Kathryn Bigelow Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2013 Nominee
Oscar
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:
2010 Winner
Oscar
Best Motion Picture of the Year
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:
Best Achievement in Directing
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win an Academy Award for Best Director.

Golden Globes, USA

2013 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2016 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking
Cartel Land (2015)
Shared with:
Tied with Jim: The James Foley Story (2016).

BAFTA Awards

2013 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:
Nominee
David Lean Award for Direction
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:
Winner
David Lean Award for Direction
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

AACTA International Awards

2013 Nominee
AACTA International Award
Best Direction
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Best Film
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

2013 Nominee
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Winner
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2010 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)
1996 Winner
Saturn Award
Best Director
Strange Days (1995)
1988 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
Near Dark (1987)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2018 Nominee
EDA Female Focus Award
Best Woman Director
Detroit (2017)
2013 Winner
EDA Female Focus Award
Best Woman Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Winner
EDA Award
Best Picture
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Nominee
EDA Female Focus Award
Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Film Industry
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Winner
EDA Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Best Picture
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:
Winner
EDA Female Focus Award
Best Woman Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Women's Image Award
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Film Industry
The Hurt Locker (2008)

For directing, producing, and presenting an excellent perspective and vision on filmmaking in The ... More

For directing, producing, and presenting an excellent perspective and vision on filmmaking in The Hurt Locker (2008).

Nominee
EDA Female Focus Award
Perseverance Award
The Hurt Locker (2008)
2008 Nominee
EDA Special Mention Award
Best of the Fests
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Amanda Awards, Norway

2010 Nominee
Amanda
Best Foreign Feature Film (Årets utenlandske kinofilm)
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Austin Film Critics Association

2009 Winner
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2012 Nominee
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:
Runner-up
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Runner-up
2009 Winner
ACCA
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win Best Director from the Awards Circuit community.
Nominee
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:

BAFTA/LA Britannia Awards

2013 Winner
Britannia Award
John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Black Film Critics Circle Awards

2012 Winner
BFCC Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Black Reel Awards

2018 Nominee
Black Reel
Outstanding Motion Picture
Detroit (2017)
Shared with:

Bodil Awards

2010 Nominee
Bodil
Best American Film (Bedste amerikanske film)
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Boston Online Film Critics Association

2012 Winner
BOFCA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2012 Winner
BSFC Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Winner
BSFC Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Winner
Critics Choice Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Brussels International Festival of Fantasy Film (BIFFF)

1988 Winner
Silver Raven
Near Dark (1987)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2013 Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Winner
CFCA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Winner
CFCA Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Columbia University Film Festival

2009 Winner
Andrew Sarris Award

Dallas International Film Festival

2009 Winner
Dallas Star Award

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Winner
DFWFCA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Denver Film Critics Society

2013 Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Winner
DFCS Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Detroit Film Critics Society, US

2012 Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Directors Guild of America, USA

2013 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Winner
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The Hurt Locker (2008)
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Empire Awards, UK

2010 Nominee
Empire Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Film by the Sea International Film Festival

2001 Winner
Film and Literature Award
The Weight of Water (2000)

Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA)

2013 Winner
GAFCA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Globes de Cristal Awards, France

2018 Nominee
Globe de Cristal
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Detroit (2017)

Gold Derby Awards

2013 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Motion Picture
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:
2010 Winner
Gold Derby Award
Motion Picture
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:
Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Director of the Decade
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Golden Schmoes Awards

2012 Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Director of the Year
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Director of the Year
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Gotham Awards

2009 Winner
Tribute Award

Kathryn Bigelow's unparalleled ability to portray thrilling action and stomach churning suspense ... More

Kathryn Bigelow's unparalleled ability to portray thrilling action and stomach churning suspense have been a mainstay of her work as a director. What sets her apart, however, is her ability to bring those talents to bear on films of any budget while also presenting characters with emotional gravity.

Winner
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Feature
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:

Hollywood Film Awards

2009 Winner
Hollywood Film Award
Director of the Year

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2012 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Winner
HFCS Award
Best Picture
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US

2012 Nominee
IFJA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2012 Winner
ICP Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Winner
ICP Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

International Cinephile Society Awards

2013 Nominee
ICS Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Nominee
ICS Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2013 Winner
INOCA
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Winner
INOCA
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Internet Film Critic Society

2009 Winner
IFCS Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Iowa Film Critics Awards

2013 Nominee
IFC Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Winner
IFC Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

2009 Winner
KCFCC Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2009 Winner
Sierra Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2013 Nominee
ALFS Award
Director of the Year
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Winner
ALFS Award
Director of the Year
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA

2018 Winner
Filmmaker's Award

Mystfest

1990 Nominee
Best Film
Blue Steel (1990)

National Board of Review, USA

2012 Winner
NBR Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2013 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Tied with Paul Thomas Anderson for The Master (2012) in 2nd place.
2010 Winner
NSFC Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Nevada Film Critics Society

2012 Winner
NFCS Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Tied with Ben Affleck for Argo (2012).

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2012 Winner
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Winner
NYFCC Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

New York Film Critics, Online

2012 Winner
NYFCO Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Winner
NYFCO Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

North Carolina Film Critics Association

2013 Nominee
NCFCA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

North Texas Film Critics Association, US

2010 Winner
NTFCA Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards

2009 Winner
OFCC Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Online Film & Television Association

2013 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2013 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Winner
OFCS Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

PGA Awards

2013 Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Shared with:
2010 Winner
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Shared with:

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2012 Winner
PFCS Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2012 Nominee
SDFCS Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Nominee
SDFCS Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

2012 Winner
SFFCC Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Winner
SFFCC Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2000 Nominee
Golden Seashell
The Weight of Water (2000)

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

2010 Winner
Outstanding Director of the Year Award
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Satellite Awards

2012 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Winner
Satellite Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Seattle International Film Festival

2009 Winner
Golden Space Needle Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

ShoWest Convention, USA

2009 Winner
Triumph Award for Outstanding Direction

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Nominee
SEFCA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Winner
SEFCA Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2012 Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Winner
SLFCA Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Nominee
TFCA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Winner
TFCA Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Utah Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Nominee
UFCA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2013 Winner
VFCC Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2010 Winner
VFCC Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Venice Film Festival

2008 Winner
SIGNIS Award
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Winner
Sergio Trasatti Award
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Winner
Human Rights Film Network Award
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Winner
Young Cinema Award
Best Film in Competition
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Nominee
Golden Lion
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Village Voice Film Poll

2012 Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2nd place.

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Winner
WAFCA Award
Best Director
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
2009 Winner
WAFCA Award
Best Director
The Hurt Locker (2008)

Women Film Critics Circle Awards

2017 Nominee
Courage in Filmmaking Award
Detroit (2017)
2012 Winner
WFCC Award
Best Movie by a Woman
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

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