46th Saturn Awards

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46th Saturn Awards
DateOctober 26, 2021
Most awardsFilm:
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (5)
Star Trek: Discovery (2)
Most nominationsFilm:
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (12)
Better Call Saul
The Walking Dead (5)

The 46th Saturn Awards, presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films, and honoring the best in science fiction, fantasy, horror, and other genres belonging to genre fiction in film, television, home media releases, and live stage productions, were held October 26, 2021, at the L.A. Marriott Burbank Hotel.[1] Nominations were announced on March 4, 2021.[2][3] Bruce Campbell hosted the event.[1]

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker scored the most film nominations overall with twelve, including Best Science Fiction Film Release.[2][3][4] It is one of several films from the previous year's film awards season that was eligible after the group extended its eligibility period to run July 15, 2019 – November 15, 2020, and allowed streaming and VOD titles to qualify for the film categories.[2][3] The Star Wars franchise ended up winning seven awards thanks to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars and the live-action series The Mandalorian. The Star Trek franchise earned the most awards in the television categories, thanks to the three awards won by Star Trek: Discovery and Star Trek: Picard.[5]

Winners and nominees


Best Comic to Motion Picture Release Best Science Fiction Film Release
Best Fantasy Film Release Best Horror Film Release
Best Action / Adventure Film Release Best Thriller Film Release
Best Animated Film Release Best International Film Release
Best Film Director Best Film Writing
Best Actor in a Film Best Actress in a Film
Best Supporting Actor in a Film Best Supporting Actress in a Film
Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Film Best Film Editing
Best Film Music Best Film Production Design
Best Film Costume Design Best Film Make Up
  • Amanda Knight and Neal ScanlanStar Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
    • Bianca Appice, Bill Corso, Stephen Kelly, Dennis Liddiard, and Kevin Yagher – Bill & Ted Face the Music
    • Norman Cabrera, Mike Elizalde, and Mike Hill – Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
    • Iantha Goldberg, Sean Sansom, and Shane Zander – It Chapter Two
    • Robert Kurtzman and Bernadette Mazur – Doctor Sleep
    • Arjen Tuiten and David WhiteMaleficent: Mistress of Evil
Best Film Special / Visual Effects Best Independent Film Release


Best Superhero Adaptation Television Series Best Science Fiction Television Series
Best Fantasy Television Series Best Horror Television Series
Best Action / Thriller Television Series Best Animated Series on Television
Best Television Presentation (under 10 Episodes) Best Film Presentation in Streaming Media
Best Actor on Television Best Actress on Television
Best Supporting Actor on Television Best Supporting Actress on Television
Best Performance by a Younger Actor on a Television Series Best Guest Performance on a Television Series

Home Entertainment

Best 4K Film Release Best DVD / BD Classic Film Release
Best DVD / BD Collection Best DVD / BD Television Movie or Series Release

Live Stage Production

Best Live Stage Production

Special Awards

Multiple nominations

Multiple wins


  1. ^ a b Grobar, Matt (September 29, 2021). "46th Annual Saturn Awards Set Dates, Venue & Honorees". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on September 29, 2021. Retrieved September 29, 2021.
  2. ^ a b c "The Saturn Awards and The Academy of Science Fiction Fantasy Horror". Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films. Retrieved March 31, 2021.
  3. ^ a b c Hipes, Patrick (March 4, 2021). "Saturn Awards Nominations: 'Star Wars: Rise Of Skywalker', 'Tenet', 'Walking Dead', 'Outlander' Lead List". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 5, 2021.
  4. ^ Willis, Zack (March 20, 2021). "'The Rise of Skywalker': Saturn Award Nominations Give Star Wars Fans 'Hope'". Showbiz Cheat Sheet. Retrieved March 20, 2021.
  5. ^ Tartaglione, Nancy (October 27, 2021). "Saturn Awards Winners: 'Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker' Leads With Five Prizes – Full List". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 27, 2021.