Guillermo del Toro Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2018 Winner
Oscar
Best Achievement in Directing
The Shape of Water (2017)
Best Motion Picture of the Year
The Shape of Water (2017)
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Nominee
Oscar
Best Original Screenplay
The Shape of Water (2017)
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2007 Nominee
Oscar
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
El laberinto del fauno (2006)

Golden Globes, USA

2018 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
The Shape of Water (2017)
Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
The Shape of Water (2017)
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BAFTA Awards

2018 Winner
David Lean Award for Direction
The Shape of Water (2017)
Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay (Original)
The Shape of Water (2017)
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Best Film
The Shape of Water (2017)
Shared with:
2007 Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film not in the English Language
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
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Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Original
El laberinto del fauno (2006)

AACTA International Awards

2018 Nominee
AACTA International Award
Best Direction
The Shape of Water (2017)

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

2018 Winner
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Argentina

2007 Nominee
Award of the Argentinean Academy
Best Foreign Film
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
Mexico/Spain.

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2018 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)
Best Writing
The Shape of Water (2017)
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2016 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
Crimson Peak (2015)
Best Writing
Crimson Peak (2015)
Shared with:
2015 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Writing
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
Shared with:
2014 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
Pacific Rim (2013)
Best Writing
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
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2008 Winner
George Pal Memorial Award

One of the most talented and creative filmmakers working in contemporary film. His films have been ... More

One of the most talented and creative filmmakers working in contemporary film. His films have been widely recognized as genre classics.

2007 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
Best Writing
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
1998 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Writer
Mimic (1997)
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Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2018 Winner
AWFJ EDA Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)
2006 Winner
EDA Award
Best Picture
El laberinto del fauno (2006)

ALMA Awards

2014 Winner
Anthony Quinn Award for Achievement in Motion Pictures
1998 Nominee
ALMA Award
Outstanding Latino Director of a Feature Film
Mimic (1997)

Amanda Awards, Norway

2018 Nominee
Amanda
Best Foreign Feature Film (Årets utenlandske kinofilm)
The Shape of Water (2017)
USA.

Amiens International Film Festival

1993 Winner
Special Jury Award
Best Film
Cronos (1993)

Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival

2002 Winner
Grand Prize of European Fantasy Film in Silver
El espinazo del diablo (2001)

Annie Awards

2014 Nominee
Annie
Outstanding Achievement in Storyboarding in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production
The Simpsons (1989)
Shared with:
Episode: "Treehouse of Horror XXIV"

Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards

2008 Winner
Silver Condor
Best Foreign Film, Spanish Language (Mejor Película Iberoamericana)
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
Mexico/Spain,

Ariel Awards, Mexico

2007 Winner
Silver Ariel
Best Direction (Mejor Dirección)
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
1993 Winner
Golden Ariel
Cronos (1993)
Winner
Silver Ariel
Best Direction (Mejor Dirección)
Cronos (1993)
Best Original Story (Mejor Argumento Original)
Cronos (1993)
Best Screenplay (Mejor Guión Cinematográfico)
Cronos (1993)
Best First Work (Mejor Ópera Prima)
Cronos (1993)

Austin Film Critics Association

2017 Winner
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)
Nominee
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Original Screenplay
The Shape of Water (2017)
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2007 Winner
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Original Screenplay
El laberinto del fauno (2006)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2017 Winner
ACCA
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)
Nominee
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
The Shape of Water (2017)
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Best Original Screenplay
The Shape of Water (2017)
Shared with:
2006 Nominee
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
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Nominee
ACCA
Best Director
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
Runner-Up
Best Original Screenplay
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
Runner-Up

Bodil Awards

2008 Winner
Bodil
Best Non-American Film (Bedste ikke-amerikanske film)
El laberinto del fauno (2006)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2017 Nominee
BSFC Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)

Bram Stoker Awards

2017 Nominee
Bram Stoker Award
Screenplay
The Shape of Water (2017)
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2015 Nominee
Bram Stoker Award
Screenplay
Crimson Peak (2015)
Shared with:
2005 Nominee
Bram Stoker Award
Screenplay
Hellboy (2004)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2018 Winner
Critics Choice Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)
Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Original Screenplay
The Shape of Water (2017)
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Brussels International Festival of Fantasy Film (BIFFF)

1994 Winner
Silver Raven
Cronos (1993)

Cannes Film Festival

2006 Nominee
Palme d'Or
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
1993 Winner
Mercedes-Benz Award
Cronos (1993)
Nominee
Golden Camera
Cronos (1993)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2018 Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2017 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)
Best Original Screenplay
The Shape of Water (2017)
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Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain

2007 Nominee
CEC Award
Best Director (Mejor Director)
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
Best Screenplay, Original (Mejor Guión Original)
El laberinto del fauno (2006)

Cinénygma - Luxembourg International Film Festival

2003 Nominee
Grand Prize of European Fantasy Film in Gold
El espinazo del diablo (2001)
Méliès d'Argent at Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival 2002.

Costume Designers Guild Awards

2018 Winner
Distinguished Collaborator Award

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2017 Winner
DFWFCA Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)
Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Screenplay
The Shape of Water (2017)
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2nd place

Daytime Emmy Awards

2018 Nominee
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Animated Series
Trollhunters (2016)
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2017 Winner
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program
Trollhunters (2016)
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Nominee
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Special Class Animated Program
Trollhunters (2016)
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Denver Film Critics Society

2018 Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)

Detroit Film Critics Society, US

2017 Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)
Best Screenplay
The Shape of Water (2017)
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Directors Guild of America, USA

2018 Winner
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The Shape of Water (2017)
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Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards

2006 Nominee
DFCC
Best Director
El laberinto del fauno (2006)

Empire Awards, UK

2008 Winner
Inspiration Award
2007 Nominee
Empire Award
Best Director
El laberinto del fauno (2006)

Fangoria Chainsaw Awards

2016 Nominee
Chainsaw Award
Best Wide-Release Film
Crimson Peak (2015)
2009 Nominee
Chainsaw Award
Best Screenplay
Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
2005 Nominee
Chainsaw Award
Best Screenplay
Hellboy (2004)

Fantafestival

1995 Winner
Best Direction
Cronos (1993)

Fantasporto

2007 Winner
International Fantasy Film Award
Best Film
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
1994 Winner
International Fantasy Film Award
Best Film
Cronos (1993)
Winner
Audience Jury Award
Cronos (1993)

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards

2008 Nominee
FCCA Award
Best Foreign Language Film
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
Spain.

Film Independent Spirit Awards

2007 Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best Feature
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
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Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2017 Nominee
FFCC Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)
Best Original Screenplay
The Shape of Water (2017)
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Fotogramas de Plata

2007 Winner
Fotogramas de Plata
Best Film (Mejor Película Española)
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
Tied with Volver (2006).

Fright Meter Awards

2015 Nominee
Fright Meter Award
Best Director
Crimson Peak (2015)

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)

2018 Nominee
Dorian Award
Director of the Year (Film or Television)
The Shape of Water (2017)
Screenplay of the Year
The Shape of Water (2017)
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Wilde Artist of the Year

Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA)

2018 Nominee
GAFCA Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)
Best Original Screenplay
The Shape of Water (2017)

Gold Derby Awards

2018 Winner
Gold Derby Award
Director
The Shape of Water (2017)
Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Motion Picture
The Shape of Water (2017)
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Original Screenplay
The Shape of Water (2017)
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2010 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Director of the Decade
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
Original Screenplay of the Decade
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
2007 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Motion Picture
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
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Director
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
Original Screenplay
El laberinto del fauno (2006)

Golden Schmoes Awards

2017 Winner
Golden Schmoes
Best Director of the Year
The Shape of Water (2017)
2006 Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Director of the Year
El laberinto del fauno (2006)

Gotham Awards

2006 Winner
World Cinema Tribute Award
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Goya Awards

2007 Winner
Goya
Best Original Screenplay (Mejor Guión Original)
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
Nominee
Goya
Best Director (Mejor Director)
El laberinto del fauno (2006)

Guadalajara International Film Festival

1993 Winner
DICINE Award
Cronos (1993)

Gérardmer Film Festival

2002 Winner
Special Jury Prize
El espinazo del diablo (2001)
Winner
Youth Jury Grand Prize
El espinazo del diablo (2001)
Winner
International Critics Award
El espinazo del diablo (2001)

Havana Film Festival

1993 Winner
Coral
Best First Work
Cronos (1993)

Hawaii Film Critics Society

2018 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Original Screenplay
The Shape of Water (2017)
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Heartland Film

2017 Winner
Truly Moving Picture Award
The Shape of Water (2017)

Hollywood Film Awards

2013 Nominee
Hollywood Movie Award
Pacific Rim (2013)

Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Awards

2015 Winner
Distinguished Artisan Award

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2018 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)

Huading Award

2014 Winner
Huading Award
Best Global Director for a Motion Picture
Pacific Rim (2013)

Hugo Awards

2018 Nominee
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form
The Shape of Water (2017)
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2014 Nominee
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form
Pacific Rim (2013)
Shared with:
2013 Nominee
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Shared with:
2009 Nominee
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form
Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
Shared with:
2007 Winner
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form
El laberinto del fauno (2006)

iHorror Awards

2015 Nominee
iHorror Award
Best Horror Series
The Strain (2014)

Imagen Foundation Awards

2018 Nominee
Imagen Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)
2007 Winner
Imagen Award
Best Director - Film
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
2004 Winner
Imagen Award
Best Director - Feature Film
Hellboy (2004)
Winner
Creative Achievement Award

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US

2017 Nominee
IFJA Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2007 Winner
INOCA
Best Non-English Language Film
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
Mexico
Nominee
INOCA
Best Original Screenplay
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
Best Director
El laberinto del fauno (2006)

Iowa Film Critics Awards

2018 Nominee
IFC Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)

Irish Film and Television Awards

2018 Nominee
IFTA Award
Best International Film
The Shape of Water (2017)
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Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

2017 Winner
KCFCC Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)

Kidscreen Awards

2018 Winner
Kidscreen Award
Best New Series
Trollhunters (2016)   ( (series))
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Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2017 Winner
Sierra Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2018 Nominee
ALFS Award
Director of the Year
The Shape of Water (2017)
2007 Nominee
ALFS Award
Director of the Year
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
Screenwriter of the Year
El laberinto del fauno (2006)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2017 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)
Tied with Luca Guadagnino for Call Me by Your Name (2017).

Los Angeles Film Forum Awards

2018 Winner
Jury Prize
Best Documentary
The Human Face (2017)
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Mexican Cinema Journalists

2017 Winner
Silver Goddess
Best Film (Mejor Película)
La delgada línea amarilla (2015)
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Moscow International Film Festival

1993 Nominee
Golden St. George
Cronos (1993)

MTV Movie Awards, Latin America

2002 Winner
MTV Movie Award
MTV North Feed (mostly Mexico) - Best Mexican Working in a Foreign Movie (Mejor Fuga de Talento Mexicano al Extranjero)
El espinazo del diablo (2001)
Blade II (2002)

Málaga Spanish Film Festival

2018 Winner
Málaga-Sur Award

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2007 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Director
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
Tied with Martin Scorsese for The Departed (2006) in 2nd place.

Nevada Film Critics Society

2017 Winner
NFCS Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)

North Texas Film Critics Association, US

2018 Winner
NTFCA Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards

2018 Nominee
OFCC Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)

Online Film & Television Association

2018 Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)
Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
The Shape of Water (2017)
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Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
The Shape of Water (2017)
Shared with:

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2017 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)
Best Original Screenplay
The Shape of Water (2017)
Shared with:
2007 Winner
OFCS Award
Best Original Screenplay
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Director
El laberinto del fauno (2006)

Palm Springs International Film Festival

2018 Winner
Chairman's Vanguard Award
The Shape of Water (2017)
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"Guillermo del Toro is a master storyteller, whose boundless imagination has crafted a visually ... More

"Guillermo del Toro is a master storyteller, whose boundless imagination has crafted a visually dazzling fable with The Shape of Water. This romantic story of a woman discovering herself as she falls for someone otherworldly is driven by an astounding performance by Sally Hawkins, and features an acclaimed cast including Octavia Spencer, Richard Jenkins, Michael Shannon, Doug Jones and Michael Stulhbarg. This exemplary group of actors brings to life this magical ode to cinema."

2007 Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Best Foreign Language Film
El laberinto del fauno (2006)

PGA Awards

2018 Winner
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
The Shape of Water (2017)
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2015 Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures
The Book of Life (2014)
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Phoenix Critics Circle

2017 Nominee
PCC Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2017 Winner
PFCS Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)
Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Original Screenplay
The Shape of Water (2017)
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Premios ACE

2007 Winner
Premio ACE
Cinema - Best Film
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
1995 Winner
Premio ACE
Cinema - Best First Work
Cronos (1993)

Rome Film Awards

2017 Winner
Rome Film Award
Best Documentary
The Human Face (2017)
Shared with:

Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards

2017 Winner
Rondo Statuette
Best Film
The Shape of Water (2017)
2015 Nominee
Rondo Statuette
Best Movie
Crimson Peak (2015)
2014 Winner
Rondo Statuette
Best DVD extra
Phantom of the Paradise (1974)
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2013 Nominee
Rondo Statuette
Best Film
Pacific Rim (2013)
Best Book
Shared with:

GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S CABINET OF CURIOSITIES, by Guillermo Del Toro and Marc Zicree (Harper Design ... More

GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S CABINET OF CURIOSITIES, by Guillermo Del Toro and Marc Zicree (Harper Design hardcover, 256 pages, $60). Compendium of production sketches, models and all things arcane from the Del Toro archives.

2008 Nominee
Rondo Statuette
Best Film
Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
2006 Winner
Rondo Statuette
Best Film
El laberinto del fauno (2006)
2002 Nominee
Rondo Statuette
Best Genre Film
Blade II (2002)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2017 Nominee
SDFCS Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

2017 Winner
SFFCC Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)
Nominee
SFFCC Award
Best Screenplay, Original
The Shape of Water (2017)
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Sant Jordi Awards

2007 Winner
Sant Jordi
Best Film (Mejor Película Española)
El laberinto del fauno (2006)

Satellite Awards

2017 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)
Best Screenplay, Original
The Shape of Water (2017)
Shared with:
2013 Winner
Auteur Award

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

2014 Nominee
Bradbury Award
Pacific Rim (2013)
Shared with:
2008 Winner
Nebula Award
Best Script
El laberinto del fauno (2006)

ShoWest Convention, USA

2006 Winner
ShoWest Award
International Achievement in Filmmaking

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

2002 Winner
Time-Machine Honorary Award
1997 Nominee
Best Film
Mimic (1997)
1993 Winner
Best Screenplay
Cronos (1993)
Nominee
Best Film
Cronos (1993)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2017 Winner
SEFCA Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2017 Winner
SLFCA Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)
Best Original Screenplay
The Shape of Water (2017)
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Texas Film Awards

2015 Winner
Texas Film Hall of Fame
Texas Film Hall Of Fame

Turia Awards

2007 Winner
Audience Award
Best Spanish Film
El laberinto del fauno (2006)

Venice Film Festival

2017 Winner
Golden Lion
Best Film
The Shape of Water (2017)
Winner
Future Film Festival Digital Award
The Shape of Water (2017)
Winner
CICT-UNESCO C. Smithers Foundation Award
The Shape of Water (2017)

Village Voice Film Poll

2017 Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)
9th place. Tied with Dee Rees for Mudbound (2017).

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2017 Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Director
The Shape of Water (2017)
Best Original Screenplay
The Shape of Water (2017)
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Writers Guild of America, USA

2018 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Original Screenplay
The Shape of Water (2017)

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