As part of a new era of interactivity, Lst year's American Movie Awards™ opened voting to select members of the public for the very first time.
This year over 100,000 film fans and critics visited http://www.AmericanMovieAwards.info and registered to vote for the 2010 American Movie Awards™. A select number of entrants were allowed to receive full voting privileges as a member of the American Movie Awards™ Selection Committee.
The complete list of award winners:
Best Film - Up
Best Actor - Morgan Freeman, Invictus
Best Actress - Meryl Streep, Julie and Julia
Best Supporting Actor - Christoph Waltz, Inglorious Basterds
Best Supporting Actress - Mo'Nique, Precious
Best Director - James Cameron, Avatar
Best Screenplay - Up In The Air
Best Song - "Almost There" by Randy Newman, The Princess and The Frog
Favorite Film Star - Male - John Travolta
Favorite Film Star - Female - Amy Adams
In addition, Steven Soderbergh received a Special Marquee Award in recognition of his two decades of often-controversial but always compelling filmmaking.
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Founded in 1980, The American Movie Awards™ recognize excellence in cinematic achievement.
Past American Movie Award™ winners include Steven Spielberg, Robert Duvall, Meryl Streep, Clint Eastwood, John Gielgud, Katharine Hepburn, and John Williams.