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Awards

Golden Globes, USA 2018

Won
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Guillermo del Toro
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Alexandre Desplat
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Sally Hawkins
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Richard Jenkins
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Octavia Spencer
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Guillermo del Toro
Vanessa Taylor

BAFTA Awards 2018

Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay (Original)
Guillermo del Toro
Vanessa Taylor
Best Costume Design
Luis Sequeira
Best Editing
Sidney Wolinsky
Best Production Design
Paul D. Austerberry
Jeffrey A. Melvin
Shane Vieau
Original Music
Alexandre Desplat
Best Film
Guillermo del Toro
J. Miles Dale
Best Cinematography
Dan Laustsen
Best Supporting Actress
Octavia Spencer
Best Leading Actress
Sally Hawkins
Best Sound
Christian T. Cooke
Glen Gauthier
Nathan Robitaille
Brad Zoern
Best Achievement in Special Visual Effects
Dennis Berardi
Trey Harrell
P. Kevin Scott
Nominated
David Lean Award for Direction
Guillermo del Toro

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2018

Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Sally Hawkins
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Richard Jenkins

AACTA International Awards 2018

Nominated
AACTA International Award
Best Film
Best Direction
Guillermo del Toro
Best Lead Actress
Sally Hawkins

AFI Awards, USA 2018

Won
AFI Award
Movie of the Year

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) 2017

Won
AAFCA Award
Top 10 Films
7th place

American Cinema Editors, USA 2018

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film - Dramatic
Sidney Wolinsky
Best Edited Feature Film - Dramatic
Sidney Wolinsky

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 2018

Nominated
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Dan Laustsen

Art Directors Guild 2018

Nominated
Excellence in Production Design Award
Period Film
Paul D. Austerberry

Black Reel Awards 2018

Nominated
Black Reel
Outstanding Supporting Actress, Motion Picture
Octavia Spencer

Boston Online Film Critics Association 2017

Won
BOFCA Award
Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat
Tied with Jonny Greenwood for Phantom Thread (2017).
Ten Best Films of the Year
7th place

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2017

Won
BSFC Award
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins
Nominated
BSFC Award
Best Film
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro
Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat
Tied with Alex Somers for Dawson City: Frozen Time (2016).
Best Picture

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2018

Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Score
Alexandre Desplat
Best Production Design
Paul D. Austerberry
Shane Vieau
Jeffrey A. Melvin
Best Picture
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro
Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins
Best Supporting Actor
Richard Jenkins
Best Supporting Actress
Octavia Spencer
Best Original Screenplay
Guillermo del Toro
Vanessa Taylor
Best Cinematography
Dan Laustsen
Best Visual Effects
Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie
Best Hair & Makeup
Best Costume Design
Luis Sequeira
Best Editing
Sidney Wolinsky

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2018

Won
COFCA Award
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins
Best Score
Alexandre Desplat
Actor of the Year
Sally Hawkins
For Maudie
Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Picture
3rd place
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro
Best Supporting Actor
Richard Jenkins
Best Cinematography
Dan Laustsen
Best Film Editing
Sidney Wolinsky

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2017

Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins
Best Original Screenplay
Guillermo del Toro
Vanessa Taylor
Best Art Direction/Production Design
Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat
Best Cinematography
Dan Laustsen

Cinema Audio Society, USA 2018

Nominated
C.A.S. Award
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Motion Pictures - Live Action
Glen Gauthier (producton mixer)
Christian T. Cooke (re-recording mixer)
Brad Zoern (re-recording mixer)
Peter Cobbin (scoring mixer)
Chris Navarro (adr mixer)
Peter Persaud (foley mixer)

Costume Designers Guild Awards 2018

Nominated
CDG Award
Excellence in Period Film
Luis Sequeira

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2017

Won
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro
Best Cinematography
Dan Laustsen
Best Musical Score
Alexandre Desplat
Nominated
DFWFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Richard Jenkins
3rd place
Best Supporting Actress
Octavia Spencer
5th place
Best Screenplay
Guillermo del Toro
Vanessa Taylor
2nd place

Detroit Film Critic Society, US 2017

Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Film
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins
Best Supporting Actor
Richard Jenkins
Best Screenplay
Guillermo del Toro (screenplay/story)
Vanessa Taylor (screenplay)
Best Use of Music

Directors Guild of America, USA 2018

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Guillermo del Toro
J. Miles Dale
Dennis Chapman
Pierre Henry
Tyler Delben

Evening Standard British Film Awards 2018

Nominated
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 2017

Nominated
FFCC Award
Best Film
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins
Best Original Screenplay
Guillermo del Toro
Vanessa Taylor
Best Cinematography
Dan Laustsen
Best Art Direction/Production Design
Paul D. Austerberry
Shane Vieau
Jeffrey A. Melvin
Best Score
Alexandre Desplat
Best Visual Effects
Best Ensemble

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) 2018

Nominated
Dorian Award
Film of the Year
Director of the Year (Film or Television)
Guillermo del Toro
Film Performance of the Year - Actress
Sally Hawkins
Supporting Film Performance of the Year - Actor
Richard Jenkins
Screenplay of the Year
Guillermo del Toro
Vanessa Taylor
Visually Striking Film of the Year

Heartland Film 2017

Won
Truly Moving Picture Award
Guillermo del Toro (director)
Bull Productions (production company)
Fox Searchlight Pictures (distributor)

Hollywood Film Awards 2017

Won
Hollywood Film Award
Editor of the Year
Sidney Wolinsky

Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Awards 2018

Nominated
Artisan
Best Special Makeup Effects - Feature-Length Motion Picture
Mike Hill
Shane Mahan

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2018

Won
HFCS Award
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins
Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat
Best Poster Design
Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro
Best Supporting Actor
Richard Jenkins
Best Supporting Actress
Octavia Spencer
Best Cinematography
Dan Laustsen
Best Visual Effects

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US 2017

Won
IFJA Award
Best Musical Score
Alexandre Desplat
Nominated
IFJA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro
Best Supporting Actor
Doug Jones

Indiewire Critics' Poll 2017

Nominated
ICP Award
Best Film
6th place.
Best Cinematography
Dan Laustsen
5th place.

Iowa Film Critics Awards 2018

Nominated
IFC Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins
Best Original Score

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 2017

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2017

Won
Sierra Award
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro
Best Score
Alexandre Desplat
Nominated
Sierra Award
Best Picture
4th place
Best Art Direction
Paul D. Austerberry
Shane Vieau
Jeffrey A. Melvin

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2018

Nominated
ALFS Award
Film of the Year
Director of the Year
Guillermo del Toro
Actress of the Year
Sally Hawkins
British/Irish Actress of the Year
Sally Hawkins
For Maudie and Paddington 2

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2017

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Dan Laustsen
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro
Tied with Luca Guadagnino for Call Me by Your Name (2017).
Nominated
LAFCA Award
Best Music
Alexandre Desplat
Best Production Design
Paul D. Austerberry

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 2018

Won
NSFC Award
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins
For Maudie
Nominated
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Michael Stuhlbarg
For Call Me by Your Name and The Post

Nevada Film Critics Society 2017

Won
NFCS Award
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro
Best Production Design
Paul D. Austerberry

New York Film Critics, Online 2017

Won
NYFCO Award
Best Cinematography
Dan Laustsen
Top Films of the Year

North Carolina Film Critics Association 2018

Won
NCFCA Award
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins
Nominated
NCFCA Award
Best Narrative Film
Best Cinematography
Dan Laustsen
Best Special Effects

North Texas Film Critics Association, US 2018

Nominated
NTFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Octavia Spencer
Best Picture
Best Cinematography
Dan Laustsen
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards 2018

Won
OFCC Award
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins
Best Body of Work
Michael Stuhlbarg
For Call Me by Your Name and The Post
Nominated
OFCC Award
Best Film
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2017

Won
OFCS Award
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins
Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro
Best Original Screenplay
Guillermo del Toro
Vanessa Taylor
Best Supporting Actor
Richard Jenkins
Best Editing
Sidney Wolinsky
Best Cinematography
Dan Laustsen
Best Ensemble

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2018

Won
Chairman's Vanguard Award
Guillermo del Toro
Sally Hawkins
Octavia Spencer
Richard Jenkins
Michael Shannon
Doug Jones
Michael Stuhlbarg

"Guillermo del Toro is a master storyteller, whose boundless imagination has crafted a visually ... More

"Guillermo del Toro is a master storyteller, whose boundless imagination has crafted a visually dazzling fable with The Shape of Water. This romantic story of a woman discovering herself as she falls for someone otherworldly is driven by an astounding performance by Sally Hawkins, and features an acclaimed cast including Octavia Spencer, Richard Jenkins, Michael Shannon, Doug Jones and Michael Stulhbarg. This exemplary group of actors brings to life this magical ode to cinema."


PGA Awards 2018

Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Guillermo del Toro
J. Miles Dale

Philadelphia Film Critics Circle Awards 2017

Won
PFCC Award
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins

Phoenix Critics Circle 2017

Won
PCC Award
Best Picture
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins
Nominated
PCC Award
Best Science Fiction Film
Best Supporting Actor
Richard Jenkins
Best Supporting Actress
Octavia Spencer
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro
Best Score
Alexandre Desplat

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2017

Won
PFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro
Best Production Design
Paul D. Austerberry
Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat
Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Sally Hawkins
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Michael Shannon
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Richard Jenkins
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Octavia Spencer
Best Original Screenplay
Guillermo del Toro
Vanessa Taylor
Best Cinematography
Dan Laustsen
Best Film Editing
Sidney Wolinsky
Best Costume Design
Luis Sequeira
Best Visual Effects
Best Ensemble Acting

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2017

Won
SDFCS Award
Best Production Design
Paul D. Austerberry
Best Body of Work
Michael Stuhlbarg
For The Post and Call Me by Your Name
Nominated
SDFCS Award
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins
Best Editing
Sidney Wolinsky
Best Cinematography
Dan Laustsen
Best Visual Effects
Best Costume Design
Luis Sequeira
Best Use of Music in a Film

San Francisco Film Critics Circle 2017

Won
SFFCC Award
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro
Best Production Design
Paul D. Austerberry
Nominated
SFFCC Award
Best Picture
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins
Best Supporting Actor
Richard Jenkins
Best Cinematography
Dan Laustsen
Best Film Editing
Sidney Wolinsky
Best Screenplay, Original
Guillermo del Toro
Vanessa Taylor
Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat

Satellite Awards 2017

Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture
Best Actress in a Motion Picture
Sally Hawkins
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Michael Shannon
Best Screenplay, Original
Guillermo del Toro
Vanessa Taylor
Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat
Best Cinematography
Dan Laustsen
Best Visual Effects
Best Film Editing
Sidney Wolinsky
Best Art Direction & Production Design

Seattle Film Critics Awards 2017

Nominated
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins
Best Supporting Actor
Michael Shannon
Best Cinematography
Dan Laustsen
Best Costume Design
Luis Sequeira
Best Production Design
Paul D. Austerberry (production designer)
Shane Vieau (set decorator)
Jeffrey A. Melvin (set decorator)
Best Visual Effects
Dennis Berardi
Luke Groves
Trey Harrell
P. Kevin Scott
Best Villain
Michael Shannon
As Richard Strickland.

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2017

Won
SEFCA Award
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro
Nominated
SEFCA Award
Best Picture
2nd place

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2017

Won
SLFCA Award
Best Film
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro
Best Supporting Actor
Richard Jenkins
Best Original Screenplay
Guillermo del Toro
Vanessa Taylor
Best Production Design
Paul D. Austerberry
Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins
Best Supporting Actor
Michael Shannon
Best Supporting Actress
Octavia Spencer
Best Cinematography
Dan Laustsen
Best Editing
Sidney Wolinsky
Best Visual Effects
Best Score
Alexandre Desplat

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2017

Nominated
TFCA Award
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins

Utah Film Critics Association Awards 2017

Won
UFCA Award
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins
Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2017

Nominated
VFCC Award
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins

Venice Film Festival 2017

Won
CICT-UNESCO C. Smithers Foundation Award
Guillermo del Toro
Won
Future Film Festival Digital Award
Guillermo del Toro
Won
Golden Lion
Best Film
Guillermo del Toro
Won
Soundtrack Stars Award
Best Soundtrack
Alexandre Desplat

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2017

Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Director
Guillermo del Toro
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins
Best Original Screenplay
Guillermo del Toro
Vanessa Taylor
Best Production Design
Paul D. Austerberry
Shane Vieau
Jeffrey A. Melvin
Best Cinematography
Dan Laustsen
Best Editing
Sidney Wolinsky
Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat

Women Film Critics Circle Awards 2017

Nominated
WFCC Award
Best Actress
Sally Hawkins
Best Female Action Hero
Best Screen Couple

Writers Guild of America, USA 2018

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Original Screenplay
Guillermo del Toro

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