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A Lesson Before Dying Poster

(1999 TV Movie)

Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards 1999

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Made for Television Movie
Ellen Krass (executive producer)
Joel Stillerman (executive producer)
Ted Demme (executive producer)
Robert Benedetti
Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries or a Movie
Ann Peacock
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries or a Made for Television Movie
Robi Reed (casting executive)
Shay Griffin (location casting executive)
Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or a Movie
Joseph Sargent
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Don Cheadle
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Cicely Tyson
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Miniseries or a Movie
Shirley Libby (production mixer)
Rick Ash (re-recording mixer)
Gary Alexander (re-recording mixer)

Banff Television Festival 2000

Won
Banff Rockie Award
Best Made for TV Movie

Black Reel Awards 2000

Won
Black Reel
Network/Cable - Best Actor
Don Cheadle
Network/Cable - Best Supporting Actor
Mekhi Phifer
Network/Cable - Best Supporting Actress
Cicely Tyson
Network/Cable - Best Screenplay (Original or Adapted)
Ernest J. Gaines
Nominated
Black Reel
Network/Cable - Best Supporting Actress
Lisa Arrindell Anderson
Network/Cable - Best Film
Robert Benedetti
Network/Cable - Best Supporting Actress
Irma P. Hall

Cinema Audio Society, USA 2000

Nominated
C.A.S. Award
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Television Movie-of-the-Week, Mini-Series or Special
Rick Ash (re-recording mixer)
Gary Alexander (re-recording mixer)
Shirley Libby (production mixer)

Costume Designers Guild Awards 2000

Nominated
CDG Award
Outstanding Period/Fantasy Television Series
Hope Hanafin

Directors Guild of America, USA 2000

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television
Joseph Sargent

Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Awards 2000

Won
Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Award
Best Character Makeup - Television (for a Mini-Series or Movie of the Week)
Douglas Noe

Humanitas Prize 2000

Won
Humanitas Prize
PBS/Cable Category
Ann Peacock

Image Awards 2000

Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Television Movie/Miniseries/Dramatic Special
Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie/Miniseries/Dramatic Special
Don Cheadle
Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie/Miniseries/Dramatic Special
Mekhi Phifer
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie/Miniseries/Dramatic Special
Cicely Tyson

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2000

Nominated
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Television Movies and Specials (including Mini-Series) - Music
Chris Ledesma (music editor)

National Board of Review, USA 1999

Won
NBR Award
Best Film Made for Cable TV

Peabody Awards 2000

Won
Peabody Award

San Francisco International Film Festival 2000

Won
Silver Spire
Television - Drama-Television Feature
Joseph Sargent
Robert Benedetti

Satellite Awards 2000

Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture Made for Television
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Don Cheadle

Young Artist Awards 2000

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Family TV Movie or Pilot - Cable

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