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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2008

Won
Oscar
Best Achievement in Visual Effects
Michael L. Fink
Bill Westenhofer
Ben Morris
Trevor Wood
Nominated
Oscar
Best Achievement in Art Direction
Dennis Gassner (art director)
Anna Pinnock (set decorator)

BAFTA Awards 2008

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Special Visual Effects
Michael L. Fink
Bill Westenhofer
Ben Morris
Trevor Wood

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2008

Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Fantasy Film
Best Performance by a Younger Actor
Dakota Blue Richards
Best Costume
Ruth Myers
Best Special Effects
Michael L. Fink
Bill Westenhofer
Ben Morris
Trevor Wood

Art Directors Guild 2008

Won
Excellence in Production Design Award
Fantasy Film
Dennis Gassner (production designer)
Richard L. Johnson (supervising art director)
Chris Lowe (art director)
Andy Nicholson (art director)
Tino Schaedler (art director - digital sets)
James Foster (standby art director)
Gavin Fitch (assistant art director)
Helen Xenopoulos (assistant art director)

Australian Film Institute 2008

Nominated
AFI International Award
Best Actress
Nicole Kidman

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2008

Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Young Actress
Dakota Blue Richards
Best Family Film

Costume Designers Guild Awards 2008

Won
CDG Award
Excellence in Fantasy Film
Ruth Myers

Golden Trailer Awards 2008

Nominated
Golden Trailer
Best Animation/Family TV Spot
For "Epic".
Best Animation/Family Poster

Hugo Awards 2008

Nominated
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form
Chris Weitz (written by/director)
Philip Pullman (based on the novel by)

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2008

Nominated
ALFS Award
British Breakthrough - Acting
Dakota Blue Richards

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2008

Nominated
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Music in a Feature Film
Gerard McCann (supervising music editor)
Peter Clarke (music editor)
Robert Houston (additional music editor)
Andrew Dudman (additional music editor)
Sam Okell (additional music editor)
Stuart Morton (additional music editor)

National Movie Awards, UK 2008

Nominated
National Movie Award
Best Family Film
Best Performance - Female
Nicole Kidman
Best Performance - Female
Dakota Blue Richards

Satellite Awards 2007

Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture, Animated or Mixed Media
Best Original Song
Kate Bush
For the song "Lyra".
Best Cinematography
Henry Braham
Best Visual Effects
Michael L. Fink
Best Sound (Mixing & Editing)
Mike Prestwood Smith
Mark Taylor
Glenn Freemantle

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2007

Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Animated or Children's Film
Best Visual/Special Effects

SyFy Portal 2008 Genre Awards 2008

Nominated
Genre Award
Best Actress in a Movie
Nicole Kidman

Visual Effects Society Awards 2008

Nominated
VES Award
Outstanding Visual Effects in an Effects Driven Motion Picture
Michael L. Fink
Susan MacLeod
Bill Westenhofer
Ben Morris

World Soundtrack Awards 2008

Nominated
World Soundtrack Award
Soundtrack Composer of the Year
Alexandre Desplat

World Stunt Awards 2008

Nominated
Taurus Award
Best High Work
Paul Herbert
Nicholas Daines

Stunt performers fall 45' down the side of a glacier. Shot at 7000' on a real glacier, a slightly ... More

Stunt performers fall 45' down the side of a glacier. Shot at 7000' on a real glacier, a slightly sprung wood base was built for the landing. Two 30' long channels were dug into the ice on the top of the glacier to form a guiding groove for the stunt men to slide at speed over the edge of the ice wall where they were then launched into space.


Young Artist Awards 2008

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actress
Dakota Blue Richards
Best Family Feature Film (Fantasy or Musical)

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