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(II) (2016)

Awards

Golden Globes, USA 2017

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Amy Adams
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Jóhann Jóhannsson

BAFTA Awards 2017

Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Dan Levine
Shawn Levy
David Linde
Aaron Ryder
Best Leading Actress
Amy Adams
Best Screenplay (Adapted)
Eric Heisserer
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Editing
Joe Walker
Original Music
Jóhann Jóhannsson
Best Sound
Claude La Haye
Bernard Gariépy Strobl
Sylvain Bellemare
Best Achievement in Special Visual Effects
Louis Morin
Nominated
David Lean Award for Direction
Denis Villeneuve

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2017

Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Award
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Amy Adams

AACTA International Awards 2017

Nominated
AACTA International Award
Best Film
Best Direction
Denis Villeneuve
Best Lead Actress
Amy Adams

AFI Awards, USA 2017

Won
AFI Award
Movie of the Year

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2017

Nominated
EDA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Editing
Joe Walker

American Cinema Editors, USA 2017

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film - Dramatic
Joe Walker

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 2017

Nominated
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Bradford Young

Art Directors Guild 2017

Nominated
Excellence in Production Design Award
Fantasy Film
Patrice Vermette

Austin Film Critics Association 2016

Won
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
3rd place
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Film
3rd place
Nominated
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2016

Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie
Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Production Design
Patrice Vermette
Paul Hotte
André Valade
Best Editing
Joe Walker
Best Visual Effects
Best Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Camerimage 2016

Won
Silver Frog
Main Competition
Bradford Young
Nominated
Golden Frog
Main Competition
Bradford Young

Casting Society of America, USA 2017

Nominated
Artios
Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Big Budget Feature - Drama
Francine Maisler
Lucie Robitaille (location casting)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2017

2nd place
COFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Actor of the Year
Amy Adams
For Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Nocturnal Animals
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Film Editing
Joe Walker
Best Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson
Best Picture
6th place

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2016

Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Original Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2016

Nominated
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture
5th place
Best Actress
Amy Adams
4th place
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
5th place

Denver Film Critics Society 2017

Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Science-Fiction/Horror Film
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Visual Effects
Best Original Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Detroit Film Critic Society, US 2016

Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Screenplay
Eric Heisserer

Directors Guild of America, USA 2017

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film
Denis Villeneuve

Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards 2016

Won
DFCC
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Actress
Amy Adams
2nd place
DFCC
Best Film
2nd place.
3rd place
DFCC
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
3rd place.

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 2016

Won
FFCC Award
Best Visual Effects
Nominated
FFCC Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Art Direction/Production Design
Patrice Vermette
Paul Hotte
André Valade
Best Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA) 2016

Nominated
HMMA Award
Best Original Score - Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2017

Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Original Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US 2016

2nd place
IFJA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Nominated
IFJA Award
Best Picture

Indiewire Critics' Poll 2016

3rd place
ICP Award
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
3rd place.
Nominated
ICP Award
Best Film
8th place.
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
7th place. Tied with Kelly Reichardt for Certain Women (2016).
Best Lead Actress
Amy Adams
6th place.
Best Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
6th place.
Best Original Score or Soundtrack
Jóhann Jóhannsson
4th place.
Best Editing
Joe Walker
7th place.

Iowa Film Critics Awards 2017

Won
IFC Award
Best Actress
Amy Adams

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 2016

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Won
Vincent Koehler Award for Outstanding Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror Film
Nominated
KCFCC Award
Best Film

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2016

Nominated
Sierra Award
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Eric Heisserer
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Art Direction
Patrice Vermette
Paul Hotte
Best Film Editing
Joe Walker
Best Visual Effects
Best Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson
Best Horror/Sci-Fi Film

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2017

Nominated
ALFS Award
Actress of the Year
Amy Adams
Technical Achievement of the Year
Sylvain Bellemare (sound design)

National Board of Review, USA 2016

Won
NBR Award
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Top Ten Films

Nevada Film Critics Society 2016

Won
NFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer

New York Film Critics, Online 2016

Won
NYFCO Award
Top Films of the Year

North Carolina Film Critics Association 2017

Won
NCFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Nominated
NCFCA Award
Best Narrative Film
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Special Effects

North Texas Film Critics Association, US 2017

3rd place
NTFCA Award
Best Actress
Amy Adams
3rd place
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Tied with Simon Duggan for Hacksaw Ridge (2016) in 3rd place
Nominated
NTFCA Award
Best Picture
6th place
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
4th place

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards 2017

Won
OFCC Award
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Body of Work
Amy Adams
For Nocturnal Animals and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Nominated
OFCC Award
Best Film
5th place

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2017

Won
OFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Ted Chiang
Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Editing
Joe Walker
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2017

Won
Chairman's Award
Amy Adams

"Throughout her career, Amy Adams has continuously challenged herself with complex roles," said ... More

"Throughout her career, Amy Adams has continuously challenged herself with complex roles," said Festival Chairman Harold Matzner. "This is reaffirmed in her most recent project, Arrival, where she anchors the film with an award-winning performance as a prominent linguist, Dr. Louise Banks, as she attempts to communicate with creatures in one of a dozen spacecrafts that visit Earth. It is our honor to present the Chairman's Award to Amy Adams."


PGA Awards 2017

Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
David Linde
Aaron Ryder
Shawn Levy
Dan Levine

Phoenix Critics Circle 2016

Won
PCC Award
Best Science Fiction Film
Nominated
PCC Award
Best Picture
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2016

Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Amy Adams
Best Screenplay Adapted from Other Material
Eric Heisserer
Best Original Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Visual Effects

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2016

2nd place
SDFCS Award
Best Visual Effects
Nominated
SDFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Editing
Joe Walker
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Production Design
Patrice Vermette

San Francisco Film Critics Circle 2016

Won
SFFCC Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Eric Heisserer
Best Film Editing
Joe Walker
Tied with Nat Sanders and Joi McMillon for Moonlight (2016).
Nominated
SFFCC Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Production Design
Patrice Vermette
Best Original Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Seattle Film Critics Awards 2017

Won
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Visual Effects
Louis Morgan
Best Music, Original Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson
2nd place
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Tied with Natalie Portman for Jackie (2016) in second place.
Best Film Editing
Joe Walker
Nominated
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Production Design
Patrice Vermette (production design)
Paul Hotte (set decoration)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2016

2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Nominated
SEFCA Award
Best Picture
6th place

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2016

2nd place
SLFCA Award
Best Horror/Sci-Fi Film
The film was nominated for the award only once, not twice.
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Tied with Kenneth Lonergan for Manchester by the Sea (2016) in second place.
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Film
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Visual Effects
Ivan Moran
Jean-François Ferland
Joseph Kasparian
Alexandre Lafortune
Best Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson
Best Horror/Science-Fiction Film

USC Scripter Award 2017

Nominated
USC Scripter Award
Film
Eric Heisserer (screenwriter)
Ted Chiang (author)
Adapted from the novella "Story of Your Life"

Utah Film Critics Association Awards 2016

2nd place
UFCA Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Eric Heisserer
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Original Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2017

Nominated
VFCC Award
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve

Venice Film Festival 2016

Nominated
Golden Lion
Best Film
Denis Villeneuve

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2016

Won
WAFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Film
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Editing
Joe Walker
Best Original Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson
Best Production Design
Patrice Vermette
Paul Hotte

Writers Guild of America, USA 2017

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Ted Chiang
Based on the story "Story of Your Life" by Ted Chiang

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