Wayne Blair Poster

Awards

Aspen Filmfest

2012 Won
Audience Award
Audience Favorite Feature
The Sapphires (2012)

Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards

2013 Won
AACTA Award
Best Direction
The Sapphires (2012)

Australian Directors Guild

2013 Nominated
ADG Award
Best Direction in a Feature Film
The Sapphires (2012)

Australian Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Nominated
AFCA Award
Best Director
The Sapphires (2012)

Australian Film Institute

2005 Nominated
AFI Award
Best Screenplay in a Short Film
The Djarn Djarns (2005)

Berlin International Film Festival

2005 Won
Crystal Bear
Best Short Film
The Djarn Djarns (2005)

Bombay International Film Festival

2012 Nominated
Golden Gateway
The Sapphires (2012)

Cannes Film Festival

2012 Nominated
Golden Camera
The Sapphires (2012)

Chicago International Film Festival

2012 Nominated
Gold Hugo
Best International Feature
The Sapphires (2012)

Denver International Film Festival

2012 Won
People's Choice Award
Best Narrative Film
The Sapphires (2012)

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards

2013 Nominated
FCCA Award
Best Director
The Sapphires (2012)

Haifa International Film Festival

2015 Nominated
Tobias Spencer Award
Septembers of Shiraz (2015)

Hamburg Film Festival

2012 Nominated
Art Cinema Award
The Sapphires (2012)

Palm Springs International Film Festival

2013 Won
Directors to Watch
The Sapphires (2012)
Won
Audience Award
Best Narrative Feature
The Sapphires (2012)

Portland International Film Festival

2013 Won
Audience Award
Best Narrative Feature
The Sapphires (2012)
Best New Director
The Sapphires (2012)

Sydney Film Festival

2003 Won
Award for Australian Short Film
Fiction Under 15 Minutes
Black Talk (2002)

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