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Your Name Wins Best Animated Film at the Los Angeles Critics Awards

After sweeping award ceremonies and climbing the all time film ranks, Makoto Shinkai's smash hit film You Name takes out one of the biggest awards of the year!

Every December the Los Angeles Film Critics Association honours members of the film industry who have excelled in their fields and vote for the films they think deserve the highest recognition. Yesterday they announced their top picks for 2016.

Your Name was awarded this year’s Best Animated Film, with The Red Turtle claiming the runners up prize. Other films in the animated-feature category included ‘Zootopia’ and ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’.


Full list of award winners listed below:

Best Picture: Moonlight
Runner-up: La La Land

Best Director: Barry Jenkins, Moonlight
Runner-up: Damien Chazelle, La La Land

Best Actress: Isabelle Huppert, Elle and Things to Come
Runner-up: Rebecca Hall, Christine

Best Actor: Adam Driver, Paterson
Runner-up: Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea

Best Supporting actress: Lily Gladstone, Certain Women
Runner-up: Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea

Best Supporting Actor: Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
Runner-up: Issey Ogata, Silence

Best Animated Film: Your Name
Runner-up: The Red Turtle

Best Foreign-Language Film: The Handmaiden
Runner-up: Toni Erdmann

Best Documentary/Non-Fiction: I Am Not Your Negro
Runner-up: O.J.: Made in America

Best Screenplay: Efthymis Filippou and Yorgos Lanthimos, The Lobster
Runner-up: Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea

Best Editing: Bret Granato, Maya Mumma, Ben Sozanski, O.J.: Made in America
Runner-up: Tom Cross, La La Land

Best Production Design: Ryu Seong-hee, The Handmaiden
Runner-up: David Wasco, La La Land

Best Music/Score: Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, La La Land
Runner-up: Micah Levi, Jackie

Best Cinematography: James Laxton, Moonlight
Runner-up: Linus Sandgren, La La Land

Douglas Edwards Independent/Experimental Film/Video Prize: The Illinois Parables from writer-director Deborah Stratman

Next Generation: Trey Edward Shults, Krisha Fairchild, Krisha

Lifetime achievement: Shirley MacLaine

The plaques of recognition will be presented to the winners during the Los Angeles Film Critics Association awards dinner in January.

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