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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2005 Won
Oscar
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Shared with:
2003 Nominated
Oscar
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Adaptation. (2002)
Shared with:
2000 Nominated
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Golden Globes, USA

2005 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
2003 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Adaptation. (2002)
Shared with:
2000 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Being John Malkovich (1999)

BAFTA Awards

2005 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Original
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
2003 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Adaptation. (2002)
Shared with:
2000 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Original
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2005 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Writer
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
2000 Won
Saturn Award
Best Writer
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Austin Film Critics Association

2008 Won
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Original Screenplay
Synecdoche, New York (2008)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2004 2nd place
BSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
2002 Won
BSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Adaptation. (2002)
Shared with:
1999 Won
BSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Bram Stoker Awards

2005 Won
Bram Stoker Award
Screenplay
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Shared with:
Tied with Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright for Shaun of the Dead (2004).

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2005 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Writer
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
2003 Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Writer
Adaptation. (2002)
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)

Cannes Film Festival

2008 Nominated
Palme d'Or
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Nominated
Golden Camera
Synecdoche, New York (2008)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2005 Won
COFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
2003 Won
COFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Adaptation. (2002)
Shared with:

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2008 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
2003 Won
CFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Adaptation. (2002)
Shared with:
2000 Won
CFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Chlotrudis Awards

2003 Won
Audience Award
Best Original Screenplay
Adaptation. (2002)
Shared with:
Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Original Screenplay
Adaptation. (2002)
Shared with:
2000 Won
Chlotrudis Award
Best Screenplay
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2003 Won
FFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Adaptation. (2002)
Shared with:

Gotham Awards

2008 Nominated
Best Film
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Shared with:

Göteborg Film Festival

2011 Won
Honorary Dragon Award

Hugo Awards

2005 Nominated
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Shared with:
2000 Nominated
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Shared with:

Independent Spirit Awards

2009 Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best First Feature
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Shared with:
Won
Robert Altman Award
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Shared with:
Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Screenplay
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
2000 Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best First Screenplay
Being John Malkovich (1999)

International Cinephile Society Awards

2005 Won
ICS Award
Best Screenplay
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

2004 Won
KCFCC Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2005 Won
Sierra Award
Best Screenplay
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
2003 Nominated
Sierra Award
Best Screenplay
Adaptation. (2002)
Shared with:
Best Screenplay
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)
2000 Won
Sierra Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Being John Malkovich (1999)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2005 Won
ALFS Award
Screenwriter of the Year
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
2004 Nominated
ALFS Award
Screenwriter of the Year
Adaptation. (2002)
Shared with:
2001 Won
ALFS Award
Screenwriter of the Year
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2008 2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
2004 2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
2002 2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Adaptation. (2002)
1999 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Munich Film Festival

2002 Won
High Hopes Award
Human Nature (2001)
Shared with:

National Board of Review, USA

2004 Won
NBR Award
Best Original Screenplay
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
2002 Won
NBR Award
Best Screenplay
Human Nature (2001)
Adaptation. (2002)
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2009 3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
2005 2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
2000 Won
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Being John Malkovich (1999)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2004 2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
2002 Won
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Adaptation. (2002)
Shared with:

New York Film Critics, Online

2004 Won
NYFCO Award
Best Screenplay
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Online Film & Television Association

2009 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best First Feature
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
2005 Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Shared with:
2003 Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Adaptation. (2002)
Shared with:
2000 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Best First Screenplay
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2009 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Breakthrough Filmmaker
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
2005 Won
OFCS Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Shared with:
2003 Won
OFCS Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Adaptation. (2002)
Shared with:
2000 Won
OFCS Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Debut
Being John Malkovich (1999)

PEN Center USA West Literary Awards

2006 Won
Literary Award
Screenplay
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
2003 Won
Literary Award
Screenplay
Adaptation. (2002)
Shared with:

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2004 Won
PFCS Award
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
2003 Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Adaptation. (2002)
Shared with:
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2002 Won
SDFCS Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Adaptation. (2002)
1999 Won
SDFCS Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Santa Fe Film Critics Circle Awards

2000 Won
SFFCC Award
Best Original Screenplay
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Satellite Awards

2003 Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Adaptation. (2002)
Shared with:
2000 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

2005 Nominated
Nebula Award
Best Script
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Shared with:
2001 Nominated
Nebula Award
Best Script
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Seattle Film Critics Awards

2004 Won
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

2008 Won
Time-Machine Honorary Award

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2004 Won
SEFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
2002 Won
SEFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Adaptation. (2002)
Shared with:

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2004 Won
TFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
2002 Won
TFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Adaptation. (2002)
Shared with:
1999 Won
TFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Tied with Paul Thomas Anderson for Magnolia (1999).

USC Scripter Award

2003 Nominated
USC Scripter Award
Adaptation. (2002)
Shared with:

Utah Film Critics Association Awards

2004 Won
UFCA Award
Best Writing, Screenplay - Original/Adapted
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Shared with:

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2004 Won
WAFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
2002 Won
WAFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Adaptation. (2002)

Writers Guild of America, USA

2005 Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Original Screenplay
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Shared with:
2003 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Adapted Screenplay
Adaptation. (2002)
Shared with:
2000 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Being John Malkovich (1999)

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