Wall-E was a surprise winner for Best Picture at the Los Angeles Film Critic Awards (LAFCA) yesterday. The runner-up for Best Picture is The Dark Knight. Heath Ledger won best supporting actor.

Thanks to Diego for posting the results yesterday in our comments!

DIRECTOR: Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire

Runner-up: Christopher Nolan, The Dark Knight

ACTRESS: Sally Hawkins, Happy-Go-Lucky

Runner-up: Melissa Leo, Frozen River

ACTOR: Sean Penn, Milk

Runner-up: Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler

SCREENPLAY: Mike Leigh, Happy-Go-Lucky

Runner-up: Charlie Kaufman, Synecdoche, New York

SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Penelope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona and Elegy

Runner-up: Viola Davis, Doubt

SUPPORTING ACTOR: Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight

Runner-up: Eddie Marsan, Happy-Go-Lucky

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM: Still Life directed by Jia Zhangke

Runner-up: The Class directed by Laurent Cantet

DOCUMENTARY/NON-FICTION FILM: Man on Wire directed by James Marsh

Runner-up: Waltz with Bashir directed by Ari Folman

PRODUCTION DESIGN: Mark Friedberg, Synecdoche, New York

Runner-up: Nathan Crowley, The Dark Knight

ANIMATION: Waltz with Bashir

MUSIC/SCORE: A.R. Rahman, Slumdog Millionaire

Runner-up: Alexandre Desplat, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

CINEMATOGRAPHY: Yu Lik Wai, Still Life

Runner-up: Anthony Dod Mantle, Slumdog Millionaire

NEW GENERATION: Steve McQueen, Hunger

CAREER ACHIEVEMENT: John Calley (previously announced)

and Casting a Glance