Academy Awards, USA

Oscar [Nominee] (2017)

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

BAFTA Awards

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Screenplay (Original)

Hell or High Water (2016)

AACTA International Awards

AACTA International Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

Saturn Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Writing

Hell or High Water (2016)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

EDA Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Writing, Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

American Indian Film Festival

American Indian Movie Award [Winner] (2017)

Best Film

Wind River (2017)

Austin Film Critics Association

AFCA Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Original Screenplay

Sicario (2015)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

ACCA [Nominee] (2016)

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

Critics Choice Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

Camerimage

Best Directorial Debut [Nominee] (2017)


Wind River (2017)

Cannes Film Festival

Un Certain Regard - Best Director [Winner] (2017)


Wind River (2017)

Un Certain Regard Award [Nominee] (2017)


Wind River (2017)

Golden Camera [Nominee] (2017)


Wind River (2017)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

COFCA Award [Winner] (2017)

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

COFCA Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Original Screenplay

Sicario (2015)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

CFCA Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle Awards

CIFCC Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

Denver Film Critics Society

DFCS Award [Winner] (2017)

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

Detroit Film Critics Society Awards

DFCS Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Screenplay

Wind River (2017)

DFCS Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

Directors Guild of America, USA

DGA Award [Nominee] (2018)

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in First-Time Feature Film

Wind River (2017)

Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards

DFCC [Nominee] (2017)

Best Screenplay

Tied with Barry Jenkins for Moonlight (2016) in ... More

Tied with Barry Jenkins for Moonlight (2016) in 2nd place


Wind River (2017)

DFCC [Nominee] (2016)

Best Screenplay
3rd place

Hell or High Water (2016)

Empire Awards, UK

Empire Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

Faro Island Film Festival

Golden Carp Film Award - International [Nominee] (2018)

Best New Director

Wind River (2017)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

Independent Spirit Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

FFCC Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA)

GAFCA Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

GAFCA Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Original Screenplay

Sicario (2015)

Gold Derby Awards

Gold Derby Award [Nominee] (2017)

Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

Golden Globes, USA

Golden Globe [Nominee] (2017)

Best Screenplay - Motion Picture

Hell or High Water (2016)

Golden Schmoes Awards

Golden Schmoes [Nominee] (2016)

Best Screenplay of the Year

Hell or High Water (2016)

Gotham Awards

Gotham Independent Film Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

Hawaii Film Critics Society

HFCS Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Director

Wind River (2017)

HFCS Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best New Filmmaker

Wind River (2017)

HFCS Award [Winner] (2017)

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

Hollywood Film Awards

Hollywood Breakthrough Award [Winner] (2017)

Breakthrough Directing

Wind River (2017)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

HFCS Award [Winner] (2017)

Best Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US

IFJA Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

ICP Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Screenplay
4th place.

Hell or High Water (2016)

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

KCFCC Award [Winner] (2016)

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

KCFCC Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Original Screenplay

Sicario (2015)

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

Audience Award [Winner] (2017)


Wind River (2017)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

Sierra Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Screenplay, Original

Hell or High Water (2016)

Nantucket Film Festival

Best of Fest Award [Winner] (2017)


Wind River (2017)

Audience Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Narrative Feature

Wind River (2017)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

NSFC Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

Nevada Film Critics Society

NFCS Award [Winner] (2016)

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

North Carolina Film Critics Association

NCFCA Award [Winner] (2017)

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards

OFCC Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

Online Film & Television Association

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

Hell or High Water (2016)

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Feature Debut

Sicario (2015)

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

Sicario (2015)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

OFCS Award [Winner] (2017)

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

OFCS Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Original Screenplay

Sicario (2015)

Phoenix Critics Circle

PCC Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

PFCS Award [Winner] (2016)

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

SDFCS Award [Winner] (2016)

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

SFFCC Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Screenplay, Original

Hell or High Water (2016)

SFFCC Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Screenplay, Original

Sicario (2015)

Satellite Awards

Satellite Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Screenplay, Original

Hell or High Water (2016)

Seattle Film Critics Awards

Seattle Film Critics Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Screenplay, Original

Sicario (2015)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

SEFCA Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

SLFCA Award [Winner] (2016)

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

Utah Film Critics Association Awards

UFCA Award [Winner] (2016)

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

VFCC Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

WAFCA Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

Western Heritage Awards

Bronze Wrangler [Winner] (2021)

Fictional Television Drama

Yellowstone (2018)

Bronze Wrangler [Winner] (2020)

Fictional Drama

Yellowstone (2018)

Bronze Wrangler [Winner] (2019)

Fictional Drama

Yellowstone (2018)

Bronze Wrangler [Winner] (2018)

Theatrical Motion Picture

Wind River (2017)

Western Writers of America

Spur Award [Winner] (2018)

Best Western Drama Script (Fiction)

Wind River (2017)

Spur Award [Winner] (2017)

Best Western Drama Script (Fiction)

Hell or High Water (2016)

Writers Guild of America, USA

WGA Award (Screen) [Nominee] (2017)

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (2016)

WGA Award (Screen) [Nominee] (2016)

Best Original Screenplay

Sicario (2015)