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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2014 Winner
Oscar
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
Her (2013)
Nominee
Oscar
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Her (2013)
Shared with:
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song
Her (2013)
Shared with:
Song: "The Moon Song"
2000 Nominee
Oscar
Best Director
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Golden Globes, USA

2014 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Her (2013)
2003 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Adaptation. (2002)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2018 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special
Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond - Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton (2017)
Shared with:
2017 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program
Gaycation (2016)
Shared with:
2016 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program
Gaycation (2016)
Shared with:

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2014 Winner
Saturn Award
Best Writing
Her (2013)
2010 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Writing
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Shared with:

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2013 Winner
EDA Award
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
Her (2013)
Nominee
EDA Award
Best Picture
Her (2013)
Shared with:
Best Director
Her (2013)

American Comedy Awards, USA

2014 Nominee
American Comedy Award
Best Comedy Director - Film
Her (2013)
Best Comedy Screenplay
Her (2013)

American Psychological Association (APA) Film Festival

2014 Nominee
Best Film
Feature-Length Film
Her (2013)

Austin Film Critics Association

2013 Winner
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Original Screenplay
Her (2013)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2013 Winner
ACCA
Best Original Screenplay
Her (2013)
Nominee
ACCA
Best Director
Her (2013)
2009 Nominee
ACCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Shared with:
2002 Nominee
ACCA
Best Director
Adaptation. (2002)
1999 Nominee
ACCA
Best Director
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Berlin International Film Festival

2011 Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Best Short Film
Scenes from the Suburbs (2011)
2003 Winner
Silver Berlin Bear
Jury Grand Prix
Adaptation. (2002)
Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Adaptation. (2002)

Bodil Awards

2015 Nominee
Bodil
Best American Film (Bedste amerikanske film)
Her (2013)
2001 Nominee
Bodil
Best American Film (Bedste amerikanske film)
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

1999 Nominee
BSFC Award
Best New Filmmaker
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2014 Winner
Critics Choice Award
Best Original Screenplay
Her (2013)
Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Director
Her (2013)
2000 Winner
Critics Choice Award
Breakthrough Artist
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Three Kings (1999)

Canadian Screen Awards, CA

2018 Nominee
Canadian Screen Award
Best Comedy Series
Nirvanna the Band the Show (2016)
Shared with:

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2014 Winner
COFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Her (2013)
Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Director
Her (2013)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Winner
CFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Her (2013)
Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Director
Her (2013)
2009 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Director
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Shared with:
2000 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Director
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Chlotrudis Awards

2000 Winner
Chlotrudis Award
Best Director
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Cinema Bloggers Awards, Portugal

2015 Nominee
Cinema Bloggers Award
Best North American Film
Her (2013)
USA
Best Screenplay - International Competition
Her (2013)

CinEuphoria Awards

2015 Winner
CinEuphoria
Top Ten of the Year - International Competition
Her (2013)
Nominee
CinEuphoria
Best Director - International Competition
Her (2013)
Best Film - International Competition
Her (2013)

Críticos de Cinema Online Portugueses Awards

2015 Winner
CCOP
Best Original Screenplay (Melhor Argumento Original)
Her (2013)
Best Original Song (Melhor Canção Original)
Her (2013)
Shared with:
"The Moon Song"
Nominee
CCOP
Best Film (Melhor Filme)
Her (2013)
Best Director (Melhor Realizador)
Her (2013)

César Awards, France

2000 Nominee
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Being John Malkovich (1999)
USA.

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Her (2013)
Tied with Bob Nelson for Nebraska (2013).

Deauville Film Festival

1999 Winner
Grand Special Prize
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Winner
Critics Award
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Detroit Film Critics Society, US

2013 Winner
DFCS Award
Best Screenplay
Her (2013)
Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Director
Her (2013)

Directors Guild of America, USA

2019 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials
Apple HomePod: Welcome Home (2018)
2006 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials
For Adidas: "Hello Tomorrow", Miller Beer: "Penguin" and Gap: "Pardon Our Dust".
2000 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Dresden Film Festival

2012 Nominee
Golden Horseman
Best Animated Film - International Competition
Mourir auprès de toi (2011)
Shared with:

Empire Awards, UK

2001 Nominee
Empire Award
Best Debut
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

2009 Winner
Independent Spirit Award
Best First Feature
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Shared with:
2000 Winner
Independent Spirit Award
Best First Feature - Over $500,000
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Shared with:

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2013 Winner
FFCC Award
Best Original Screenplay
Her (2013)
2000 Winner
FFCC Award
Newcomer of the Year
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Three Kings (1999)

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)

2014 Nominee
Dorian Award
Wilde Artist of the Year

Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA)

2014 Winner
GAFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Her (2013)

Gold Derby Awards

2014 Winner
Gold Derby Award
Original Screenplay
Her (2013)
Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Motion Picture
Her (2013)
Shared with:
Original Song
Her (2013)
Shared with:
for "The Moon Song"
Director
Her (2013)

Golden Schmoes Awards

2013 Winner
Golden Schmoes
Best Screenplay of the Year
Her (2013)
Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Director of the Year
Her (2013)
2002 Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Director of the Year
Adaptation. (2002)

Gotham Awards

2008 Nominee
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Feature
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Shared with:

Grammy Awards

2015 Nominee
Grammy
Best Song Written for Visual Media
Her (2013)
Shared with:
For the song "The Moon Song".
2002 Winner
Grammy
Best Short Form Music Video
Fatboy Slim: Weapon of Choice (2001)
Shared with:
1996 Nominee
Grammy
Best Music Video, Short Form
Björk: It's Oh So Quiet (1995)
Shared with:

Guardian Film Awards, UK

2014 Nominee
Guardian Film Award
Best Director
Her (2013)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2013 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Screenplay
Her (2013)

Hugo Awards

2000 Nominee
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Shared with:

IGN Summer Movie Awards

2013 Nominee
IGN Award
Best Movie Director
Her (2013)

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US

2013 Winner
IFJA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Her (2013)
Nominee
IFJA Award
Best Director
Her (2013)
2009 Winner
IFJA Award
Best Director
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Nominee
IFJA Award
Best Screenplay
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Shared with:

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2013 Nominee
ICP Award
Best Director
Her (2013)
4th place.
Nominee
ICP Award
Best Screenplay
Her (2013)
3rd place.

International Cinephile Society Awards

2014 Nominee
ICS Award
Best Director
Her (2013)
Nominee
ICS Award
Best Original Screenplay
Her (2013)
Runner-Up.
2010 Nominee
ICS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Shared with:

International Documentary Association

2016 Nominee
IDA Award
Best Episodic Series
Woman with Gloria Steinem (2016)
Shared with:

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2014 Winner
INOCA
Best Original Screenplay
Her (2013)
Nominee
INOCA
Best Director
Her (2013)
2nd place.
Best Original Song
Her (2013)
Shared with:
Song: "The Moon Song" - 2nd place.
2010 Nominee
INOCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Shared with:

International Online Film Critics' Poll

2015 Winner
IOFCP Award
Best Original Screenplay
Her (2013)

Internet Film Critic Society

2013 Winner
IFCS Award
Best Director
Her (2013)

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

2000 Nominee
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)

2014 Winner
IOMA
Best Original Screenplay (Miglior sceneggiatura originale)
Her (2013)
Nominee
IOMA
Best Picture (Miglior film)
Her (2013)
Shared with:
Best Director (Miglior regia)
Her (2013)

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

2013 Winner
KCFCC Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Her (2013)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2013 Winner
Sierra Award
Best Screenplay
Her (2013)
2000 Winner
Sierra Award
Best Newcomer
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Nominee
Sierra Award
Best Director
Being John Malkovich (1999)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2014 Nominee
ALFS Award
Screenwriter of the Year
Her (2013)
2001 Winner
ALFS Award
Director of the Year
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Director
Her (2013)
Best Screenplay
Her (2013)

MTV Europe Music Awards

1995 Nominee
MTV Europe Music Award
Best Director
Weezer: Buddy Holly (1994)
1994 Nominee
MTV Europe Music Award
Best Director
Beastie Boys: Sabotage (1994)

MTV Movie + TV Awards

2000 Winner
MTV Movie Award
Best New Filmmaker
Being John Malkovich (1999)

MTV Video Music Awards (VMA)

2012 Nominee
VMA
Best Direction
Jay-Z & Kanye West: Otis (2011)
2001 Winner
VMA
Best Direction in a Video
Fatboy Slim: Weapon of Choice (2001)
Best Choreography in a Video
Fatboy Slim: Weapon of Choice (2001)
Shared with:
1999 Winner
VMA
Best Direction in a Video
Fatboy Slim: Praise You (1999)
Best Choreography in a Video
Fatboy Slim: Praise You (1999)
Shared with:
1996 Nominee
VMA
Best Direction in a Video
Björk: It's Oh So Quiet (1995)
1995 Winner
VMA
Best Direction in a Video
Weezer: Buddy Holly (1994)
1994 Nominee
VMA
Best Direction in a Video
Beastie Boys: Sabotage (1994)

Munich Film Festival

2002 Winner
High Hopes Award
Human Nature (2001)
Shared with:

National Board of Review, USA

2013 Winner
NBR Award
Best Director
Her (2013)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2013 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Her (2013)
Best Screenplay
Her (2013)
1999 Winner
NYFCC Award
Best First Film
Being John Malkovich (1999)

New York Film Critics, Online

2013 Winner
NYFCO Award
Best Screenplay
Her (2013)

New York Film Festival

2013 Nominee
Grand Marnier Fellowship Award
Best Film
Her (2013)

North Carolina Film Critics Association

2014 Nominee
NCFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Her (2013)

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards

2014 Winner
OFCC Award
Best Original Screenplay
Her (2013)

Online Film & Television Association

2014 Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Her (2013)
Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
Her (2013)
Shared with:
Best Director
Her (2013)
Best Music, Original Song
Her (2013)
Shared with:
For the song "The Moon Song".
2000 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Breakthrough Performance: Male
Three Kings (1999)
Best First Feature
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2013 Winner
OFCS Award
Best Original Screenplay
Her (2013)
Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Director
Her (2013)
2010 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Shared with:
2003 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Director
Adaptation. (2002)
2000 Winner
OFCS Award
Best Debut
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Director
Being John Malkovich (1999)

PGA Awards

2014 Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Her (2013)
Shared with:

Richard Attenborough Film Awards, UK

2014 Winner
RAFA
Screenwriter of the Year
Her (2013)

Robert Festival

2001 Nominee
Robert
Best American Film (Årets amerikanske film)
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Rome Film Fest

2013 Nominee
Golden Marc'Aurelio Award
Her (2013)

Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards

2013 Nominee
Rondo Statuette
Best Film
Her (2013)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2013 Winner
SDFCS Award
Best Original Screenplay
Her (2013)
Nominee
SDFCS Award
Best Director
Her (2013)
2002 Nominee
SDFCS Award
Best Director
Adaptation. (2002)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

2013 Nominee
SFFCC Award
Best Director
Her (2013)
Best Screenplay, Original
Her (2013)

Sant Jordi Awards

2015 Winner
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Her (2013)

Satellite Awards

2013 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Her (2013)

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

2014 Nominee
Bradbury Award
Her (2013)

Screenwriters Choice Awards, Online

2013 Nominee
Screenplay Competition
Best Original Screenplay
Her (2013)

Seattle Film Critics Awards

2014 Winner
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Her (2013)
Nominee
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Director
Her (2013)
Best Music, Original Song
Her (2013)
Shared with:
Song: "The Moon Song"

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Winner
SEFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Her (2013)
2000 Nominee
SEFCA Award
Best Director
Being John Malkovich (1999)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2013 Winner
SLFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Her (2013)
Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Director
Her (2013)

Stockholm Film Festival

2011 Nominee
Bronze Horse
Best Short Film
Scenes from the Suburbs (2011)
Best Short Film
Mourir auprès de toi (2011)
Shared with:

SXSW Film Festival

2011 Nominee
SXSW Grand Jury Award
Narrative Short
Scenes from the Suburbs (2011)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Winner
TFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted or Original
Her (2013)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2014 Nominee
VFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Her (2013)

Venice Film Festival

1999 Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Parallel Sections
Being John Malkovich (1999)
For an ingeniously written absurdist satire on the fascination of fame directed with great flair.
Winner
Future Film Festival Digital Award - Special Mention
Being John Malkovich (1999)

Village Voice Film Poll

2013 Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Director
Her (2013)
2nd place.
Best Screenplay
Her (2013)
2nd place. Tied with Joel Coen and Ethan Coen for Inside Llewyn Davis (2013).

Warsaw International Film Festival

2011 Nominee
Short Grand Prix
Mourir auprès de toi (2011)
Shared with:

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Winner
WAFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Her (2013)
Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Director
Her (2013)
2002 Winner
WAFCA Award
Best Director
Adaptation. (2002)
Tied with Sam Mendes for Road to Perdition (2002) and Denzel Washington for Antwone Fisher (2002).

World Soundtrack Awards

2014 Nominee
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film
Her (2013)
Shared with:
For the song "The Moon Song".

Writers Guild of America, USA

2014 Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Original Screenplay
Her (2013)

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