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Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards

2018 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Westworld (2016)
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2017 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Westworld (2016)
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2010 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Lost (2004)
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2009 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Lost (2004)
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2008 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
Lost (2004)
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2005 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Lost (2004)
For the pilot (parts 1 and 2).
Outstanding Drama Series
Lost (2004)
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Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Lost (2004)
Shared with:
For the pilot.
2002 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Alias (2001)
For episode "Truth Be Told" (pilot).

BAFTA Awards

2007 Nominee
BAFTA TV Award
Best International
Lost (2004)
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Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2016 Winner
Saturn Award
Best Writing
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
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Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
2014 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
2012 Winner
Saturn Award
Best Director
Super 8 (2011)
Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Writing
Super 8 (2011)
2010 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
Star Trek (2009)
2007 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
Mission: Impossible III (2006)

American Cinema Editors, USA

2017 Winner
Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards

2013 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Television Series
Alcatraz (2012)
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Top Television Series
Person of Interest (2011)
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2009 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Television Series
Lost (2004)
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2006 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top TV Series
Lost (2004)
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2005 Winner
ASCAP Award
Top TV Series
Lost (2004)
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Athena Film Festival

2016 Winner
Athena List Winner
Athena Leading Man

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2015 Nominee
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
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2009 Nominee
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
Star Trek (2009)
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Cinema Bloggers Awards, Portugal

2016 Nominee
Cinema Bloggers Award
Best North American Film
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

CinemaCon, USA

2016 Winner
CinemaCon Award
Showman of the Year

Directors Guild of America, USA

2005 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night
Lost (2004)
For the pilot episode, part 1.

Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards

2015 Nominee
DFCC
Best Director
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
5th place. Tied with John Crowley for Brooklyn (2015).

Empire Awards, UK

2016 Winner
Empire Award
Best Director
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
2010 Nominee
Empire Award
Best Director
Star Trek (2009)

Gold Derby Awards

2016 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Motion Picture
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
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2005 Winner
Gold Derby TV Award
Drama Episode of the Year
Lost (2004)
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for "Pilot"

Golden Schmoes Awards

2015 Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Director of the Year
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
2011 Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Director of the Year
Super 8 (2011)
2009 Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Director of the Year
Star Trek (2009)

Guinness World Record Award

2015 Winner
Guinness World Record
most viewed movie trailer on YouTube in 24 hours
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

Hollywood Film Awards

2013 Winner
Hollywood Movie Award
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

Hugo Awards

2016 Nominee
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
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2013 Nominee
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Short Form
Fringe (2008)
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2010 Nominee
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form
Star Trek (2009)
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2005 Nominee
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Short Form
Lost (2004)
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International Emmy Awards

2013 Winner
Founders Award

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Kinema Junpo Awards

2016 Nominee
Readers' Choice Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
(USA)

Locarno International Film Festival

2011 Nominee
Variety Piazza Grande Award
Super 8 (2011)

Online Film & Television Association

2004 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best New Theme Song in a Series, Motion Picture or Miniseries
Lost (2004)
2003 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Writing in a Drama Series
Alias (2001)
For the episode "Phase One".
2002 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Direction in a Drama Series
Alias (2001)
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Best Writing in a Drama Series
Alias (2001)
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Best New Theme Song in a Series
Alias (2001)

PGA Awards

2017 Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
Westworld (2016)
Shared with:
Season 1
2013 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award in Television
Norman Lear Achievement Award
2010 Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Star Trek (2009)
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2007 Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
Lost (2004)
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2006 Winner
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
Lost (2004)
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2004 Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
Alias (2001)
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Razzie Awards

1999 Nominee
Razzie Award
Worst Screenplay
Armageddon (1998)
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Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards

2015 Nominee
Rondo Statuette
Best Movie
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
2013 Nominee
Rondo Statuette
Best Film
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
2011 Nominee
Rondo Statuette
Best Film
Super 8 (2011)
2009 Nominee
Rondo Statuette
Best Film
Star Trek (2009)
2007 Nominee
Rondo Statuette
Best TV Presentation
Lost (2004)
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For "Through the Looking Glass"
2005 Nominee
Rondo Statuette
Best TV Presentation
Lost (2004)
2004 Nominee
Rondo Statuette
Best TV Presentation
Lost (2004)

Scream Awards

2011 Nominee
Scream Award
Best Director
Super 8 (2011)

Screenwriters Choice Awards, Online

2015 Nominee
Screenplay Competition
Best Adapted Screenplay
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
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SFX Awards, UK

2012 Nominee
SFX Award
Best Director
Super 8 (2011)
2010 Winner
SFX Award
Best Director
Star Trek (2009)

The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards

1998 Nominee
Stinker Award
Worst Screenplay for a Film Grossing More than $100 Million Using Hollywood Math
Armageddon (1998)
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Visual Effects Society Awards

2015 Winner
Visionary Award

Writers Guild of America, USA

2009 Nominee
WGA Award (TV)
New Series
Fringe (2008)
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Long Form - Original
Fringe (2008)
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For the pilot episode.
2007 Nominee
WGA Award (TV)
Dramatic Series
Lost (2004)
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2006 Winner
WGA Award (TV)
Dramatic Series
Lost (2004)
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