Best Film: “Argo “
(runners-up: “Life of Pi” and “Lincoln”)

Best Director: Ben Affleck (“Argo”)
(runner-up): Quentin Tarantino (“Django Unchained”) and
Benh Zeitlin (“Beasts of the Southern Wild”)

Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis (“Lincoln”)
(runner-up): John Hawkes (“The Sessions”)

Best Actress: Jessica Chastain (“Zero Dark Thirty”)
(runners-up): Jennifer Lawrence (“Silver Linings Playbook”)

Best Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz (“Django Unchained”)
(runner-up): Tommy Lee Jones (“Lincoln”)

Best Supporting Actress: (Tie): Ann Dowd (“Compliance”) and Helen Hunt (“The Sessions”)

Best Original Screenplay: “Zero Dark Thirty” (Mark Boal)
(runner-up): “Django Unchained” (Quentin Tarantino)

Best Adapted Screenplay: (Tie): “Lincoln” (Tony Kushner) and “Silver Linings Playbook” (David O. Russell)

Best Cinematography: “Skyfall” (Roger Deakins)
(runner-up): “Life of Pi” (Claudio Miranda)

Best Visual Effects: “Life of Pi”
(runner-up): “The Avengers”

Best Music: (Tie): “Django Unchained” and “Moonrise Kingdom

Best Foreign-Language Film: “The Intouchables”
(runners-up): “The Fairy” and “Headhunters”

Best Documentary: “Searching for Sugar Man”
(runner-up): “Ai Wei Wei: Never Sorry,” “Bully” and “How To Survive A Plague”

Best Comedy: (Tie): “Moonrise Kingdom” and
“Ted”

Best Animated Film: “Wreck-It Ralph”
(runner-up): “ParaNorman”

Best Art-House or Festival Film (Tie): “Compliance” and “Safety Not Guaranteed”

Special Merit (for best scene, cinematic technique or other memorable aspect or moment)
(Four-way Tie):
“Django Unchained” – The “bag head” bag/mask problems scene
“Hitchcock” – Anthony Hopkins in lobby conducting to music/audience’s reaction during “Psycho” screening
“The Impossible” – Opening tsunami scene
“The Master” – The first “processing” questioning scene between Philip Seymour Hoffman and Joaquin Phoenix