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(2009)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2010

Nominated
Oscar
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Peter Jackson
Carolynne Cunningham
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell
Best Achievement in Film Editing
Julian Clarke
Best Achievement in Visual Effects
Dan Kaufman
Peter Muyzers
Robert Habros
Matt Aitken

Golden Globes, USA 2010

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell

BAFTA Awards 2010

Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell
Best Cinematography
Trent Opaloch
Best Editing
Julian Clarke
Best Production Design
Philip Ivey
Guy Potgieter
Best Sound
Brent Burge
Chris Ward
Dave Whitehead
Michael Hedges
Ken Saville
Best Special Visual Effects
Dan Kaufman
Peter Muyzers
Robert Habros
Matt Aitken
Nominated
David Lean Award for Direction
Best Director
Neill Blomkamp

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2010

Won
Saturn Award
Best International Film
Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Director
Neill Blomkamp
Best Writing
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell
Best Make-Up
Joe Dunckley
Sarah Rubano
Frances Richardson
Best Production Design
Philip Ivey
Best Special Effects
Dan Kaufman
Peter Muyzers
Robert Habros
Matt Aitken
Best DVD Special Edition
For the "Two-Disc Edition".

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2009

Won
EDA Special Mention Award
Cultural Crossover Award
Nominated
EDA Award
Best Film Editing
Julian Clarke

American Cinema Editors, USA 2010

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic)
Julian Clarke

Art Directors Guild 2010

Nominated
Excellence in Production Design Award
Fantasy Film
Philip Ivey (production designer)
Emilia Roux (art director)
Mike Berg (art director)
Gabriel Metcalfe (illustrator/conceptual artist)
Tony Bloemstein (storyboard artist)
Andrew Burdan (storyboard artist)
Nick Connor (draughtsman)
Bradley De Gee (draughtsman)
Jonathan Hely-Hutchinson (draughtsman)
Michael Miller (draughtsman)
Petrus Strydom (draughtsman)
Johnson Maipambe (graphic artist)
Trevor Paul (graphic artist)
Marlizelle Oosthuizen (scenic artist)
Kristy Tayler (scenic artist)
Guy Potgieter (set decorator)

Austin Film Critics Association 2009

Won
Austin Film Critics Award
Best First Film
Neill Blomkamp
Nominated
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Film

Awards Circuit Community Awards 2009

2nd place
ACCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
Neill Blomkamp (writer)
Terri Tatchell (writer)
Nominated
ACCA
Best Director
Neill Blomkamp (director)
Best Motion Picture
Carolynne Cunningham (producer)
Peter Jackson (producer)

BMI Film & TV Awards 2010

Won
BMI Film Music Award
Film Music
Clinton Shorter

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2009

Won
BSFC Award
Best New Filmmaker
Neill Blomkamp

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2010

Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Makeup
Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell
Best Sound
Best Visual Effects
Best Action Movie

Canadian Society of Cinematographers Awards 2010

Nominated
CSC Award
Best Cinematography in Theatrical Feature
Trent Opaloch

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2010

2nd place
COFCA Award
Breakthrough Film Artist
Neill Blomkamp
for directing and screenwriting

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2009

Won
CFCA Award
Most Promising Filmmaker
Neill Blomkamp
Nominated
CFCA Award
Most Promising Performer
Sharlto Copley

Cinema Audio Society, USA 2010

Nominated
C.A.S. Award
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Motion Pictures
Michael Hedges (re-recording mixer)
Gilbert Lake (re-recording mixer)
Ken Saville (production mixer)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2009

Nominated
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture

Empire Awards, UK 2010

Nominated
Empire Award
Best Film
Best Newcomer
Sharlto Copley
Best Director
Neill Blomkamp
Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Hollywood Post Alliance, US 2010

Won
HPA Awards
Outstanding Sound - Feature Film
Michael Hedges
Gilbert Lake
Brent Burge
Chris Ward
Park Road Post Production

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2009

Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Picture

Hugo Awards 2010

Nominated
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form
Neill Blomkamp (screenplay/director)
Terri Tatchell (screenplay)

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US 2009

2nd place
Original Vision Award
Nominated
IFJA Award
Best Picture

International Cinephile Society Awards 2010

Nominated
ICS Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Neill Blomkamp
Best Actor
Sharlto Copley
Best Adapted Screenplay
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell
Best Editing
Julian Clarke

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 2009

Won
Vincent Koehler Award for Outstanding Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror Film

Kinema Junpo Awards 2011

Nominated
Kinema Junpo Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Neill Blomkamp

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2009

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Production Design
Philip Ivey
Won
New Generation Award
Neill Blomkamp

MTV Movie Awards 2010

Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Scared-As-S**t Performance
Sharlto Copley

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2010

Won
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue and ADR in a Foreign Feature Film
Brent Burge (supervising sound editor)
Chris Ward (supervising sound editor)
Dave Whitehead (sound designer)
Hayden Collow (sound effects editor)
Melanie Graham (sound effects editor)
Polly McKinnon (dialogue editor, adr editor)
Justin Webster (dialogue editor, adr editor)
Jason Canovas (adr editor)
Mark Franken (adr editor)
Craig Tomlinson (foley editor)
Robyn McFarlane (foley artist)
Carolyn McLaughlin (foley artist)

National Board of Review, USA 2009

Won
NBR Award
Top Independent Films

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards 2009

Won
OFCC Award
Best First Film
Neill Blomkamp
Tied with Marc Webb for (500) Days of Summer (2009).
Nominated
OFCC Award
Best Film

Online Film & Television Association 2010

Won
OFTA Film Award
Best First Feature
Neill Blomkamp
Best First Screenplay
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell
Best Makeup and Hairstyling
Joe Dunckley
Frances Richardson
Sarah Rubano
Leon von Solms
Linda Wall
Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
Peter Jackson
Carolynne Cunningham
Best Breakthrough Performance - Male
Sharlto Copley
Best Director
Neill Blomkamp
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell
Best Film Editing
Julian Clarke
Best Cinematography
Trent Opaloch
Best Production Design
Philip Ivey (production design)
Mike Berg (art direction)
Emilia Roux (art direction)
Guy Potgieter (set decoration)
Best Sound Mixing
Michael Hedges
Gilbert Lake
Dave Whitehead
Best Sound Effects Editing
Brent Burge
Chris Ward
Best Visual Effects
Dan Kaufman
Peter Muyzers
Robert Habros
Matt Aitken

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2010

Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Actor
Sharlto Copley
Best Director
Neill Blomkamp
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell
Best Cinematography
Trent Opaloch
Best Editing
Julian Clarke

PGA Awards 2010

Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Carolynne Cunningham
Peter Jackson

People's Choice Awards, USA 2010

Nominated
People's Choice Award
Favorite Independent Movie

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2009

Won
PFCS Award
Breakout Behind the Camera
Neill Blomkamp

SFX Awards, UK 2010

Nominated
SFX Award
Best Film
Best Director
Neill Blomkamp

Satellite Awards 2009

Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Director
Neill Blomkamp
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell
Best Film Editing
Julian Clarke
Best Visual Effects
Robert Habros
Charlie Bradbury
Stephen Pepper
Winston Helgason

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America 2010

Won
Bradbury Award
Neill Blomkamp (writer/director)
Terri Tatchell (writer)

Scream Awards 2010

Nominated
Scream Award
Best Science Fiction Actor
Sharlto Copley
Breakout Performance - Male
Sharlto Copley
The Ultimate Scream
Best Science Fiction Movie
Best Director
Neill Blomkamp
Best Scream-Play
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell
Best F/X

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2009

Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Visual Effects
Most Original, Innovative or Creative Film

Teen Choice Awards 2010

Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi
Sharlto Copley
Choice Movie: Sci-Fi

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2010

Nominated
TFCA Award
Best First Feature
Neill Blomkamp

USC Scripter Award 2010

Nominated
USC Scripter Award
Neill Blomkamp (screenwriter/author)
Terri Tatchell (screenwriter)

Visual Effects Society Awards 2010

Won
VES Award
Outstanding Compositing in a Feature Motion Picture
Janeen Elliott (senior compositor)
Simon Hughes (senior compositor)
Hamish Schumacher (lead compositor)
Shervin Shoghian (compositing supervisor)
Nominated
VES Award
Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Feature Motion Picture
Stefanie Boose (vfx producer)
Dan Kaufman (vfx supervisor)
Peter Muyzers (on-set vfx plate supervisor)
James Stewart (creature supervisor)
Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture
Brett Ineson (motion capture supervisor)
Jeremy Mesana (animation lead)
Steve Nichols (animation supervisor)
Vera Zivny (senior vfx coordinator)
For Christopher Johnson.

World Soundtrack Awards 2010

Nominated
World Soundtrack Award
Discovery of the Year
Clinton Shorter

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