The Austin Film Critics Association (AFCA) announced its 2022 award winners lauding Everything Everywhere All at Once with 9 honors including Best Film, Best Director plus Best Original Screenplay for the Daniels. The film also received acting honors including Best Actress for Michelle Yeoh, Best Supporting Actress for Stephanie Hsu, Best Supporting Actor for Ke Huy Quan, and Best Ensemble.
Other top honors went to awards Decision to Leave for Best International Film, All the Beauty and the Bloodshed for Best Documentary, Marcel the Shell with Shoes On for Best Animated Film and Best First Film for Charlotte Wells, Aftersun.
Complete list of winners of 2022 Austin Film Critics Association Awards.
Best Film: Everything Everywhere All at Once
Best Director: Daniels, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Best Actress: Michelle Yeoh, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Best Actor: Colin Farrell, The Banshees of Inisherin
Best Supporting Actress: Stephanie Hsu, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Best Supporting Actor: Ke Huy Quan, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Best Ensemble: Everything Everywhere All at Once
Best Original Screenplay: Everything Everywhere All at Once
Best Adapted Screenplay: Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
Best Cinematography: Everything Everywhere All at Once
Best Editing: Everything Everywhere All at Once
Best Original Score: Babylon
Best International Film: Decision to Leave
Best Documentary: All the Beauty and the Bloodshed
Best Animated Film: Marcel the Shell with Shoes On
Best Voice Acting/Animated/Digital Performance: Jenny Slate, Marcel the Shell with Shoes On
Best Stunt Coordinator: Nick Powell, RRR
Best First Film: Charlotte Wells, Aftersun
The Robert R. “Bobby” McCurdy Memorial Breakthrough Artist Award: Jenna Ortega, The Fallout, Studio 666, X
SPECIAL AWARD: to Austinite Glen Powell for his work on Top Gun: Maverick, Apollo 10–1/2, and Devotion
As part of the organization’s annual voting, the Austin Film Critics Association awards titles with local ties — works made by directors who live in Austin. This award is distinct to our group of critics.
2022 Austin Film Award Winner: Descendant
With the gracious support of the Austin Film Society, Descendant will celebrate this win with a special screening at the AFS Cinema on January 22nd right here in Austin, TX.
AFCA Top 10 Films of 2022
- Everything Everywhere All At Once
- The Banshees of Inisherin
- Decision to Leave
- Top Gun: Maverick
- Bones and All
- The Fabelmans