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Alison Maclean


2017 Rialto Channel New Zealand Film Awards (The Moas)
Nominated for Best Film: The Rehearsal
Nominated for Best Director: for The Rehearsal
Nominated for Best Screenplay (with Emily Perkins): for The Rehearsal

2004 Sundance Film Festival (USA)
Nominated for the Grand Jury Documentary prize (with Tobias Perse): for Persons of Interest

2001 Director's View Film Festival (USA)
Dorothy Azner Prize: for Jesus' Son

2000 Paris Film Festival
Nominated for Grand Prix: Jesus' Son

1999 Venice Film Festival
OCIC (International Catholic Organization for Cinema and Audiovisual) Award: Jesus' Son
Little Golden Lion: Jesus' Son 
Nominated for the Golden Lion (top award): for Jesus' Son

1992 Cannes Film Festival
Nominated for Palme d'Or (top prize): for Crush

1990 Fantasporto - Oporto International Film Festival (Portugal)
Best Short Film: Kitchen Sink

1990 Golden Gate Awards (United States)
Special Jury Award (Short Narrative): Kitchen Sink

1990 Tampere International Short Film Festival (Finland)
Grand Prix (top prize): Kitchen Sink

1989 Cannes Film Festival
Nominated for Palme d'Or for Best Short Film: for Kitchen Sink

1989 Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival (Spain)
Best Short Film: Kitchen Sink

1989 Listener Film and Television Awards 
Best Short Film: Kitchen Sink

1989 Sydney Film Festival
Audience Award for Best Short Film: Kitchen Sink

1989 Melbourne Film Festival
Certificate of Merit: Kitchen Sink

1988 Listener Television Awards 
Best Short Film: Talkback