John Seale Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2016 Nominated
Oscar
Best Achievement in Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
2004 Nominated
Oscar
Best Cinematography
Cold Mountain (2003)
1997 Won
Oscar
Best Cinematography
The English Patient (1996)
1989 Nominated
Oscar
Best Cinematography
Rain Man (1988)
1986 Nominated
Oscar
Best Cinematography
Witness (1985)

BAFTA Awards

2016 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
2004 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
Cold Mountain (2003)
2000 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
1997 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
The English Patient (1996)
1990 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey (1988)
Shared with:
1986 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
Witness (1985)

20/20 Awards

2017 Nominated
Felix
Best Cinematography
The English Patient (1996)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2016 Nominated
EDA Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

American Society of Cinematographers, USA

2016 Nominated
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
2011 Won
International Award
2004 Nominated
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Cold Mountain (2003)
2001 Nominated
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
The Perfect Storm (2000)
1997 Won
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
The English Patient (1996)
1989 Nominated
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Rain Man (1988)

Austin Film Critics Association

2015 Nominated
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards

2015 Won
AACTA Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Australian Cinematographers Society

1997 Won
ACS Hall of Fame
1985 Won
Cinematographer of the Year
Witness (1985)
1983 Won
Cinematographer of the Year
Goodbye Paradise (1983)

Australian Film Critics Association Awards

2016 Won
AFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Australian Film Institute

1984 Nominated
AFI Award
Best Achievement in Cinematography
Silver City (1984)
1983 Won
AFI Award
Best Achievement in Cinematography
Careful, He Might Hear You (1983)
1981 Nominated
AFI Award
Best Achievement in Cinematography
The Survivor (1981)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2015 Nominated
ACCA
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
2003 Nominated
ACCA
Best Cinematography
Cold Mountain (2003)
1996 Nominated
ACCA
Best Cinematography
The English Patient (1996)
Runner-Up

Black Film Critics Circle Awards

2015 Won
BFCC Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Boston Online Film Critics Association

2015 Won
BOFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

1999 Nominated
BSFC Award
Best Cinematography
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
1996 Won
BSFC Award
Best Cinematography
The English Patient (1996)

Brisbane International Film Festival

1997 Won
Chauvel Award

British Society of Cinematographers

2016 Nominated
Best Cinematography Award
Best Cinematography in a Feature Film
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
2003 Nominated
Best Cinematography Award
Cold Mountain (2003)
1996 Nominated
Best Cinematography Award
The English Patient (1996)
1989 Nominated
Best Cinematography Award
Dead Poets Society (1989)
1985 Nominated
Best Cinematography Award
Witness (1985)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2016 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Camerimage

2015 Nominated
Golden Frog
Main Competition
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
2011 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2016 Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
2004 Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Cold Mountain (2003)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2015 Won
CFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
2004 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Cold Mountain (2003)
2000 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Cinematography
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
1997 Won
CFCA Award
Best Cinematography
The English Patient (1996)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

1997 Won
DFWFCA Award
Best Cinematography
The English Patient (1996)

European Film Awards

1997 Won
European Film Award
European Cinematographer of the Year
The English Patient (1996)

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards

2016 Won
FCCA Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2015 Won
FFCC Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
1997 Won
FFCC Award
Best Cinematography
The English Patient (1996)

Georgia Film Critics Association (GFCA)

2016 Won
GFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Gold Derby Awards

2016 Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
2004 Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Cinematography
Cold Mountain (2003)

Hawaii International Film Festival

1997 Won
Excellence in Cinematography Award

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2016 Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2015 Nominated
ICP Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
2nd place.

International Cinephile Society Awards

2016 Nominated
ICS Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2016 Nominated
INOCA
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
2nd place.
2015 Won
Halfway Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
2004 Nominated
INOCA
Best Cinematography
Cold Mountain (2003)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2000 Nominated
Sierra Award
Best Cinematography
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2016 Nominated
ALFS Award
Technical Achievement of the Year
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2015 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
1996 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Cinematography
The English Patient (1996)
Tied with Chris Menges for Michael Collins (1996).

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2016 Nominated
NSFC Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
1997 Nominated
NSFC Award
Best Cinematography
The English Patient (1996)

New York Film Critics, Online

2015 Won
NYFCO Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Online Film & Television Association

2016 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
2000 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
1997 Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
The English Patient (1996)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2015 Won
OFCS Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2015 Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
2004 Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Cinematography
Cold Mountain (2003)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2015 Nominated
SDFCS Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

2015 Won
SFFCC Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

2016 Won
Artisan Award
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Cinematography

Satellite Awards

2015 Won
Satellite Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
2000 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Cinematography
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
1997 Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Cinematography
The English Patient (1996)

Seattle Film Critics Awards

2016 Won
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2015 Won
SEFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2015 Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Utah Film Critics Association Awards

2015 Won
UFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2015 Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

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