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Awards

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2018 Winner
Saturn Award
Best Writing
Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)
Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)
2013 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
Looper (2012)

Austin Film Critics Association

2012 Winner
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Original Screenplay
Looper (2012)
2007 Winner
Austin Film Critics Award
Best First Film
Brick (2005)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2017 Winner
Honorable Mentions (The Next Ten Best Picture Contenders)
Honorable Mentions
Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)
2012 Nominee
ACCA
Best Original Screenplay
Looper (2012)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Original Screenplay
Looper (2012)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2013 Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Looper (2012)
2007 Winner
COFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Brick (2005)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Looper (2012)
2006 Winner
CFCA Award
Most Promising Director
Brick (2005)

Cognac Festival du Film Policier

2006 Winner
'New Blood' Award
Brick (2005)

Deauville Film Festival

2005 Nominee
Grand Special Prize
Brick (2005)

Denver Film Critics Society

2018 Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)

Directors Guild of America, USA

2013 Winner
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series
Breaking Bad (2008)
Shared with:
Episode: Fifty-One

Empire Awards, UK

2018 Winner
Empire Award
Best Director
Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)
2007 Nominee
Empire Award
Best Male Newcomer
Brick (2005)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

2006 Nominee
John Cassavetes Award
Brick (2005)
Shared with:

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2012 Winner
FFCC Award
Best Original Screenplay
Looper (2012)

Gold Derby Awards

2014 Winner
Gold Derby TV Award
Drama Episode of the Year
Breaking Bad (2008)
Shared with:
for "Ozymandias"
2013 Nominee
Gold Derby TV Award
Drama Episode of the Year
Breaking Bad (2008)
Shared with:
for "Fifty-One"
Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Original Screenplay
Looper (2012)

Golden Schmoes Awards

2012 Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Screenplay of the Year
Looper (2012)
2006 Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Screenplay of the Year
Brick (2005)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2012 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Screenplay
Looper (2012)

Hugo Awards

2018 Nominee
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form
Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)
2013 Nominee
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form
Looper (2012)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2012 Nominee
ICP Award
Best Screenplay
Looper (2012)
5th place. Tied with Michael Haneke for Amour (2012).
2006 Winner
ICP Award
Best First Feature
Brick (2005)
Nominee
ICP Award
Best Screenplay
Brick (2005)
5th place.

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2012 Winner
Sierra Award
Best Screenplay
Looper (2012)

National Board of Review, USA

2012 Winner
NBR Award
Best Original Screenplay
Looper (2012)

North Carolina Film Critics Association

2013 Winner
NCFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Looper (2012)
Nominee
NCFCA Award
Best Director
Looper (2012)

Online Film & Television Association

2014 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Direction in a Drama Series
Breaking Bad (2008)
Shared with:
2013 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Looper (2012)
Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Direction in a Drama Series
Breaking Bad (2008)
Shared with:
2012 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Direction in a Drama Series
Breaking Bad (2008)
Shared with:
2007 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best First Feature
Brick (2005)
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Brick (2005)
Best First Screenplay
Brick (2005)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2013 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Original Screenplay
Looper (2012)
2007 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Breakthrough Filmmaker
Brick (2005)

Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards

2012 Nominee
Rondo Statuette
Best Film
Looper (2012)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

2006 Winner
SFFCC Award
Best Original Screenplay
Brick (2005)

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

2013 Nominee
Bradbury Award
Looper (2012)

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

2006 Winner
Citizen Kane Award for Best Directorial Revelation
Brick (2005)
Nominee
Best Film
Brick (2005)

Stockholm Film Festival

2008 Nominee
Bronze Horse
The Brothers Bloom (2008)

Sundance Film Festival

2005 Winner
Special Jury Prize
Dramatic
Brick (2005)
For originality of vision.
Nominee
Grand Jury Prize
Dramatic
Brick (2005)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2006 Nominee
TFCA Award
Best First Feature
Brick (2005)

Utah Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Winner
UFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Looper (2012)
2006 Winner
UFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Brick (2005)

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Winner
WAFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Looper (2012)

Writers Guild of America, USA

2013 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Original Screenplay
Looper (2012)

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