Since 1938, the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award is bestowed during the Academy Awards ceremonies to film producers, which are voted by the Academy's Board of Governors. The prize, named after a legendary head of the Production Division of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, is not given each year (in earlier years, some individuals were honored more than once). Rather than the familiar "Oscar" statuette, its trophy is in the form of a solid bronze bust of Thalberg. Hitchcock was awarded in 1968. His acceptance speech, in its entirety, was "Thank you... very much indeed."
AFI's 100 Years…100 Movies is a list determined by the American Film Institute that, in a three-hour television event, counted down the 100 greatest American movies of all time. from a poll of more than 1,500 artists and leaders in the film industry who chose the 100-best films in 1998. In total four movies directed by Hitchcock entered the list.
AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies (10th Anniversary)
To update for the new generation of films released from 1996 to 2006, an updated version of the list billed as an AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies was released in June 2007. (AFI will conduct different versions of this poll every ten years.) While Steven Spielberg has the most films of any director on the list at five films, Stanley Kubrick, Billy Wilder and Hitchcock tie for 2nd place with four of their films making the list.
Top 100 Greatest American Movies (10th Anniversary)
The Cannes Film Festival is the most prestigious film festival in the world founded in 1946, which is held annually (usually each May). The ceremony takes place at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, in Cannes located in the south of France. The highest prize awarded at the festival is currently known as Palme d'Or (previously recognized as the Grand Prix du Festival), and it is presented to the director of the best feature film of the official competition. Overall, Hitchcock received three nominations (in 1946, 1953 and 1956).
The Golden Globe Award is an accolade presented by the members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) to recognize excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign. The formal ceremonies are presented annually as a major part of the film industry's awards season, culminating each year with the Oscars. Hitchcock won twice.
The Jussi Award is a Finnish equivalent to American Oscars, to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry in Finland (including film directors, actors and/or writers). The event was formed by Filmiaura society that count up to 260 film professionals who vote for all the categories, except Public Favorite. Hitchcock
The Kinema Junpo (respectively キネマ旬報) is the oldest Japanese film magazine founded by a group of four Tokyo Institute of Technology students in 1919. Although, the publication serves as a trade journal, reporting on the film industry and announcing new films and trends in Japan, it initially specialized in covering mostly foreign films. Hitchcock held an award in the international category.
The Golden LaurelakaLaurel Awards' was an American-Canadian film award organized by Motion Picture Exhibitor magazine that honored pictures, actors, directors and composers. Out of thirteen released annual editions, Hitchcock was nominated each year, winning eight times eventually, while four times he was ranked as the second as Best Producer/Director.
Since 1946, Locarno International Film Festival (Italian: Festival del film Locarno) is altogether with Karlovy Vary IFF considered as one of the oldest film festivals (after Cannes FF and Venice FF). It is held annually in the small Swiss-Italian town. Directors in the process of getting an international reputation are allowed to be entered in the competitive selection and the main prize went under many variations until it was named Golden Leopard. Hitchcock received the Mention award in 1950.
The National Board of Review of Motion Pictures (NBR MP) was founded in 1909 as a censorship organization originally recognized as New York Board of Motion Picture Censorship in New York City. The society also works to foster commentary on all aspects of film production, as well as underwriting educational film programs and seminars for film students. Hitchcock won the NBR award in 1970.
The National Film Registry (NFR) was established by the National Film Preservation Board in 1988 to preserve "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant films"of the Cinema of the United States. Each year 25 are selected, of which each must be at least ten years old to be eligible for inclusion. For the first selection in 1989, the public nominated almost 1,000 films for consideration (including Vertigo). By now, six of Hitchcock's films were inducted by the board members.
The New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC) annually honors excellence in cinema worldwide by an organization of film reviewers from New York City publications since 1935. The ceremony is held on December of each year, in part as a response to the Academy Awards. Hitchcock won once in 1939.
Founded in 1932 as the Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica, the Venice Film Festival is the oldest such event in the world. As part of the major biennial exhibition and festival for contemporary art called Venice Biennale, the fest takes place on the island of the Lido in Venice, Italy. The highest given prize is the Golden Lion, which is regarded as one of the film industry's most distinguished award. Hitchcock was nominated in 1955.
The Hollywood Walk of Fame as one of the most successful marketing ideas ever produced is administered by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. The stars (located on both sides of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street in the district of Los Angeles, California) are permanent public monuments to various artists for their achievement in the entertainment industry, as well as to fictional characters. Hitchcock received two stars – one with the symbol of classic film camera representing his motion pictures, and one with the television set emblem for his contribution to broadcast television, both on 8 February 1960.
C^ While the movie was produced by Hitchcock and Harry E. Edington (both uncredited), Joan Fontaine earned for her role of Lina McLaidlaw in Suspicion the Academy Award for Best Actress, as the only Oscar–winning performance under Hitchcock's direction.
^ abcdefghijklmnopqrstFor Alfred Hitchcock's major awards and/or nominations received either for his contribution to/for motion pictures or television films, use the general IMDb link. For additional awards, check the notes links.