2018 South by Southwest (United States)
Nominated for Best Documentary Short: The Coffin Club

2012 One World Media Awards (United Kingdom)
Winner - Sustainable Development Section: There Once Was An Island: Te Henua e Nnoho

2011 Rome International Film Festival (United States)
Best Documentary - International Section: There Once Was An Island: Te Henua e Nnoho

2011 Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival (Malaysia)
Best Film: There Once Was An Island: Te Henua e Nnoho

2011 CineAmbiente Environmental Film Festival (Italy)
Best International Documentary: There Once Was An Island: Te Henua e Nnoho

2011 Cinema Planeta - International Environmental Film Festival (Mexico)
Grand Jury Prize: There Once Was An Island: Te Henua e Nnoho

2011 SF DocFest - Documentary Film Festival (United States)
Audience Award - Short Film Section: Smoke Songs

2011 International Documentary Awards (United States)
Nominated for Student Documentary Award: Smoke Songs 

2010 Qantas Film and Television Awards (New Zealand)
Best Editing - Documentary/Factual Programme (shared with Prisca Bouchet): for There Once Was An Island: Te Henua E Nnoho
Nominated for Best Festival/Arts Documentary (with Lyn Collie): There Once Was An Island
Nominated for Best Cinematography - Documentary: for There Once Was An Island

2010 SPADA Screen Industry Awards (Screen Production and Development Association, New Zealand)
New Filmmaker of the Year

2010 FIFO - Oceanian International Documentary Film Festival (Tahiti)
Grand Prize: There Once Was An Island: Te Henua e Nnoho

2010 Sehsüchte International Student Film Festival (Germany) 
Best Documentary Short: Michael and His Dragon 

2010 Dok Leipzig (Documentary and Animation Festival, Germany)
Leipziger Award: There Once Was An Island: Te Henua e Nnoho

2010 Raindance Film Festival (United Kingdom)
Best Documentary: There Once Was An Island: Te Henua e Nnoho

2010 CineFest - Miskolc International Film Festival (Hungary)
Best Documentary: There Once Was An Island: Te Henua e Nnoho

2011 International Documentary Awards (United States)
Nominated for Pare Lorentz Award (Grand Prize): There Once Was An Island: Te Henua e Nnoho