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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2017 Nominee
Oscar
Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

BAFTA Awards

2017 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay (Adapted)
Arrival (2016)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2017 Winner
Saturn Award
Best Writing
Arrival (2016)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2017 Nominee
EDA Award
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

Austin Film Critics Association

2016 Winner
AFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2016 Winner
ACCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

Bram Stoker Awards

2018 Nominee
Bram Stoker Award
Screenplay
Bird Box (2018)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2016 Winner
Critics Choice Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2017 Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2016 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

Daytime Emmy Awards

2007 Nominee
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Broadband Program - Drama
Stranger Adventures (2006)
Shared with:
For episode "Ian Hollister and the Haunted Hospital".

Denver Film Critics Society

2017 Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

Detroit Film Critics Society Awards

2016 Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

Dragon Awards

2017 Nominee
Dragon Award
Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Movie
Arrival (2016)
Shared with:

Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards

2016 Winner
DFCC
Best Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

Empire Awards, UK

2017 Nominee
Empire Award
Best Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2016 Nominee
FFCC Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA)

2017 Nominee
GAFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

Gold Derby Awards

2017 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

Golden Schmoes Awards

2016 Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Screenplay of the Year
Arrival (2016)

Hawaii Film Critics Society

2017 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2017 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

Hugo Awards

2017 Winner
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form
Arrival (2016)
Shared with:

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US

2016 Nominee
IFJA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2016 Nominee
ICP Award
Best Screenplay
Arrival (2016)
6th place.

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2017 Nominee
INOCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

2016 Winner
KCFCC Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2016 Nominee
Sierra Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Arrival (2016)

Nevada Film Critics Society

2016 Winner
NFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

North Carolina Film Critics Association

2017 Winner
NCFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards

2017 Winner
OFCC Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

Online Film & Television Association

2017 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Arrival (2016)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2017 Winner
OFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)
Shared with:

Phoenix Critics Circle

2016 Nominee
PCC Award
Best Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2016 Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Screenplay Adapted from Other Material
Arrival (2016)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2016 Nominee
SDFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

2016 Winner
SFFCC Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Arrival (2016)

Seattle Film Critics Awards

2017 Nominee
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2016 Nominee
SEFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2016 Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

SXSW Film Festival

2013 Nominee
Audience Award
Narrative Spotlight
Hours (2013)

USC Scripter Award

2017 Nominee
USC Scripter Award
Film
Arrival (2016)
Shared with:
Adapted from the novella "Story of Your Life"

Utah Film Critics Association Awards

2016 Nominee
UFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2016 Winner
WAFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)

Writers Guild of America, USA

2017 Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival (2016)
Based on the story Story of Your Life by Ted Chiang

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