Watch the 2021 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards

by | Apr 19, 2021

Lastnight, Fangoria and Shudder got together to celebrate the best horror films of 2020 at the virtual 2021 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards, an event that celebrates the world of horror cinema, albeit this year it as done from the comfort of everyone’s very own homes. And now the event is live on Youtube, ready for your eyes to bleed onto. 

Actor David Dastmalchian (The Suicide Squad) and his vampire alter-ego Dr. Fearless, Hosted the 56-minute event which feature a host of celebrities handing our Chainsaw awards to the different category winners. Host this year included, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Smith, and Doug Jones, amongst many others. 

The full list of 2021 winners looks like this. 

  • Best Wide Release – The Invisible Man
  • Best Limited Release – Color Out of Space
  • Best International Film – La Llorona
  • Best First Feature – Come to Daddy
  • Best Director – Leigh Whannell (The Invisible Man)
  • Best Series – What We Do in the Shadows
  • Best Streaming Premiere Movie – Host
  • Best Screenplay – Leigh Whannell (The Invisible Man)
  • Best Creature FX – Dan Martin (Color Out of Space)
  • Best Makeup FX – Dan Martin (Possessor)
  • Best Score – Jim Williams (Possessor)
  • Best Supporting Performance – Clancy Brown (The Mortuary Collection)
  • Best Lead Performance – Elisabeth Moss (The Invisible Man)
  • Best Kill – The Invisible Man, The Dinner Scene
  • Achievement in Non-Fiction – “The Last Drive-In With Joe Bob Briggs”

Congratulations to all the winners of this years show. 

This event is so important for the genre, as many other awards shows still have yet to reach out to the horror universe, favoring other more family friendly genres and categories. Fangoria Chainsaw Awards feels like our very own special Oscar night and it’s certainly a much more entertaining show. I mean, when was the last time you saw a vampire presenting the BAFTAs? You can check out the full show on the link below.


Did you catch the show last night? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! You can also carry on the convo with me personally on Twitter @Lallen_UK

Stay in, Stay Safe, Love Horror!


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