Citizenfour Poster

(2014)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2015

Winner
Oscar
Best Documentary, Feature
Laura Poitras
Mathilde Bonnefoy
Dirk Wilutzky

Primetime Emmy Awards 2015

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking
Laura Poitras (produced by)
Mathilde Bonnefoy (produced by)
Dirk Wilutzky (produced by)
Home Box Office (HBO)
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Cinematography for Nonfiction Programming
Laura Poitras (cinematography)
Home Box Office (HBO)
Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming
Laura Poitras (director)
Home Box Office (HBO)
Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming
Mathilde Bonnefoy (editor)
Home Box Office (HBO)

BAFTA Awards 2015

Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Documentary
Laura Poitras
Mathilde Bonnefoy
Dirk Wilutzky

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2015

Winner
EDA Award
Best Documentary Feature Film
Laura Poitras
Winner
EDA Female Focus Award
Female Icon of the Year
Laura Poitras
Tied with Ava DuVernay for Selma (2014).
Nominee
EDA Female Focus Award
Best Woman Director
Laura Poitras

American Cinema Editors, USA 2015

Winner
Eddie
Best Edited Documentary - Feature
Mathilde Bonnefoy

Austin Film Critics Association 2014

Winner
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Documentary
Laura Poitras

Australian Film Critics Association Awards 2016

Nominee
AFCA Award
Best Documentary (Local or International)

Awards Circuit Community Awards 2014

Nominee
ACCA
Best Documentary Feature
Laura Poitras
Runner-Up

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2014

Winner
BSFC Award
Best Documentary

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2015

Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Documentary Feature

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2015

Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Documentary

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Documentary

Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US 2015

Winner
Cinema Eye Honors Award
Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking
Laura Poitras
Mathilde Bonnefoy
Dirk Wilutzky
Outstanding Achievement in Direction
Laura Poitras
Outstanding Achievement in Editing
Mathilde Bonnefoy
Outstanding Achievement in Production
Laura Poitras
Mathilde Bonnefoy
Dirk Wilutzky
The Unforgettables
Edward Snowden
Nominee
Cinema Eye Audience Choice Prize
Laura Poitras
Nominee
Cinema Eye Honors Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography
Laura Poitras
Kirsten Johnson
Katy Scoggin
Trevor Paglen

CPH:DOX 2014

Nominee
CPH:DOX Award
Laura Poitras
Nominee
Politiken's Audience Award
Laura Poitras

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Winner
DFWFCA Award
Best Documentary

Denver Film Critics Society 2015

Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Documentary Film

Detroit Film Critics Society, US 2014

Winner
DFCS Award
Best Documentary

Directors Guild of America, USA 2015

Winner
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary
Laura Poitras

DocAviv Film Festival 2015

Nominee
Best International Film
The International Competition
Laura Poitras

Film Independent Spirit Awards 2015

Winner
Independent Spirit Award
Best Documentary
Laura Poitras (director, producer)
Mathilde Bonnefoy (producer)
Dirk Wilutzky (producer)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 2014

Nominee
FFCC Award
Best Documentary

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) 2015

Nominee
Dorian Award
Documentary of the Year

Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA) 2015

Nominee
GAFCA Award
Best Documentary

German Film Awards 2015

Winner
Film Award in Gold
Best Documentary (Bester Dokumentarfilm)
Dirk Wilutzky (producer)
Laura Poitras (producer)
Mathilde Bonnefoy (producer)
Nominee
Film Award in Gold
Best Editing (Bester Schnitt)
Mathilde Bonnefoy
Best Sound (Beste Tongestaltung)
Alexander Buck
Frank Kruse
Matthias Lempert

Gold Derby Awards 2015

Winner
Gold Derby Award
Documentary Feature
Laura Poitras

Gotham Awards 2014

Winner
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Documentary
Laura Poitras
Mathilde Bonnefoy
Dirk Wilutzky
Nominee
Audience Award
Laura Poitras
Mathilde Bonnefoy
Dirk Wilutzky

Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival 2015

Winner
HRIFF Award
Best Documentary Film
Laura Poitras (director)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2015

Winner
HFCS Award
Best Documentary Feature

Indiewire Critics' Poll 2014

Winner
ICP Award
Best Documentary
Laura Poitras

International Cinephile Society Awards 2015

Nominee
ICS Award
Best Documentary

International Documentary Association 2014

Winner
IDA Award
Best Feature
Laura Poitras

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) 2015

Winner
INOCA
Best Documentary
Laura Poitras

Iowa Film Critics Awards 2015

Winner
IFC Award
Best Documentary

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 2014

Winner
KCFCC Award
Best Documentary

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2014

Winner
Sierra Award
Best Documentary

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2015

Winner
ALFS Award
Documentary of the Year

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Documentary/Non-Fiction Film
Laura Poitras

Moscow International Film Festival 2015

Nominee
Audience Award
Documentary
Laura Poitras
4th place.

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2015

Nominee
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Feature Documentary
Frank Kruse (supervising sound editor, sound designer)
Alexander Buck (supervising dialogue editor, supervising adr editor)
Carsten Richter (foley artist)
Markus Stemler (sound effects editor)
Helene Seidl (sound effects editor)
Hans Schumann (music editor)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 2015

Winner
NSFC Award
Best Non-Fiction Film

Nevada Film Critics Society 2014

Winner
NFCS Award
Best Documentary

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2014

Winner
NYFCC Award
Best Non-Fiction Film

North Carolina Film Critics Association 2015

Nominee
NCFCA Award
Best Documentary Film

Online Film & Television Association 2015

Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Documentary Picture
Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Non-Fiction Program
Best Direction of a Non-Fiction Program
Best Editing in a Non-Series

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2014

Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Documentary

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2015

Winner
Filmmakers Who Make a Difference Award
Laura Poitras

"Laura Poitras' astonishing documentary, Citizenfour, has played a major role in changing our ... More

"Laura Poitras' astonishing documentary, Citizenfour, has played a major role in changing our perceptions regarding fugitive Edward Snowden and about Governmental intrusion into our private lives through the tools of technology," said Festival Director Darryl Macdonald. "It's for these reasons that the Festival has seen fit to honor her role as a filmmaker who has truly made a difference through her work."


Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2014

Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Documentary

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2014

Winner
SDFCS Award
Best Documentary

San Francisco Film Critics Circle 2014

Winner
SFFCC Award
Best Documentary

Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2015

Winner
Outstanding Director of the Year Award
Laura Poitras

Satellite Awards 2014

Winner
Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture, Documentary

Seattle Film Critics Awards 2015

Nominee
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Documentary
Laura Poitras

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Nominee
SEFCA Award
Best Documentary

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2014

Winner
SLFCA Award
Best Documentary Film

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Nominee
Allan King Documentary Award
Laura Poitras

Utah Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Winner
UFCA Award
Best Documentary Feature Film

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2015

Nominee
VFCC Award
Best Documentary

Village Voice Film Poll 2014

Winner
VVFP Award
Best Documentary Feature Film

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Documentary

Women Film Critics Circle Awards 2014

Winner
Courage in Filmmaking Award
Laura Poitras

For bringing the Edward Snowden NSA revelations to light in Citizenfour, and driven into exile in ... More

For bringing the Edward Snowden NSA revelations to light in Citizenfour, and driven into exile in Germany for doing so.

Winner
WFCC Award
Best Documentary by or About Women

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