Fly Away Home - Awards


Caleb Deschanel's visuals received notice and resulted in nominations for the 1996 Academy Awards and American Society of Cinematographers, USA. Although unsuccessful in both competitions, Fly Away Home went on to win the 1997 Broadcast Film Critics Association Critics Choice Award as the Best Family Film, the 1997 Christopher Award (for family films), 1997 Young Artist Award in the category of Best Family Feature - Drama, and the 1997 Genesis Award for Feature Films. Anna Paquin was also nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actress (the film was also nominated as Best Family Feature - Drama) and the 1997 YoungStar Award for Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Drama Film.

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