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(II) (2016)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2017

Winner
Oscar
Best Achievement in Sound Editing
Sylvain Bellemare
Nominee
Oscar
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Shawn Levy
Dan Levine
Aaron Ryder
David Linde
Best Achievement in Directing
Denis Villeneuve
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Achievement in Cinematography
Bradford Young
Bradford Young becomes the first African American to be nominated in this category.
Best Achievement in Film Editing
Joe Walker
Best Achievement in Sound Mixing
Bernard Gariépy Strobl
Claude La Haye
Best Achievement in Production Design
Patrice Vermette (production design)
Paul Hotte (set decoration)

Golden Globes, USA 2017

Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Amy Adams
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Jóhann Jóhannsson

BAFTA Awards 2017

Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Sound
Claude La Haye
Bernard Gariépy Strobl
Sylvain Bellemare
Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Dan Levine
Shawn Levy
David Linde
Aaron Ryder
Best Leading Actress
Amy Adams
Best Screenplay (Adapted)
Eric Heisserer
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Editing
Joe Walker
Original Music
Jóhann Jóhannsson
Best Achievement in Special Visual Effects
Louis Morin
Nominee
David Lean Award for Direction
Denis Villeneuve

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2017

Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Amy Adams

AACTA International Awards 2017

Nominee
AACTA International Award
Best Film
Best Direction
Denis Villeneuve
Best Lead Actress
Amy Adams

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2017

Winner
Saturn Award
Best Writing
Eric Heisserer
Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Science Fiction Film
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Editing
Joe Walker
Best Special Effects
Louis Morin
Ryal Cosgrove

AFI Awards, USA 2017

Winner
AFI Award
Movie of the Year

ARRIVAL signals cinema's unique ability to bend time, space and the mind. Denis Villeneuve's ... More

ARRIVAL signals cinema's unique ability to bend time, space and the mind. Denis Villeneuve's cerebral celebration of communication - fueled by Eric Heisserer's monumental script - is grounded in unstoppable emotion. As the fearless few who step forward for first contact, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Forest Whitaker prove the imperative for finding a means to connect - with awe-inspiring aliens, nations in our global community and the knowledge that even the inevitable loss that lies ahead is worth living.


Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2017

Nominee
AWFJ EDA Award
Best Film
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Eric Heisserer
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Editing
Joe Walker

Amanda Awards, Norway 2017

Nominee
Amanda
Best Foreign Feature Film (Årets utenlandske spillefilm)
Denis Villeneuve
USA.

American Cinema Editors, USA 2017

Winner
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film - Dramatic
Joe Walker

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 2017

Nominee
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Bradford Young

Art Directors Guild 2017

Nominee
Excellence in Production Design Award
Fantasy Film
Patrice Vermette (production designer)
Isabelle Guay (supervising art director)
Jean-Pierre Paquet (art director)
Robert Parle (art director)
Aaron Morrison (graphic designer)
Carl Lessard (graphic designer)
Martine Bertrand (graphic designer)
Sam Hudecki (storyboard artist)
Jean Gagnon (set designer)
Simon Guilbault (set designer)
Meinert Hansen (illustrator)
Paul Hotte (set decorator)

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards 2017

Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Jóhann Jóhannsson
Nominee
ASCAP Composers' Choice Award
Film Score of the Year
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Association of Motion Picture Sound (AMPS) 2017

Winner
AMPS Feature Film Award
Excellence in Sound for a Feature Film
Sylvain Bellemare
Claude La Haye
Bernard Gariépy Strobl

Austin Film Critics Association 2016

Winner
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Nominee
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Film
3rd place
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Australian Film Critics Association Awards 2017

Winner
AFCA Award
Best International Film (English Language)

Awards Circuit Community Awards 2016

Winner
ACCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Nominee
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
Dan Levine
Shawn Levy
David Linde
Karen Lunder
Aaron Ryder
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Amy Adams
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Production Design
Patrice Vermette
Tied with Jess Gonchor for Hail, Caesar! (2016) in second place.
Best Achievement in Sound
Bernard Gariépy Strobl
Claude La Haye
Sylvain Bellemare
Best Film Editing
Joe Walker
Best Original Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson
Best Visual Effects
Louis Morin

Bodil Awards 2017

Nominee
Bodil
Best American Film (Bedste amerikanske film)
Denis Villeneuve

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2016

Winner
Critics Choice Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie
Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Production Design
Patrice Vermette
Paul Hotte
André Valade
Best Editing
Joe Walker
Best Visual Effects
Best Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Camerimage 2016

Winner
Silver Frog
Main Competition
Bradford Young
Nominee
Golden Frog
Main Competition
Bradford Young

Casting Society of America, USA 2017

Nominee
Artios
Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Big Budget Feature - Drama
Francine Maisler
Lucie Robitaille (location casting)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2017

Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Actor of the Year
Amy Adams
For Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Nocturnal Animals
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Film Editing
Joe Walker
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson
Best Picture
6th place

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2016

Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Original Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle Awards 2017

Nominee
CIFCC Award
Best Studio Film

Cinema Brazil Grand Prize 2017

Winner
Cinema Brazil Grand Prize
Best Foreign-Language Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)
Denis Villeneuve
USA.

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2016

Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture
5th place
Best Actress
Amy Adams
4th place
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
5th place

Denver Film Critics Society 2017

Winner
DFCS Award
Best Science-Fiction/Horror Film
Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Visual Effects
Best Original Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Detroit Film Critics Society, US 2016

Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Screenplay
Eric Heisserer

Directors Guild of America, USA 2017

Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film
Denis Villeneuve

Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards 2016

Winner
DFCC
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Nominee
DFCC
Best Film
2nd place.
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
3rd place.

Empire Awards, UK 2017

Nominee
Empire Award
Best Film
FilmNation Entertainment
Paramount Pictures
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy
FilmNation Entertainment
Paramount Pictures
Best Soundtrack
FilmNation Entertainment
Paramount Pictures
Best Production Design
FilmNation Entertainment
Paramount Pictures

Evening Standard British Film Awards 2017

Winner
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Technical Achievement
Max Richter (contribution to music)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 2016

Winner
FFCC Award
Best Visual Effects
Nominee
FFCC Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Art Direction/Production Design
Patrice Vermette
Paul Hotte
André Valade
Best Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) 2017

Nominee
Dorian Award
Visually Striking Film of the Year

Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA) 2017

Nominee
GAFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Production Design
Patrice Vermette
Isabelle Guay
Best Original Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Gold Derby Awards 2017

Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Lead Actress
Amy Adams
Director
Denis Villeneuve
Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Cinematography
Bradford Young
Sound
Bernard Gariépy Strobl
Claude La Haye
Sylvain Bellemare
Film Editing
Joe Walker
Visual Effects
Louis Morin
Original Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson
Production Design
Patrice Vermette
Motion Picture
Shawn Levy
Dan Levine
Aaron Ryder
David Linde

Golden Schmoes Awards 2016

Winner
Golden Schmoes
Best Sci-Fi Movie of the Year
Best Actress of the Year
Amy Adams
Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Favorite Movie of the Year
Best Director of the Year
Denis Villeneuve
Best Screenplay of the Year
Eric Heisserer
Trippiest Movie of the Year
Best Special Effects of the Year
Best Music in a Movie

Golden Trailer Awards 2017

Winner
Golden Trailer
Best Drama TV Spot
Paramount Pictures
Buddha Jones
Most Innovative Advertising for a Feature Film
Paramount Pictures
M3 Creative
Nominee
Golden Trailer
Best Thriller
Sony
Wild Card

Grammy Awards 2018

Nominee
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Hawaii Film Critics Society 2017

Winner
HFCS Award
Best Visual Effects
Tied with Doctor Strange (2016).
Best Sci-Fi/Horror Film
Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Editing
Joe Walker
Best Art Direction
Isabelle Guay
Jean-Pierre Paquet
Robert Parle

Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA) 2016

Nominee
HMMA Award
Best Original Score - Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2017

Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Original Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Hugo Awards 2017

Winner
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form
Eric Heisserer (screenplay)
Ted Chiang (based on a short story by)
Denis Villeneuve (director)

IGN Summer Movie Awards 2016

Winner
IGN Award
Best Drama Movie
Winner
IGN People's Choice Award
Best Drama Movie
Best Movie Actress
Amy Adams
Best Movie Director
Denis Villeneuve
Nominee
IGN Award
Best Movie
Best Movie Actress
Amy Adams
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Visual Effects

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US 2016

Nominee
IFJA Award
Best Picture
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer

Indiewire Critics' Poll 2016

Nominee
ICP Award
Best Film
8th place.
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
7th place. Tied with Kelly Reichardt for Certain Women (2016).
Best Lead Actress
Amy Adams
6th place.
Best Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
6th place.
Best Original Score or Soundtrack
Jóhann Jóhannsson
4th place.
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
3rd place.
Best Editing
Joe Walker
7th place.

International Cinephile Society Awards 2017

Nominee
ICS Award
Best Editing
Joe Walker
Runner-up

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA) 2017

Winner
IFMCA Award
Film Score of the Year
Jóhann Jóhannsson
Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for a Fantasy/Science Fiction/Horror Film
Jóhann Jóhannsson

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) 2017

Winner
INOCA
Best Sound Mixing
Bernard Gariépy Strobl
Claude La Haye
Best Film Editing
Joe Walker
Best Sound Editing
Sylvain Bellemare
Nominee
INOCA
Best Picture
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Visual Effects
Louis Morin

Internet Film Critic Society 2016

Winner
IFCS Award
Best Horror or Science Fiction

Iowa Film Critics Awards 2017

Winner
IFC Award
Best Actress
Amy Adams

Irish Film and Television Awards 2017

Nominee
IFTA Award
Best International Actress
Amy Adams

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 2016

Winner
KCFCC Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Winner
Vincent Koehler Award for Outstanding Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror Film
Nominee
KCFCC Award
Best Film

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2016

Nominee
Sierra Award
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Eric Heisserer
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Art Direction
Patrice Vermette
Paul Hotte
Best Film Editing
Joe Walker
Best Visual Effects
Best Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson
Best Horror/Sci-Fi Film

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2017

Nominee
ALFS Award
Actress of the Year
Amy Adams
Technical Achievement of the Year
Sylvain Bellemare (sound design)

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2017

Nominee
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Dialogue and ADR in a Feature Film
Sylvain Bellemare (supervising sound editor)
Stan Sakellaropoulos (supervising adr editor)
Claire Pochon (dialogue editor)
Valéry Dufort-Boucher (dialogue editor)
Best Sound Editing - Sound Effects and Foley in a Feature Film
Sylvain Bellemare (supervising sound editor)
Nicolas Becker (foley artist)
Gregory Vincent (foley artist)
Dave Whitehead (sound designer)
Olivier Calvert (sound designer)
Michelle Child (sound designer)
Pierre-Jules Audet (sound effects editor)
Alan Robert Murray (sound effects editor)
Mathieu Beaudin (sound effects editor)
Mimi Allard (sound effects editor)
Daniel Capeille (sound effects editor)
Simon Girard (sound effects editor)
Patrick Rioux (sound effects editor)
Steven Ghouti (foley editor)
Olivier Guillaume (foley editor)
Niels Barletta (foley editor)
Luc Raymond (foley editor)
Best Sound Editing - Music in a Feature Film
Clint Bennett (music editor)

National Board of Review, USA 2016

Winner
NBR Award
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Top Ten Films

Nevada Film Critics Society 2016

Winner
NFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer

New York Film Critics, Online 2016

Winner
NYFCO Award
Top Films of the Year

North Carolina Film Critics Association 2017

Winner
NCFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Nominee
NCFCA Award
Best Narrative Film
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Special Effects

North Texas Film Critics Association, US 2017

Nominee
NTFCA Award
Best Picture
6th place
Best Actress
Amy Adams
3rd place
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
4th place
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Tied with Simon Duggan for Hacksaw Ridge (2016) in 3rd place

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards 2017

Winner
OFCC Award
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Body of Work
Amy Adams
For Nocturnal Animals and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Nominee
OFCC Award
Best Film
5th place

Online Film & Television Association 2017

Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Sound Mixing
Bernard Gariépy Strobl
Claude La Haye
Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Picture
Dan Levine
Shawn Levy
David Linde
Aaron Ryder
4th Place
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Eric Heisserer
Best Film Editing
Joe Walker
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Production Design
Patrice Vermette
Paul Hotte
Best Sound Effects Editing
Sylvain Bellemare
Best Visual Effects
Louis Morin
Best Music, Original Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2017

Winner
OFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Ted Chiang
Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Editing
Joe Walker
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2017

Winner
Chairman's Award
Amy Adams

"Throughout her career, Amy Adams has continuously challenged herself with complex roles," said ... More

"Throughout her career, Amy Adams has continuously challenged herself with complex roles," said Festival Chairman Harold Matzner. "This is reaffirmed in her most recent project, Arrival, where she anchors the film with an award-winning performance as a prominent linguist, Dr. Louise Banks, as she attempts to communicate with creatures in one of a dozen spacecrafts that visit Earth. It is our honor to present the Chairman's Award to Amy Adams."


PGA Awards 2017

Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
David Linde
Aaron Ryder
Shawn Levy
Dan Levine

Phoenix Critics Circle 2016

Winner
PCC Award
Best Science Fiction Film
Nominee
PCC Award
Best Picture
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2016

Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Amy Adams
Best Screenplay Adapted from Other Material
Eric Heisserer
Best Original Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Visual Effects

Prix Aurora Awards 2017

Winner
Aurora Award
Best Visual Presentation
Denis Villeneuve

Robert Festival 2017

Nominee
Robert
Best American Film (Årets amerikanske film)
Denis Villeneuve

Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards 2016

Nominee
Rondo Statuette
Best Movie

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2016

Nominee
SDFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Editing
Joe Walker
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Production Design
Patrice Vermette
Best Visual Effects

San Francisco Film Critics Circle 2016

Winner
SFFCC Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Eric Heisserer
Best Film Editing
Joe Walker
Tied with Nat Sanders and Joi McMillon for Moonlight (2016).
Nominee
SFFCC Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Production Design
Patrice Vermette
Best Original Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Sant Jordi Awards 2017

Winner
Sant Jordi
Best Actress in a Foreign Film (Mejor Actriz en Película Extranjera)
Amy Adams
For Nocturnal Animals

Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2017

Winner
Artisan Award
Joe Walker
Editing
Winner
Outstanding Director of the Year Award
Denis Villeneuve

Seattle Film Critics Awards 2017

Winner
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Original Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson
Best Visual Effects
Louis Morin
Nominee
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Tied with Natalie Portman for Jackie (2016) in second place.
Best Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Production Design
Patrice Vermette (production design)
Paul Hotte (set decoration)
Best Film Editing
Joe Walker

SESC Film Festival, Brazil 2017

Winner
Critics Award
Best Foreign Director (Melhor Diretor Estrangeiro)
Denis Villeneuve

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2016

Nominee
SEFCA Award
Best Picture
6th place
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2016

Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Film
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Visual Effects
Ivan Moran
Jean-François Ferland
Joseph Kasparian
Alexandre Lafortune
Best Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson
Best Horror/Sci-Fi Film
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Tied with Kenneth Lonergan for Manchester by the Sea (2016) in second place.
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer

Teen Choice Awards 2017

Nominee
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi
Jeremy Renner
Choice Movie: Sci-Fi
Paramount Pictures
Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi
Amy Adams

USC Scripter Award 2017

Nominee
USC Scripter Award
Film
Eric Heisserer (screenwriter)
Ted Chiang (author)
Adapted from the novella "Story of Your Life"

Utah Film Critics Association Awards 2016

Nominee
UFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Original Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2016

Nominee
VFCC Award
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve

Venice Film Festival 2016

Winner
Arca CinemaGiovani Award
Best Film in Competition
Denis Villeneuve
Winner
Future Film Festival Digital Award
Denis Villeneuve
Nominee
Golden Lion
Best Film
Denis Villeneuve

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2016

Winner
WAFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer
Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Film
Best Director
Denis Villeneuve
Best Actress
Amy Adams
Best Cinematography
Bradford Young
Best Editing
Joe Walker
Best Original Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson
Best Production Design
Patrice Vermette
Paul Hotte

World Soundtrack Awards 2017

Winner
World Soundtrack Award
Film Composer of the Year
Jóhann Jóhannsson
Nominee
Public Choice Award
Jóhann Jóhannsson

Writers Guild of America, USA 2017

Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Heisserer (screenplay)
Based on the story Story of Your Life by Ted Chiang

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