The New York Film Critics Circle, the Chicago Film Critics Association and the Los Angeles Film Critics Association acknowledged Field for his work on the film, and the National Board of Review named him Director of the Year. Field received two Academy Award nominations, a Golden Globe nomination, and an Independent Spirit Award. The British Film Institute recognized Field with the Satyajit Ray Award, and the American Film Institute honored him with the Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal. Of Field's short films, Nonnie & Alex, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and received a Special Jury Prize. When I was a Boy, also made its premiere at the festival, and went on to the Film Society of Lincoln Center's New Directors/New Films Series at the Museum of Modern Art.
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Todd Field Facts
|Birth Name||William Todd Field|
|Occupation||Writer, Director, Producer|
|Birthday||February 24, 1964 (54)|
|Birthplace||Pomona, California, USA|
|Little Children (2006) as Writer/Director|
|In the Bedroom (2001) as Writer/Director|
|Broken Vessels (1999) as Jimmy|
|Eyes Wide Shut (1999) as Nick Nightingale|
|Walking & Talking (1996) as Frank|
|Ruby in Paradise (1993) as Mike McCasslin (breakthrough)|
|Radio Days (1987) as Crooner|