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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1992 Nominee
Oscar
Best Director
Boyz n the Hood (1991)

John Singleton became the youngest director and the very first African-American in cinema history ... More

John Singleton became the youngest director and the very first African-American in cinema history ever to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director.

Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Boyz n the Hood (1991)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2017 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special
L.A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later (2017)
Shared with:
2016 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special
American Crime Story (2016)
For episode: "The Race Card".

Acapulco Black Film Festival

2001 Winner
Career Achievement Award
1998 Nominee
Black Film Award
Best Director
Rosewood (1997)

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)

2015 Winner
Special Achievement Award
2005 Winner
Special Achievement Award
Honored for producing the film "Hustle & Flow" and directing "Four Brothers".

Awards Circuit Community Awards

1991 Nominee
ACCA
Best Director
Boyz n the Hood (1991)

Berlin International Film Festival

1997 Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Rosewood (1997)

Black Movie Awards

2006 Nominee
Black Movie Award
Outstanding Achievement in Directing
Four Brothers (2005)
2005 Nominee
Black Movie Award
Outstanding Motion Picture
Hustle & Flow (2005)
Shared with:

Black Reel Awards

2017 Winner
Black Reel
Outstanding Director, TV Movie or Limited Series
American Crime Story (2016)   ( (The People v. O.J. Simpson))
2006 Nominee
Black Reel
Best Director
Four Brothers (2005)
Best Film
Hustle & Flow (2005)
2004 Nominee
Black Reel
Film: Best Director
2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)
2002 Nominee
Black Reel
Best Screenplay (Original or Adapted)
Baby Boy (2001)
Theatrical - Best Director
Baby Boy (2001)
Best Film
Baby Boy (2001)
2001 Nominee
Black Reel
Theatrical - Best Director
Shaft (2000)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1992 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Director
Boyz n the Hood (1991)
Best Screenplay
Boyz n the Hood (1991)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

1992 Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Director
Boyz n the Hood (1991)

Directors Guild of America, USA

2017 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series
American Crime Story (2016)   ( (The People v. O.J. Simpson))

Image Awards

2017 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
American Crime Story (2016)
2006 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Directing in a Feature Film/Television Movie
Four Brothers (2005)

Locarno International Film Festival

2001 Winner
Special Mention
Baby Boy (2001)
Shared with:
For its innovative concept and ensemble acting.
Nominee
Golden Leopard
Baby Boy (2001)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1991 Winner
New Generation Award
Boyz n the Hood (1991)

MTV Movie + TV Awards

1992 Winner
MTV Movie Award
Best New Filmmaker
Boyz n the Hood (1991)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1991 Winner
NYFCC Award
Best New Director
Boyz n the Hood (1991)

News & Documentary Emmy Awards

2016 Nominee
Emmy
Outstanding Arts & Culture Programming
Independent Lens (1999)
Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People (2014)
Shared with:
For episode "Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People"

ShoWest Convention, USA

1992 Winner
ShoWest Award
Screenwriter of the Year
Winner
Special Award
Directorial Debut of the Year

Stockholm Film Festival

1991 Nominee
Bronze Horse
Boyz n the Hood (1991)

Walk of Fame

2003 Winner
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On 26 August 2003. At 6915 Hollywood Boulevard.

Writers Guild of America, USA

1992 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Boyz n the Hood (1991)

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