2014 Rialto Channel NZ Film Awards (The Moas)
Nominated for Best Film: The Dead Lands
Nominated for Best Director: for The Dead Lands

2009 Qantas Film and Television Awards
Best Feature Film - Budget over $1 million: Dean Spanley
Best Director - Feature Film: for Dean Spanley

2007 Black Reel Awards (United States)
Nominated for Best Independent Feature: No. 2

2006 Air New Zealand Screen Awards
Nominated for Best Director and Screenplay: for No. 2

2002 TV Guide New Zealand Television Awards
Best Script, One-off Drama (shared with Keith Hunter): for Staunch