David Cronenberg Poster

Awards

BAFTA Awards

2008 Nominee
Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film
Eastern Promises (2007)
Shared with:

20/20 Awards

2012 Nominee
Felix
Best Adapted Screenplay
Naked Lunch (1991)

Abu Dhabi Film Festival

2011 Nominee
Black Pearl Award
Best Narrative Feature
A Dangerous Method (2011)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

1990 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Writing
Dead Ringers (1988)
Shared with:
1987 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
The Fly (1986)
1984 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
The Dead Zone (1983)

Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival

1999 Winner
Silver Scream Award
eXistenZ (1999)

Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival

1989 Winner
Grand Prize
Dead Ringers (1988)
Winner
C.S.T. Award
Dead Ringers (1988)
1987 Winner
Special Jury Award
The Fly (1986)
1984 Winner
Suspense Award
The Dead Zone (1983)
Winner
Critics Award
The Dead Zone (1983)
Winner
Antennae II Award
The Dead Zone (1983)
Nominee
Grand Prize
The Dead Zone (1983)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2005 Nominee
ACCA
Best Director
A History of Violence (2005)

Berlin International Film Festival

1999 Winner
Silver Berlin Bear
Outstanding Artistic Contribution
eXistenZ (1999)
Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
eXistenZ (1999)
1992 Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Naked Lunch (1991)

Bodil Awards

2008 Nominee
Bodil
Best Non-American Film (Bedste ikke-amerikanske film)
Eastern Promises (2007)
2006 Winner
Bodil
Best American Film (Bedste amerikanske film)
A History of Violence (2005)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

1991 Winner
BSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Naked Lunch (1991)

British Independent Film Awards

2007 Nominee
British Independent Film Award
Best Director
Eastern Promises (2007)

Brussels International Festival of Fantasy Film (BIFFF)

1984 Winner
Best Science-Fiction Film
Videodrome (1983)

Canadian Screen Awards, CA

2015 Nominee
Canadian Screen Award
Achievement in Direction
Maps to the Stars (2014)
2013 Nominee
Canadian Screen Award
Adapted Screenplay
Cosmopolis (2012)

Cannes Film Festival

2014 Nominee
Palme d'Or
Maps to the Stars (2014)
2012 Nominee
Palme d'Or
Cosmopolis (2012)
2006 Winner
Golden Coach
2005 Nominee
Palme d'Or
A History of Violence (2005)
2002 Nominee
Palme d'Or
Spider (2002)
1996 Winner
Jury Special Prize
Crash (1996)
Nominee
Palme d'Or
Crash (1996)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2006 Winner
COFCA Award
Best Director
A History of Violence (2005)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2006 Winner
CFCA Award
Best Director
A History of Violence (2005)

Chlotrudis Awards

2000 Nominee
Chlotrudis Award
Best Screenplay
eXistenZ (1999)

César Awards, France

2008 Nominee
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Eastern Promises (2007)
2006 Nominee
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
A History of Violence (2005)
USA.

David di Donatello Awards

2006 Nominee
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
A History of Violence (2005)

Directors Guild of Canada

2015 Winner
DGC Lifetime Achievement Award
2012 Winner
DGC Craft Award
Direction - Feature Film
A Dangerous Method (2011)
Winner
DGC Team Award
Feature Film
A Dangerous Method (2011)
Shared with:
2008 Winner
DGC Team Award
Feature Film
Eastern Promises (2007)
Shared with:
Winner
DGC Craft Award
Direction - Feature Film
Eastern Promises (2007)
2006 Winner
DGC Craft Award
Outstanding Direction - Feature Film
A History of Violence (2005)
Winner
DGC Team Award
Outstanding Feature Film
A History of Violence (2005)
Shared with:
2003 Winner
DGC Team Award
Outstanding Achievement in a Feature Film
Spider (2002)
Shared with:
Winner
DGC Craft Award
Outstanding Achievement in Direction - Feature Film
Spider (2002)

European Film Awards

2002 Nominee
Screen International Award
Spider (2002)
Canada

Fantafestival

1984 Winner
Best Film
The Dead Zone (1983)
Winner
Audience Award
The Dead Zone (1983)

Fantasporto

1992 Nominee
International Fantasy Film Award
Best Film
Naked Lunch (1991)
1989 Nominee
International Fantasy Film Award
Best Film
Dead Ringers (1988)
1987 Nominee
International Fantasy Film Award
Best Film
The Fly (1986)
1983 Winner
International Fantasy Film Award
Best Film
Scanners (1981)

Fotogramas de Plata

2008 Winner
Fotogramas de Plata
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Eastern Promises (2007)

French Syndicate of Cinema Critics

2006 Winner
Critics Award
Best Foreign Film
A History of Violence (2005)

Genie Awards

2012 Nominee
Genie
Best Achievement in Direction
A Dangerous Method (2011)
2008 Nominee
Genie
Best Achievement in Direction
Eastern Promises (2007)
2003 Winner
Genie
Best Achievement in Direction
Spider (2002)
2002 Nominee
Genie
Best Live Action Short Drama
Camera (2000)
Shared with:
2000 Nominee
Genie
Best Motion Picture
eXistenZ (1999)
Shared with:
1996 Winner
Genie
Best Achievement in Direction
Crash (1996)
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Crash (1996)
Winner
Golden Reel Award
Crash (1996)
Shared with:
Nominee
Genie
Best Motion Picture
Crash (1996)
1992 Winner
Genie
Best Achievement in Direction
Naked Lunch (1991)
1989 Winner
Genie
Best Motion Picture
Dead Ringers (1988)
Shared with:
Best Achievement in Direction
Dead Ringers (1988)
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Dead Ringers (1988)
Shared with:
1984 Winner
Genie
Best Achievement in Direction
Videodrome (1983)
Tied with Bob Clark A Christmas Story (1983).
Nominee
Genie
Best Screenplay
Videodrome (1983)
1982 Nominee
Genie
Best Achievement in Direction
Scanners (1981)
Best Screenplay, Original
Scanners (1981)

Ghent International Film Festival

2002 Winner
Special Jury Prize
For his whole work as a film maker.
Nominee
Grand Prix
Spider (2002)

Gold Derby Awards

2006 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Motion Picture
A History of Violence (2005)
Shared with:
Director
A History of Violence (2005)

Golden Horse Film Festival

1989 Winner
Golden Horse Award
Best Foreign Director
Dead Ringers (1988)

Gotham Awards

2011 Winner
Tribute Award
2005 Nominee
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Feature
A History of Violence (2005)
Shared with:

Hamburg Film Festival

2007 Winner
Douglas Sirk Award

Hugo Awards

1987 Nominee
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
The Fly (1986)
Shared with:

International Cinephile Society Awards

2013 Nominee
ICS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Cosmopolis (2012)
2006 Winner
ICS Award
Best Director
A History of Violence (2005)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2006 Nominee
INOCA
Best Director
A History of Violence (2005)

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1989 Nominee
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Dead Ringers (1988)

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)

2008 Nominee
IOMA
Best Picture (Miglior film)
Eastern Promises (2007)
Best Director (Miglior regia)
Eastern Promises (2007)
2006 Nominee
IOMA
Best Director (Miglior regia)
A History of Violence (2005)

Jeonju Film Festival

2003 Winner
Audience Award
Spider (2002)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2006 Nominee
ALFS Award
Director of the Year
A History of Violence (2005)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2005 Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Director
A History of Violence (2005)
1988 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Director
Dead Ringers (1988)

National Board of Review, USA

2005 Winner
Billy Wilder Award

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2006 Winner
NSFC Award
Best Director
A History of Violence (2005)
1992 Winner
NSFC Award
Best Director
Naked Lunch (1991)
Best Screenplay
Naked Lunch (1991)
1989 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Dead Ringers (1988)
Shared with:

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2005 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Director
A History of Violence (2005)
1991 Winner
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Naked Lunch (1991)

Online Film & Television Association

2006 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
A History of Violence (2005)
Shared with:
Best Director
A History of Violence (2005)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2013 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Cosmopolis (2012)
2008 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Director
Eastern Promises (2007)
2006 Winner
OFCS Award
Best Director
A History of Violence (2005)

Palm Springs International Film Festival

2006 Winner
Sonny Bono Visionary Award

Provincetown International Film Festival

2014 Winner
Filmmaker on the Edge Award

Sant Jordi Awards

2008 Winner
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Eastern Promises (2007)
2006 Winner
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
A History of Violence (2005)

Satellite Awards

2007 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Director
Eastern Promises (2007)

Scream Awards

2006 Nominee
Scream Award
Best Director
A History of Violence (2005)

SESC Film Festival, Brazil

2006 Winner
Audience Award
Best Foreign Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)
A History of Violence (2005)

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

2012 Nominee
Maria
Best Motion Picture
Cosmopolis (2012)
2002 Winner
Time-Machine Honorary Award
Winner
Best Director
Spider (2002)
Nominee
Best Film
Spider (2002)
1999 Nominee
Best Film
eXistenZ (1999)
1981 Winner
Prize of the International Critics' Jury - Special Mention
The Brood (1979)
1977 Winner
Medalla Sitges en Plata de Ley
Best Screenplay
Rabid (1977)
1975 Winner
Medalla Sitges en Oro de Ley
Best Director
Shivers (1975)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2005 Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Director
A History of Violence (2005)

Stockholm Film Festival

2005 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2011 Nominee
Rogers Award
Best Canadian Film
A Dangerous Method (2011)
2007 Nominee
TFCA Award
Best Director
Eastern Promises (2007)
2005 Winner
TFCA Award
Best Director
A History of Violence (2005)

Toronto International Film Festival

2007 Winner
People's Choice Award
Eastern Promises (2007)
2002 Winner
Best Canadian Feature Film
Spider (2002)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2013 Nominee
VFCC Award
Best Director - Canadian Film
Cosmopolis (2012)
2012 Winner
VFCC Award
Best Director - Canadian Film
A Dangerous Method (2011)
2008 Winner
VFCC Award
Best Director in a Canadian Film
Eastern Promises (2007)
2006 Nominee
VFCC Award
Best Director
A History of Violence (2005)

Venice Film Festival

2018 Winner
Career Golden Lion
2011 Nominee
Golden Lion
A Dangerous Method (2011)

Village Voice Film Poll

2012 Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Director
Cosmopolis (2012)

5th place. Tied with Nuri Bilge Ceylan for Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da (2011) and Ben Affleck for Argo ... More

5th place. Tied with Nuri Bilge Ceylan for Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da (2011) and Ben Affleck for Argo (2012).

2011 Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Director
A Dangerous Method (2011)
4th place. Tied with Apichatpong Weerasethakul for Loong Boonmee raleuk chat (2010).
2005 Winner
VVFP Award
Best Director
A History of Violence (2005)

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