Louis Bloom (Gyllenhaal), a con man desperate for work, muscles his way into the world of L.A. crime journalism, where he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.

2015 Academy Awards

Nominated, Best Writing/Original Screenplay: Dan Gilroy

2015 Golden Globes

Nominated, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama: Jake Gyllenhaal

2015 AFI Awards

Won, Movie of the Year

2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards

Nominated, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role: Jake Gyllenhaal;

2015 Film Indepedent Spirit Awards

Won, Best Screenplay: Dan Gilroy; Won Best First Feature: Tony Gilroy, Dan Gilroy, Jennifer Fox, Michel Litvak, Jake Gyllenhaal, David Lancaster; Nominated, Best Editing: John Gilroy; Nominated, Best Supporting Male: Riz Ahmed; Best Male Lead: Jake Gyllenhaal;

2015 BAFTA Awards

Nominated, Original Screenplay: Dan Gilroy; Best Supporting Actress: Rene Russo; Best Leading Actor: Jake Gyllenhaal; Best Editing: John Gilroy

2015 Writers Guild of America

Nominated, Best Original Screenplay: Dan Gilroy