2010 Qantas Film and Television Awards

Best Popular Documentary or Documentary Series: Lost in Wonderland
Best Cinematographer Documentary/Factual (shared with Marty Williams, Gareth Moon and Zoe McIntosh)

1999 Fantasporto International Festival of Cinema (Portugal)
Nominated for International Fantasy Award (Best Film): for Saving Grace

1997 Valladolid International Film Festival (Spain)
Nominated for Best Film Award (Golden Spike): for Saving Grace

1997 Fantasporto International Festival of Cinema
Audience Jury Award (shared with Peter Jackson): Forgotten Silver

1996 Venice Film Festival
Critics Prize (shared with Peter Jackson): Forgotten Silver

1996 TV Guide New Zealand Film and Television Awards
Best Director - Drama/Comedy - TV (shared with Peter Jackson): for Forgotten Silver

1996 Chicago International Film Festival
Nominated for Best Documentary (with Peter Jackson): for Forgotten Silver