The winners for the 16th Annual OFTA Film Awards have been announced.

The most honored film of the year was Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life which received four awards including those for Director, Youth Performance (Hunter McCracken), Cinematography and Cinematic Moment (Creation of the Universe). Even though it won the most categories, Best Picture was given to The Artist which also received awards for Best Breakthrough Performance: Male (Jean Dujardin) and Original Score.

The Artist was one of four films to win three awards. The others were Drive, Shame and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. Drive was honored for Best Editing, Best Sound and Best Sound Effects; Shame won prizes for Best Actor (Michael Fassbender), Supporting Actress (Carey Mulligan) and Adapted Song (“New York, New York”); and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy was named Best Ensemble, Casting and Adapted Screenplay.

We Need to Talk About Kevin star Tilda Swinton was named Best Actress while Best Supporting Actor was presented to Christopher Plummer for Beginners.

For more winners, check out the following link: 16th Film Awards

Hall of Fame

In addition to awarding the best in film across the past year, the members of the Online Film & Television Association annually select ten films, four actors, three creative and three other technicians. Below are this year’s recipients:


  • The African Queen (1951)
  • Alien (1979)
  • L.A. Confidential (1997)
  • The Lost Weekend (1945)
  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
  • Red River (1948)
  • Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
  • Top Hat (1935)
  • The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
  • The Truman Show (1998)


  • Doris Day (1924 – )
  • Janet Gaynor (1906 – 1984)
  • Burt Lancaster (1913 – 1994)
  • Edward G. Robinson (1893 – 1973)


  • Michael Curtiz (1886 – 1962)
  • Fred Zinnemann (1907 – 1997)
  • Leo McCarey (1896 – 1969)

Other Technicians

  • Busby Berkeley (1895 – 1976)
  • Pauline Kael (1919 – 2001)
  • Lyle R. Wheeler (1905 – 1990)