The Golden Space Needle Awards History

Past Seattle International Film Festival winners for Best Film, Documentary Feature, Director, Actor, Actress, and Short Film.

Each year, SIFF audiences cast their votes for the Golden Space Needle Awards. Among pass winners are films and talents who went on to win Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards, as well as a large number of critical and theatrical hits.

See the full list of past winners below:

Golden Space Needle History 2010-2016

Seattle International Film Festival Golden Space Needle Award Winners 2010 - 2016, from 2016's Best Actor winner Rolf Lassgard (A Man Called Ove, Sweden) to 2010's Best Film, The Hedgehog (dir. Mona Achache, France).

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Golden Space Needle History 2000-2009

Seattle International Film Festival Golden Space Needle Award Winners 2000 - 2009, from 2010's Best Director Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker, USA) to 2000's Best Film, Shower (dir. Zhang Yang, China).

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Golden Space Needle History 1990-1999

Seattle International Film Festival Golden Space Needle Award Winners 1990 - 1999, from Best Director winner Denys Arcand (Jesus of Montreal, Canada) to Run Lola Run (dir. Tom Tykwer, Germany), voted Best Film at SIFF 1999.

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Golden Space Needle History 1985-1989

Seattle International Film Festival Golden Space Needle Award Winners 1985 - 1989, from 1985's Best Film, Kiss of the Spider Woman (dir. Hector Babenco, Brazil), to Tin Toy (dir. John Lasseter, USA), voted Best Short Film at SIFF 1989.

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