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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1962

Won
Oscar
Best Picture
Robert Wise
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
George Chakiris
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Rita Moreno
Best Director
Robert Wise
Jerome Robbins
For the first time a directing award is being shared.
Best Cinematography, Color
Daniel L. Fapp
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color
Boris Leven
Victor A. Gangelin
Best Costume Design, Color
Irene Sharaff
Best Sound
Fred Hynes (Todd-AO SSD)
Gordon Sawyer (Samuel Goldwyn SSD)
Best Film Editing
Thomas Stanford
Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture
Saul Chaplin
Johnny Green
Sid Ramin
Irwin Kostal
Nominated
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Ernest Lehman

Golden Globes, USA 1962

Won
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Musical
Best Supporting Actress
Rita Moreno
Best Supporting Actor
George Chakiris
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture Director
Robert Wise
Jerome Robbins
Best Motion Picture Actor - Musical/Comedy
Richard Beymer

BAFTA Awards 1963

Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film from any Source
USA.

DVD Exclusive Awards 2003

Won
DVDX Award
Best Behind-the-Scenes Program (New for DVD)
Michael Arick
For West Side Memories (2003).
Nominated
DVDX Award
Best Overall DVD, Classic Movie (Including All Extra Features)

Directors Guild of America, USA 1962

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Robert Wise
Jerome Robbins
Robert E. Relyea (assistant director) (plaque)

Grammy Awards 1962

Won
Grammy
Best Soundtrack Album or Recording of Original Cast from Motion Picture or Television
Saul Chaplin (music director)
Johnny Green (music director)
Irwin Kostal (music director)
Sid Ramin (music director)
Best Jazz Performance - Large Group (Instrumental)
Stan Kenton
Nominated
Grammy
Album of the Year
Didier Deutsch (Producer)
Mark Betts (Engineer)
Bill Ivie (Engineer)
Natalie Wood (Artist)
Marni Nixon (Artist)
Richard Beymer (Artist)
Rita Moreno (Artist)
George Chakiris (Artist)
Russ Tamblyn (Artist)
Jimmy Bryant (Artist)
For the album "West Side Story (The Original Soundtrack Recording)".

Laurel Awards 1962

Won
Golden Laurel
Top Musical
Top Female Supporting Performance
Rita Moreno
Top Cinematography, Color
Daniel L. Fapp
2nd place
Golden Laurel
Top Male Supporting Performance
George Chakiris
Nominated
Golden Laurel
Top Musical Score
Saul Chaplin
Johnny Green
Sid Ramin
Irwin Kostal
4th place.

National Board of Review, USA 1961

Won
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA 1997

Won
National Film Registry

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1961

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Film
2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Jerome Robbins
Robert Wise

Online Film & Television Association 2003

Won
OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Motion Picture

PGA Awards 1999

Won
PGA Hall of Fame - Motion Pictures
Robert Wise

Sant Jordi Awards 1963

Won
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Robert Wise
Jerome Robbins

Satellite Awards 2011

Won
Satellite Award
Best Classic DVD
50th Anniversary Edition

Writers Guild of America, USA 1962

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Written American Musical
Ernest Lehman

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