THE KAELS 2014: And the winners are…

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If you’ve been following us for the past week, you’ll know that we’ve been rolling out a series of alternative Oscars nominations chosen by our main contributors (founders Michelle and Emily, senior editors Ashley and Erin, and writers Jenna and Isa) honouring only women in film. Now, the day before the actual Oscars, we’re ready to release our winners list as voted upon by our full masthead. Check out the full list below, as well as the results from reader polls.

And the Best Screenplay award goes to ….


RUNNER(S) UP*: Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha; Julie Delpy, Before Midnight
READER PICK: Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha

And the Best Supporting actress award goes to …



READER PICK: Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave 

And the Best Actress award goes to …


READER PICK: Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

And the Best Director award goes to …


READER PICK: Sofia Coppola, The Bling Ring

And the Best Picture award goes to …


READER PICK: A tie between Dallas Buyers Club and Short Term 12 


*Within one vote

Congrats to the winners and thanks supporting the first Kael Awards! Check back next year for more alternative, girl-powered Oscars selections!

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