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Academy Awards, USA

1992 Nominated
Oscar
Best Director
Boyz n the Hood (1991)

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John Singleton became the youngest director and the very first African-American in cinema history ever to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director.

Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Boyz n the Hood (1991)

Acapulco Black Film Festival

2001 Won
Career Achievement Award
1998 Nominated
Black Film Award
Best Director
Rosewood (1997)

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)

2005 Won
AAFCA Award
Achievement Honor
Hustle & Flow (2005)
Honored for producing the film "Hustle & Flow"

Berlin International Film Festival

1997 Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Rosewood (1997)

Black Movie Awards

2006 Nominated
Black Movie Award
Outstanding Achievement in Directing
Four Brothers (2005)
2005 Nominated
Black Movie Award
Outstanding Motion Picture
Hustle & Flow (2005)
Shared with:

Black Reel Awards

2006 Nominated
Black Reel
Best Director
Four Brothers (2005)
Best Film
Hustle & Flow (2005)
2004 Nominated
Black Reel
Film: Best Director
2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)
2002 Nominated
Black Reel
Best Screenplay (Original or Adapted)
Baby Boy (2001)
Theatrical - Best Director
Baby Boy (2001)
Best Film
Baby Boy (2001)
2001 Nominated
Black Reel
Theatrical - Best Director
Shaft (2000)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1992 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Director
Boyz n the Hood (1991)
Best Screenplay
Boyz n the Hood (1991)

Image Awards

2006 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Directing in a Feature Film/Television Movie
Four Brothers (2005)

Locarno International Film Festival

2001 Won
Special Mention
Baby Boy (2001)
Shared with:
For its innovative concept and ensemble acting.
Nominated
Golden Leopard
Baby Boy (2001)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1991 Won
New Generation Award
Boyz n the Hood (1991)

MTV Movie Awards

1992 Won
MTV Movie Award
Best New Filmmaker
Boyz n the Hood (1991)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1991 Won
NYFCC Award
Best New Director
Boyz n the Hood (1991)

ShoWest Convention, USA

1992 Won
ShoWest Award
Screenwriter of the Year
Won
Special Award
Directorial Debut of the Year

Walk of Fame

2003 Won
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On 26 August 2003. At 6915 Hollywood Boulevard.

Writers Guild of America, USA

1992 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Boyz n the Hood (1991)

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