Damien Chazelle Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2015 Nominated
Oscar
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Whiplash (2014)

Golden Globes, USA

2017 Won
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
La La Land (2016)
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
La La Land (2016)

BAFTA Awards

2017 Nominated
David Lean Award for Direction
La La Land (2016)
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay (Original)
La La Land (2016)
2015 Nominated
David Lean Award for Direction
Whiplash (2014)
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Original Screenplay
Whiplash (2014)

AACTA International Awards

2017 Nominated
AACTA International Award
Best Direction
La La Land (2016)
Best Screenplay
La La Land (2016)
2015 Nominated
AACTA International Award
Best Direction
Whiplash (2014)
Best Screenplay
Whiplash (2014)

Abu Dhabi Film Festival

2014 Nominated
Black Pearl Award
New Horizons Competition
Whiplash (2014)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2015 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Writing
Whiplash (2014)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2017 Nominated
EDA Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
La La Land (2016)

Amanda Awards, Norway

2015 Nominated
Amanda
Best Foreign Feature Film (Årets utenlandske spillefilm)
Whiplash (2014)
USA

Aspen Shortsfest

2013 Won
BAFTA/LA Short Film Prize
Whiplash (2013)

Atlanta Film Critics Society Awards

2016 Won
AFCS Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)

Austin Film Critics Association

2016 Nominated
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
Best Original Screenplay
La La Land (2016)

Australian Film Institute

2015 Nominated
AACTA International Award
Best Direction
Whiplash (2014)
Best Screenplay
Whiplash (2014)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2014 2nd place
ACCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
Whiplash (2014)
Runner-Up
Nominated
ACCA
Best Director
Whiplash (2014)

Boston Online Film Critics Association

2016 Won
BOFCA Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2016 Won
BSFC Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2016 Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
Best Original Screenplay
La La Land (2016)
Tied with Kenneth Lonergan for Manchester by the Sea (2016).
2015 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Original Screenplay
Whiplash (2014)

Calgary International Film Festival

2014 Won
People's Choice Award
Best Narrative Feature
Whiplash (2014)
2009 Nominated
Maverick Award
Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench (2009)

Camerimage

2014 Nominated
Best Directorial Debut
Whiplash (2014)

Cannes Film Festival

2014 Nominated
Queer Palm
Whiplash (2014)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2017 Won
COFCA Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
La La Land (2016)
2015 Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Director
Whiplash (2014)
Best Original Screenplay
Whiplash (2014)
Breakthrough Film Artist
Whiplash (2014)
For directing and screenwriting.

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2016 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
2014 Won
CFCA Award
Most Promising Filmmaker
Whiplash (2014)
Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Whiplash (2014)

Cinema Bloggers Awards, Portugal

2016 Nominated
Cinema Bloggers Award
Best North American Film
Whiplash (2014)

Cinema Brazil Grand Prize

2016 Nominated
Cinema Brazil Grand Prize
Best Foreign-Language Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)
Whiplash (2014)
USA.

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain

2016 Nominated
CEC Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Whiplash (2014)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2016 2nd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
2nd place

Deauville Film Festival

2014 Won
Grand Special Prize
Whiplash (2014)
Won
Audience Award
Whiplash (2014)

Denver Film Critics Society

2017 Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
Best Original Screenplay
La La Land (2016)
2015 Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Original Screenplay
Whiplash (2014)

Denver International Film Festival

2009 Won
Emerging Filmmaker Award - Honorable Mention
Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench (2009)

Detroit Film Critic Society, US

2016 Won
DFCS Award
Best Screenplay
La La Land (2016)
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
2014 Won
DFCS Award
Breakthrough Artist
Whiplash (2014)
Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Director
Whiplash (2014)
Best Screenplay
Whiplash (2014)

Directors Guild of America, USA

2017 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film
La La Land (2016)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2016 Won
FFCC Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
Nominated
FFCC Award
Best Original Screenplay
La La Land (2016)
2014 Won
Pauline Kael Breakout Award
Whiplash (2014)

Fright Meter Awards

2016 Nominated
Fright Meter Award
Best Screenplay
10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
Shared with:

Georgia Film Critics Association (GFCA)

2017 Won
GFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
La La Land (2016)
2015 Nominated
GFCA Award
Best Director
Whiplash (2014)

Gold Derby Awards

2015 Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Original Screenplay
Whiplash (2014)

Golden Schmoes Awards

2014 Nominated
Golden Schmoes
Best Screenplay of the Year
Whiplash (2014)

Gotham Awards

2009 Nominated
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You
Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench (2009)
Shared with:

Hamptons International Film Festival

2016 Won
Audience Award
Best Narrative Feature
La La Land (2016)

Hellenic Film Academy Awards

2016 Nominated
Hellenic Film Academy Award
Best Foreign Film
Whiplash (2014)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2017 Won
HFCS Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Screenplay
La La Land (2016)
2015 Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Director
Whiplash (2014)
Best Screenplay
Whiplash (2014)

Humanitas Prize

2014 Won
Humanitas Prize
Sundance Film Category
Whiplash (2014)

Independent Spirit Awards

2015 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Director
Whiplash (2014)

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US

2016 Won
IFJA Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
2014 Won
IFJA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Whiplash (2014)
2nd place
IFJA Award
Best Director
Whiplash (2014)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2016 2nd place
ICP Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
2nd place.
Nominated
ICP Award
Best Screenplay
La La Land (2016)
10th place.
2014 Nominated
ICP Award
Best Director
Whiplash (2014)
9th place.
Best Screenplay
Whiplash (2014)
7th place.

Iowa Film Critics Awards

2017 Won
IFC Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)

2015 Nominated
IOMA
Best Picture (Miglior film)
Whiplash (2014)
Best Director (Miglior regia)
Whiplash (2014)
Best Adapted Screenplay (Miglior sceneggiatura non originale)
Whiplash (2014)

Key West Film Festival

2016 Won
Jury Prize
Best Narrative
La La Land (2016)
Won
Audience Award
Best Feature
La La Land (2016)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2016 Won
Sierra Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
Best Screenplay, Original
La La Land (2016)
2014 Won
Sierra Award
Breakout Filmmaker of the Year
Whiplash (2014)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2017 Nominated
ALFS Award
Director of the Year
La La Land (2016)
Screenwriter of the Year
La La Land (2016)
2015 Nominated
ALFS Award
Screenwriter of the Year
Whiplash (2014)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2016 2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)

Mill Valley Film Festival

2014 Won
Audience Award
Best U.S. Feature Film
Whiplash (2014)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2017 2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)

Nikkan Sports Film Awards

2015 Won
Nikkan Sports Film Award
Best Foreign Film
Whiplash (2014)

North Carolina Film Critics Association

2017 Won
NCFCA Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
Nominated
NCFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
La La Land (2016)
2015 Nominated
NCFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Whiplash (2014)
Best Director
Whiplash (2014)

North Texas Film Critics Association, US

2017 Won
NTFCA Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards

2017 Won
OFCC Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2017 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
Best Original Screenplay
La La Land (2016)
2014 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Original Screenplay
Whiplash (2014)

Palm Springs International Film Festival

2017 Won
Chairman's Vanguard Award
La La Land (2016)
Shared with:

"Director and writer Damien Chazelle delivers a resonant cinematic masterpiece with La La Land," ... More

"Director and writer Damien Chazelle delivers a resonant cinematic masterpiece with La La Land," said Festival Chairman Harold Matzner. "This visually stunning film pays tribute to classic Hollywood musicals with a contemporary love story driven by pitch-perfect performances by Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. It is our honor to present the Vanguard Award to La La Land."


Phoenix Critics Circle

2016 Won
PCC Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
Tied with Barry Jenkins for Moonlight (2016).
Nominated
PCC Award
Best Screenplay
La La Land (2016)
2014 Nominated
PCC Award
Best Director
Whiplash (2014)
Best Screenplay
Whiplash (2014)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2016 Won
PFCS Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Original Screenplay
La La Land (2016)
2014 Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Director
Whiplash (2014)
Breakthrough Performance Behind the Camera
Whiplash (2014)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Whiplash (2014)

Robert Festival

2016 Nominated
Robert
Best American Film (Årets amerikanske film)
Whiplash (2014)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2016 2nd place
SDFCS Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
Nominated
SDFCS Award
Best Original Screenplay
La La Land (2016)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

2016 Nominated
SFFCC Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
Best Screenplay, Original
La La Land (2016)
2014 Nominated
SFFCC Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Whiplash (2014)

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

2015 Won
Outstanding Director of the Year Award
Whiplash (2014)

Satellite Awards

2016 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
Best Screenplay, Original
La La Land (2016)
2014 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Director
Whiplash (2014)

Seattle Film Critics Awards

2017 2nd place
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
Nominated
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Screenplay
La La Land (2016)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2016 Won
SEFCA Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
Tied with Barry Jenkins for Moonlight (2016).

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2016 Won
SLFCA Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
La La Land (2016)
2014 Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Whiplash (2014)

Stockholm Film Festival

2014 Nominated
Bronze Horse
Best Film
Whiplash (2014)

Sundance Film Festival

2014 Won
Audience Award
Dramatic
Whiplash (2014)
Won
Grand Jury Prize
Dramatic
Whiplash (2014)

Film of uncommon skill that showcases two compelling characters and pulses to a dazzling and ... More

Film of uncommon skill that showcases two compelling characters and pulses to a dazzling and irresistible beat.

2013 Won
Short Film Jury Prize
Fiction
Whiplash (2013)
For its wicked sense of humor, fantastic ensemble acting and razor sharp directing.
Nominated
Short Film Grand Jury Prize
Whiplash (2013)

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

2014 Nominated
Best North American Independent Film
Whiplash (2014)

Torino Film Festival

2009 Won
Special Jury Prize
Feature Film
Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench (2009)
Tied with Crackie (2009).
Nominated
Prize of the City of Torino
Best Feature Film
Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench (2009)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2016 Nominated
TFCA Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)

Toronto International Film Festival

2016 Won
People's Choice Award
Gala or Special Presentations
La La Land (2016)

Utah Film Critics Association Awards

2016 2nd place
UFCA Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)

Valladolid International Film Festival

2014 Won
Pilar Miró Award
Best New Director
Whiplash (2014)
Nominated
Golden Spike
Best Film
Whiplash (2014)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2017 Nominated
VFCC Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)

Venice Film Festival

2016 Nominated
Golden Lion
Best Film
La La Land (2016)

Village Voice Film Poll

2016 3rd place
VVFP Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
3rd place.
Nominated
VVFP Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
3rd place.
2014 Nominated
VVFP Award
Best Screenplay
Whiplash (2014)

5th place. Tied with Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014), Calvary (2014), ... More

5th place. Tied with Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014), Calvary (2014), Inherent Vice (2014), Love Is Strange (2014) and The Immigrant (2013).


Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2016 Won
WAFCA Award
Best Director
La La Land (2016)
Best Original Screenplay
La La Land (2016)
2014 Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Director
Whiplash (2014)
Best Original Screenplay
Whiplash (2014)

Writers Guild of America, USA

2017 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Original Screenplay
La La Land (2016)
2015 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Original Screenplay
Whiplash (2014)

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