Phoenix Film Critics Society


Phoenix Film Critics Society

The Phoenix Film Critics Society (PFCS) is an organization of film reviewers from Phoenix-based publications.

In December of each year, the PFCS meets to vote on their Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards (first given in 2000) for films released in the same calendar year.

Categories of awards include:

* Best Actor (a.k.a. "PFCS Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role")
* Best Actress (a.k.a. "PFCS Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role")
* Best Adapted Screenplay (a.k.a. "PFCS Award for Best Screenplay adapted from another medium")
* Best Animated Feature
* Breakout of the Year (Acting)
* Breakout of the Year (Directing)
* Best Cinematography
* Best Costume Design
* Best Director
* Best Documentary Feature
* Best Editing
* Best Ensemble Acting
* Best Film
**
* Best Foreign Language Film
* Best Live Action Family Film
* Best Makeup
* Best Original Score
* Best Original Screenplay (a.k.a. "PFCS Award for Best Screenplay written directly for the screen")
* Best Original Song
* Overlooked Film of the Year
* Best Production Design
* Best Supporting Actor (a.k.a. "PFCS Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role")
* Best Supporting Actress (a.k.a. "PFCS Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role")
* Best Visual Effects
* Best Youth Actor (a.k.a. "PFCS Award for Best Performance by Youth in a Leading or Supporting Role - Male")
* Best Youth Actress (a.k.a. "PFCS Award for Best Performance by Youth in a Leading or Supporting Role - Female")

Award breakdown

(2 and more)
*8 awards:
**"" (2003): Best Picture, Director, Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Cinematography, Production Design, Visual Effects and Makeup
*7 awards:
**"" (2002): Best Picture, Esemble Acting, Adapted Screenplay, Original Song, Cinematography, Visual Effects and Production Design
*5 awards:
**"Brokeback Mountain" (2005): Best Actor, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress, Adapted Screenplay and Cinematography
**"The Aviator" (2004): Best Picture, Director, Cinematography, Costume Design and Production Design
*4 awards:
**"Sideways" (2004): Best Supporting Actor, Ensemble Acting, Adapted Screenplay and Original Score
**"Far from Heaven" (2002): Best Actress, Director, Original Screenplay and Original Score
**"A Beautiful Mind" (2001): Best Actor, Supporting Actress, Director and Adapted Screenplay
*3 awards:
**"Crash" (2005): Best Esemble Acting, Original Screenplay and Breakout of the Year (Directing)
**"King Kong" (2005): Best Production Design, Visual Effects and Trailer
**"Requiem for a Dream" (2000): Best Actress, Supporting Actress and Film Editing
*2 awards:
**"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" (2005): Best Youth Actor and Score
**"Sin City" (2005): Best Film Editing and Makeup
**"Transamerica" (2005): Best Actress and Original Song
**"Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" (2004): Best Original Screenplay and Editing
**"Spanglish" (2004): Best Youth Actress and Breakout of the Year (Acting)
**"Ray" (2004): Best Actor and Use of Previously Published or Recorded Music
**"21 Grams" (2003): Best Actress and Esemble Acting
**"" (2001): Best Picture and Esemble Acting
**"Marie Antoinette" (2006): Best Art Direction and Best Costume Design

External links

* [http://cinemaclips.com/PFCS Phoenix Film Critics Society Website]

ee also

*List of movie awards


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