For the first time in three years, the Hugo for best dramatic presentation, short form didn’t go to “Doctor Who”‘s Stephen Moffatt.
This year it went to Joss Whedon for “Doctor Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog.”
Pixar’s “Wall-E” took home the Hugo for best dramatic presentation, long form.
Author Neal Gaiman picked up his second best novel Hugo for “The Graveyard Book.”
The winners were announced over the weekend at the the 67th Worldcon held at the Palais de Congrès in Montreal, Québec.
The full list of winners is:
Best Novel: The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins; Bloomsbury UK)
Best Novella: “The Erdmann Nexus,” Nancy Kress (Asimov’s, Oct./Nov. 2008)
Best Novelette: “Shoggoths in Bloom,” Elizabeth Bear (Asimov’s, Mar. 2008)
Best Short Story: “Exhalation,” Ted Chiang (Eclipse Two)
Best Related Book: Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded: A Decade of Whatever, 1998-2008, John Scalzi (Subterranean Press)
Best Graphic Story: Girl Genius, Volume 8: Agatha Heterodyne and the Chapel of Bones, written by Kaja & Phil Foglio, art by Phil Foglio, colors by Cheyenne Wright (Airship Entertainment)
Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form: WALL-E, Andrew Stanton & Pete Docter, story; Andrew Stanton & Jim Reardon, screenplay; Andrew Stanton, director (Pixar/Walt Disney)
Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form: Doctor Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, Joss Whedon, & Zack Whedon, & Jed Whedon, & Maurissa Tancharoen, writers; Joss Whedon, director (Mutant Enemy)
Best Editor Short Form: Ellen Datlow
Best Editor Long Form: David G. Hartwell
Best Professional Artist: Donato Giancola
Best Semiprozine: Weird Tales, edited by Ann VanderMeer & Stephen H. Segal
Best Fan Writer: Cheryl Morgan
Best Fanzine: Electric Velocipede, edited by John Klima
Best Fan Artist: Frank Wu
Several other awards which were not Hugos were also presented as part of the ceremony:
The John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer: David Anthony Durham.
The Big Heart Award: Andrew Porter
The First Fandom Hall of Fame Award: James Gunn and Ben Indick.
The First Fandom Posthumous Hall of Fame Award: Walt Daugherty
The Sam Moskowitz Award for Excellence in Collecting: Joe Wrzos