Michael Cuesta Poster

Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards

2013 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Homeland (2011)
Shared with:
2012 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Homeland (2011)
Shared with:
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Homeland (2011)
For episode "Pilot"

BAFTA Awards

2013 Nominated
BAFTA TV Award
Best International
Homeland (2011)
Shared with:

Barcelona International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

2002 Won
Jury Award
Best Feature
L.I.E. (2001)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2001 Won
BSFC Award
Best New Filmmaker
L.I.E. (2001)

Copenhagen Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

2002 Won
Jury Prize
Best Feature Film
L.I.E. (2001)

Deauville Film Festival

2006 Nominated
Grand Special Prize
12 and Holding (2005)
2002 Won
Jury Special Prize
L.I.E. (2001)
Nominated
Grand Special Prize
L.I.E. (2001)

Directors Guild of America, USA

2013 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series
Homeland (2011)
Episode: The Choice
2012 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series
Homeland (2011)
For episode Homeland: Pilot (2011).

Edinburgh International Film Festival

2001 Won
New Director's Award
L.I.E. (2001)
Tied with Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner (2001).

Fantasporto

2003 Won
Directors' Week Award
Best Film
L.I.E. (2001)
Best Director
L.I.E. (2001)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

2007 Nominated
John Cassavetes Award
12 and Holding (2005)
Shared with:
2002 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Feature
L.I.E. (2001)
Shared with:
Best Director
L.I.E. (2001)
Best First Screenplay
L.I.E. (2001)
Shared with:

Georgia Film Critics Association (GFCA)

2015 Nominated
Oglethorpe Award for Excellence in Georgia Cinema
Kill the Messenger (2014)
Shared with:

Gotham Awards

2001 Nominated
Open Palm Award
L.I.E. (2001)

L.A. Outfest

2001 Won
Grand Jury Award
Outstanding American Narrative Feature
L.I.E. (2001)

Long Island International Film Expo

2001 Won
Festival Prize
Best Feature Film - 35mm
L.I.E. (2001)
Shared with:

Milan International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

2002 Won
Best Film
L.I.E. (2001)

Online Film & Television Association

2013 Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Direction in a Drama Series
Homeland (2011)
Shared with:
2012 Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Direction in a Drama Series
Homeland (2011)
Shared with:

PGA Awards

2014 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
Homeland (2011)
Shared with:
2013 Won
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
Homeland (2011)
Shared with:
2008 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
Dexter (2006)
Shared with:

Stockholm Film Festival

2001 Won
Best Directorial Debut
L.I.E. (2001)
Nominated
Bronze Horse
L.I.E. (2001)

Stony Brook Film Festival

2011 Won
Best Feature
Roadie (2011)

Sundance Film Festival

2001 Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
Dramatic
L.I.E. (2001)

Torino International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

2002 Won
Special Jury Award
Best Feature Film
L.I.E. (2001)
Nominated
Best Feature Film
L.I.E. (2001)

Traverse City Film Festival

2015 Won
Audience Award
Best American Film
Kill the Messenger (2014)

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