing: Chloé Zhao, Nomadland
Best Production Design: First Cow (Production Designer: Anthony Gasparro, Set Decorator: Vanessa Knoll)
Best Original Score: Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross and Jon Batiste, Soul
Special Citation for Independent Cinema (tie): La Llorona and Sh*thouse
Marlon Riggs Award: Dawn Porter