2022 Personal Ballot, List Version

Happening, dir. Audrey Diwan


  1. Happening, dir. Audrey Diwan
  2. Aftersun, dir. Charlotte Wells
  3. Donbass, dir. Sergei Loznitsa, and EO, dir. Jerzy Skolimowski
  4. Saint Omer, dir. Alice Diop
  5. All That Breathes, dir. Shaunak Sen
  6. The Great Movement, dir. Kiro Russo
  7. Great Freedom, dir. Sebastian Miese
  8. Return to Seoul, dir. Davy Chau, and TÁR, dir. Todd Field
  9. Children of the Mist, dir. Ha Li Diem
  10. Mad God, dir. Phil Tippet

Runners-Up: Careless Crime, RRR, Pleasure, A Man of Integrity, Onoda: 10,000 Nights in the Jungle, Armageddon Time, Babi Yar. Context, Holy Spider, Everything Everywhere All At Once, Decision to Leave, Neptune Frost, The Territory, The Cathedral, Descendant, No Bears.


  • Aftersun, Charlotte Wells
  • Careless Crime, Shahram Mokri
  • Donbass, Sergei Losnitza
  • EO, Jerzy Skolimowski
  • Happening, Audrey Diwan

Runners-Up: Alice Diop (Saint Omer), Shaunak Sen (All That Breathes), Kiro Russo (The Great Movement), Todd Field (TÁR), Ha Le Diem (Children of the Mist), Phil Tippet (Mad God), Sebastian Miese (Great Freedom), Ninja Thyburg (Pleasure), Davy Chau (Return to Seoul), S. S. Rajamouli (RRR), Arthur Haran (Onoda: 10,000 Nights in the Jungle), Sergei Loznitsa (Babi Yar. Context), Mohamad Rasalouf (A Man of Integrity), Park Chan-wook (Decision to Leave), Alex Pritz (The Territory), Ali Abbasi (Holy Spider), The Daniels (Everything Everywhere All At Once), Ricky d’Ambrose (The Cathedral), Gaspar Noé (Lux AEterna), Jafar Panahi (No Bears), Margaret Brown (Descendant), Justin Kurzel (Nitram), Lena Dunham (Sharp Stick), James Gray (Armageddon Time), Anisia Uzeyman and Saul Williams (Neptune Frost), Gaspar Noé (Vortex), Steven Spielberg (The Fabelmans), Sierra Pettingil (Riotsville USA), Lena Dunham (Catherine Called Birdy).

Documentary Film

  • All That Breathes, dir. Shaunak Sen
  • Babi Yar. Context, dir. Sergei Loznitsa
  • Children of the Mist, dir. Ha Le Diem
  • Descendant, dir. Margaret Brown
  • The Territory, dir. Alex Pritz

Runners-Up: Riotsville USA, The Janes, Katrina Babies, A House Made of Splinters, Jerrod Carmichael: Rothaniel, Last Flight Home, Framing Agnes, All the Beauty and the Bloodshed, The Fire Within: A Requiem for Katia and Maurice Kraft, Fire of Love.

International Film

  • Alcarrás, dir. Carla Simon
  • All That Breathes, dir. Shaunak Sen
  • EO, dir. Jerzy Skolimowski
  • Joyland, Saim Sadiq
  • Saint Omer, dir. Alice Diop

Runners-Up: Return to Seoul, RRR, No Bears, Corsage, Decision to Leave, Holy Spider, BARDO – False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths, One Fine Morning, A House Made of Splinters, Both Sides of the Blade.

Animated Film

  • Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, dir. Guillermo del Toro
  • The House, dirs. Emma de Swaef, Marc James Roels, Niki Lindroth von Bahr, and Paloma Baeza
  • Inu-Oh, dir. Masaaki Yuasa
  • Mad God, dir. Phil Tippet
  • Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, dir. Joel Crawford

Runners-Up: Wendell and Wild, The Bob’s Burgers Movie.


  • Armageddon Time, casting dir. Douglas Aibel
  • Hit the Road, casting dir. Panar Panahi
  • Holy Spider, casting dir. Zar Amir-Ebrahimi
  • Pleasure, casting dirs. Pauline Hansson, Maja Kin, Ninja Thyburg, and Amalie Westerlin Tjellesen
  • Women Talking, casting dirs. John Buchan and Jason Knight

Runners-Up: The Woman King, The Menu, Decision to Leave, Triangle of Sadness, Murina, The Bob’s Burgers Movie, Poppy Field, The Novelist’s Film, Cha Cha Real Smooth, Lost Illusions, One Fine Morning, Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, Benediction, Great Freedom, To Leslie, Close, Playground, Donbass, The Innocents.

Leading Actress

  • Aftersun, Frankie Corio
  • In Front of Your Face, Lee Hye-young
  • Return to Seoul, Park Ji-min
  • Saint Omer, Guslagie Malanda
  • Till, Danielle Deadwyler

Runners-Up: Cate Blanchett (TÁR), Michelle Yeoh (Everything Everywhere All At Once), Lea Seydoux (One Fine Morning), Anamaria Vartolomei (Happening), Viola Davis (The Woman King), Ana de Armas (Blonde), Lucie Zhang (Paris, 13th District), Vicky Krieps (Corsage), Emma Thompson (Good Luck to You, Leo Grande), Andrea Riseborough (To Leslie), Rebecca Hall (Resurrection), Michelle Williams (The Fabelmans), Lesley Manville (Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris), Pantea Panahiha (Hit the Road), Mia Goth (Pearl), Bella Ramsay (Catherine Called Birdy), Margaret Qualley (Stars at Noon), Tang Wei (Decision to Leave), Zar Al Ebrahimi (Holy Spider), Regina Hall (Honk for Jesus, Save Your Soul), Judy Davis (Nitram), Aubrey Plaza (Emily the Criminal), Jessica Chastain (The Good Nurse), Dale Dickey (A Love Song), Lee Hye-young (The Novelist’s Film), Florence Pugh (Don’t Worry Darling), Sofia Kappel (Pleasure), Soudabeh Bayzai (A Man of Integrity), Sosie Bacon (Smile), Florence Pugh (The Wonder), Juliette Binoche (Both Sides of the Blade), Carey Mulligan (She Said), Kim Min-hee (The Novelist’s Film), Anya Taylor-Joy (The Menu), Francois Lebrun (Vortex).

Leading Actor

  • Aftersun, Paul Mescal
  • Benediction, Jack Lowden
  • The Fabelmans, Gabriel LaBelle
  • Great Freedom, Franz Rogowski
  • Onoda: 10,000 Nights in the Jungle, Yuya Endo and Kanji Tsuda

Runners-Up: Caleb Landry Jones (Nitram), Eden Dambrinne (Close), Mehdi Bajestani (Holy Spider), Banks Rapeta (Armageddon Time), Bill Nighy (Living), Colin Farrell (The Banshees of Inisherin), Daryl McCormack (Good Luck to You, Leo Grande), Ralph Fiennes (The Menu), Vincent Lindon (Both Sides of the Blade), Park Hae-il (Decision to Leave), Conrad Mericoffer (Poppy Field), Viggo Mortensen (Crimes of the Future), Ram Charam (RRR), N. T. Rama Rao Jr. (RRR), Reza Akhaghirad (A Man of Integrity), Tom Hanks (Elvis), Austin Butler (Elvis), Dario Argento (Vortex), Robert Pattinson (The Batman), Harris Dickinson (Triangle of Sadness), Daniel Kaluuya (Nope).

Supporting Actress

  • Armageddon Time, Anne Hathaway
  • Bodies Bodies Bodies, Rachel Sennott
  • Happening, Anna Mouglalis
  • The Menu, Hong Chau
  • Triangle of Sadness, Dolly de Leon

Runners-Up: Jennifer Ehle (She Said), Judith Ivey (Women Talking), Amber Gray (Master), Sheila McCarthy (Women Talking), Samantha Morton (She Said), Dakota Johnson (Cha Cha Real Smooth), Claire Foy (Women Talking), Jessie Buckley (Women Talking), Sheila Atim (The Woman King), Revika Roustle (Pleasure), Nina Hoss (TÁR), Kerry Condon (The Banshees of Inisherin), Emile Daquenne (Close), Vicky Berlin (Triangle of Sadness), Caitlin Stasey (Smile), Chloe East (The Fabelmans), Essie Davis (Nitram), Sara Fazilat (Holy Spider), Jayne Houdeyshell (Causeway), Lea Drucker (Close), Lashanna Lynch (The Woman King), Kristen Stewart (Crimes of the Future), Judith Light (The Menu), Olivia Hamilton (Babylon).

Supporting Actor

  • Catherine Called Birdy, Andrew Scott
  • Causeway, Brian Tyree Henry
  • Everything Everywhere All At Once, Ke Huy Quan
  • Great Freedom, Georg Friedrich
  • Onoda: 10,000 Nights in the Jungle, Issey Ogata

Runners-Up: Tetsuya Chiba (Onoda: 10,000 Nights in the Jungle), Gustav de Waele (Close), John Douglas Thompson (Till), Anthony Hopkins (Armageddon Time), Rayan Sarlak (Hit the Road), Jeremy Strong (Armageddon Time), Jayline Webb (Armageddon Time), Theo Rossi (Emily the Criminal), Chris Cock (Pleasure), Mark Rylance (Bones & All), Radoun Leflahl (Poppy Field), Owen Teague (To Leslie), Colin Farrell (The Batman), Bowen Yang (Fire Island), Steven Yeun (Nope), Zlatko Buric (Triangle of Sadness), Marc Maron (To Leslie), Eddie Redmayne (The Good Nurse), Xavier Dolan (Lost Illusions), Jon Berenthal (Sharp Stick), Ben Daniels (Benediction), JC Lin (Moneyboys), David Bradley (Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio), Nicolas Hoult (The Menu), Taiga Notaro (Onoda: 10,000 Nights in the Jungle), Paul Dano (The Fabelmans), Justin H. Mihn (After Yang), Bai Yufan (Moneyboys), Francisco Rubio (BARDO – False Chronicles of a Handful of Truths), Kwak Hae-hyo (In Front of Your Face).

Original Screenplay

  • Armageddon Time, James Gray
  • Donbass, Sergei Loznitsa
  • Return to Seoul, Davy Chau
  • Saint Omer, Alice Diop, Amrita David, and Marie N’Diaya
  • TÁR, Todd Field

Runners-Up: A Man of Integrity, Careless Crime, No Bears, Zero Fucks Given, Aftersun, Holy Spider, Sharp Stick, Benediction, Everything Everywhere All At Once, Decision to Leave, Hit the Road, The Menu, Cha Cha Real Smooth, Poppy Field, Babi Yar Context, The Banshees of Inisherin, The Novelist’s Film, The Cathedral, Onoda: 10,000 Nights in the Jungle, Earwig, In Front of Your Face.

Adapted Screenplay

  • Both Sides of the Blade, Christine Angot and Claire Denis
  • Happening, Audrey Diwan
  • Pleasure, Ninja Thyburg and Peter Modestij
  • Women Talking, Sarah Polley
  • The Wonder, Alice Birch, Emma Donoghue, and Sebastian Lelio

Runners-Up: Lost Illusions, Catherine Called Birdy, Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, Bones & All, Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris, The Quiet Girl.


  • Aftersun, Gregory Oke
  • All That Breathes, Ben Bernhard
  • Blonde, Chayse Irvinn
  • EO, Michal Dynan
  • Happening, Laurent Tangy

Runners-Up: Mad God, Children of the Mist, TÁR, Earwig, Holy Spider, A Love Song, The Wonder, The Great Movement, Return to Seoul, BARDO – False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths, Saint Omer, Elvis, The Batman, Donbass, The Northman, Jerrod Carmichael: Rothaniel, Decision to Leave, Bodies Bodies Bodies, The Cathedral, The Quiet Girl, The Territory, Murina, Everything Everywhere All At Once, Great Freedom, Both Sides of the Blade, Bones & All, Ambulance, Stars at Noon, Athena, Nope.


  • Aftersun, Blair McClendon
  • Benediction, Alex Mackie
  • EO, Agnieszka Glińska
  • Everything Everywhere All At Once, Paul Rodgers
  • TÁR, Monika Willi

Runners-Up: Saint Omer, The Great Movement, Happening, RRR, The Fabelmans, Babi Yar. Context, Women Talking, All the Beauty and the Bloodshed, Pleasure, All That Breathes, The Cathedral, Donbass, Moonage Daydream, Blonde, Mad God, Decision to Leave, Nitram, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, Both Sides of the Blade, The Woman King, We’re All Going to the World’s Fair, Elvis.

Sound Design

  • EO, Pawel Jazwiecki, Marcin Matlak, Marta Weronska & co.
  • Mad God, Richard Beggs
  • Nitram, James Ashtonn, Steve Single & co.
  • Nope, Johnnie Burn, José Antonio García & Oleg Kulchytskyi
  • TÁR, Deb Adair, Stephen Griffiths, Andy Shelley, Steve Single and Roland Winke

Runners-Up: Moonage Daydream, Smile, The Great Movement, Elvis, Happening, Babi Yar Context, All That Breathes, Blonde, Petrov’s Flu, Everything Everywhere All At Once, Cow, Earwig, Riotsville USA, Athena, Top Gun Maverick, All Quiet on the Western Front, Jerrod Carmichael: Rothaniel, Aftersun, Ambulance, Donbass.


  • Babylon, Justin Hurwitz
  • Crimes of the Future, Howard Shore
  • Decision to Leave, Jo Yeong-wook
  • EO, Paweł Mykietyn
  • The Wonder, Matthew Herbert

Runners-Up: Kimi, Bones & All, After Yang, Smile, Mad God, Women Talking, Everything Everywhere All At Once, The Woman King, Both Sides of the Blade, Stars at Noon, Corsage, The Batman, Inu-Oh, RRR, Poser, We’re All Going to the World’s Fair.

Production Design

  • After Blue, Toma Bouquini and Thomas Salabert
  • Corsage, Martin Reiter
  • Decision to Leave, Ryu Seong-hie
  • Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, Guy Davis and Curt Enderle
  • Mad God, Phil Tippet & co.

Runners-Up: BARDO – False Chronicles of a Handful of Truths, TÁR, Vortex, The Wonder, Babylon, After Yang, Avatar: The Way of Water, The Woman King, Nope, Nitram, Petrov’s Flu, Till, The Cathedral, Lost Illusions, Lux AEterna, Earwig, The Northman, Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris, Don’t Worry Darling, The Batman, Onoda: 10,000 Nights in the Jungle, Pleasure, The Fabelmans, Armageddon Time, All Quiet on the Western Front, Elvis, Barbarian, Great Freedom, Everything Everywhere All At Once.

Costume Design

  • After Blue, Pauline Jacquard
  • Lost Illusions, Pierre-Jean Larroque
  • Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris, Jenny Beavan
  • Neptune Frost, Cédric Mizero
  • The Northman, Linda Muir

Runners-Up: Elvis, Till, Corsage, The Woman King, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, Bones & All, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, The Wonder, Pleasure, Living, Moneyboys, Framing Agnes, Blonde, Inu-Oh, The Fabelmans, Don’t Worry Darling, The Banshees of Inisherin, After Yang, Everything Everywhere All At Once, Crimes of the Future, Cha Cha Real Smooth, X, Pearl.

Makeup & Hairstyling

  • After Blue, Sarah Pariset
  • All Quiet on the Western Front, Heike Merker
  • Great Freedom, Roman Braunhofer, Kerstin Gaecklin, Tom Mayr, and Heiko Schmidt
  • Hellraiser, Kristina Marjanac, Josh Russell, Sierra Russell, & co.
  • The Woman King, Louisa V. Anthony, Babalwa Mtshiselwa, and Jamika Wilson

Runners-Up: The Northman, Corsage, Everything Everywhere All At Once, Crimes of the Future, Prey, The Batman, X, Blonde, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Elvis, Pleasure, Lost Illusions, Crimes of the Future, Bodies Bodies Bodies, Bones & All, Don’t Worry Darling, Barbarian.

Visual Effects

  • Avatar: The Way of Water, Joe Letteri, Richard Baneham, Eric Saindon, annd Daniel Barrett
  • The Batman, Dan Lemmon, Russell Earl, Anders Langlands, and Dominic Tuohy
  • Everything Everywhere All At Once, Benjamin Brewer, Ethan Feldbau, Jonathan Kombrinck and Zak Stoltz
  • Mad God, Chris Morley, Ken Rogerson, and Phil Tippett
  • Nope, Guillaume Rocheron, Jeremy Robert, Sreejith Venugopalan, etc.

Runners-Up: The Northman, Wendell & Wild, Athena, Moonfall, Top Gun: Maverick, All Quiet on the Western Front, The Burning Sea, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, Ambulance, Dr. Strange and the Multiverse of Madness, Smile.


  • The Bob’s Burgers Movie, “Sunny Side Up Summer,” Loren Bouchard and Nora Smith
  • Bones & All, “(You Made It Feel) Like Home,” Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
  • Inu-Oh, “Dragon Commander,” Yoshihde Otomi
  • RRR, “Naatu Naatu,” Chandrabose and M.M. Keeravani
  • Turning Red, “Nobody Like U,” Billie Eilish & Finneas O’Connell

Runners-Up: TÁR “Apartment for Sale”, Everything Everywhere All At Once “This is a Life”, Top Gun: Maverick “Hold My Hand”, Return to Seoul “Anybody”.

Films with Multiple Nominations:

Mad God-5
All That Breathes-4
Great Freedom-4
Saint Omer-4
Armageddon Time-3
Everything Everywhere All At Once-3
Return to Seoul-3
Children of the Mist-2
Decision to Leave-2
The Great Movement-2
Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio-2
Women Talking-2
The Wonder-2

Best films with no nominations

BARDO – False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths, The Cathedral, Earwig, Emily the Criminal, Good Luck to You Leo Grande, A House Made of Splinters, The Janes, Jerrod Carmichael: Rothaniel, Lingui: The Sacred Bonds, A Love Song, Lux AEterna, A Man of Integrity, Moonage Daydream, Murina, No Bears, One Fine Morning, Paris 13th District, Petrov’s Flu, Poppy Field, Sharp Stick, Smile, Strawberry Mansion, Vortex, Wendell and Wild, We’re All Going to the World’s Fair, Zero Fucks Given.


Going nipple first on the closet case, Bones & All (but also, the whole movie)
Sucking dick and cock in that bugged bathroom, Great Freedom
Just a really good cheeseburger, The Menu
Jean Jacket comes to Jupiter’s Claim, Nope
Olga slathering sauce on every bite of her meal at least three times, TÁR

Still to See

Apollo 10 1/2, Bad Axe, Broker, Call Jane, A Chiara, Clara Sola, Dark Glasses, The Divide, Do Revenge, Emily, Empire of Light, Flux Gourmet, Funny Pages, Futura, Girl Picture, God’s Country, God’s Creatures, Hatching, Hold Me Tight, Hustle, I Didn’t See You There, The Inspection, Instinct, Intregalde, The Lost City, Midwives, Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon, Montana Story, The Munsters, My Policeman, Nanny, Nothing Compares, Official Competition, Olga, Piggy, The Silent Twins, The Son, The Swimmers, Terrifier 2, Three Thousand Years of Longing, The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, We, Weird: The Al Yankovic Story, White Noise, You Won’t Be Alone, Zalava.

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