San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Director

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San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Director
Spike Lee Cannes 2018.jpg
The 2018 recipient: Spike Lee
Awarded forExcellence in Cinematic Direction Achievement
CountryUnited States
Presented bySan Francisco Film Critics Circle
First awardedTodd Haynes
Far from Heaven (2002)
Currently held byGuillermo del Toro
The Shape of Water (2017)
Websitesffcc.org

The San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Director is an award given by the San Francisco Film Critics Circle to honor a film director who has delivered an outstanding directing while working in the film industry.

Winners[edit]

2000s[edit]

Year Winner Film
2002 Todd Haynes Far from Heaven
2003 Peter Jackson The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
2004 Alexander Payne Sideways
2005 Ang Lee Brokeback Mountain
2006 Paul Greengrass United 93
2007 Joel Coen and Ethan Coen No Country for Old Men
2008 Gus Van Sant Milk
2009 Kathryn Bigelow The Hurt Locker

2010s[edit]

Year Winner Film
2010 Darren Aronofsky Black Swan
David Fincher The Social Network
2011 Terrence Malick The Tree of Life
2012 Kathryn Bigelow Zero Dark Thirty
2013 Alfonso Cuarón Gravity
2014 Richard Linklater Boyhood
2015 George Miller Mad Max: Fury Road
2016 Barry Jenkins Moonlight
2017 Guillermo del Toro The Shape of Water
2018 Spike Lee BlacKkKlansman