2003 Fantasporto Festival (Portugal)
Audience Jury Award: for Toy Love

2002 Gijon International Film Festival (Spain)
Nominated for Top Prize (Grand Prix Asturias): for Toy Love

2001 Fantasporto International Film Festival (Fantasy Festival - Portugal)
Critics' Award: The Price of Milk
Nominated for Top Prize  - International Fantasy Film Award: The Price of Milk

2001 Tokyo Fantasy Film Festival (Japan)
Grand Prize: The Price of Milk

2001 Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (South Korea)
Best of Puchon Award: The Price of Milk

2000 St Tropez Film Festival (France)
Special Jury Award: The Price of Milk

2000 Nokia New Zealand Film Awards
Nominated for Best Film

1998 Fantasporto Festival 
Audience Jury Award: for Topless Women Talk about Their Lives

1997 New Zealand Film Awards
Best Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay: for Topless Women Talk about Their Lives

1997 TV Guide Television Awards
Best Drama Series: Topless Women Talk about Their Lives

1997 Locarno International Film Festival
(Switzerland)
Nominated for Top Award (Golden Leopard): for Topless Women Talk about Their Lives

1997 Gijon International Film Festival
Nominated for Top Prize (Grand Prix Asturias): for Topless Women Talk about Their Lives

1997 Thessaloniki Film Festival
(Greece)
Special Mention: for Topless Women Talk about Their Lives
Nominated for Top Award (Golden Alexander)

1990 New Zealand Film Awards
Best Short Film (Shared with Don McGlashan): for Linda's Body

1989 Listener Film & Television Awards
Nominated for Best Short Film (Shared with Don McGlashan): for The Lounge Bar