Stephen Frears Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2007 Nominee
Oscar
Best Achievement in Directing
The Queen (2006)
1991 Nominee
Oscar
Best Director
The Grifters (1990)

Golden Globes, USA

2007 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
The Queen (2006)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2019 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series
State of the Union (2019)
Shared with:
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special
A Very English Scandal (2018)
2014 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special
Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)
2000 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special
Fail Safe (2000)
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BAFTA Awards

2019 Winner
BAFTA TV Award
Best Director: Fiction
A Very English Scandal (2018)
Nominee
BAFTA TV Award
Best Mini-Series
A Very English Scandal (2018)
Shared with:
2014 Nominee
Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film
Philomena (2013)
Shared with:
2007 Nominee
Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film
The Queen (2006)
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Nominee
David Lean Award for Direction
The Queen (2006)
2004 Winner
BAFTA TV Award
Best Single Drama
The Deal (2003)
Shared with:
2003 Nominee
Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
Shared with:
1994 Nominee
BAFTA TV Award
Best Single Drama
The Snapper (1993)
Shared with:
1990 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Direction
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
1984 Nominee
BAFTA TV Award
Best Single Drama
Saigon -Year of the Cat- (1983)
1983 Nominee
BAFTA TV Award
Best Single Drama
Walter (1982)
1982 Winner
BAFTA TV Award
Best Single Play
BBC2 Playhouse (1973)
For episode "Going Gently (#7.27)".
1979 Nominee
BAFTA TV Award
Best Single Play
Me! I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1978)

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

2014 Nominee
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Director
Philomena (2013)
2007 Nominee
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Director
The Queen (2006)

Abu Dhabi Film Festival

2013 Nominee
Black Pearl Award
Best Narrative Feature
Philomena (2013)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2006 Nominee
EDA Award
Best Picture
The Queen (2006)
Best Drama by or About Women
The Queen (2006)

Amiens International Film Festival

2010 Winner
Golden Unicorn for Career Achievement

ASECAN

1990 Winner
ASECAN Award
Best Foreign Film
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

Association of Polish Filmmakers Critics Awards

1990 Winner
Honorable Mention
Best Foreign Film
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

BAFTA/LA Britannia Awards

2008 Winner
Britannia Award
Artistic Excellence in Directing

Bangkok International Film Festival

2006 Nominee
Golden Kinnaree Award
Best Film
Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)

Berlin International Film Festival

2009 Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Chéri (2009)
1999 Winner
Silver Berlin Bear
Best Director
The Hi-Lo Country (1998)
Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
The Hi-Lo Country (1998)
1996 Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Mary Reilly (1996)
1989 Winner
Berlinale Camera

Bodil Awards

2007 Nominee
Bodil
Best Non-American Film (Bedste ikke-amerikanske film)
The Queen (2006)
UK.
1990 Winner
Bodil
Best Non-European Film (Bedste ikke-europæiske film)
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

1989 Winner
BSFC Award
Best Director
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

British Independent Film Awards

2006 Nominee
British Independent Film Award
Best Director
The Queen (2006)
2005 Nominee
British Independent Film Award
Best Director
Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)
2003 Winner
British Independent Film Award
Best Director
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Broadcast Awards, UK

2019 Winner
Broadcast Awards
Best Drama Series or Serial
A Very English Scandal (2018)
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Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2007 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Director
The Queen (2006)

Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

2019 Winner
Broadcasting Press Guild Award
Best Drama Mini Series
A Very English Scandal (2018)
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Cannes Film Festival

1996 Nominee
Palme d'Or
The Van (1996)
1987 Nominee
Palme d'Or
Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

Capri, Hollywood

2016 Winner
Capri European Director Award
Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2006 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Director
The Queen (2006)

Chicago International Film Festival

2013 Nominee
Audience Choice Award
Philomena (2013)
2006 Winner
Audience Choice Award
The Queen (2006)
Winner
Career Achievement Award

Cinequest San Jose Film Festival

2003 Winner
Maverick Tribute Award

César Awards, France

2007 Nominee
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
The Queen (2006)
1994 Nominee
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
The Snapper (1993)
1990 Winner
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2006 Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Director
The Queen (2006)
1991 Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Director
The Grifters (1990)

Danish Film Awards (Robert)

2014 Nominee
Robert
Best Non-American Film (Årets ikke-amerikanske film)
Philomena (2013)
2007 Nominee
Robert
Best Non-American Film (Årets ikke-amerikanske film)
The Queen (2006)

David di Donatello Awards

2014 Winner
David
Best European Film (Miglior Film dell'Unione Europea)
Philomena (2013)
2007 Nominee
David
Best European Film (Miglior Film dell'Unione Europea)
The Queen (2006)
2006 Nominee
David
Best European Film (Miglior Film dell'Unione Europea)
Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)

Dingle International Film Festival

2010 Winner
Gregory Peck Award: For Excellence in The Art of Film

Directors Guild of America, USA

2014 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-Series
Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)
2007 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The Queen (2006)
2001 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television
Fail Safe (2000)
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Directors Guild of Great Britain

2004 Nominee
DGGB Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television Movie/Serial
The Deal (2003)

Empire Awards, UK

2006 Winner
Inspiration Award

European Film Awards

2018 Nominee
Audience Award
Victoria & Abdul (2017)
2014 Nominee
Audience Award
Philomena (2013)
2011 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award
2007 Nominee
European Film Award
European Director
The Queen (2006)
Nominee
Audience Award
Best European Film
The Queen (2006)

Evening Standard British Film Awards

2007 Winner
Special Award
For making British film reverberate around the world.
2003 Winner
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Film
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
1986 Winner
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Film
My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)

Film by the Sea International Film Festival

2014 Nominee
The Pearl
Best Feature Film
Philomena (2013)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

1988 Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best Foreign Film
Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
UK.

Fotogramas de Plata

1990 Winner
Fotogramas de Plata
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

Golden Eagle Awards, Russia

2008 Winner
Golden Eagle
Best Foreign Film
The Queen (2006)

Goya Awards

2007 Winner
Goya
Best European Film (Mejor Película Europea)
The Queen (2006)
1995 Winner
Goya
Best European Film (Mejor Película Europea)
The Snapper (1993)
UK

Guild of German Art House Cinemas

1990 Winner
Guild Film Award - Gold
Foreign Film (Ausländischer Film)
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

Hamburg Film Festival

1996 Winner
Douglas Sirk Award

Hamptons International Film Festival

2013 Winner
Audience Award
Best Narrative Feature
Philomena (2013)

Hawaii International Film Festival

2013 Nominee
EuroCinema Hawai'i Award
Best Film
Philomena (2013)

Heartland Film

2017 Winner
Truly Moving Picture Award
Victoria & Abdul (2017)

Hollywood Film Awards

2005 Winner
Hollywood World Award
Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

2007 Nominee
Silver Ribbon
Best European Director (Regista del Miglior Film Europeo)
The Queen (2006)
1994 Nominee
European Silver Ribbon
The Snapper (1993)
1989 Nominee
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

2003 Winner
Special Prize for Outstanding Contribution to World Cinema

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2007 Winner
ALFS Award
British Director of the Year
The Queen (2006)
2006 Nominee
ALFS Award
British Director of the Year
Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1986 Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Foreign Film
My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)

Middleburg Film Festival

2013 Winner
Audience Award
Narrative Feature
Philomena (2013)

Mill Valley Film Festival

2013 Winner
Audience Award
World Cinema
Philomena (2013)

Moscow International Film Festival

2016 Winner
Special Prize
For an Outstanding Contribution to the World Cinema

MovieGuide Awards

2007 Winner
Best Film for Mature Audiences
The Queen (2006)

Mystfest

1984 Nominee
Best Film
The Hit (1984)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

1991 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Director
The Grifters (1990)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2006 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Director
The Queen (2006)

New York Film Critics, Online

2006 Winner
NYFCO Award
Best Director
The Queen (2006)

News & Documentary Emmy Awards

2016 Winner
Emmy
Outstanding Historical Programming - Long Form
Night Will Fall (2014)
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Online Film & Television Association

2007 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Director
The Queen (2006)
2000 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Direction of a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Fail Safe (2000)

Palm Springs International Film Festival

2003 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

Polish Film Awards

2017 Nominee
Eagle
Best European Film (Najlepszy Film Europejski)
Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)
2008 Nominee
Eagle
Best European Film (Najlepszy Film Europejski)
The Queen (2006)

Razzie Awards

1997 Nominee
Razzie Award
Worst Director
Mary Reilly (1996)

Royal Television Society, UK

2018 Winner
RTS Television Award
Best Mini-Series
A Very English Scandal (2018)
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Winner
RTS Craft & Design Award
Best Director - Drama
A Very English Scandal (2018)

SACD Awards

2010 Winner
European Award

Sant Jordi Awards

1990 Winner
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
Winner
Rosa de Sant Jordi Audience Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

Sarajevo Film Festival

2016 Winner
Honorary Heart of Sarajevo

Satellite Awards

2006 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Director
The Queen (2006)

SESC Film Festival, Brazil

1990 Winner
Audience Award
Best Foreign Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

Seville European Film Festival

2010 Winner
Audience Award
Tamara Drewe (2010)

South Bank Sky Arts Awards

2019 Winner
South Bank Sky Arts Award
TV Drama
A Very English Scandal (2018)
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St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2006 Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Director
The Queen (2006)

Stockholm Film Festival

2015 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

Taormina International Film Festival

2000 Winner
Taormina Arte Award

Televisual Bulldog Awards, UK

2019 Winner
Televisual Bulldog Award
Best Drama One-Off or Serial
A Very English Scandal (2018)
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Telluride Film Festival, US

1987 Winner
Silver Medallion Award

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2006 Winner
TFCA Award
Best Director
The Queen (2006)

Toronto International Film Festival

2013 Nominee
People's Choice Award
Philomena (2013)
1993 Winner
People's Choice Award
The Snapper (1993)

Transilvania International Film Festival

2013 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

Valladolid International Film Festival

2000 Nominee
Golden Spike
Liam (2000)
1993 Winner
Silver Spike
The Snapper (1993)

Venice Film Festival

2013 Winner
SIGNIS Award
Philomena (2013)
Winner
Leoncino d'Oro Agiscuola Award - Cinema for UNICEF
Philomena (2013)
Winner
Brian Award
Philomena (2013)
Winner
Queer Lion
Philomena (2013)
Winner
Nazareno Taddei Award
Philomena (2013)
Winner
Golden Mouse
Philomena (2013)
Winner
Vittorio Veneto Film Festival Award
Philomena (2013)
Winner
Interfilm Award
Philomena (2013)
Nominee
Golden Lion
Philomena (2013)
2006 Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Competition
The Queen (2006)
Nominee
Golden Lion
The Queen (2006)
2002 Winner
Sergio Trasatti Award
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
Nominee
Golden Lion
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
2000 Winner
OCIC Award
Liam (2000)
Nominee
Golden Lion
Liam (2000)

Virginia Film Festival

2013 Winner
Audience Award
Best Narrative Feature
Philomena (2013)

Western Heritage Awards

1999 Winner
Bronze Wrangler
Theatrical Motion Picture
The Hi-Lo Country (1998)
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Zurich Film Festival

2006 Winner
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