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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2013 Nominated
Oscar
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:
2010 Won
Oscar
Best Motion Picture of the Year
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:
Best Achievement in Directing
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win an Academy Award for Best Director.

Golden Globes, USA

2013 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
The Hurt Locker (2008)

BAFTA Awards

2013 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:
Nominated
David Lean Award for Direction
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:
Won
David Lean Award for Direction
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

AFI Awards, USA

2013 Won
AFI Award
Movie of the Year
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:

ZERO DARK THIRTY is a fierce meditation on modern warfare - a film that keeps audiences breathless,... More

ZERO DARK THIRTY is a fierce meditation on modern warfare - a film that keeps audiences breathless, even though the ending is history. Director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal chronicle the world's greatest manhunt with the electric intensity of a glance, the politics of personality and the very real question of what it takes to find the truth. Jessica Chastain drives the story forward with an enormity of purpose, again demonstrating her place among today's brightest talents. ZERO DARK THIRTY is a definitive tale of our times, where the battle waged is one of intellect over arms.

2010 Won
AFI Award
Movie of the Year
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:

THE HURT LOCKER is a cinematic explosion that drops audiences inside the chaos of the war in Iraq ... More

THE HURT LOCKER is a cinematic explosion that drops audiences inside the chaos of the war in Iraq and into the minds of American soldiers who defuse bombs with equal parts anxiety and adrenaline. Marked by the bravura direction of Kathryn Bigelow and grounded in Mark Boal's taut, unsentimental script, this grippingly real story detonates an emotional portrait of combat and camaraderie abroad, and alienation at home. An outstanding ensemble cast is led by Jeremy Renner, whose tour of duty is a tour de force.


Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2010 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)
1996 Won
Saturn Award
Best Director
Strange Days (1995)
1988 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Director
Near Dark (1987)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2012 Won
EDA Female Focus Award
Best Woman Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Won
EDA Award
Best Picture
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Nominated
EDA Female Focus Award
This Year's Outstanding Achievement By a Woman in the Film Industry
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Won
EDA Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Best Picture
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:
Won
EDA Female Focus Award
Best Woman Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Women's Image Award
The Hurt Locker (2008)
This Year's Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Film Industry
The Hurt Locker (2008)

For directing, producing, and presenting an excellent perspective and vision on filmmaking in _The ... More

For directing, producing, and presenting an excellent perspective and vision on filmmaking in _The Hurt Locker (2009)_.

Nominated
EDA Female Focus Award
Perseverance Award
The Hurt Locker (2008)
2008 Nominated
EDA Special Mention Award
Best of the Fests
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Amanda Awards, Norway

2010 Nominated
Amanda
Best Foreign Feature Film (Årets utenlandske kinofilm)
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Austin Film Critics Association

2009 Won
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Australian Film Institute

2013 Nominated
AACTA International Award
Best Film
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:
Best Direction
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2012 2nd place
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

BAFTA/LA Britannia Awards

2013 Won
Britannia Award
John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Bodil Awards

2010 Nominated
Bodil
Best American Film (Bedste amerikanske film)
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Boston Online Film Critics Association

2012 Won
BOFCA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2012 Won
BSFC Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Won
BSFC Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Brussels International Festival of Fantasy Film

1988 Won
Silver Raven
Near Dark (1987)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2013 Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Won
CFCA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Won
CFCA Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Columbia University Film Festival

2009 Won
Andrew Sarris Award

Dallas International Film Festival

2009 Won
Dallas Star Award

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Won
DFWFCA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 2nd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Denver Film Critics Society

2012 Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Won
DFCS Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Detroit Film Critic Society, US

2012 Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Directors Guild of America, USA

2013 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:

Empire Awards, UK

2010 Nominated
Empire Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Film by the Sea International Film Festival

2001 Won
Film and Literature Award
The Weight of Water (2000)

Georgia Film Critics Association (GFCA)

2013 Won
GFCA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Gotham Awards

2009 Won
Best Film
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:
Won
Tribute Award

Kathryn Bigelow's unparalleled ability to portray thrilling action and stomach churning suspense ... More

Kathryn Bigelow's unparalleled ability to portray thrilling action and stomach churning suspense have been a mainstay of her work as a director. What sets her apart, however, is her ability to bring those talents to bear on films of any budget while also presenting characters with emotional gravity.


Hollywood Film Awards

2009 Won
Hollywood Film Award
Director of the Year

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2012 Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Won
HFCS Award
Best Picture
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US

2012 2nd place
IFJA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

International Cinephile Society Awards

2013 Nominated
ICS Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Nominated
ICS Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Iowa Film Critics Awards

2013 Nominated
IFC Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Won
IFC Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

2009 Won
KCFCC Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2009 Won
Sierra Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2013 Nominated
ALFS Award
Director of the Year
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Won
ALFS Award
Director of the Year
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2012 2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Mystfest

1990 Nominated
Best Film
Blue Steel (1989)

National Board of Review, USA

2012 Won
NBR Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2013 2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Tied with Paul Thomas Anderson for The Master (2012).
2010 Won
NSFC Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2012 Won
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Won
NYFCC Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

New York Film Critics, Online

2012 Won
NYFCO Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Won
NYFCO Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

North Texas Film Critics Association, US

2009 Won
NTFCA Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards

2009 Won
OFCC Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Online Film & Television Association

2013 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2013 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Won
OFCS Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

PGA Awards

2013 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:
2010 Won
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2012 Won
PFCS Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2012 Nominated
SDFCS Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Nominated
SDFCS Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

2012 Won
SFFCC Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Won
SFFCC Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2000 Nominated
Golden Seashell
The Weight of Water (2000)

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

2010 Won
Best Director Award
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Satellite Awards

2012 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Won
Satellite Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Seattle International Film Festival

2009 Won
Golden Space Needle Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

ShoWest Convention, USA

2009 Won
Triumph Award for Outstanding Direction

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2012 2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Won
SEFCA Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2012 Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Won
SLFCA Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Nominated
TFCA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Won
TFCA Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Utah Film Critics Association Awards

2012 2nd place
UFCA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2013 Won
VFCC Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Won
VFCC Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Venice Film Festival

2008 Won
SIGNIS Award
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Won
Sergio Trasatti Award
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Won
Human Rights Film Network Award
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Won
Young Cinema Award
Best Film in Competition
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Nominated
Golden Lion
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Village Voice Film Poll

2012 2nd place
VVFP Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Won
VVFP Award
Best Film
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Won
WAFCA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Won
WAFCA Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

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