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Georgia Film Critics Association Announces
 Winners for 2018 Year in Film


After releasing a list of nominees earlier this week, the Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA) has released winners for the 2018 GAFCA Awards.

“A Star is Born” was designated as Best Picture, also taking home awards for Best Supporting Actor for Sam Elliott and Best Original Song for “Shallow.” Alfonso Cuarón’s “Roma” won three awards—Best Director, Best Cinematography and Best Foreign Film. “The Favourite” also took home three awards—Best Supporting Actress (Emma Stone), Best Production Design and Best Ensemble. “Eighth Grade” received Best Original Screenplay for writer-director Bo Burnham while star Elsie Fisher received the Breakthrough Award. Ryan Coogler’s “Black Panther” won the Oglethorpe Award for Excellence in Georgia Cinema.

See the complete list of winners below.

Founded in 2011, this year marks the 8th annual awards program for the critics group. GAFCA is made up of 32 film critics from around the state, representing print, television, radio and online media. For more information on the Georgia Film Critics Association, visit


Best Picture

  • “A Star is Born”

Best Director

  • “Roma” – Alfonso Cuarón

Best Actor

  • Ethan Hawke (“First Reformed”)

Best Actress

  • Toni Collette (“Hereditary”)

Best Supporting Actor

  • Sam Elliott (“A Star is Born”)

Best Supporting Actress

  • Emma Stone (“The Favourite”)

Best Original Screenplay

  • “Eighth Grade” – Bo Burnham

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • “BlacKkKlansman” – Spike Lee, David Rabinowitz, Charlie Wachtel & Kevin Willmott

Best Cinematography

  • “Roma” – Alfonso Cuarón

Best Production Design

  • “The Favourite” – Fiona Crombie, Alice Felton

Best Original Score

  • “First Man” – Justin Hurwitz

Best Original Song

  • “Shallow” – Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando, Andrew Wyatt (“A Star is Born”)

Best Ensemble

  • “The Favourite”

Best Foreign Film

  • “Roma”

Breakthrough Award

  • Elsie Fisher (“Eighth Grade”)

Best Animated Film

  • “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”

Best Documentary Film

  • “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”

Oglethorpe Award for Excellence in Georgia Cinema

  • “Black Panther” – Ryan Coogler, Joe Robert Cole

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