District 9 Poster

(2009)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2010

Nominee
Oscar
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Peter Jackson
Carolynne Cunningham
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell
Best Achievement in Film Editing
Julian Clarke
Best Achievement in Visual Effects
Dan Kaufman
Peter Muyzers
Robert Habros
Matt Aitken

Golden Globes, USA 2010

Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell

BAFTA Awards 2010

Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell
Best Cinematography
Trent Opaloch
Best Editing
Julian Clarke
Best Production Design
Philip Ivey
Guy Potgieter
Best Sound
Brent Burge
Chris Ward
Dave Whitehead
Michael Hedges
Ken Saville
Best Special Visual Effects
Dan Kaufman
Peter Muyzers
Robert Habros
Matt Aitken
Nominee
David Lean Award for Direction
Best Director
Neill Blomkamp

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2010

Winner
Saturn Award
Best International Film
Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
Neill Blomkamp
Best Writing
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell
Best Make-Up
Joe Dunckley
Sarah Rubano
Frances Richardson
Best Production Design
Philip Ivey
Best Special Effects
Dan Kaufman
Peter Muyzers
Robert Habros
Matt Aitken
Best DVD/Blu-Ray Special Edition Release
For the "Two-Disc Edition".

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2009

Winner
EDA Special Mention Award
Cultural Crossover Award
Nominee
EDA Award
Best Film Editing
Julian Clarke

American Cinema Editors, USA 2010

Nominee
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film - Dramatic
Julian Clarke

Art Directors Guild 2010

Nominee
Excellence in Production Design Award
Fantasy Film
Philip Ivey (production designer)
Emilia Roux (art director)
Mike Berg (art director)
Gabriel Metcalfe (illustrator/conceptual artist)
Tony Bloemstein (storyboard artist)
Andrew Burdan (storyboard artist)
Nick Connor (draughtsman)
Bradley De Gee (draughtsman)
Jonathan Hely-Hutchinson (draughtsman)
Michael Miller (draughtsman)
Petrus Strydom (draughtsman)
Johnson Maipambe (graphic artist)
Trevor Paul (graphic artist)
Marlizelle Oosthuizen (scenic artist)
Kristy Tayler (scenic artist)
Guy Potgieter (set decorator)

Austin Film Critics Association 2009

Winner
Austin Film Critics Award
Best First Film
Neill Blomkamp
Nominee
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Film

Awards Circuit Community Awards 2009

Nominee
ACCA
Best Director
Neill Blomkamp (director)
Best Motion Picture
Carolynne Cunningham (producer)
Peter Jackson (producer)
Best Adapted Screenplay
Neill Blomkamp (writer)
Terri Tatchell (writer)
Best Film Editing
Julian Clarke
Best Achievement in Visual Effects
Best Visual Effects
Runner-Up

BMI Film & TV Awards 2010

Winner
BMI Film Music Award
Film Music
Clinton Shorter

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2009

Winner
BSFC Award
Best New Filmmaker
Neill Blomkamp

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2010

Winner
Critics Choice Award
Best Makeup
Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell
Best Sound
Best Visual Effects
Best Action Movie

Canadian Society of Cinematographers Awards 2010

Nominee
CSC Award
Best Cinematography in Theatrical Feature
Trent Opaloch

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2010

Nominee
COFCA Award
Breakthrough Film Artist
Neill Blomkamp
For directing and screenwriting.

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2009

Winner
CFCA Award
Most Promising Filmmaker
Neill Blomkamp
Nominee
CFCA Award
Most Promising Performer
Sharlto Copley

Cinema Audio Society, USA 2010

Nominee
C.A.S. Award
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Motion Pictures
Michael Hedges (re-recording mixer)
Gilbert Lake (re-recording mixer)
Ken Saville (production mixer)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2009

Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture

Empire Awards, UK 2010

Nominee
Empire Award
Best Film
Best Newcomer
Sharlto Copley
Best Director
Neill Blomkamp
Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Gold Derby Awards 2010

Winner
Gold Derby Award
Makeup/Hair
Joe Dunckley
Sarah Rubano
Leon von Solms
Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Director
Neill Blomkamp
Adapted Screenplay
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell
Film Editing
Julian Clarke
Sound Editing/Mixing
Brent Burge
Michael Hedges
Gilbert Lake
Chris Ward
Visual Effects
Matt Aitken
Robert Habros
Dan Kaufman
Peter Muyzers

Golden Schmoes Awards 2009

Winner
Golden Schmoes
Best Sci-Fi Movie of the Year
Biggest Surprise of the Year
Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Favorite Movie of the Year
Best Director of the Year
Neill Blomkamp
Best Screenplay of the Year
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell
Best Special Effects of the Year
Best Actor of the Year
Sharlto Copley
Breakthrough Performance of the Year
Sharlto Copley
Favorite Movie Poster of the Year
Best DVD/Blu-Ray of the Year
Best Action Sequence of the Year
'Mech-suit shootout'

Hollywood Post Alliance, US 2010

Winner
HPA Awards
Outstanding Sound - Feature Film
Michael Hedges (re-recording mixer)
Gilbert Lake (re-recording mixer)
Chris Ward (supervising sound editor)
Brent Burge (supervising sound editor)
Park Road Post Production

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2009

Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Picture

Hugo Awards 2010

Nominee
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form
Neill Blomkamp (screenplay/director)
Terri Tatchell (screenplay)

IGN Summer Movie Awards 2009

Winner
IGN Award
Favorite Hero
Sharlto Copley
As " Wikus Van De Merwe"

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US 2009

Nominee
IFJA Award
Best Picture
Nominee
Original Vision Award

Indiewire Critics' Poll 2009

Nominee
ICP Award
Best First Feature
Neill Blomkamp
4th place. Tied with Afterschool (2008) and Munyurangabo (2007).

International Cinephile Society Awards 2010

Nominee
ICS Award
Best Picture
8th place.
Best Director
Neill Blomkamp
Best Actor
Sharlto Copley
Best Adapted Screenplay
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell
Best Editing
Julian Clarke

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) 2010

Winner
INOCA
Best Makeup and Hairstyling
Nominee
INOCA
Best Film Editing
Julian Clarke
Best Visual Effects
Best Art Direction
Philip Ivey
Best Sound Mixing
Gilbert Lake
Michael Hedges
Ken Saville
Best Sound Editing
Brent Burge
Chris Ward

Internet Film Critic Society 2009

Winner
IFCS Award
Best Experimental Film

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 2009

Winner
Vincent Koehler Award for Outstanding Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror Film

Kinema Junpo Awards 2011

Nominee
Kinema Junpo Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Neill Blomkamp

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2009

Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Production Design
Philip Ivey
Winner
New Generation Award
Neill Blomkamp

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2010

Winner
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue and ADR in a Foreign Feature Film
Brent Burge (supervising sound editor)
Chris Ward (supervising sound editor)
Dave Whitehead (sound designer)
Hayden Collow (sound effects editor)
Melanie Graham (sound effects editor)
Polly McKinnon (dialogue editor, adr editor)
Justin Webster (dialogue editor, adr editor)
Jason Canovas (adr editor)
Mark Franken (adr editor)
Craig Tomlinson (foley editor)
Robyn McFarlane (foley artist)
Carolyn McLaughlin (foley artist)

MTV Movie + TV Awards 2010

Nominee
MTV Movie Award
Best Scared-As-S**t Performance
Sharlto Copley

National Board of Review, USA 2009

Winner
NBR Award
Top Independent Films

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards 2009

Winner
OFCC Award
Best First Film
Neill Blomkamp
Tied with Marc Webb for (500) Days of Summer (2009).
Nominee
OFCC Award
Best Film
8th place

Online Film & Television Association 2010

Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best First Feature
Neill Blomkamp
Best First Screenplay
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell
Best Makeup and Hairstyling
Joe Dunckley
Frances Richardson
Sarah Rubano
Leon von Solms
Linda Wall
Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
Peter Jackson
Carolynne Cunningham
Best Breakthrough Performance: Male
Sharlto Copley
Best Director
Neill Blomkamp
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell
Best Film Editing
Julian Clarke
Best Cinematography
Trent Opaloch
Best Production Design
Philip Ivey (production design)
Mike Berg (art direction)
Emilia Roux (art direction)
Guy Potgieter (set decoration)
Best Sound Mixing
Michael Hedges
Gilbert Lake
Dave Whitehead
Best Sound Effects Editing
Brent Burge
Chris Ward
Best Visual Effects
Dan Kaufman
Peter Muyzers
Robert Habros
Matt Aitken

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2010

Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Actor
Sharlto Copley
Best Director
Neill Blomkamp
Best Adapted Screenplay
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell
Best Cinematography
Trent Opaloch
Best Editing
Julian Clarke

People's Choice Awards, USA 2010

Nominee
People's Choice Award
Favorite Independent Movie

PGA Awards 2010

Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Carolynne Cunningham
Peter Jackson

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2009

Winner
PFCS Award
Breakout Behind the Camera
Neill Blomkamp

Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards 2009

Winner
Rondo Statuette
Best Film
Neill Blomkamp

Russian National Movie Awards 2010

Winner
Georges Award
Filmz.ru Special Prize
True Movie
Nominee
Georges Award
Best Foreign Action Movie

Satellite Awards 2009

Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Director
Neill Blomkamp
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell
Best Film Editing
Julian Clarke
Best Visual Effects
Robert Habros
Charlie Bradbury
Stephen Pepper
Winston Helgason

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America 2010

Winner
Bradbury Award
Neill Blomkamp (writer/director)
Terri Tatchell (writer)

Scream Awards 2010

Nominee
Scream Award
Best Science Fiction Actor
Sharlto Copley
Breakout Performance - Male
Sharlto Copley
The Ultimate Scream
Best Science Fiction Movie
Best Director
Neill Blomkamp
Best Scream-Play
Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell
Best F/X

SFX Awards, UK 2010

Nominee
SFX Award
Best Film
Best Director
Neill Blomkamp

SOCAN Awards 2014

Winner
SOCAN Award
International Film Music Award
Clinton Shorter (composer)

SOCAN Awards 2010

Winner
SOCAN Award
Domestic Feature Film Award
Clinton Shorter (composer)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2009

Nominee
SEFCA Award
Best Picture
10th place

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2009

Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Visual Effects
Most Original, Innovative or Creative Film

Teen Choice Awards 2010

Nominee
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi
Sharlto Copley
Choice Movie: Sci-Fi

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2009

Nominee
TFCA Award
Best First Feature
Neill Blomkamp

USC Scripter Award 2010

Nominee
USC Scripter Award
Neill Blomkamp (screenwriter/author)
Terri Tatchell (screenwriter)

Visual Effects Society Awards 2010

Winner
VES Award
Outstanding Compositing in a Feature Motion Picture
Janeen Elliott (senior compositor)
Simon Hughes (senior compositor)
Hamish Schumacher (lead compositor)
Shervin Shoghian (compositing supervisor)
Nominee
VES Award
Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Feature Motion Picture
Stefanie Boose (vfx producer)
Dan Kaufman (vfx supervisor)
Peter Muyzers (on-set vfx plate supervisor)
James Stewart (creature supervisor)
Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture
Brett Ineson (motion capture supervisor)
Jeremy Mesana (animation lead)
Steve Nichols (animation supervisor)
Vera Zivny (senior vfx coordinator)
For Christopher Johnson.

World Soundtrack Awards 2010

Nominee
World Soundtrack Award
Discovery of the Year
Clinton Shorter

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