AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS

KITE

SOUTH AFRICAN SOCIETY OF CINEMATOGRAPHERS (SASC)

VISIBLE SPECTRUM MAWARDS – 2015

Won
VSA Gold (Best Cinematography – Feature Film)
Lance Gewer (SASC)
Won
SASO Productions Certificate (Steadycam)
Tom Frater

MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM

Academy Awards 2014

Nominated
Oscar
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song
Bono (music and lyrics)
The Edge (music)
Adam Clayton (music)
Larry Mullen Jr. (music)Song: “Ordinary Love”

Golden Globes

Won
Golden Globe
Best Original Song – Motion Picture
Bono lyrics
The Edge
Adam Clayton
Larry Mullen Jr.
Brian BurtonSong: “Ordinary Love”.
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
Idris Elba
Best Original Score – Motion Picture
Alex Heffes

BAFTA Awards 2014

Nominated
Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film
Anant Singh
David M. Thompson
William Nicholson
Justin Chadwick

Black Reel Awards 2014

Nominated
Black Reel
Outstanding Motion Picture
Anant Singh (Producer)
David M. Thompson (Producer)
Outstanding Actor, Motion Picture
Idris Elba
Outstanding Supporting Actress, Motion Picture
Naomie Harris
Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, Female
Lindiwe Matshikiza

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Song
U2Song: “Ordinary Love”

Capri, Hollywood 2014

Won
Capri Actor Award
Idris Elba
Won
Capri Song Award
Bono (music and lyrics by)
The Edge (music by)
Adam Clayton (music by)
Larry Mullen Jr. (music by)
Brian Burton (music by)For the song “Ordinary Love”.
Won
Capri Supporting Actress Award
Naomie Harris
Nominated
Capri Movie of the Year Award

Image Awards

Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Motion Picture
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Idris Elba
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Naomie Harris
Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture
Justin Chadwick

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2014

Nominated
ALFS Award
Supporting Actress of the Year
Naomie Harris
British Actress of the Year
Naomie Harris

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2014

Nominated
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing – Music in a Feature Film
Lewis Morison (supervising music editor)
Neil Stemp (music editor)
Tony Lewis (music editor)
Michael Connell (music editor)
Robert Houston (music editor)

Golden Horn – South African Film And Television Awards 2014

Won
Best Production Designer of a Feature Film
Johnny Breedt
Won
Best Make up and Hair for a Feature Film
Meg Tanner
Won
Best Costume Designer of a Feature Film
Diana Cilliers

THE FIRST GRADER

Black Reel Awards

Nominated
Black Reel
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Original Score
Outstanding Foreign Film

Zanzibar International Film Festival

Won
Ingoma Trophy
Best FeatureSam Feuer
David M. Thompson
Richard Harding

Image Awards 2012

Won
Image Award
Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Theatrical or Television)
Ann Peacock
Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Motion Picture
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Oliver Litondo
Outstanding Independent Motion Picture
Outstanding Soundtrack Album
Alex Heffes
Outstanding Motion Picture
Sam Feuer
Richard Harding
David M. Thompson
Sixth Sense Productions
Origin Pictures
Outstanding Independent Motion Picture
Sam Feuer
Richard Harding
David M. Thompson
Sixth Sense Productions
Origin Pictures

Durban International Film Festival 2011

Won
Audience Award – Best Feature Film
Justin Chadwick

Black Film Critics Circle Awards 2011

Won
BFCC Award
Best Actor
Oliver Litondo

Emden International Film Festival 2011

Won
Emden Film Award
The Bernhard Wicki Award
Justin Chadwick
Richard Harding
Sam Feuer
David M. Thompson
Sixth Sense Productions
Origin Pictures
The DGB Trade Union Award (Audience Choice)
Justin Chadwick
Richard Harding
Sam Feuer
David M. Thompson

Gotham Awards 2011

Nominated
Audience Award – Feature Film
Justin Chadwick

Nashville Film Festival 2011

Won
Audience Choice Award – Best Feature Film
Justin Chadwick (director)

Palm Beach International Film Festival 2011

Won
Best Feature
Justin Chadwick

Pan African Film Festival 2011

Won
Audience Favorite Award – Narrative Feature Film
Justin Chadwick
Sam Feuer
David M. Thompson
Richard Harding

Rochester International Film Festival 2011

Won
Audience Award – Best Narrative Film
Justin Chadwick
Sam Feuer
David M. Thompson
Richard Harding

Satellite Awards 2011

Won
Satellite Award – Best Educational Film
Sam Feuer (producer)
David M. Thompson (producer)
Richard Harding (producer)

Sedona International Film Festival 2011

Won
Audience Award –Best Feature Film
Justin Chadwick
Won
Director’s Choice Award –Best Feature Film
Justin Chadwick

World Soundtrack Awards 2011

Won
World Soundtrack Award – Discovery of the Year
Alex Heffes

Toronto International Film Festival 2010

2nd place
People’s Choice Award
Justin Chadwick

Doha Tribeca Film Festival 2010

Won
Audience Prize for Best Narrative Film
Justin Chadwick

MORE THAN JUST A GAME

Dubai International Film Festival 2008

Nominated
Muhr AsiaAfrica Award – Documentary
Junaid Ahmed (Director)

26th Milano International Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs (FICTS) Festival 2008

Mention D’Honneur – Best Documentary Feature Junaid Ahmed (Director)

DOLLARS AND WHITE PIPES

Golden Horn – South African Film And Television Awards (SAFTA) 2006

Won
Best Director of a Feature Film
Donovan Marsh (Director)
Won
Best Screenplay for a Feature Film
Donovan Marsh (Writer/Director)

Pan African Film Festival 2006

Won
Best Director – First Feature Feature
Donovan Marsh (Director)

YESTERDAY

Academy Awards, USA 2005

Nominated
Oscar
Best Foreign Language Film of the Year
South Africa.

Primetime Emmy Awards 2006

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Made for Television Movie
Sudhir Pragjee (executive producer)
Sanjeev Singh (executive producer)
Anant Singh (produced by)
Helena Spring (produced by)

German Dubbing Awards 2006

Won
German Dubbing Award
Outstanding Newcomer Performance
To Valentina Bonalana for dubbing Lihle Mvelease.

Gracie Allen Awards 2006

Won
Gracie
Outstanding Drama

Independent Spirit Awards 2005

Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Foreign Film
Darrell Roodt
South Africa.

Venice Film Festival 2004

Won
EIUC Award
Darrell Roodt

Young Artist Awards 2005

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best International Feature Film
South Africa.

RED DUST

BAFTA Awards 2006

Nominated
BAFTA TV Award
Best Single Drama

Bangkok International Film Festival 2005

Nominated
Golden Kinnaree Award
Best Film
Tom Hooper

Golden Horn – South African Film and Television Awards 2006

Won
Golden Horn
Best Feature Film Editing
Avril Beukes

International Film Festival of India 2005

Won
Silver Peacock Special Jury Award
Tom Hooper

Miami Film Festival 2005

Won
Audience Award
Dramatic Features – World Cinema Competition
Tom Hooper

FAITH’S CORNER

Durban International Film Festival 2005

Won
Best Actress
Leleti Khumalo

CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY

Screen Actors Guild Awards 1996

Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
James Earl Jones

Image Awards 1996

Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Motion Picture
James Earl Jones
Outstanding Motion Picture
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Charles S. Dutton

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1995

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Actor
James Earl Jones

THE MANGLER

M-Net All African Film Awards 1994

Won
Best Picture
Anant Singh (Producer)
Tobe Hooper (Director)

Fantafestival 1995

Won
Best Actor
Robert Englund

SARAFINA !

Durban International Film Festival, South Africa 2006

Won
Audience Award
Anant Singh (Producer)
Darrell James Roodt (Director)

Image Awards 1995

Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Motion Picture
Leleti Khumalo
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Whoopi Goldberg

Political Film Society, USA 1993

Nominated
PFS Award
Human Rights

The Christopher Awards, USA 1993

Won
Christopher Award
Anant Singh (Producer)

M-Net All African Film Awards 1992

Won
Best Picture
Anant Singh (Producer)
Darrell James Roodt (Director)

PALJAS

Academy Awards, USA 1998

Selected
South Africa’s Official Entry for Academy Award Consideration
Anant Singh (Producer)
Katinka Heyns (Director)

M-Net All African Film Awards 1997

Won
Best Picture (Anglophone Region)
Anant Singh (Producer)
Katinka Heyns (Director)
Won
Best Lead Actor
Marius Weyers
Won
Best Supporting Performance (3 Awards)
Liezel van der Merwe
Jan Ellis
Ellis Pearson
Nominated
All African Film Award
Best Feature Film Editing
Avril Beukes
Ronelle Loots

THE STICK

AA Life/M-Net Vita Awards 1989

Nominated
Best Picture
Anant Singh (Producer)
Darrell James Roodt (Director)

QUEST FOR LOVE

AA Life/M-Net Vita Awards 1988

Won
Best Picture
Anant Singh (Producer)
Helena Nogueira (Director)

A PLACE OF WEEPING

City of Los Angeles, USA 1987

Special Recognition Mayor of Los Angeles, Tom Bradley, declares
23 January 1987 ‘Place of Weeping Day’