Movie directed by Guillermo del Toro. Cinematography by Dan Laustsen. Gallery includes movie stills featuring Sally Hawkins as Elisa Esposito, Michael Shannon as Richard Strickland, Richard Jenkins as Giles, Octavia Spencer as Zelda, Michael Stuhlbarg, Doug Jones as Amphibian Man, David Hewlett, Nick Searcy, Stewart Arnott, Nigel Bennett, Lauren Lee Smith, Morgan Kelly and Wendy Lyon as Sally (Secretary). Guillermo del Toro won the 2018 Oscar Award for Best Best Achievement in Directing. The Shape of Water also won Oscar Awards for Best Picture, Best Production Design and Best Original Score. It received a large number of nominations in other categories, including for, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design and Best Film Editing.