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Encyclopedia > The Saturn Awards

The Saturn Award is an award presented annually by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films to honor the top works in science fiction, fantasy, and horror in film, television, and home video. Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... Smaug in his lair: an illustration for the fantasy The Hobbit Fantasy is a genre of art that uses magic and other supernatural forms as a primary element of plot, theme, or setting. ... Horror fiction is, broadly, fiction in any medium intended to scare, unsettle, or horrify the reader. ... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ... The home video business rents and sells videocassettes and DVDs to the public. ...


Similar to other awards, like the Oscars and the Grammys, the Saturn Awards are voted on by members of the presenting Academy. There are also special awards for lifetime achievement in the field. Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


The physical award is a representation of the planet Saturn, surrounded with a ring of film. Atmospheric characteristics Atmospheric pressure 140 kPa Hydrogen >93% Helium >5% Methane 0. ...


The awards were first presented in 1972. The award in the early years was known as a Golden Scroll. 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ...

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Award categories

Motion picture

In addition there was an Award for Best Foreign Film in 1980. The only winner in that category was Dinner for Adele (1977). The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Science Fiction Film: See also Science fiction film Categories: | ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Fantasy Film: ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Horror Film: ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Action/Adventure/Thriller Film: ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Animated Film: Categories: | ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Actor (in a film): ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Actress (in a film): Category: ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Supporting Actor (in a film): ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Supporting Actress (in a film): Categories: | ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Performance by a Younger Actor: ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Direction: ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Writing: ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Music: Category: ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Make-up: Category: ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Costume: Year - Motion Picture 1976 - Logans Run 1977 - Star Wars 1978 - The Eyes of Laura Mars 1979 - Buck Rogers in the 25th Century 1980 - Somewhere in Time 1981 - Excalibur 1982 - Tron 1983 - Return of the Jedi 1984 - Dune... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Special Effects: ... Dinner for Adele (Czech: ) is a black comedy from Czechoslovakia from 1977. ...


Television

The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Network Television Series: ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Syndicated/Cable Television Series: ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Television Presentation: ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Actor on Television: ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Actress on Television: ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Supporting Actor on Television: ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Supporting Actress on Television: ...

Home video

  • Best DVD Release (film)
  • Best DVD Special Edition Release
  • Best Television DVD Classic Film Release
  • Best DVD Collection
  • Best DVD Release (television)

Year-By-Year Results

This is a complete list of nominees and winners of the 2005 Saturn Awards. ...

External links

  • The Official Saturn Awards Site
  • The most-honored films nominated for a Saturn Award

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Saturn Award - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (122 words)
The Saturn Award is an award presented annually by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films to honor the top works in science fiction, fantasy, and horror in film, television, and home video.
Similar to other awards, like the Oscars and the Grammys, the Saturn Awards are voted on by members of the presenting Academy.
The physical award is a representation of the planet Saturn, surrounded with a ring of film.
The SF Site: Science Fiction and Fantasy Awards (785 words)
The Arthur C. Clarke Award is awarded every year to the best science fiction novel which received its first British publication during the previous calendar year.
The Award was established with a generous grant from Arthur C. Clarke with the intention of encouraging science fiction in Britain.
The award is sponsored by the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society and the award ceremony is sponsored by the NorthWest Science Fiction Society.
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