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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2009 Winner
Oscar
Best Documentary, Features
Man on Wire (2008)
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Primetime Emmy Awards

2017 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special
The Night Of (2016)
For episode: "The Art of War".

BAFTA Awards

2015 Winner
Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film
The Theory of Everything (2014)
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Nominee
David Lean Award for Direction
The Theory of Everything (2014)
2012 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Documentary Film
Project Nim (2011)
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2009 Winner
Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film
Man on Wire (2008)
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2001 Nominee
BAFTA TV Award
Huw Wheldon Award for Specialised Programme or Series (Arts, History, Religion and Science)
Wisconsin Death Trip (1999)
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Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2012 Nominee
EDA Award
Best Documentary Feature Film
Project Nim (2011)
2008 Winner
EDA Award
Best Documentary Feature Film
Man on Wire (2008)
Tied with Tia Lessin and Carl Deal for Trouble the Water (2008).

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2011 Winner
BSFC Award
Best Documentary
Project Nim (2011)

Cannes Film Festival

2005 Nominee
Un Certain Regard Award
The King (2005)

Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US

2012 Nominee
Cinema Eye Honors Award
Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking
Project Nim (2011)
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Nominee
Cinema Eye Audience Choice Prize
Project Nim (2011)
2009 Winner
Cinema Eye Honors Award
Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking
Man on Wire (2008)
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Nominee
Cinema Eye Honors Award
Outstanding Achievement in Direction
Man on Wire (2008)
Nominee
Cinema Eye Audience Choice Prize
Man on Wire (2008)

David di Donatello Awards

2015 Winner
David
Best European Film (Miglior Film dell'Unione Europea)
The Theory of Everything (2014)

Dinard British Film Festival

2012 Winner
Golden Hitchcock
Shadow Dancer (2012)
Winner
Audience Award
Shadow Dancer (2012)

Directors Guild of America, USA

2012 Winner
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary
Project Nim (2011)
2009 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary
Man on Wire (2008)

Edinburgh International Film Festival

2012 Nominee
The Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film
Shadow Dancer (2012)

European Film Awards

2008 Nominee
European Film Award
European Documentary
Man on Wire (2008)

Evening Standard British Film Awards

2012 Nominee
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Documentary
Project Nim (2011)

Film by the Sea International Film Festival

2012 Winner
Film and Literature Award
Shadow Dancer (2012)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

2009 Winner
Independent Spirit Award
Best Documentary
Man on Wire (2008)

Gijón International Film Festival

2012 Nominee
Grand Prix Asturias
Best Film
Shadow Dancer (2012)

Gold Derby Awards

2012 Winner
Gold Derby Award
Documentary Feature
Project Nim (2011)

Gotham Awards

2008 Nominee
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Documentary
Man on Wire (2008)
Shared with:
2006 Nominee
Gotham Independent Film Award
Breakthrough Director
The King (2005)

Heartland Film

2014 Winner
Truly Moving Picture Award
The Theory of Everything (2014)

Humanitas Prize

2013 Nominee
Humanitas Prize
Documentaries - Special Awards Category
Project Nim (2011)

International Documentary Association

2008 Winner
IDA Award
Feature Documentary
Man on Wire (2008)
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International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2012 Nominee
INOCA
Best Documentary
Project Nim (2011)

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

2008 Winner
Best Documentary
Over 30 Minutes
Man on Wire (2008)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2008 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Documentary/Non-Fiction Film
Man on Wire (2008)

Los Angeles Film Festival

2008 Winner
Audience Award
Best International Feature
Man on Wire (2008)

Miami Film Festival

2011 Nominee
Grand Jury Prize
Knight Dox Competition
Project Nim (2011)

Mill Valley Film Festival

2014 Winner
Audience Award
Favorite World Feature
The Theory of Everything (2014)

Newport Beach Film Festival

2011 Winner
Achievement Award
Outstanding Achievement in Documentary
Project Nim (2011)

News & Documentary Emmy Awards

2013 Nominee
Emmy
Best Documentary
Project Nim (2011)
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Outstanding Science and Technology Programming
Project Nim (2011)
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Philadelphia Film Festival

2006 Winner
American Independents Award
The King (2005)

Robert Festival

2010 Nominee
Robert
Best Non-American Film (Årets ikke-amerikanske film)
Man on Wire (2008)

San Sebastián International Film Festival

1999 Winner
FIPRESCI Prize - Special Mention
Wisconsin Death Trip (1999)

For rising from documentary sources to give a troubling portrait of violence accross history and to... More

For rising from documentary sources to give a troubling portrait of violence accross history and to discuss the role of the press in the creation of reality.


Stockholm Film Festival

1999 Nominee
Bronze Horse
Wisconsin Death Trip (1999)

Sundance Film Festival

2011 Winner
Directing Award
World Cinema - Documentary
Project Nim (2011)
Nominee
Grand Jury Prize
World Cinema - Documentary
Project Nim (2011)
2008 Winner
Grand Jury Prize
World Cinema - Documentary
Man on Wire (2008)
Winner
Audience Award
World Cinema - Documentary
Man on Wire (2008)

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

2014 Nominee
Grand Prize
The Theory of Everything (2014)

True/False Film Fest

2011 Winner
True Vision Award
Documentary
Project Nim (2011)

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