The winner for Best Dramatic Presentation (Long Form) was Christopher Nolan's Inception, handily beating runner-up How to Train Your Dragon and the other nominees Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and Toy Story 3. The Short Form Presentation winner was Doctor Who: “The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang”.
The unique 2011 Hugo trophy base design was revealed at the ceremony by designer and Hugo base design contest winner Marina Gelineau.
The 2012 Hugo Awards will take place in Chicago, Illinois, on September 2, 2012.
2011 Hugo Award Winners
Blackout/All Clear by Connie Willis (Ballantine Spectra)
The Lifecycle of Software Objects by Ted Chiang (Subterranean)
“The Emperor of Mars” by Allen M. Steele (Asimov’s, June 2010)
BEST SHORT STORY
“For Want of a Nail” by Mary Robinette Kowal (Asimov’s, September 2010)
BEST RELATED WORK
Chicks Dig Time Lords: A Celebration of Doctor Who by the Women Who Love It, edited by Lynne M. Thomas and Tara O’Shea (Mad Norwegian)
BEST GRAPHIC STORY
Girl Genius, Volume 10: Agatha Heterodyne and the Guardian Muse, written by Phil and Kaja Foglio; art by Phil Foglio; colors by Cheyenne Wright (Airship Entertainment)
BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION, LONG FORM
Inception, written and directed by Christopher Nolan (Warner)
BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION, SHORT FORM
Doctor Who: “The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang,” written by Steven Moffat; directed by Toby Haynes (BBC Wales)
BEST EDITOR, SHORT FORM
BEST EDITOR, LONG FORM
BEST PROFESSIONAL ARTIST
Clarkesworld, edited by Neil Clarke, Cheryl Morgan, Sean Wallace; podcast directed by Kate Baker
The Drink Tank, edited by Christopher J Garcia and James Bacon
BEST FAN WRITER
BEST FAN ARTIST
Brad W. Foster
JOHN W. CAMPBELL AWARD FOR BEST NEW WRITER
Award for the best new professional science fiction or fantasy writer of 2009 or 2010, sponsored by Dell Magazines (not a Hugo Award).