Best Director

Awards Nominations

Gotham Award Winner
Independent Spirit Award Nomination
National Board of Review Winner
New York Film Critics Circle Winner
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Winner
Broadcast Film Critics Association Nominee

Golden Globe Winner
* BAFTA Nominee
DGA Nominee

Predictions (12/9):


  1. Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk***
  2. Jordan Peele, Get Out***+
  3. Guillermo Del Toro, The Shape of Water***++

Looking Good

  1. Luca Guadagnino, Call Me By Your Name**+
  2. Steven Spielberg, The Post*
  3. Greta Gerwig, Ladybird**+
  4. Joe Wright, The Darkest Hour
  5. Martin McDonagh, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri***

On the Bubble

  1. Sean Baker, The Florida Project*+
  2. Ridley Scott, All the Money in the World

Falling Off:

  1. Dee Rees, Mudbound
  2. Patty Jenkins, Wonder Woman
  3. Paul Thomas Anderson, Phantom Thread