Jim Taylor Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2012 Nominated
Oscar
Best Motion Picture of the Year
The Descendants (2011)
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2005 Won
Oscar
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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2000 Nominated
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Election (1999)
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Golden Globes, USA

2005 Won
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Sideways (2004)
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2003 Won
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
About Schmidt (2002)
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BAFTA Awards

2012 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
The Descendants (2011)
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2005 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Sideways (2004)
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AACTA International Awards

2012 Nominated
AACTA International Award
Best Film
The Descendants (2011)
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Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2012 Nominated
EDA Award
Best Picture
The Descendants (2011)
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American Screenwriters Association, USA

2003 Nominated
Discover Screenwriting Award
About Schmidt (2002)
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Awards Circuit Community Awards

2011 Nominated
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
The Descendants (2011)
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2004 Won
ACCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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1999 2nd place
ACCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
Election (1999)
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Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2004 Won
BSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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1999 2nd place
BSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Election (1999)
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Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2005 Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Writer
Sideways (2004)
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2003 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Writer
About Schmidt (2002)
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Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2005 2nd place
COFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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2003 2nd place
COFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
About Schmidt (2002)
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Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2004 Won
CFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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2003 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Screenplay
About Schmidt (2002)
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Chlotrudis Awards

2005 Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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2000 Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Screenplay
Election (1999)
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Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2005 Won
DFWFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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Film Independent Spirit Awards

2012 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Feature
The Descendants (2011)
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2005 Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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2000 Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Screenplay
Election (1999)
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Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2004 Won
FFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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2000 Won
FFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Election (1999)
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Gold Derby Awards

2010 Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Adapted Screenplay of the Decade
Sideways (2004)
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2005 Won
Gold Derby Award
Adapted Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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2003 Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Adapted Screenplay
About Schmidt (2002)
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Gotham Awards

2011 Nominated
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Feature
The Descendants (2011)
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HDFest

2006 Won
Best High-Definition Short
The Lost Cause (2004)
Won
Best Directing in a High-Def Short
The Lost Cause (2004)
Won
Best Screenplay in a HD Short
The Lost Cause (2004)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2005 Won
INOCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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2003 Nominated
INOCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
About Schmidt (2002)
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Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)

2003 Nominated
IOMA
Best Screenplay (Miglior sceneggiatura)
About Schmidt (2002)
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Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

2004 Won
KCFCC Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Sideways (2004)
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Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2000 Nominated
Sierra Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Election (1999)
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London Critics Circle Film Awards

2005 Nominated
ALFS Award
Screenwriter of the Year
Sideways (2004)
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Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2004 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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2002 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
About Schmidt (2002)
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1999 Won
New Generation Award
Election (1999)
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National Board of Review, USA

2004 Won
NBR Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2005 Won
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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2003 2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
About Schmidt (2002)
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2000 2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Election (1999)
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New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2004 Won
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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2002 2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
About Schmidt (2002)
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1999 Won
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Election (1999)
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Online Film & Television Association

2012 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
The Descendants (2011)
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2005 Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Sideways (2004)
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2003 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
About Schmidt (2002)
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2000 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Election (1999)
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Online Film Critics Society Awards

2005 Won
OFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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2003 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
About Schmidt (2002)
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PGA Awards

2012 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
The Descendants (2011)
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Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2004 Won
PFCS Award
Best Screenplay Adapted from Another Medium
Sideways (2004)
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Razzie Awards

2008 Nominated
Razzie Award
Worst Screenplay
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)
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San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2004 Won
SDFCS Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Sideways (2004)
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1999 Won
SDFCS Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Election (1999)
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Satellite Awards

2005 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Sideways (2004)
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Seattle Film Critics Awards

2004 Won
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Sideways (2004)
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Seattle International Film Festival

2000 Won
Atom Films Short Film Award
Living Will (1999)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2004 Won
SEFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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2000 Won
SEFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Election (1999)
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St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2004 Won
SLFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards

2001 Nominated
Stinker Award
Worst Screenplay for a Film Grossing More than $100 Million Using Hollywood Math
Jurassic Park III (2001)
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Thessaloniki Film Festival

1996 Won
Best Screenplay
Citizen Ruth (1996)
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Tied with Lucas Belvaux for Pour rire! (1996).

USC Scripter Award

2005 Nominated
USC Scripter Award
Sideways (2004)
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2003 Nominated
USC Scripter Award
About Schmidt (2002)
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Utah Film Critics Association Awards

2004 2nd place
UFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2004 Won
WAFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Sideways (2004)
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Writers Guild of America, USA

2005 Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Adapted Screenplay
Sideways (2004)
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2003 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Adapted Screenplay
About Schmidt (2002)
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2000 Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Election (1999)
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