List of accolades received by District 9

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District 9 is a 2009 science fiction thriller film directed by Neill Blomkamp. The National Board of Review has named it one of the top 10 independent film of 2009. It received four Academy Awards nominations, seven British Academy Film Awards nominations, five Broadcast Film Critics Association nominations, and one Golden Globe nomination. It is the fourth film ever nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards for TriStar Pictures.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Organizations[edit]

Awards
Ceremony Award Category Name Outcome
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
(82nd Academy Awards)[1]
Oscar
Best Picture Peter Jackson & Carolynne Cunningham Nominated
Film Editing Julian Clarke
Visual Effects Dan Kaufman, Peter Muyzers, Robert Habros, Matt Aitken
Adapted Screenplay Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films [2]
Saturn Award
Best International Film Won
Best Director Neill Blomkamp Nominated
Best Writing Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell
Best Make-Up Joe Dunckley, Sarah Rubano, Frances Richardson
Best Production Design Philip Ivey
Best Special Effects Dan Kaufman, Peter Muyzers, Robert Habros, Matt Aitken
British Academy Film Awards[3]
David Lean Award
Best Director Neill Blomkamp Nominated
Bafta
Best Adapted Screenplay Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell
Best Cinematography Trent Opaloch
Best Editing Julian Clarke
Best Production Design Philip Ivey, Guy Poltgieter
Best Sound Brent Burge, Chris Ward, Dave Whitehead, Michael Hedges, Ken Saville
Best Special Visual Effects Dan Kaufman, Peter Muyzers, Robert Habros, Matt Aitken
Golden Globe Awards[4]
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell Nominated
Hugo Award
Hugo Award
Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form Neill Blomkamp Nominated
IGN Movie Awards[5]
IGN Award
Best Summer Movie Won
Best Sci-Fi Movie
Best Movie
Favorite Summer Hero Sharlto Copley
Best Performance Sharlto Copley
People's Choice Awards
People's Choice Award
Favorite Independent Movie Nominated
Satellite Awards [6]
Satellite Award
Best Director Neill Blomkamp Nominated
Best Film Editing Julian Clarke
Best Screenplay, Adapted Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell
Best Visual Effects Robert Habros, Charlie Bradbury, Stephen Pepper, Winston Helgason
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America[7]
Bradbury Award
The Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell Won
USC Scripter Award
USC Scripter Award
Neill Blomkamp (screenwriter/author), Terri Tatchell (screenwriter) Nominated

Guild awards[edit]

Awards
Ceremony Award Category Name Outcome
American Cinema Editors[8]
ACE Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film - Dramatic Julian Clarke Nominated
Art Directors Guild[9]
ADG Award
Excellence in Production Design for a Fantasy Film Philip Ivey Nominated
Cinema Audio Society
C.A.S Award
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Motion Pictures Michael Hedges, Gilbert Lake, Ken Saville Nominated
Motion Picture Sound Editors[10]
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue and ADR in a Foreign Feature Film Brent Burge, Chris Ward Won
Producers Guild of America[11]
Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award
Best Theatrical Motion Pictures Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson Nominated
Visual Effects Society[12]
VES Award
Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Feature Motion Picture Stefanie Boose, Dan Kaufman, Peter Muyzers, James Stewart Nominated
Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture Steve Nichols, Jeremy Mesana, Vera Zivny, Brett Ineson
Outstanding Compositing in a Feature Motion Picture Shervin Shogian, Hamish Schumacher, Janeen Elliott, Simon Hughes Won

Critics groups[edit]

Awards
Ceremony Award Category Name Outcome
Austin Film Critics Association
AFCA Award
Top 10 film
Best First Film Neill Blomkamp Won
Boston Society of Film Critics
BSFC Award
Best New Filmmaker Neill Blomkamp Won
Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards[13]
Critics Choice Award
Best Action Movie Nominated
Best Makeup Sarah Rubano Won
Best Adapted Screenplay Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell Nominated
Best Sound
Best Visual Effects
Central Ohio Film Critics Association
COFCA Award
Breakthrough Film Artist Neill Blomkamp Runner-up
Chicago Film Critics Association
CFCA Award
Most Promising Filmmaker Neill Blomkamp Won
Most Promising Performer Sharlto Copley Nominated
Kansas City Film Critics Circle
Vincent Koehler Award
Outstanding Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror Film Won
Los Angeles Film Critics Association
LAFCA Award
Best Production Design Philip Ivey Won
New Generation Award Neill Blomkamp
National Board of Review Awards[14]
NBR Award
Top 10 Independent Films
Online Film Critics Society
OFCS Award
Best Director Neill Blomkamp Nominated
Best Actor Sharlto Copley
Best Adapted Screenplay Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Phoenix Film Critics Society
PFCS Award
Breakout Behind the Camera Neill Blomkamp Won
St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association
SLGFCA Award
Most Original, Innovative or Creative Film Nominated
Best Visual Effects

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Nominations for the 36th Annual Saturn Awards
  3. ^ "Orange British Academy Film Awards 2009 Nominations". Bafta.org. Retrieved 2010-02-04. 
  4. ^ "The Hollywood Foreign Press Association Nominations". Goldenglobes.org. Retrieved 2010-02-04. 
  5. ^ "Best of 2009 Movies Awards". Bestof.ign.com. Retrieved 2010-02-04. 
  6. ^ Christopher Chen (2009-11-30). "14th Annual SATELLITE AWARDS Nominees". Pressacademy.com. Retrieved 2010-02-04. 
  7. ^ Standlee, Kevin (May 15, 2010). "Nebula Awards Results". Science Fiction Awards Watch. Retrieved May 15, 2010. 
  8. ^ "NOMINEES FOR 60TH ANNUAL ACE EDDIE AWARDS". Ace-filmeditors.org. Retrieved 2010-02-04. 
  9. ^ incEngine. "ADG Awards Nominations". Artdirectors.org. Retrieved 2010-02-04. 
  10. ^ Melissa Hagan, mhagan@mindspring.com. "2010 Golden Reel Award Nominees: Feature Films". Mpse.org. Retrieved 2010-02-04. 
  11. ^ "PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES BEST PRODUCED MOTION PICTURE, ANIMATED MOTION PICTURE, AND DOCUMENTARY MOTION PICTURE NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2010 PGA AWARDS". Producersguild.org. Retrieved 2010-02-04. [dead link]
  12. ^ "VES Announces Nominees for 8th Annual VES Awards". Visualeffectssociety.com. Retrieved 2010-02-04. 
  13. ^ "The 15th Annual Critics' Choice Awards Nominees". Bfca.org. 2010-01-15. Retrieved 2010-02-04. 
  14. ^ "National Board of Review Awards for 2009". Nbrmp.org. Retrieved 2010-02-04.