The Nevada Film Critics Society's 2013 Awards for Achievement in Film


12 Years a Slave, based on an incredible true story of a free black man's fight for survival and freedom after he was abducted and sold into slavery, was named Best Film of 2013 by The Nevada Film Critics Society. 

 Alfonso Cauron won Best Director for Gravity, the intense story of a female astronaut who must find a way back to earth after being stranded in outer space during a NASA mission. The movie also won awards for Best Cinematography  and Visual Effects.

In other major categories Matthew McConnaughey won Best Actor and Jared Leto won Best Supporting Actor for their work in Dallas Buyers Club.  Meryl Street was named Best Actress for August: Osage County. The drama, about a gathering of a dysfunctional family where secrets, lies and heated arguments surface, also garnered the award for Best Ensemble Cast.  Jennifer Lawrence won the award for Best Supporting Actress for American Hustle.

Below is the complete list of winners in each category:

Best Film - 12 Years A Slave

Best Actor - Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club)

Best Actress - Meryl Streep (August: Osage County)

Best Supporting Actor - Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club)

Best Supporting Actress - Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle)

Best Youth Performance - Sophie Nelisse (The Book Thief)

Best Director - Alfonso Cauron (Gravity)

Best Ensemble Cast - August: Osage County

Best Animated Movie - Frozen

Best Production Design - The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Best Cinematography - Gravity

Best Visual Effects - Gravity

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