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Fran Walsh

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Fran Walsh

Frances Walsh (January 10, 1959) is a New Zealand screenwriter and producer. She is the wife of Peter Jackson, director of The Lord of the Rings (film series) and The Hobbit (film series). She, Jackson, and Philippa Boyens are credited with writing the screenplays for all six films, as well as Guillermo del Toro for The Hobbit (film series). She also wrote the songs "Gollum's Song", "Into the West" and "A Shadow Lies Between Us". Walsh also provided the "Ringwraith scream" sound effect for the films.

[edit] Awards

  • 2001 - SEFCA Award, Best Screenplay, Adapted, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • 2002 - AFI Award (Australia), Best Foreign Film, Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring
  • 2002 - Chloturdis Award, Best Screenplay - Adapted, Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring
  • 2002 - PFCS Award, Best Screenplay - Adaptation, Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring
  • 2002 - AFI Award (USA), AFI Movie of the Year, Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring
  • 2003 - Nebula Award, Best Script, Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring
  • 2003 - DVD Exclusive Award, Best Audio Commentary, Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring
  • 2003 - Chloturdis Award, Audience Award, Best Screenplay - Adapted, Peter Jackson's The Two Towers
  • 2003 - AFI Award (Australia), Best Foreign Film, Peter Jackson's The Two Towers
  • 2003 - PFCS Award, Best Screenplay - Adaptation, Peter Jackson's The Two Towers
  • 2003 - PFCS Award, Best Original Song, "Gollum's Song"
  • 2004 - Nebula Award, Best Script, Peter Jackson's The Two Towers
  • 2004 - Academy Award, Best Music, Original Song, "Into the West"
  • 2004 - Academy Award, Best Picture, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • 2004 - Academy Award, Best Writing, Best Screenplay, Peter Jackson's The Return of the King
  • 2004 - BAFTA, Best Film, Peter Jackson's The Return of the King
  • 2004 - BAFTA, Best Screenplay - Adapted, Peter Jackson's The Return of the King
  • 2004 - Golden Globe, Best Original Song - Motion Picture, "Into the West"
  • 2004 - AFI Award (Australia), Best Foreign Film, Peter Jackson's The Return of the King
  • 2004 - Saturn Award, Best Writing, Peter Jackson's The Return of the King
  • 2004 - PFCS Award, Best Screenplay - Adaptation, Peter Jackson's The Return of the King
  • 2004 - OFCS Award, Best Screenplay, Adapted, Peter Jackson's The Return of the King
  • 2004 - PGA Award, Motion Picture Producer of the Year Award, Peter Jackson's The Return of the King
  • 2005 - DVD Exclusive Award, Best Audio Commentary, Peter Jackson's The Return of the King
  • 2005 – Grammy, Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media, "Into The West"

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