39th Saturn Awards
The 39th Saturn Awards, honoring the best in science fiction, fantasy and horror film and television in 2012, were held on June 26, 2013, and hosted by Wayne Brady. The awards were presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films.
The seven Best Film Award categories were respectively won by The Avengers (Science Fiction), Life of Pi (Fantasy), The Cabin in the Woods (Horror or Thriller), Skyfall (Action or Adventure), Headhunters (International), Killer Joe (Independent) and Frankenweenie (Animated). The Avengers led the winners with four wins.
The ceremony was dedicated to the memory of author Richard Matheson, who died just days prior to being set to receive the Visionary Award. Other honorees included Lifetime Achievement Award recipient and filmmaker William Friedkin, Life Career Award recipient and actor/director Jonathan Frakes and the Dan Curtis Legacy Award recipient and producer/creator Vince Gilligan.
Winners and nominees
|Best Science Fiction Film||Best Fantasy Film|
|Best Horror or Thriller Film||Best Action or Adventure Film|
|Best Director||Best Writing|
|Best Actor||Best Actress|
|Best Supporting Actor||Best Supporting Actress|
|Best Performance by a Younger Actor||Best Music|
|Best Production Design||Best Editing|
|Best Costume||Best Make-up|
|Best Special Effects||Best International Film|
|Best Independent Film||Best Animated Film|
- Truitt, Brian (June 27, 2013). 'Avengers,' 'Breaking Bad' top Saturn Award winners, USA Today. Retrieved June 26, 2013.
- Tapley, Kristopher (June 24, 2013). 39th annual Saturn Awards to be dedicated to the memory of author Richard Matheson, HitFix. Retrieved June 26, 2013.