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Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards

2010 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Lost (2004)
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2009 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Lost (2004)
Shared with:
2008 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Lost (2004)
Shared with:
2005 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Lost (2004)
For the pilot (parts 1 and 2).
Outstanding Drama Series
Lost (2004)
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Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Lost (2004)
Shared with:
For the pilot.
2002 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Alias (2001)
For episode "Truth Be Told" (pilot).

BAFTA Awards

2007 Nominated
BAFTA TV Award
Best International
Lost (2004)
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Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2016 Won
Saturn Award
Best Writing
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
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Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Director
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
2014 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Director
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
2012 Won
Saturn Award
Best Director
Super 8 (2011)
Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Writing
Super 8 (2011)
2010 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Director
Star Trek (2009)
2007 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Director
Mission: Impossible III (2006)

AFI Awards, USA

2016 Won
AFI Award
Movie of the Year
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
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STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS stands as a cultural landmark for generations young and old. J.J. ... More

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS stands as a cultural landmark for generations young and old. J.J. Abrams takes the helm of George Lucas' beloved saga with this epic popcorn opera fueled by the combined power of myth and movie magic. Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac and Adam Driver join the indelible characters created by Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill - expanding the iconic galaxy far, far away with this timeless gift to all who love the movies.


ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards

2013 Won
ASCAP Award
Top Television Series
Alcatraz (2012)
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Top Television Series
Person of Interest (2011)
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2009 Won
ASCAP Award
Top Television Series
Lost (2004)
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2006 Won
ASCAP Award
Top TV Series
Lost (2004)
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2005 Won
ASCAP Award
Top TV Series
Lost (2004)
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Awards Circuit Community Awards

2015 Nominated
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
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2009 Nominated
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
Star Trek (2009)
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Cinema Bloggers Awards, Portugal

2016 Nominated
Cinema Bloggers Award
Best North American Film
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

CinemaCon, USA

2016 Won
CinemaCon Award
Showman of the Year

Directors Guild of America, USA

2005 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Lost (2004)
For the pilot episode, part 1.

Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards

2015 Nominated
DFCC
Best Director
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
5th place. Tied with John Crowley for Brooklyn (2015).

Empire Awards, UK

2016 Won
Empire Award
Best Director
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
2010 Nominated
Empire Award
Best Director
Star Trek (2009)

Gold Derby Awards

2016 Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Motion Picture
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
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2005 Won
Gold Derby TV Award
Drama Episode of the Year
Lost (2004)
Shared with:
for "Pilot"

Golden Schmoes Awards

2015 Nominated
Golden Schmoes
Best Director of the Year
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
2011 Nominated
Golden Schmoes
Best Director of the Year
Super 8 (2011)
2009 Nominated
Golden Schmoes
Best Director of the Year
Star Trek (2009)

Guinness World Record Award

2015 Won
Guinness World Record
most viewed movie trailer on YouTube in 24 hours
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

Hollywood Film Awards

2013 Won
Hollywood Movie Award
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

Hugo Awards

2016 Nominated
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
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2013 Nominated
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Short Form
Fringe (2008)
Shared with:
For the episode "Letters of Transit".
2010 Nominated
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form
Star Trek (2009)
Shared with:
2005 Nominated
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Short Form
Lost (2004)
Shared with:
For the pilot episode

Online Film & Television Association

2004 Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best New Theme Song in a Series, Motion Picture or Miniseries
Lost (2004)
2003 Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Writing in a Drama Series
Alias (2001)
For the episode "Phase One".
2002 Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Direction in a Drama Series
Alias (2001)
Shared with:
Best Writing in a Drama Series
Alias (2001)
Shared with:
Best New Theme Song in a Series
Alias (2001)

PGA Awards

2013 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award in Television
Norman Lear Achievement Award
2010 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Star Trek (2009)
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2007 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
Lost (2004)
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2006 Won
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
Lost (2004)
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2004 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
Alias (2001)
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Razzie Awards

1999 Nominated
Razzie Award
Worst Screenplay
Armageddon (1998)
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Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards

2015 2nd place
Rondo Statuette
Best Movie
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
2005 2nd place
Rondo Statuette
Best TV Presentation
Lost (2004)
2004 Nominated
Rondo Statuette
Best TV Presentation
Lost (2004)

Scream Awards

2011 Nominated
Scream Award
Best Director
Super 8 (2011)

Screenwriters Choice Awards, Online

2015 Nominated
Screenplay Competition
Best Adapted Screenplay
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
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SFX Awards, UK

2012 Nominated
SFX Award
Best Director
Super 8 (2011)
2010 Won
SFX Award
Best Director
Star Trek (2009)

Visual Effects Society Awards

2015 Won
Visionary Award

Writers Guild of America, USA

2009 Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
New Series
Fringe (2008)
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Long Form - Original
Fringe (2008)
Shared with:
For the pilot episode.
2007 Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Dramatic Series
Lost (2004)
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2006 Won
WGA Award (TV)
Dramatic Series
Lost (2004)
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