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2011 Satellite Awards: 'Drive' Wins Big, 'Descendants' Gets Top Prize

December 19, 2011 (6:53 am) GMT
The Ryan Gosling-starring action film takes home four awards in total, while the George Clooney-starring dramedy wins the coveted Best Motion Picture at the 16th annual Satellite Awards.
2011 Satellite Awards: 'Drive' Wins Big, 'Descendants' Gets Top Prize

The International Press Academy has announced the winners of the 16th annual Satellite Awards. During an event at Beverly Hills hotel on Sunday night, December 19, it was revealed that "" became the biggest winner, while "" took home the top prize at the awards.

"Drive" collected four kudos in total. They included prizes of Best Actor in Motion Picture for its leading star , Best Actor in a Supporting Role for , Best Director for its helmer Nicolas Winding Refn and Best Sound (Editing and Mixing).

"The Descendants", meanwhile, went home with less number of trophies, but nailed its most coveted one, Best Motion Picture. Aside from winning the award, the -starring dramedy bagged another win for Best Adapted Screenplay.

won Best Actress in a Motion Picture for her role in "", and took home Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her part in "". Other winners included "" (Cinematography), "" (Visual Effects) and "" (Costume Design).

"", which usually won multiple gongs at various movie awards, only managed to secure a win in Best Art Direction & Production Design category, and "" was honored with Best Motion Picture for Animated or Mixed Media.

2011 Satellite Awards Winners in Movie:

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