Jim Sheridan Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2004 Nominated
Oscar
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
In America (2002)
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1994 Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
In the Name of the Father (1993)
Best Director
In the Name of the Father (1993)
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
In the Name of the Father (1993)
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1990 Nominated
Oscar
Best Director
My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)
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Golden Globes, USA

2004 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
In America (2002)
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1998 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
The Boxer (1997)

BAFTA Awards

1994 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
In the Name of the Father (1993)
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1990 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)
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Best Film
My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)
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20/20 Awards

2010 Nominated
Felix
Best Adapted Screenplay
My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)
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AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

2004 Won
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Screenwriter
In America (2002)
Nominated
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Director
In America (2002)

AFI Fest

2003 Won
Audience Award
Best Feature Film
In America (2002)

Angers European First Film Festival

1990 Won
Audience Award
Feature Film
My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)

Australian Film Institute

1994 Nominated
AFI Award
Best Foreign Film
In the Name of the Father (1993)
Nominated
Best Foreign Film Award
In the Name of the Father (1993)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2003 Nominated
ACCA
Best Original Screenplay
In America (2002)
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1993 Nominated
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
In the Name of the Father (1993)
Best Achievement in Directing
In the Name of the Father (1993)

BAFTA/LA Britannia Awards

2004 Won
Britannia Award
Artistic Excellence

Bangkok International Film Festival

2004 Won
Golden Kinnaree Award
Best Director
In America (2002)
Nominated
Golden Kinnaree Award
Best Film
In America (2002)

Berlin International Film Festival

1998 Won
Reader Jury of the "Berliner Morgenpost"
The Boxer (1997)
Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
The Boxer (1997)
1994 Won
Golden Berlin Bear
In the Name of the Father (1993)

Boston Irish Film Festival

2003 Won
Excellence Award

British Independent Film Awards

2003 Nominated
British Independent Film Award
Best Director
In America (2002)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2004 Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Writer
In America (2002)
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Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Director
In America (2002)

Camerimage

2013 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award for Directing

Capri, Hollywood

2015 Won
Capri Legend Award

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2004 2nd place
COFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Original
In America (2002)
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CinEuphoria Awards

2011 Won
CinEuphoria
Top Ten of the Year - International Competition
Brothers (2009)
Freedom of Expression - Honorary Award
Brothers (2009)
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David di Donatello Awards

1994 Won
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
In the Name of the Father (1993)

European Film Awards

1994 Nominated
European Film Award
European Film of the Year
In the Name of the Father (1993)
1989 Nominated
European Film Award
Young European Film of the Year
My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)
European Director of the Year
My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)

Evening Standard British Film Awards

1995 Won
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Film
In the Name of the Father (1993)

Film by the Sea International Film Festival

2012 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award

Film Independent Spirit Awards

2004 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Feature
In America (2002)
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Best Director
In America (2002)
1990 Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Foreign Film
My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)
Ireland/UK.

Ghent International Film Festival

2003 Won
Grand Prix
In America (2002)

Gold Derby Awards

2004 Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Original Screenplay
In America (2002)
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Goya Awards

1999 Won
Goya
Best European Film (Mejor Película Europea)
The Boxer (1997)
Ireland/USA.

Guild of German Art House Cinemas

1991 Won
Guild Film Award - Silver
Foreign Film (Ausländischer Film)
My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)

High Falls Film Festival

2003 Won
Audience Award
Best Feature
In America (2002)

Humanitas Prize

2003 Nominated
Humanitas Prize
Sundance Film Category
In America (2002)
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1994 Nominated
Humanitas Prize
Feature Film Category
In the Name of the Father (1993)
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International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2004 Nominated
INOCA
Best Original Screenplay
In America (2002)
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Irish Film and Television Awards

2010 Won
IFTA Award
Best Director for Film
Brothers (2009)

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1995 Nominated
European Silver Ribbon
In the Name of the Father (1993)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2004 Nominated
Sierra Award
Best Screenplay
In America (2002)
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Montréal World Film Festival

1989 Won
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury - Special Mention
My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)
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National Board of Review, USA

2003 Won
NBR Award
Best Original Screenplay
In America (2002)
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New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1989 3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best New Director
My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)

New York Film Critics, Online

2003 Won
NYFCO Award
Best Screenplay
In America (2002)
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Online Film & Television Association

2004 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
In America (2002)
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Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
In America (2002)
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Online Film Critics Society Awards

2004 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Original Screenplay
In America (2002)
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Palm Springs International Film Festival

2004 Won
Distinguished Achievement Award
For directing and producing.

PGA Awards

2004 Won
Stanley Kramer Award
In America (2002)
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1994 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
In the Name of the Father (1993)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2004 Won
PFCS Award
Best Screenplay, Original
In America (2002)
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Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Director
In America (2002)

Pusan International Film Festival

2013 Won
Hand Printing

Satellite Awards

2004 Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Director
In America (2002)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2003 2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
In America (2002)
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Village Voice Film Poll

2003 3rd place
VVFP Award
Best Screenplay
In America (2002)
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3rd place. Tied with City of God (2002) and Lost in Translation (2003).

Writers Guild of America, USA

2004 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Original Screenplay
In America (2002)
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1994 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
In the Name of the Father (1993)
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1990 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)
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