Dwight Henry Named Best Supporting Actor By Los Angeles Film Critics

The Hollywood Reporter

Dwight Henry was named best supporting actor today for his performance as the struggling father in Beasts of the Southern Wild by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. Christoph Waltz was runner-up for his bounty hunter Django Unchained. Beasts also won the award for best score by Dan Romer and the film's director Benh Zeitlin.

Tim Burton's Frankenweenie took the prize for best animation. Dror Moreh's The Gatekeepers, which features interviews with six former heads of the Israeli security agency, was named best documentary.

The critics group is meeting today to vote its annual awards.

LAFCA previously announced that it will honor documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman with its career achievement award when it holds its awards ceremony on Jan. 12 at the Intercontinental Hotel.

Todays winners will be posted below as they are announced.

Supporting actor: Dwight Henry, Beasts of the Southern Wild. Runner-up: Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained.

Animation: Frankenweenie. Runner-up, It's Such a Beautiful Day

Documentary: The Gatekeepers. Runner-up: Searching for Sugar Man.

Score: Dan Romer, Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild. Runner-up: Johnny Greenwood, The Master.

Production design: David Crank, Jack Fisk, The Master.  Runner-up: Adam Stockhausen, Moonrise Kingdom.