Laureate Awards

The National Fantasy Fan Federation Laureate Awards, have been awarded irregularly, often annually, since since 1941, for works from the previous year. The award categories fluctuate from year-to-year with new categories being added and old ones dropped according to nomination votes.

Year Released Category Recipient
2023 Best Fan Writer Martin Lock
  Best Fan Artist Jose Sanchez
  Best Fan Website from Joe Siclari, Edie Stern, and Mark Olsen
  Best Non-N3F Fanzine Simultaneous Times Newsletter from Jean-Paul L. Garnier
  Best N3F Fanzine Tightbeam
  Best Podcast Simultaneous Times
  Best Novel Lords of Uncreation by Adrian Tchaikovsky
  Best Shorter Work or Anthology Return to Glory by Jack McDevitt
  Best Pro Artist Austin Arthur Hart
  Best Editor Toni Weisskopf
  Best SF Poet Michael Butterworth
  Best Comic Book New Think 1.0
  Best Anime Chainsaw Man
  Best Manga Mindset
  Best Television Show, Film, or Video Heath Row’s Productions
  Best None of the Above Manuscript Press (Rick Norwood) and for reprinting the daily comic strip Alley Oop
2017 Best novel Ryk Spoor Princess Holy Aura
  Best Shorter Work Sarah Pinsker And Then There Were (N-One)
  Best Book Editor Toni Weisskopf
  Best Film Thor Ragnarok
  Best Fanzine Tightbeam
  Best Blog MadGeniusClub
  Best TV Show Supergirl
  Best Anime The Ancient Magus Bride
  Best Graphic Art Publication Jean Grey
2016 Best Novel Brandon Sanderson Shadows of Self
  Best Paper Series Novel Chris Nuttall Schooled in Magic
  Best Editor Toni Weisskopf – Baen
  Best TV Show Supergirl
  Best Comic Girl Genius
  Best Film The Martian
2015 Heroic Achievement All Hugo Fandom — for reviving the all-hobby fan feud
  Best Editor Toni Weisskopf – Baen
2012 Best Pro Artist Jonas De Ro
  Best Animated Movie Wreck it Ralph – Disney
  Best Fantasy Movie The Avengers – Disney
  Best SF Movie Robot & Frank – Samuel Goldwyn & John Carter – Disney (tie)
  Best Horror Movie The Cabin in the Woods – Lionsgate
  Best Fantasy TV Once Upon a Time – ABC
  Best Horror TV Supernatural – CW
  Best SF TV Doctor Who – BBC
  Best Fantasy Author Saladin Ahmed – Throne of the Crescent Moon
  Best SF Author Lois McMaster Bujold – Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance
  Best Horror Author Karina Halle – On Demon Wings
  Best Fan Artist K. Cherdrumphai
  Best Fan Writer Jean Lamb
  Best Fanzine SF Signal
  Best Fantasy Movie The Avengers – Disney
2011 Best Fantasy Movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
  Best SF Movie Contagion – Warner Bros.
  Best Super Hero/Comics Movie Captain America: The First Avenger – Disney
  Best SF TV Doctor Who – BBC
  Best Horror TV The Walking Dead – AMC
  Best Fantasy TV A Game of Thrones
  Best Horror Author Jim Butcher – Ghost Story
  Best SF Author China Miéville – Embassy Town
  Best YA SF-F Author Ransom Riggs – Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  Best Fanzine File 770 – Mike Glyer
2010 Best SF/F Animation Despicable Me – Universal
  Best SF/F Author Suzanne Collins – Mockingjay
  Best SF/F Movie Inception – Warner Bros.
  Best SF/F TV Dollhouse – FOX
  Best Website
  Best Fansite
  Best Fanzine eI – Earl Kemp
2009 Best TV Animation Star Wars: The Clone Wars – TOON
  Best Film Animation Avatar – 20th Century Fox
  Best Pro Artist Frank Frazetta
  Best SF Author Stephen King – Under the Dome
  Best Fantasy Author China Mieville – The City & The City
  Best Comic Robert Kirkman – The Walking Dead – AMC
  Best Video Game Batman: Arkham Asylum
  Best SF Movie Star Trek – Paramount
  Best Fantasy Movie Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince – Warner Bros.
  Best SF TV Doctor Who – BBC
  Best Fantasy TV True Blood – HBO
  Best Website
  Best Pro Zine Weird Tales
  Best Fansite
  Best Fanzine The National Fantasy Fan – Heath Row
  Fan of the Year Patricia King
2008 Best Animation Wall-E
  Best SF/F Author Greg Bear – City at the End of Time
  Best SF/F Movie The Dark Knight – Warner Bros.
  Best Website
  Best SF/F TV Torchwood – BBC
  Fan of the Year Heath Row
  Best Fanzine FAPA
2007 Best Animation Ratatouille – Pixar
  Best Pro Artist Tom Kidd
  Best SF/F Author JK Rowling – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  Best SF/F Movie The Golden Compass – New Line
  Best SF/F TV Supernatural – CW
  Fan of the Year Jacqueline Lichtenberg
  Best Fanzine The Drink Tank – Chris Garcia
  Best Fansite
2006 Best Animation Tripping the Rift – SCIFI
  Best Pro Artist Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell (tie)
  Best Fan Artist Brad Foster
  Best SF/F Author Naomi Novik – His Majesty’s Dragon, Throne of Jade, Black Powder War
  Best SF/F Movie Pan’s Labyrinth – Picture House
  Best Website
  Best SF/F TV Doctor Who – BBC
  Fan of the Year Joy Beeson
  Best Fanzine Science Fiction Five-Yearly
2005 Best TV Animation Inuyahar
  Best Animation – Film Wallace and Grommit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit
  Best Pro Artist Melissa Gay
  Best Comic Supergirl
  Best Fan Artist Lynn Masamitsu
  Best SF Author John Varley – Mammoth
  Best Fan Writer Jefferson Swycaffer
  Best Fantasy Author J. K. Rowling – Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  Best Reprint C. S. Lewis – The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe
  Best Board/RPG Game Serenity RPG
  Best Video Game Eve Online
  Best SF Movie Serenity – Universal
  Best Fantasy Movie Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe
  Best Classic on DVD Wizard of Oz box set
  Best SF TV The 4400 – USA
  Best Fantasy TV Lost – ABC
  Best Pro Website
  Best Fansite
  Best Print Fanzine Locus
  Best eZine Emerald City
  Fan of the Year Howard DeVore
2004 Best Animation Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
  Best Pro Artist Donato Giancola
  Best Pro Author C. J. Cherryh – Forge of Heaven
  Best Collector’s Edition (video) Star Wars Trilogy Boxed Set – 20th Century Fox
  Best Comic Fantastic Four – Marvel
  Best Game Star Wars Trading Card Game – Lucasfilm, Wizards of the Coast
  Best Movie Spiderman 2 – Columbia
  Best Web Site or Reference Locus Online
  Best Classic Reprint Glory Road – Robert A. Heinlein
  Best TV Stargate: SG-1 – SCI FI (MGM)
  Best Video Game Halo 2 – Bungie Software
  Fan Of the Year Janine Stinson
  Best Fanzine Ansible
  Fan Web Site Fanac Fan History Project