Lord of the Rings rules the AFI Awards

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com January 08 2002 12:00 AM ET

Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring, starring Sir Ian McKellen, not only topped the box office for the third weekend running but also scored a major victory at Saturday's inaugural American Film Institute Awards. Rings was named Best Picture and also picked up prizes for digital effects and production design. Actress Judy Davis can make more space on her awards shelf, as she was named Best Actress, Movie/Miniseries, in the show's TV category, for her performance in Life With Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows. Here is a complete list of winners:


Movie: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Actor: Denzel Washington, Training Day
Actress: Sissy Spacek, In the Bedroom
Featured Actor: Gene Hackman, The Royal Tenenbaums
Featured Actress: Jennifer Connelly, A Beautiful Mind
Director: Robert Altman, Gosford Park
Screenwriter: Christopher Nolan, Memento
Cinematographer: Roger Deakins, The Man Who Wasn't There
Composer: Craig Armstrong, Moulin Rouge
Digital Effects: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Editing: Moulin Rouge
Production Design: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring


Drama Series: The Sopranos
Comedy Series: Curb Your Enthusiasm
Movie/Miniseries: Band of Brothers
Series Actor: James Gandolfini, The Sopranos
Series Actress: Edie Falco, The Sopranos
Movie/Miniseries Actor: Jeffrey Wright, Boycott
Movie/Miniseries Actress: Judy Davis, Life With Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows