Lion Poster

(2016)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2017

Nominee
Oscar
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Iain Canning
Angie Fielder
Emile Sherman
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Dev Patel
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Nicole Kidman
Best Adapted Screenplay
Luke Davies
Best Achievement in Cinematography
Greig Fraser
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Score)
Dustin O'Halloran
Volker Bertelmann

Golden Globes, USA 2017

Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Dev Patel
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nicole Kidman
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Dustin O'Halloran
Volker Bertelmann

BAFTA Awards 2017

Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actor
Dev Patel
Best Screenplay (Adapted)
Luke Davies
Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actress
Nicole Kidman
Best Cinematography
Greig Fraser
Original Music
Dustin O'Halloran
Volker Bertelmann (as Hauschka)

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2017

Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Nicole Kidman
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Dev Patel

AACTA International Awards 2017

Winner
AACTA International Award
Best Supporting Actor
Dev Patel
Best Supporting Actress
Nicole Kidman
Nominee
AACTA International Award
Best Film
Best Direction
Garth Davis
Best Screenplay
Luke Davies

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards 2017

Nominee
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Movie for Grownups
Best Supporting Actress
Nicole Kidman
Best Intergenerational Film

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

Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Independent Film

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) 2016

Winner
AAFCA Award
Top 10 Films
4th place

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2017

Nominee
AWFJ EDA Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Luke Davies

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 2017

Winner
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Greig Fraser

Art Directors Guild 2017

Nominee
Excellence in Production Design Award
Contemporary Film
Chris Kennedy (production designer)
Ravi Srivastava (art director: India)
Janie Parker (art director: Australia)
Anna McEwan (graphic designer)
Seema Kashyap (set decorator: India)
Nicki Gardiner (set decorator: Australia)

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards 2017

Nominee
ASCAP Composers' Choice Award
Film Score of the Year
Volker Bertelmann

Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2016

Winner
High Commendation
Jury Grand Prize
Sunny Pawar
For his incredibly nuanced portrayal of the young Saroo Brierley in Garth Davis' Lion (Australia).
Nominee
Asia Pacific Screen Award
Best Performance by an Actor
Dev Patel

Asia-Pacific Film Festival 2018

Winner
Best Film
Winner
Best Screenplay
Nominee
Best Cinematography
Color
Nominee
Best Director
Garth Davis
Nominee
Best Editing
Nominee
Best Original Music Score
Nominee
Best Supporting Actor
Dev Patel

Austin Film Critics Association 2016

Nominee
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Luke Davies

Austin Film Festival 2016

Winner
Audience Award
Marquee Feature
Luke Davies (writer)

Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards 2017

Winner
AACTA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Dev Patel
Best Direction
Garth Davis
Best Supporting Actress
Nicole Kidman
Best Cinematography
Greig Fraser
Best Film
Emile Sherman
Iain Canning
Angie Fielder
Best Production Design
Chris Kennedy
Best Lead Actor
Sunny Pawar
Best Editing
Alexandre de Franceschi
Best Original Score
Volker Bertelmann
Dustin O'Halloran
Best Costume Design
Cappi Ireland
Best Sound
Robert Mackenzie
Glenn Newnham
Nakul Kamte
Andrew Ramage
James Ashton
Mario Vaccaro
Best Adapted Screenplay
Luke Davies

Australian Directors Guild Awards 2017

Winner
ADG Award
Best Direction in a Feature Film
Garth Davis

Australian Film Critics Association Awards 2018

Winner
AFCA Award
Best Director
Garth Davis
Best Actor
Dev Patel
Best Supporting Actress
Nicole Kidman
Best Screenplay
Luke Davies
Nominee
AFCA Award
Best Film
Best Actor
Sunny Pawar
Best Supporting Actor
David Wenham
Best Cinematography
Greig Fraser

Australian Production Design Guild Awards 2017

Winner
APDG Award
Best Costume design for feature film
Cappi Ireland

Australian Screen Editors 2017

Winner
ASE Award
Avid Award for Best Editing on a Feature Film
Alexandre de Franceschi (editor)

Australian Screen Sound Guild 2017

Winner
ASSG Award
Best Achievement in Sound for Film Sound Recording
Andrew Ramage (sound recordist)
Ashraf Khan (boom operator)
Chris O'Shea (boom operator)
Nominee
ASSG Award
Best Achievement in Sound for Film Sound Mixing
Robert Mackenzie (re-recording mixer)
Best Achievement in Sound for Film Sound Design
Robert Mackenzie (re recording mixer / sound designer)
Glenn Newnham (dialog supervisor)
Mario Vaccaro (foley artist)

Awards Circuit Community Awards 2016

Winner
Honorable Mentions (The Next Ten Best Picture Contenders)
Honorable Mentions

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2016

Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture
Best Supporting Actor
Dev Patel
Best Supporting Actress
Nicole Kidman
Best Young Actor/Actress
Sunny Pawar
Best Adapted Screenplay
Luke Davies
Best Score
Dustin O'Halloran
Volker Bertelmann

Camerimage 2016

Winner
Golden Frog
Main Competition
Greig Fraser

Capri, Hollywood 2016

Winner
Capri Adapted Screenplay Award
Luke Davies
Winner
Capri Humanitarian Award
Winner
Capri Peace Award
Sia
For the song "Never Give Up".
Winner
Capri Supporting Actor Award
Dev Patel
Winner
Capri Supporting Actress Award
Nicole Kidman

Casting Society of America, USA 2017

Nominee
Artios
Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Studio or Independent Feature - Drama
Kirsty McGregor

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2017

Nominee
COFCA Award
Breakthrough Film Artist
Sunny Pawar
For acting.

Chicago International Film Festival 2016

Winner
Audience Choice Award
Best Narrative Feature
Garth Davis

CinEuphoria Awards 2017

Winner
CinEuphoria
Best Actor - Audience Award
Dev Patel
Best Supporting Actress - International Competition
Nicole Kidman

Costume Designers Guild Awards 2017

Nominee
CDG Award
Excellence in Contemporary Film
Cappi Ireland

Denver Film Critics Society 2017

Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Nicole Kidman

Denver International Film Festival 2016

Winner
People's Choice Award
Feature Film
Garth Davis

Directors Guild of America, USA 2017

Winner
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in First-Time Feature Film
Garth Davis
Rajeev Mehra (production manager: India) (plaque)
Rakesh Singh (production manager: India) (plaque)
Chris Webb (first assistant director) (plaque)
Ananya Rane (first assistant director: India) (plaque)
Mark J. Ingram (second assistant director: Australia) (plaque)
Sunny Tiku (second assistant director: India) (plaque)
Krishan Pratap Singh (second assistant director: India) (plaque)
Shaunak Kapur (second assistant director: India) (plaque)
Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film
Garth Davis

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards 2018

Winner
FCCA Award
Best Cinematography
Greig Fraser
Best Film
Iain Canning
Angie Fielder
Emile Sherman
Best Editing
Alexandre de Franceschi
Nominee
FCCA Award
Best Actress - Supporting Role
Nicole Kidman
Best Actor
Dev Patel
Best Screenplay
Luke Davies
Best Original Music
Dustin O'Halloran
Volker Bertelmann

Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, US 2016

Winner
Best Film
Best of Fest
Garth Davis

Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA) 2017

Nominee
GAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Nicole Kidman
Best Original Score
Volker Bertelmann
Dustin O'Halloran

Globes de Cristal Awards, France 2018

Nominee
Globe de Cristal
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Garth Davis

Gold Derby Awards 2017

Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Supporting Actor
Dev Patel

Golden Camera, Germany 2017

Winner
Golden Camera
Best International Actress
Nicole Kidman
For Secret in Their Eyes and Genius

Golden Trailer Awards 2017

Winner
Golden Trailer
Best Foreign Drama
The Weinstein Company
Zealot UK

Grammy Awards 2018

Nominee
Grammy
Best Song Written for Visual Media
Sia
Greg Kurstin
For the song "Never Give Up"

Hawaii Film Critics Society 2017

Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
Dev Patel
Best Supporting Actress
Nicole Kidman

Hawaii International Film Festival 2016

Winner
Audience Award
Best Narrative Feature
Garth Davis

Heartland Film 2016

Winner
Truly Moving Picture Award
Garth Davis (director)
The Weinstein Company (production company)

Hollywood Film Awards 2016

Winner
Hollywood Film Award
Supporting Actress of the Year
Nicole Kidman

Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA) 2016

Nominee
HMMA Award
Best Original Score - Feature Film
Dustin O'Halloran
Volker Bertelmann

Hollywood Post Alliance, US 2017

Nominee
HPA Awards
Outstanding Editing - Feature Film
Alexandre de Franceschi

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2017

Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Supporting Actor
Dev Patel

Image Awards 2017

Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Independent Motion Picture
Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Film)
Garth Davis

International Cinephile Society Awards 2017

Nominee
ICS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Nicole Kidman

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) 2017

Nominee
INOCA
Best Supporting Actress
Nicole Kidman

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2016

Nominee
Sierra Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Luke Davies
Best Score
Dustin O'Halloran
Volker Bertelmann

Location Managers Guild International Awards (LMGI) 2017

Nominee
Outstanding Achievement Award
Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Film
Hugo Cran
Sandeep Rudra
Harsh Dave

Middleburg Film Festival 2016

Winner
Audience Award
Narrative Feature
Garth Davis

Mill Valley Film Festival 2016

Winner
Audience Award
Overall Favorite
Garth Davis

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2017

Nominee
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Dialogue and ADR in a Feature Film
Robert Mackenzie (supervising sound editor)
Glenn Newnham (supervising dialogue editor)

North Carolina Film Critics Association 2017

Nominee
NCFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Nicole Kidman

North Texas Film Critics Association, US 2017

Nominee
NTFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Dev Patel
3rd place

Online Film & Television Association 2017

Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Youth Performance
Sunny Pawar
Best Feature Debut
Garth Davis (director)
Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actress
Nicole Kidman
Best Supporting Actor
Dev Patel
Best Picture
Iain Canning
Angie Fielder
Emile Sherman
6th Place
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Luke Davies

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2017

Winner
International Star Award
Nicole Kidman

"One of the world's most luminous and versatile actresses, Nicole Kidman has filled so many ... More

"One of the world's most luminous and versatile actresses, Nicole Kidman has filled so many unforgettable roles including her performances in The Hours, Moulin Rouge!, Cold Mountain, Rabbit Hole and dozens more," said Festival Chairman Harold Matzner. "In her latest film, Lion, she gives yet another award-worthy performance as Sue Brierley, an Australian woman who adopts two young boys from India. The Palm Springs International Film Festival is honored to present the International Star Award to Nicole Kidman."


PGA Awards 2017

Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Angie Fielder
Iain Canning
Emile Sherman

Philadelphia Film Festival 2016

Nominee
Archie Award
Best First Feature
Garth Davis

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2016

Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Screenplay Adapted from Other Material
Luke Davies
Best Original Score
Volker Bertelmann
Dustin O'Halloran
Best Cinematography
Greig Fraser
Best Performance by a Youth
Sunny Pawar

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2016

Nominee
SDFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Nicole Kidman
Best Adapted Screenplay
Luke Davies

Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2017

Winner
Virtuoso Award
Dev Patel

Satellite Awards 2016

Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nicole Kidman
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Dev Patel
Best Motion Picture
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Luke Davies
Best Film Editing
Alexandre de Franceschi

Seattle Film Critics Awards 2017

Nominee
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Youth Performance
Sunny Pawar
Tied with Royalty Hightower for The Fits (2015) in second place.

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2016

Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Dev Patel
Best Adapted Screenplay
Luke Davies

Toronto International Film Festival 2016

Nominee
People's Choice Award
Gala or Special Presentations
Garth Davis

USC Scripter Award 2017

Nominee
USC Scripter Award
Film
Luke Davies (screenwriter)
Saroo Brierley (author)
Adapted from the nonfiction book "A Long Way Home" by Saroo Brierley

Virginia Film Festival 2016

Winner
Audience Award
Narrative Feature
Garth Davis

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2016

Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Youth Performance
Sunny Pawar
Best Adapted Screenplay
Luke Davies

Whistler Film Festival 2016

Nominee
Audience Award
Audience Award
Garth Davis (director)
The Weinstein Company (production company)

World Soundtrack Awards 2017

Nominee
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film
Sia (music, lyrics, and performed by)
Greg Kurstin (music and lyrics by)
For the song "Never Give Up".
Film Composer of the Year
Dustin O'Halloran
Volker Bertelmann
Discovery of the Year
Dustin O'Halloran
Volker Bertelmann

Young Artist Awards 2017

Nominee
Young Artist Award
Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actor
Sunny Pawar

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