SUMMARY

A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student’s potential.

Accolades
2016 Grammy Awards

Nominated, Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media: Justin Hurwitz

2015 AFI Awards

Won, Movie of the Year

2015 Academy Awards

Won, Best Achievement in Sound Mixing: Thomas Curley, Ben Wilkins, Craig Mann, Nominated, Best Writing/Adapted Screenplay: Damien Chazelle, Won, Best Achievement in Film Editing: Tom Cross, Won, Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: J.K. Simmons, Nominated, Best Motion Picture of the Year: Jason Blum, Helen Estabrook, David Lancaster

2015 BAFTA Awards

Won, Best Editing: Tom Cross, Won, Best Supporting Actor: J.K. Simmons

2015 Golden Globes

Won, Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: J.K. Simmons

2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards

Won, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role: J.K. Simmons

2015 Writers Guild of America

Nominated, Best Original Screenplay: Damien Chazelle