2003 New Zealand Film Awards
Nominated for Best Film (with Larry Parr and Ainsley Gardiner): Kombi Nation
Nominated for Best Director: for Kombi Nation
Nominated for Best Script (alongside the main cast): for Kombi Nation

1994 Cannes Film Festival
Jury Prize (runner-up for the Palme d'Or for Best Short Film): Lemming Aid 

1993 Cannes Film Festival
Technical Prize - Special Mention: The Singing Trophy (spanning both shorts and feature films, the award honours "technical achievements in images and sound")
Nominated for the Palme d'Or for Best Short: The Singing Trophy

1993 New Zealand Film and Television Awards 
Best Short Film: The Singing Trophy

1993 Sydney Film Festival
Audience Vote, Runner-up for Best Short: The Singing Trophy