Waves Poster

(I) (2019)

Awards

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) 2019

Winner
AAFCA Award
Breakout Performance
Kelvin Harrison Jr.
Top 10 Films
Winner
We See You Award
Taylor Russell

Atlanta Film Critics Circle 2019

Winner
AFCC Special Award
Breakthrough Performer
Kelvin Harrison Jr.

Austin Film Critics Association 2020

Nominee
AFCA Award
Best Score
Trent Reznor
Atticus Ross

Black Reel Awards 2020

Nominee
Black Reel
Outstanding Actor, Motion Picture
Kelvin Harrison Jr.
Outstanding Supporting Actor, Motion Picture
Sterling K. Brown
Outstanding Supporting Actress, Motion Picture
Taylor Russell
Outstanding Score
Trent Reznor
Atticus Ross
Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, Male
Kelvin Harrison Jr.
Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, Female
Taylor Russell
Outstanding Cinematography
Drew Daniels
Outstanding Motion Picture
Trey Edward Shults
Kevin Turen
James Wilson
Outstanding Ensemble
Avy Kaufman

Casting Society of America, USA 2020

Nominee
Artios
Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Studio or Independent Feature - Drama
Avy Kaufman
Mark Mullen (Location Casting)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2020

Nominee
COFCA Award
Actor of the Year
Kelvin Harrison Jr.
For Luce

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2019

Nominee
CFCA Award
Most Promising Performer
Taylor Russell

Film Independent Spirit Awards 2020

Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best Supporting Female
Taylor Russell

GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics 2020

Nominee
Dorian Award
Unsung Film of the Year

Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA) 2020

Nominee
Breakthrough Award
Kelvin Harrison Jr.
For Bolden , Gully , Luce and The Wolf Hour
Taylor Russell
For Escape Room

Gotham Awards 2019

Winner
Gotham Independent Film Award
Breakthrough Actor
Taylor Russell
Nominee
Audience Award
Trey Edward Shults
James Wilson
Kevin Turen
Nominee
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Feature
Trey Edward Shults
James Wilson
Kevin Turen

Hamptons International Film Festival 2019

Winner
Zicherman Screenplay Award
Screenwriting
Trey Edward Shults
A24

Hollywood Critics Association 2020

Winner
HCA Award
Breakthrough Performance - Actress
Kelvin Harrison Jr.
Best Independent Film
Tied with The Farewell (2019)
Winner
Star on the Rise Award
Taylor Russell

"I've watched hundreds of films throughout the year, and yet Taylor Russell's performance in Waves ... More

"I've watched hundreds of films throughout the year, and yet Taylor Russell's performance in Waves left me completely speechless. Russell's performance is nothing short of extraordinary, as it is as emotionally powerful as it is compelling. She is without question a talent on the rise and I cannot wait to see what she does next," declares Scott Menzel.

Nominee
HCA Award
Best Score
Trent Reznor
Atticus Ross
Best Picture
Best Supporting Actor
Sterling K. Brown
Best Supporting Actress
Taylor Russell
Breakthrough Performance - Actress
Taylor Russell
Best Cast
Best Cinematography
Drew Daniels

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US 2019

Nominee
IFJA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Taylor Russell

Key West Film Festival 2019

Winner
Audience Award
Best Narrative
Trey Edward Shults

Latino Entertainment Journalists Association Awards 2020

Nominee
LEJA Award
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Taylor Russell

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2020

Nominee
Golden Reel Award
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing - Music Score for Feature Film
Sally Boldt (music editor)
Trey Edward Shults (music editor)
Johnnie Burn (music editor)

National Board of Review, USA 2019

Winner
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

New York Film Critics, Online 2019

Winner
NYFCO Award
Breakthrough Performance
Kelvin Harrison Jr.
For Luce

Online Association of Female Film Critics 2019

Nominee
OAFFC Award
Breakthrough Performance
Kelvin Harrison Jr.
Best Supporting Male
Sterling K. Brown

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2019

Nominee
SDFCS Award
Breakthrough Artist
Kelvin Harrison Jr.
For Luce

Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2020

Winner
Virtuoso Award
Taylor Russell

Seattle Film Critics Awards 2019

Nominee
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Supporting Actress
Taylor Russell

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2019

Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Film
Best Soundtrack
Tied with Frozen II (2019) in second place.

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2019

Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Drew Daniels

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