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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2013

Winner
Oscar
Best Achievement in Sound Editing
Paul N.J. Ottosson
Tied with Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers for Skyfall (2012).
Nominee
Oscar
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Mark Boal
Kathryn Bigelow
Megan Ellison
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Jessica Chastain
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
Mark Boal
Best Achievement in Film Editing
William Goldenberg
Dylan Tichenor

Golden Globes, USA 2013

Winner
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Jessica Chastain
Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Director - Motion Picture
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Mark Boal

BAFTA Awards 2013

Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Kathryn Bigelow
Megan Ellison
Mark Boal
Best Leading Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Original Screenplay
Mark Boal
Best Editing
Dylan Tichenor
William Goldenberg
Nominee
David Lean Award for Direction
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2013

Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Jessica Chastain

AACTA International Awards 2013

Nominee
AACTA International Award
Best Screenplay
Mark Boal
Best Direction
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Film
Kathryn Bigelow
Mark Boal
Megan Ellison

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards 2013

Nominee
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2013

Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Horror/Thriller Film
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain

AFI Awards, USA 2013

Winner
AFI Award
Movie of the Year

ZERO DARK THIRTY is a fierce meditation on modern warfare - a film that keeps audiences breathless,... More

ZERO DARK THIRTY is a fierce meditation on modern warfare - a film that keeps audiences breathless, even though the ending is history. Director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal chronicle the world's greatest manhunt with the electric intensity of a glance, the politics of personality and the very real question of what it takes to find the truth. Jessica Chastain drives the story forward with an enormity of purpose, again demonstrating her place among today's brightest talents. ZERO DARK THIRTY is a definitive tale of our times, where the battle waged is one of intellect over arms.


African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) 2012

Winner
AAFCA Award
Best Picture
Top 10 Films
1st place

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2013

Winner
EDA Award
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Picture
Kathryn Bigelow
Mark Boal
Megan Ellison
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
Mark Boal
Best Film Editing
William Goldenberg
Dylan Tichenor
Winner
EDA Female Focus Award
Best Woman Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Female Icon of the Year
Jessica Chastain
Winner
EDA Special Mention Award
Unforgettable Moment

For the scene Maya says "I'm the motherf---er, who runs this place." Tied with Anne Hathaway for ... More

For the scene Maya says "I'm the motherf---er, who runs this place." Tied with Anne Hathaway for Les Misérables (2012).

Nominee
EDA Award
Best Film Music or Score
Alexandre Desplat
Nominee
EDA Female Focus Award
Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Film Industry
Kathryn Bigelow

American Cinema Editors, USA 2013

Nominee
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film - Dramatic
Dylan Tichenor
William Goldenberg

Art Directors Guild 2013

Nominee
Excellence in Production Design Award
Contemporary Film
Jeremy Hindle (production designer)
Rod McLean (supervising art director)
Ben Collins (art director)
Dilip More (art director - India)
Todd Cherniawsky (art director - helicopter)
Rhys Ifan (assistant art director)
Gary Damian Thomas (illustrator)
Chris Kitisakkul (graphic designer)
Brian Morris (scenic artist)
Lisa Chugg (set decorator)
Ryan Church (concept artist)
Jamie Rama (concept artist)
Dean Dunham (scenic artist)

Austin Film Critics Association 2012

Winner
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Film

Awards Circuit Community Awards 2012

Nominee
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
Kathryn Bigelow
Mark Boal
Megan Ellison
Runner-up
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Jessica Chastain
Runner-up
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Runner-up
Best Original Screenplay
Mark Boal
Best Cinematography
Greig Fraser
Best Sound
Best Film Editing
William Goldenberg
Dylan Tichenor
Runner-up

BAFTA/LA Britannia Awards 2013

Winner
Britannia Award
John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing
Kathryn Bigelow

Black Film Critics Circle Awards 2012

Winner
BFCC Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Top Ten Films
1st

BMI Film & TV Awards 2013

Winner
BMI Film Music Award
Film Music
Alexandre Desplat

Boston Online Film Critics Association 2012

Winner
BOFCA Award
Ten Best Films of the Year
1st place
Best Picture
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Editing
William Goldenberg
Dylan Tichenor

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2012

Winner
BSFC Award
Best Film
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Film Editing
Dylan Tichenor
William Goldenberg

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2013

Winner
Critics Choice Award
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Editing
William Goldenberg
Dylan Tichenor
Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Original Screenplay
Mark Boal

Casting Society of America, USA 2013

Nominee
Artios
Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Big Budget Feature - Drama
Mark Bennett (casting director)
Richard Hicks (casting director)
Seher Latif (location casting)
Charley Medigovich (associate)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2013

Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Picture
4th place
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Original Screenplay
Mark Boal

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2012

Winner
CFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Editing
Dylan Tichenor
William Goldenberg
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Original Screenplay
Mark Boal
Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Jason Clarke
Best Cinematography
Greig Fraser
Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat

Cinema Audio Society, USA 2013

Nominee
C.A.S. Award
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Motion Pictures - Live Action
Ray Beckett (production mixer)
Paul N.J. Ottosson (re-recording mixer)
Sam Okell (scoring mixer)
Brian Smith (adr mixer)
John Sanacore (foley mixer)

CinEuphoria Awards 2014

Nominee
CinEuphoria
Best Editing - International Competition
William Goldenberg
Dylan Tichenor

Costume Designers Guild Awards 2013

Nominee
CDG Award
Excellence in Contemporary Film
George L. Little

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2012

Winner
DFWFCA Award
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Screenplay
Mark Boal
Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture

Denver Film Critics Society 2013

Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain

Detroit Film Critics Society, US 2012

Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Film
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain

Directors Guild of America, USA 2013

Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Kathryn Bigelow

Empire Awards, UK 2013

Nominee
Empire Award
Best Thriller
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 2012

Winner
FFCC Award
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain

GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics 2013

Nominee
Dorian Award
Film Performance of the Year - Actress
Jessica Chastain

Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA) 2013

Winner
GAFCA Award
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Nominee
GAFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Supporting Actress
Jennifer Ehle
Best Original Screenplay
Mark Boal
Best Cinematography
Greig Fraser

Gold Derby Awards 2013

Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Lead Actress
Jessica Chastain
Film Editing
William Goldenberg
Dylan Tichenor
Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Motion Picture
Mark Boal
Kathryn Bigelow
Megan Ellison
Sound
Paul N.J. Ottosson
Ray Beckett
Original Screenplay
Mark Boal

Golden Schmoes Awards 2012

Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Director of the Year
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Actress of the Year
Jessica Chastain
Best Action Sequence of the Year
'Bin Laden compound raid'
Best Line of the Year
"I'm the motherf*cker who found this place, sir!"

Golden Trailer Awards 2013

Nominee
Golden Trailer
Best Drama
Columbia Pictures
Ignition Creative
For "Dom TRLR4".
Best Motion/Title Graphics
Columbia Pictures
Blt:Av
For "Redacted".
Best Action TV Spot
Columbia Pictures
For "Seal Team".

Grammy Awards 2014

Nominee
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
Alexandre Desplat

Guild of Music Supervisors Awards 2013

Nominee
GMS Award
Best Music Supervision for Trailers
Natalie Baartz
Trailer 3

Hollywood Film Awards 2012

Winner
Hollywood Film Award
Editor of the Year
Dylan Tichenor
For Lawless

Hollywood Post Alliance, US 2013

Nominee
HPA Awards
Outstanding Editing - Feature Film
William Goldenberg
Dylan Tichenor

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2012

Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Screenplay
Mark Boal

IGN Summer Movie Awards 2012

Winner
IGN Award
Best Drama Movie
Nominee
IGN Award
Best Movie
Best Movie Actress
Jessica Chastain

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US 2012

Winner
IFJA Award
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Nominee
IFJA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow

Indiewire Critics' Poll 2012

Winner
ICP Award
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Nominee
ICP Award
Best Film
2nd place.
Best Supporting Performance
Jason Clarke
9th place.
Best Screenplay
Mark Boal
2nd place
Best Lead Performance
Jessica Chastain
4th place.
Best Original Score or Soundtrack
Alexandre Desplat
5th place. Tied with Mihály Vig for The Turin Horse (2011).

International Cinephile Society Awards 2013

Winner
ICS Award
Best Editing
William Goldenberg
Dylan Tichenor
Nominee
ICS Award
Best Picture
4th place.
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Original Screenplay
Mark Boal

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA) 2013

Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for an Action/Adventure/Thriller Film
Alexandre Desplat

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) 2013

Winner
INOCA
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Film Editing
William Goldenberg
Dylan Tichenor
Best Sound Mixing
Paul N.J. Ottosson
Ray Beckett
Best Sound Editing
Paul N.J. Ottosson
Nominee
INOCA
Best Picture
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Original Screenplay
Mark Boal

Iowa Film Critics Awards 2013

Winner
IFC Award
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Nominee
IFC Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA) 2013

Nominee
IOMA
Best Original Screenplay (Miglior sceneggiatura originale)
Mark Boal
Best Editing (Miglior montaggio)
William Goldenberg
Dylan Tichenor

Key Art Awards 2013

Nominee
Key Art Award
Best Audio/Visual Technique
Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
Ignition Creative
For its trailer music in the fourth trailer "Journey".

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2012

Winner
Sierra Award
Best Film Editing
William Goldenberg
Dylan Tichenor
Nominee
Sierra Award
Best Picture
2nd place

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2013

Nominee
ALFS Award
Actress of the Year
Jessica Chastain
Director of the Year
Kathryn Bigelow
Screenwriter of the Year
Mark Boal

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2012

Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Editing
Dylan Tichenor
William Goldenberg
Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow

MovieGuide Awards 2013

Nominee
Faith and Freedom Award

MTV Movie + TV Awards 2013

Nominee
MTV Movie Award
Best Scared-As-S**t Performance
Jessica Chastain

Chastain's performance as intelligence expert Maya keeps us on the edge of our seats when her car ... More

Chastain's performance as intelligence expert Maya keeps us on the edge of our seats when her car is wrought with gun fire and she's driving without direction, desperately seeking safety.


National Board of Review, USA 2012

Winner
NBR Award
Best Film
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 2013

Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Film
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Tied with Paul Thomas Anderson for The Master (2012) in 2nd place.
Best Cinematography
Greig Fraser

Nevada Film Critics Society 2012

Winner
NFCS Award
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Tied with Ben Affleck for Argo (2012).

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2012

Winner
NYFCC Award
Best Film
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Cinematographer
Greig Fraser
Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Mark Boal
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
4th Place.

New York Film Critics, Online 2012

Winner
NYFCO Award
Best Film
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Screenplay
Mark Boal
Top Films of the Year

North Carolina Film Critics Association 2013

Nominee
NCFCA Award
Best Narrative Film
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Supporting Actor
Jason Clarke
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Original Screenplay
Mark Boal
Nominee
Tar Heel Award

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards 2012

Winner
OFCC Award
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Nominee
OFCC Award
Best Film
2nd place

Online Film & Television Association 2013

Winner
OFTA Film Award
Most Cinematic Moment
"Storming the Compound".
Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
Mark Boal
Kathryn Bigelow
Megan Ellison
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Casting
Mark Bennett
Richard Hicks
Gail Stevens
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Mark Boal
Best Music, Original Score
Alexandre Desplat
Best Film Editing
Dylan Tichenor
William Goldenberg
Best Cinematography
Greig Fraser
Best Sound Mixing
Paul N.J. Ottosson
Fred Peck III
James Simcik
Andy Stallabrass
Best Sound Effects Editing
Paul N.J. Ottosson
Best Movie Trailer
For the second trailer (first theatrical trailer).

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2013

Winner
OFCS Award
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Original Screenplay
Mark Boal
Best Editing
William Goldenberg
Dylan Tichenor
Best Picture
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow

PGA Awards 2013

Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Kathryn Bigelow
Mark Boal
Megan Ellison

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2012

Winner
PFCS Award
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Jessica Chastain
Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Cinematography
Greig Fraser
Best Film Editing
Dylan Tichenor
William Goldenberg
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Mark Boal

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2012

Winner
Special Award
Greig Fraser
For Killing Them Softly and Snow White and the Huntsman
For the body of work in the last year.
Nominee
SDFCS Award
Best Film
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Editing
William Goldenberg
Dylan Tichenor

San Francisco Film Critics Circle 2012

Winner
SFFCC Award
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Original Screenplay
Mark Boal

Satellite Awards 2012

Winner
Satellite Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Mark Boal
Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Film Editing
Dylan Tichenor
William Goldenberg
Best Actress in a Motion Picture
Jessica Chastain
Best Motion Picture
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2012

Nominee
SEFCA Award
Best Picture
2nd place
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Original Screenplay
Mark Boal

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2012

Winner
SLFCA Award
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Original Screenplay
Mark Boal
Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Film
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2012

Nominee
TFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Screenplay
Mark Boal

Utah Film Critics Association Awards 2012

Winner
UFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Nominee
UFCA Award
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2013

Winner
VFCC Award
Best Film
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Screenplay
Mark Boal

Village Voice Film Poll 2012

Winner
VVFP Award
Best Screenplay
Mark Boal
Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Supporting Actor
Jason Clarke
4th place.
Best Film
2nd place.
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
2nd place.
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
3rd place.
Best Supporting Actress
Jennifer Ehle
6th place.

Visual Effects Society Awards 2013

Nominee
VES Award
Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Feature Motion Picture
Geoff Anderson
Chris Harvey
Jeremy Hattingh
Richard Stutsman

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2012

Winner
WAFCA Award
Best Film
Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Ensemble
Best Original Screenplay
Mark Boal
Best Cinematography
Greig Fraser

Women Film Critics Circle Awards 2012

Winner
WFCC Award
Best Movie by a Woman
Kathryn Bigelow
Best Female Images in a Movie
Best Equality of the Sexes

World Soundtrack Awards 2013

Nominee
World Soundtrack Award
Film Composer of the Year
Alexandre Desplat
For Argo , Reality , Renoir and Rise of the Guardians

Writers Guild of America, USA 2013

Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Original Screenplay
Mark Boal (written by)

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