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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2002 Nominee
Oscar
Best Director
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
1987 Nominee
Oscar
Best Director
Blue Velvet (1986)
1981 Nominee
Oscar
Best Director
The Elephant Man (1980)
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
The Elephant Man (1980)
Shared with:

Golden Globes, USA

2002 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
1987 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Blue Velvet (1986)
1981 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
The Elephant Man (1980)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2018 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special
Twin Peaks (2017)
Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special
Twin Peaks (2017)
Shared with:
Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or a Movie
Twin Peaks (2017)
Shared with:
For episode "Part 8"
Outstanding Sound Editing for a Limited Series, Movie or Special
Twin Peaks (2017)
Shared with:
For episode "Part 8"
1990 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Main Title Theme Music
Twin Peaks (1990)
Shared with:
Outstanding Music and Lyrics
Twin Peaks (1990)
Shared with:
For the song "Into the Night".For episode #005.
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Twin Peaks (1990)
For episode "Pilot (#1.1)". For the pilot episode.
Outstanding Drama Series
Twin Peaks (1990)
Shared with:
Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Twin Peaks (1990)
Shared with:
For episode "Pilot (#1.1)". For the pilot episode.

BAFTA Awards

1981 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Direction
The Elephant Man (1980)
Best Screenplay
The Elephant Man (1980)
Shared with:

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2018 Winner
Saturn Award
Best Guest Performance in a Television Series
Twin Peaks (2017)
2002 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
1993 Winner
Life Career Award
Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Writing
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
Shared with:

AFI Awards, USA

2002 Nominee
AFI Award
Director of the Year
Mulholland Dr. (2001)

American Film Institute, USA

1991 Winner
Franklin J. Schaffner Award

Association of Polish Filmmakers Critics Awards

2000 Winner
Golden Reel
Best Foreign Film
The Straight Story (1999)

Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival

1987 Winner
Grand Prize
Blue Velvet (1986)
1981 Winner
Grand Prize
The Elephant Man (1980)
1978 Winner
Antennae II Award
Eraserhead (1977)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2001 Nominee
ACCA
Best Director
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
Best Original Screenplay
Mulholland Dr. (2001)

Bodil Awards

2003 Winner
Bodil
Best American Film (Bedste amerikanske film)
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
2000 Winner
Bodil
Best American Film (Bedste amerikanske film)
The Straight Story (1999)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2001 Winner
BSFC Award
Best Director
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
1987 Winner
BSFC Award
Best Director
Blue Velvet (1986)
Tied with Oliver Stone for Platoon (1986).

Bram Stoker Awards

2017 Nominee
Bram Stoker Award
Screenplay
Twin Peaks (2017)
Shared with:
Episode: Part 8

CableACE Awards

1994 Nominee
CableACE
Directing a Dramatic Series
Hotel Room (1993)
For episode "Blackout"

Camerimage

2012 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award for Directing
2003 Winner
Order - For the Contribution to Polish Culture
2000 Winner
Special Award
Film Direction with a Special Visual Sensitivity
Best Duo: Director - Cinematographer
Shared with:

Cannes Film Festival

2001 Winner
Best Director
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
Tied with Joel Coen for The Man Who Wasn't There (2001).
Nominee
Palme d'Or
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
1999 Nominee
Palme d'Or
The Straight Story (1999)
1992 Nominee
Palme d'Or
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
1990 Winner
Palme d'Or
Wild at Heart (1990)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2002 Winner
CFCA Award
Best Director
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Original Score
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
Shared with:
2000 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Director
The Straight Story (1999)

Chlotrudis Awards

2007 Nominee
Chlotrudis Award
Best Director
Inland Empire (2006)
2002 Winner
Audience Award
Best Director
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
Best Original Screenplay
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
Winner
Chlotrudis Award
Best Original Screenplay
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
Nominee
Chlotrudis Award
Best Director
Mulholland Dr. (2001)

Critics Choice Television Awards

2013 Nominee
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series
Louie (2010)

César Awards, France

2002 Winner
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
1982 Winner
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
The Elephant Man (1980)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2002 Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Director
Mulholland Dr. (2001)

Directors Guild of America, USA

1981 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The Elephant Man (1980)

Edgar Allan Poe Awards

2002 Nominee
Edgar
Best Motion Picture
Mulholland Dr. (2001)

European Film Awards

1999 Winner
Screen International Award
The Straight Story (1999)
USA

Fangoria Chainsaw Awards

2013 Winner
Fangoria Horror Hall of Fame

Fantasporto

1991 Nominee
International Fantasy Film Award
Best Film
Wild at Heart (1990)
1982 Nominee
International Fantasy Film Award
Best Film
Eraserhead (1977)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

2007 Winner
Special Distinction Award
Shared with:
For their collaborative work.
2000 Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best Director
The Straight Story (1999)
1987 Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best Director
Blue Velvet (1986)
Best Screenplay
Blue Velvet (1986)

Fotogramas de Plata

2001 Winner
Fotogramas de Plata
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
The Straight Story (1999)
1987 Winner
Fotogramas de Plata
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Blue Velvet (1986)

French Syndicate of Cinema Critics

1982 Winner
Critics Award
Best Foreign Film
The Elephant Man (1980)
USA.

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)

2018 Nominee
Dorian Award
Wilde Artist of the Year

Gold Derby Awards

2013 Nominee
Gold Derby TV Award
Comedy Guest Actor
Louie (2010)
2011 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Life Achievement (Other)
2010 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Director of the Decade
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
Original Screenplay of the Decade
Mulholland Dr. (2001)

Hugo Awards

1985 Nominee
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Dune (1984)
Shared with:

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2006 Nominee
ICP Award
Best Director
Inland Empire (2006)
2nd place.

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

2002 Nominee
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
1991 Nominee
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Wild at Heart (1990)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2000 Nominee
Sierra Award
Best Director
The Straight Story (1999)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2001 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Director
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
1986 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Director
Blue Velvet (1986)
Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Blue Velvet (1986)

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA

2018 Nominee
Golden Reel Award
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing - Music Score and Musical for Episodic Short Form Broadcast Media
Twin Peaks (2017)
Shared with:
Episode: "Twin Peaks: Part 8 (2017)"

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2002 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Director
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
1987 Winner
NSFC Award
Best Director
Blue Velvet (1986)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2001 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
1999 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Director
The Straight Story (1999)
1986 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Blue Velvet (1986)

New York Film Critics, Online

2001 Winner
NYFCO Award
Best Director
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
Best Screenplay, Original
Mulholland Dr. (2001)

News & Documentary Emmy Awards

2017 Nominee
Emmy
Outstanding Science and Technology Documentary
My Beautiful Broken Brain (2014)
Shared with:

Online Film & Television Association

2014 Winner
OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Creative
2002 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Director
Mulholland Dr. (2001)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2002 Winner
OFCS Award
Best Director
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Original Screenplay
Mulholland Dr. (2001)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2002 Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Director
Mulholland Dr. (2001)

Robert Festival

2000 Winner
Robert
Best American Film (Årets amerikanske film)
The Straight Story (1999)

Russian Guild of Film Critics

2002 Nominee
Golden Aries
Best Foreign Film
Mulholland Dr. (2001)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

1999 Winner
SDFCS Award
Best Director
The Straight Story (1999)

Sant Jordi Awards

2003 Winner
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
2001 Winner
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
The Straight Story (1999)

SESC Film Festival, Brazil

1998 Winner
Audience Award
Best Foreign Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)
Lost Highway (1997)

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

2001 Nominee
Best Film
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
1986 Winner
Caixa de Catalunya
Best Film
Blue Velvet (1986)

Stockholm Film Festival

2003 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award
1990 Nominee
Bronze Horse
Wild at Heart (1990)

Telluride Film Festival, US

1999 Winner
Silver Medallion Award

The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards

2006 Nominee
Stinker Award
Worst Sense of Direction (Stop them before they direct again!)
Inland Empire (2006)
1997 Nominee
Stinker Award
Worst Sense of Direction (Stop them before they direct again!)
Lost Highway (1997)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2001 Winner
TFCA Award
Best Director
Mulholland Dr. (2001)

Venice Film Festival

2006 Winner
Career Golden Lion
Winner
Future Film Festival Digital Award
Inland Empire (2006)

Village Voice Film Poll

2017 Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Director
Twin Peaks (2017)
8th place.
2001 Winner
VVFP Award
Best Director
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
Best Original Screenplay
Mulholland Dr. (2001)

WorldFest Houston

1970 Winner
Grand Award
Best Short Subject
The Grandmother (1970)

Writers Guild of America, USA

1987 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Blue Velvet (1986)
1981 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium
The Elephant Man (1980)
Shared with:

Yoga Awards

2008 Winner
Special Award
Night at the Museum Award
Inland Empire (2006)
1992 Winner
Yoga Award
Worst Foreign Director
Wild at Heart (1990)

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