2018 BAFTA Awards (British Academy Film Awards)
Nominated for Best Film (with Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lisa Bruce and Douglas Urbanski): Darkest Hour
Nominated for Outstanding British Film of the Year (with the names listed above, plus Joe Wright): Darkest Hour

2015 BAFTA Awards
Best Adapted Screenplay - Feature Film: for The Theory of Everything
Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film (shared with James Marsh, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner and Lisa Bruce): The Theory of Everything
Nominated for Best Film (with Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner and Lisa Bruce): The Theory of Everything

2015 Academy Awards
Nominated for Best Writing - Based on Material Previously Produced or Published: for The Theory of Everything
Nominated for Best Motion Picture (with Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner and Lisa Bruce): The Theory of Everything

2015 Golden Globe Awards
Nominated for Best Motion Picture - Drama: The Theory of Everything

2015 Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards (United States/ Canada)
Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay: for The Theory of Everything

2015 Producers Guild of America Awards (United States)
Nominated for Outstanding Producer of a Theatrical Motion Picture (with Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner and Lisa Bruce): for The Theory of Everything

2014 Satellite Awards (United States)
Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay: for The Theory of Everything

2011 Les Arcs European Film Festival (France)
Audience Choice Prize: Death of a Superhero
Young Jury Prize: Death of a Superhero

2009 Qantas Film and Television Awards
Nominated for Best Director - Film: for Show of Hands

1999 Nokia New Zealand Film Awards
Nominated for Best Screenplay Adaptation: (with Greg McGee): for Via Satellite