Whiplash Poster

(2014)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2015

Winner
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
J.K. Simmons
Best Achievement in Film Editing
Tom Cross
Best Achievement in Sound Mixing
Craig Mann
Ben Wilkins
Thomas Curley
Nominee
Oscar
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Jason Blum
Helen Estabrook
David Lancaster
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Damien Chazelle

Golden Globes, USA 2015

Winner
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
J.K. Simmons

BAFTA Awards 2015

Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Best Editing
Tom Cross
Best Sound
Thomas Curley
Ben Wilkins
Craig Mann
Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Original Screenplay
Damien Chazelle
Nominee
David Lean Award for Direction
Damien Chazelle

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2015

Winner
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
J.K. Simmons

AACTA International Awards 2015

Winner
AACTA International Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Nominee
AACTA International Award
Best Film
Jason Blum
Helen Estabrook
David Lancaster
Best Direction
Damien Chazelle
Best Screenplay
Damien Chazelle

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards 2015

Winner
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons

Abu Dhabi Film Festival 2014

Nominee
Black Pearl Award
New Horizons Competition
Damien Chazelle

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2015

Winner
Saturn Award
Best Independent Film
Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Best Writing
Damien Chazelle

AFI Awards, USA 2015

Winner
AFI Award
Movie of the Year

WHIPLASH drums up a perfectly paced drama that crescendos with the question: "What is the line ... More

WHIPLASH drums up a perfectly paced drama that crescendos with the question: "What is the line between mentor and monster?" Director Damien Chazelle conducts with both panache and restraint - never rushing, never dragging - and J.K. Simmons is instantly iconic as the black-clad, monolithic instructor who drives Miles Teller's finely tuned performance as the young musician in a bloody battle to be the best.


African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) 2014

Winner
AAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Tied with Tyler Perry for Gone Girl (2014).

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2015

Winner
EDA Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Nominee
EDA Award
Best Film Editing
Tom Cross

Amanda Awards, Norway 2015

Nominee
Amanda
Best Foreign Feature Film (Årets utenlandske spillefilm)
Damien Chazelle (director)
USA

American Cinema Editors, USA 2015

Nominee
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film - Dramatic
Tom Cross

Association of Motion Picture Sound (AMPS) 2015

Winner
AMPS Feature Film Award
Excellence in Sound for a Feature Film
Craig Mann
Ben Wilkins
Thomas Curley

Austin Film Critics Association 2014

Winner
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Nominee
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Film
2nd place

Awards Circuit Community Awards 2014

Winner
ACCA
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
J.K. Simmons
Best Film Editing
Tom Cross
Best Sound
Nominee
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
Jason Blum
Helen Estabrook
David Lancaster
Michel Litvak
Best Director
Damien Chazelle
Best Adapted Screenplay
Damien Chazelle
Runner-Up

Awards of the Japanese Academy 2016

Nominee
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Film

Black Film Critics Circle Awards 2014

Winner
BFCC Award
Top Ten Films
4th
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons

Bodil Awards 2016

Nominee
Bodil
Best American Film (Bedste amerikanske film)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2014

Winner
BSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2015

Winner
Critics Choice Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture
Best Original Screenplay
Damien Chazelle
Best Editing
Tom Cross

Calgary International Film Festival 2014

Winner
People's Choice Award
Best Narrative Feature
Damien Chazelle

Camerimage 2014

Nominee
Best Directorial Debut
Damien Chazelle

Cannes Film Festival 2014

Nominee
Queer Palm
Damien Chazelle

Casting Society of America, USA 2015

Nominee
Artios
Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Studio or Independent Feature - Drama
Terri Taylor

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2015

Winner
COFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Best Film Editing
Tom Cross
Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Director
Damien Chazelle
Best Original Screenplay
Damien Chazelle
Best Picture
2nd place
Breakthrough Film Artist
Damien Chazelle
For directing and screenwriting.

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Winner
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Best Editing
Tom Cross
Most Promising Filmmaker
Damien Chazelle
Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Original Screenplay
Damien Chazelle

Chlotrudis Awards 2015

Winner
Chlotrudis Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Nominee
Chlotrudis Award
Best Actor
Miles Teller
Best Use of Music in a Film
Justin Hurwitz

Cinema Bloggers Awards, Portugal 2016

Nominee
Cinema Bloggers Award
Best North American Film
Damien Chazelle

Cinema Brazil Grand Prize 2016

Nominee
Cinema Brazil Grand Prize
Best Foreign-Language Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)
Damien Chazelle
USA.

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain 2016

Nominee
CEC Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Damien Chazelle

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Winner
DFWFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture
6th place

Deauville Film Festival 2014

Winner
Audience Award
Damien Chazelle
Winner
Grand Special Prize
Damien Chazelle

Denver Film Critics Society 2015

Winner
DFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Original Screenplay
Damien Chazelle

Detroit Film Critics Society, US 2014

Winner
DFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Breakthrough Artist
Damien Chazelle (director, screenplay)
Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Film
Best Director
Damien Chazelle
Best Screenplay
Damien Chazelle

Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards 2015

Nominee
DFCC
Best Actor
J.K. Simmons
5th place. Tied with Viggo Mortensen for Jauja (2014) and Colin Farrell for The Lobster (2015).

Film Independent Spirit Awards 2015

Winner
Independent Spirit Award
Best Editing
Tom Cross
Best Supporting Male
J.K. Simmons
Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best Feature
Jason Blum
Helen Estabrook
David Lancaster
Michel Litvak
Best Director
Damien Chazelle

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 2014

Winner
FFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Winner
Pauline Kael Breakout Award
Damien Chazelle (writer/director)

Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA) 2015

Winner
GAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Nominee
GAFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Damien Chazelle

Gold Derby Awards 2015

Winner
Gold Derby Award
Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Film Editing
Tom Cross
Sound
Thomas Curley
Craig Mann
Ben Wilkins
Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Motion Picture
Jason Blum
Helen Estabrook
David Lancaster
Original Screenplay
Damien Chazelle

Golden Schmoes Awards 2014

Winner
Golden Schmoes
Best Supporting Actor of the Year
J.K. Simmons
Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Screenplay of the Year
Damien Chazelle
Biggest Surprise of the Year
Breakthrough Performance of the Year
Miles Teller
Best Music in a Movie
Most Memorable Scene in a Movie
'Ending Drum Solo'

Golden Trailer Awards 2015

Nominee
Golden Trailer
Best International Poster
Sony Pictures Classics

Gotham Awards 2014

Nominee
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Actor
Miles Teller

Grammy Awards 2016

Nominee
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
Justin Hurwitz

Guild of Music Supervisors Awards 2015

Winner
GMS Award
Best Music Supervision for Films Budgeted Under 5 Million Dollars
Andy Ross

Hellenic Film Academy Awards 2016

Nominee
Hellenic Film Academy Award
Best Foreign Film
Damien Chazelle (director)

Hollywood Post Alliance, US 2015

Winner
HPA Awards
Outstanding Editing - Feature Film
Tom Cross
Nominee
HPA Awards
Outstanding Color Grading - Feature Film
Natasha Leonnet
Modern VideoFilm

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2015

Winner
HFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Damien Chazelle
Best Screenplay
Damien Chazelle

Humanitas Prize 2014

Winner
Humanitas Prize
Sundance Film Category
Damien Chazelle (writer)

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US 2014

Winner
IFJA Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Best Adapted Screenplay
Damien Chazelle
Nominee
IFJA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Damien Chazelle

Indiewire Critics' Poll 2014

Winner
ICP Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Nominee
ICP Award
Best Editing
Tom Cross
2nd place.
Best Film
8th place.
Best Director
Damien Chazelle
9th place.
Best Screenplay
Damien Chazelle
7th place.
Best Original Score or Soundtrack
Justin Hurwitz
7th place.

International Cinephile Society Awards 2015

Winner
ICS Award
Best Editing
Tom Cross
Nominee
ICS Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) 2015

Winner
INOCA
Best Film Editing
Tom Cross
Best Sound Mixing
Craig Mann
Ben Wilkins
Thomas Curley
Best Sound Editing
Craig Mann
Ben Wilkins
Nominee
INOCA
Best Picture
5th place.
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
2nd place.

International Online Film Critics' Poll 2015

Winner
IOFCP Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons

Internet Film Critic Society 2014

Nominee
IFCS Award
Best Film
4th place

Iowa Film Critics Awards 2015

Winner
IFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA) 2015

Winner
IOMA
Best Supporting Actor (Miglior attore non protagonista)
J.K. Simmons
Best Editing (Miglior montaggio)
Tom Cross
Nominee
IOMA
Best Picture (Miglior film)
Damien Chazelle
Best Director (Miglior regia)
Damien Chazelle
Best Adapted Screenplay (Miglior sceneggiatura non originale)
Damien Chazelle

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2014

Winner
Sierra Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Breakout Filmmaker of the Year
Damien Chazelle
Nominee
Sierra Award
Best Picture
3rd place

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2015

Winner
ALFS Award
Supporting Actor of the Year
J.K. Simmons
Nominee
ALFS Award
Film of the Year
Screenwriter of the Year
Damien Chazelle
Technical Achievement of the Year
Tom Cross (editing)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons

Mill Valley Film Festival 2014

Winner
Audience Award
Best U.S. Feature Film
Damien Chazelle

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2015

Nominee
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Music in a Musical Feature Film
Ben Wilkins (supervising sound editor)
Richard Henderson (supervising music editor)
Craig Mann (music editor)
Best Sound Editing - Dialogue and ADR in an English Language Feature
Ben Wilkins (supervising sound editor)
Craig Mann (supervising sound editor)
Joe Schiff (dialogue editor, adr editor)
Lauren Hadaway (dialogue editor, adr editor)
Michael J. Benavente (adr editor)
Best Sound Editing - Dialogue and ADR in a Feature Film
Judah Getz (adr mixer)

MTV Movie + TV Awards 2015

Nominee
MTV Movie Award
Movie of the Year
Best Male Performance
Miles Teller
Best WTF Moment
Miles Teller
Getting hit by a car ain't no thang for Miles Teller's character Andrew in 'Whiplash.'
Best Villain
J.K. Simmons
Best Musical Moment
Miles Teller

As a talented and tolerant jazz drummer, Andrew is the backbone of the group who doesn't let band ... More

As a talented and tolerant jazz drummer, Andrew is the backbone of the group who doesn't let band leader Terence Fletcher's intimidation interrupt the tempo.


National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 2015

Winner
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons

Nevada Film Critics Society 2014

Winner
NFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2014

Winner
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons

New York Film Critics, Online 2014

Winner
NYFCO Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Top Films of the Year

Nikkan Sports Film Awards 2015

Winner
Nikkan Sports Film Award
Best Foreign Film
Damien Chazelle

North Carolina Film Critics Association 2015

Nominee
NCFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Damien Chazelle
Best Narrative Film
Best Director
Damien Chazelle
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons

North Texas Film Critics Association, US 2015

Winner
NTFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards 2015

Nominee
OFCC Award
Best Film
4th place

Online Film & Television Association 2015

Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
Jason Blum
Helen Estabrook
David Lancaster
Best Breakthrough Performance - Male
Miles Teller
Most Cinematic Moment
"Final Concert".

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2014

Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Best Original Screenplay
Damien Chazelle
Best Editing
Tom Cross

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2015

Winner
Spotlight Award
J.K. Simmons

"Throughout his career J.K. Simmons had played a wide range of roles from tough guys in "Oz" and ... More

"Throughout his career J.K. Simmons had played a wide range of roles from tough guys in "Oz" and Sam Raimi's Spider Man films to nicer guys in Juno and Up in the Air," said Harold Matzner, Chairman of the Palm Springs International Film Festival. "In Whiplash, Simmons' shines with his tough guy portrayal of a music teacher, who physically and emotionally terrorizes a young drummer, and gives a captivating performance that is alternately hilarious and terrifying. We are honored to present J.K. Simmons with the 2015 Spotlight Award, Actor."


PGA Awards 2015

Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Jason Blum
Helen Estabrook
David Lancaster

Phoenix Critics Circle 2014

Winner
PCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Nominee
PCC Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Damien Chazelle
Best Screenplay
Damien Chazelle

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2014

Winner
PFCS Award
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
J.K. Simmons
Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Damien Chazelle
Breakthrough Performance Behind the Camera
Damien Chazelle
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Damien Chazelle

Robert Festival 2016

Nominee
Robert
Best American Film (Årets amerikanske film)
Damien Chazelle

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2014

Nominee
SDFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons

San Francisco Film Critics Circle 2014

Nominee
SFFCC Award
Best Picture
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Best Screenplay, Original
Damien Chazelle
Best Editing
Tom Cross

Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2015

Winner
Outstanding Director of the Year Award
Damien Chazelle
Winner
Virtuoso Award
J.K. Simmons

Satellite Awards 2014

Winner
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
J.K. Simmons
Best Sound (Editing & Mixing)
Ben Wilkins
Craig Mann
Thomas Curley
Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture
Best Actor in a Motion Picture
Miles Teller
Best Director
Damien Chazelle

Seattle Film Critics Awards 2015

Winner
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Nominee
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Damien Chazelle
Best Film Editing
Tom Cross

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Winner
SEFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Nominee
SEFCA Award
Best Picture
4th place

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2014

Winner
SLFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Best Artistic/Creative Film (for excellence in art-house cinema)
Nominee
SLFCA Award
Special Merit (for best scene, cinematic technique or other memorable aspect or moment)
Finale Drum Solo
Best Original Screenplay
Damien Chazelle
Best Soundtrack

Stockholm Film Festival 2014

Nominee
Bronze Horse
Best Film
Damien Chazelle

Sundance Film Festival 2014

Winner
Audience Award
Dramatic
Damien Chazelle
Winner
Grand Jury Prize
Dramatic
Damien Chazelle

Film of uncommon skill that showcases two compelling characters and pulses to a dazzling and ... More

Film of uncommon skill that showcases two compelling characters and pulses to a dazzling and irresistible beat.


Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2014

Nominee
Best North American Independent Film
Damien Chazelle

The BSC, ACO, GBCT Features Operators Award 2015

Nominee
BSC,ACO,GBCT Features Operators Award
Camera Operator
Chris Squires (camera operator)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Winner
TFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
"for his role as a tyrannical conductor in Whiplash"

Utah Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Winner
UFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons

Valladolid International Film Festival 2014

Winner
Pilar Miró Award
Best New Director
Damien Chazelle
Nominee
Golden Spike
Best Film
Damien Chazelle

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2015

Winner
VFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Nominee
VFCC Award
Best Film

Village Voice Film Poll 2014

Winner
VVFP Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Film
9th place.
Best Screenplay
Damien Chazelle

5th place. Tied with Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014), Calvary (2014), ... More

5th place. Tied with Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014), Calvary (2014), Inherent Vice (2014), Love Is Strange (2014) and The Immigrant (2013).


Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Winner
WAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Film
Best Director
Damien Chazelle
Best Original Screenplay
Damien Chazelle
Best Editing
Tom Cross

Writers Guild of America, USA 2015

Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Original Screenplay
Damien Chazelle (written by)

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