2021–2022 Film Awards and Nominees

The following women have received awards or nominations for their work in cinema throughout the 2021–2022 awards season. List updated regularly.

November 29, 2021: Gotham Awards

  • Best Feature: The Lost Daughter – Maggie Gyllenhaal, director; Osnat Handelsman Keren, Talia Kleinhendler, Maggie Gyllenhaal, producers
  • Best Documentary Feature: Flee – Monica Hellström, Signe Byrge Sørensen, Charlotte De La Gournerie, producers
  • Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award: Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Lost Daughter
  • Best Screenplay: The Lost Daughter, Maggie Gyllenhaal
  • Outstanding Lead Performance: Olivia Colman, The Lost Daughter (tie)
  • Breakthrough Performer: Emilia Jones, CODA
  • Director’s Tribute: Jane Campion
  • Performer Tribute: Kristen Stewart
  • Ensemble Tribute: the cast of The Harder They Fall, including Zazie Beetz, Danielle Deadwyler, and Regina King
  • Icon Tribute: Kathleen Collins

[Full list of winners, including for television series, available here.]

September 18, 2021: 46th Toronto International Film Festival Awards

  • People’s Choice Documentary Award: The Rescue, E. Chai Vasarhelyi
  • People’s Choice Midnight Madness Award: Titane, Julia Ducournau
  • TIFF Tribute Actor Awards: Jessica Chastain, The Eyes of Tammy Faye
  • Special Tribute Award: Dionne Warwick, Dionne Warwick: Don’t Make Me Over
  • TIFF Emerging Talent Award: Danis Goulet, Night Raiders
  • Platform Prize: Yuni, Kamila Andini
  • Jeff Skoll Award in Impact Media: Alanis Obomsawin
  • Shawn Mendes Foundation Changemaker Award: Scarborough, Shasha Nakhai
  • Amplify Voices Award for Best Canadian Feature Film: Ste. Anne, Rhayne Vermette
  • Amplify Voices Award: A Night of Knowing Nothing, Payal Kapadia
  • TIFF Variety Artisan Award: Cinematographer Ari Wegner, The Power of the Dog
  • IMDbPro Short Cuts Share Her Journey Award: Astel, Ramata-Toulaye Sy

September 11, 2021: 78th Venice International Film Festival Awards

  • Golden Lion: Happening, Audrey Diwan
  • Silver Lion for Best Director: The Power of the Dog, Jane Campion
  • Best Actress: Penélope Cruz, Parallel Mothers
  • Best Screenplay: The Lost Daughter, Maggie Gyllenhaal