AWARDS

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
1999 – Saturn Award – Best Music “Vampires” – Won
1996 – George Pal Memorial Award – Won
1990 – Saturn Award – Best Music “They Live” – Nominated
1988 – Saturn Award – Best Music “Prince of Darkness” – Nominated
1987 – Saturn Award – Best Music “Big Trouble in Little China – Nominated
1982 – Saturn Award – Best Director “Escape from New York” – Nominated
1976 – Golden Scroll – Best Special Effects “Dark Star” – Won

Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival
1988 – Critics Award “Prince of Darkness” – Won
1984 – Grand Prize “Christine” – Nominated
1980 – Critics Award “The Fog” – Won
1979 – Critics Award “Halloween” – Won

Bram Stoker Awards
2008 – Lifetime Achievement Award – Won
1999 – Bram Stoker Award – Other Media “Vampires” – Nominated

CableACE Awards
1991 – ACE – Writing a Movie or Miniseries “El Diablo” – Won

Chicago International Film Festival
1978 – Gold Hugo – Best Feature “Halloween” – Nominated
1978 – Gold Hugo – Best Feature “Assault on Precinct 13” – Nominated

Edgar Allan Poe Awards
1979 – Edgar – Best Television Feature or Miniseries “Someone’s Watching Me!” – Nominated

Fantasporto
1995 – Critics’ Award “In the Mouth of Madness” – Won
1995 – International Fantasy Film Award – Best Film “In the Mouth of Madness” – Nominated
1994 – International Fantasy Film Award – Best Film “Body Bags” – Nominated
1993 – International Fantasy Film Award – Best Film “Memoirs of an Invisible Man” – Nominated
1989 – International Fantasy Film Award – Best Film “They Live” – Nominated

Hugo Awards
1979 – New Generation Award “Halloween” – Won

Louisville Fright Night Film Fest
2011 – Festival Prize – Lifetime Achievement Award – Won

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America
1976 – Nebula Award – Best Dramatic Writing “Dark Star” – Nominated

Sitges – Catalonian International Film Festival
2008 – Time-Machine Honorary Award – Won
2006 – Carnet Jove – Special Mention “Masters of Horror – John Carpenter’s Cigarette Burns” – Won
2006 – Best Film “Masters of Horror – John Carpenter’s Cigarette Burns” – Nominated
2001 – Best Film “Ghost of Mars” – Nominated
1995 – Best Film “Village of the Damned” – Nominated