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Independence Day Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1997

Won
Oscar
Best Effects, Visual Effects
Volker Engel
Douglas Smith
Clay Pinney
Joe Viskocil
Nominated
Oscar
Best Sound
Chris Carpenter
Bill W. Benton
Bob Beemer
Jeff Wexler

BAFTA Awards 1997

Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Sound
Bob Beemer
Bill W. Benton
Chris Carpenter
Sandy Gendler
Val Kuklowsky
Jeff Wexler
Best Achievement in Special Visual Effects
Tricia Henry Ashford
Volker Engel
Clay Pinney
Douglas Smith
Joe Viskocil

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 1997

Won
Saturn Award
Best Science Fiction Film
Best Director
Roland Emmerich
Best Special Effects
Volker Engel
Clay Pinney
Douglas Smith
Joe Viskocil
Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Actor
Jeff Goldblum
Best Actor
Will Smith
Best Supporting Actor
Brent Spiner
Best Supporting Actress
Vivica A. Fox
Best Performance by a Younger Actor
James Duval
Best Writer
Dean Devlin
Roland Emmerich
Best Costumes
Joseph A. Porro
Best Music
David Arnold

Amanda Awards, Norway 1997

Won
Amanda
Best Foreign Feature Film (Årets utenlandske spillefilm)
Roland Emmerich

Awards of the Japanese Academy 1997

Nominated
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Language Film

BMI Film & TV Awards 1997

Won
BMI Film Music Award
David Arnold

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards 1997

Won
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Actor - Science Fiction
Will Smith

Cinema Audio Society, USA 1997

Nominated
C.A.S. Award
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Feature Film
Chris Carpenter (re-recording mixer)
Bob Beemer (re-recording mixer)
Bill W. Benton (re-recording mixer)
Jeff Wexler (production mixer)

Czech Lions 1997

Won
Box Office Award

Golden Screen, Germany 1996

Won
Golden Screen
Won
Golden Screen with 1 Star
Won
Golden Screen with 2 Stars

Grammy Awards 1997

Won
Grammy
Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television
David Arnold
For "Independence Day".

Hugo Awards 1997

Nominated
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Roland Emmerich (written by/director)
Dean Devlin (written by)

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA) 2010

Nominated
IFMCA Award
Best Archival Release of an Existing Score
David Arnold (music by)
Nick Redman (album produced by)
Michael Matessino (album produced by)
Didier Deutsch (album produced by)
M.V. Gerhard (album produced by)
Matt Verboys (album produced by)
Dan Goldwasser (liner notes by)
Mark Banning (album art direction by)

International Monitor Awards 1997

Won
Monitor
Theatrical Releases - Electronic Visual Effects
Andrea D'Amico (digital visual effcts producer)
Greg Kimble (digital optical supervisor)
Lawrence Littleton (digital effects compositor)
Kenneth Littleton (digital effects compositor)
Jennifer German (digital effects compositor)
Michael Peterson (digital effects compositor)

Kids' Choice Awards, USA 1997

Won
Blimp Award
Favorite Movie
Nominated
Blimp Award
Favorite Movie Actor
Will Smith

MTV Movie Awards 1997

Won
MTV Movie Award
Best Kiss
Will Smith
Vivica A. Fox
Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Movie
Best Male Performance
Will Smith
Best Breakthrough Performance
Vivica A. Fox
Best Action Sequence
For the aliens blowing up New York, Los Angeles and Washington D.C..

Mainichi Film Concours 1997

Won
Readers' Choice Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Roland Emmerich

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 1997

Nominated
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Effects & Foley, Domestic Feature Film
Mark R. La Pointe (sound effects editor)

Online Film & Television Association 1997

Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror Picture
Dean Devlin
Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror Actor
Jeff Goldblum
Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror Actor
Bill Pullman
Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror Actor
Will Smith
Best Film Editing
David Brenner
Best Sound Mixing
Chris Carpenter
Bill W. Benton
Bob Beemer
Jeff Wexler
Best Sound Effects Editing
Sandy Gendler
Val Kuklowsky
Best Visual Effects
Volker Engel
Douglas Smith
Clay Pinney
Joe Viskocil

Online Film & Television Association 1997

Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Film Editing
David Brenner
Best Sound
Best Sound Effects
Best Visual Effects

People's Choice Awards, USA 1997

Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite Dramatic Motion Picture

Razzie Awards 1997

Nominated
Razzie Award
Worst Written Film Grossing Over $100 Million
Dean Devlin
Roland Emmerich

Satellite Awards 1997

Won
Golden Satellite Award
Outstanding Film Editing
David Brenner
Outstanding Visual Effects
Volker Engel
Douglas Smith

Sci-Fi Universe Magazine, USA 1996

Won
Universe Reader's Choice Award
Best Science Fiction Film
Best Director for a Genre Motion Picture
Roland Emmerich
Best Writing for a Genre Motion Picture
Dean Devlin
Roland Emmerich
Best Actor in a Genre Motion Picture
Will Smith
Best Supporting Actress in a Genre Motion Picture
Vivica A. Fox
Best Cinematography for a Genre Motion Picture
Karl Walter Lindenlaub
Best Score for a Genre Motion Picture
David Arnold
Best Special Effects in a Genre Motion Picture
Volker Engel
Douglas Smith
Clay Pinney
Joe Viskocil

Young Artist Awards 1997

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Performance in a Feature Film - Actor Age Ten or Under
Ross Bagley

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