2017 Rialto Channel New Zealand Film Awards (The Moas)
Best Television Feature: Abandoned
Nominated for the same award: Venus and Mars

2011 Aotearoa Film and Television Awards
Nominated for Best Drama Programme (with Mike Smith and Mike Scott): Outrageous Fortune

2009 Qantas Film and Television Awards
Nominated for Best Drama Programme: Outrageous Fortune

2008 Qantas Film and Television Awards
Best Drama Programme: Outrageous Fortune

2005 New Zealand Screen Awards
Nominated for Best Drama Series: Mercy Peak

2003 New Zealand Television Awards
Nominated for Best Drama Series or Serial: Mercy Peak
Nominated for Best Episode of a Drama Series or Serial: Mercy Peak

2002 TV Guide New Zealand Television Awards
Nominated for Best Drama Series or Serial: Mercy Peak

2001 Nokia New Zealand Film Awards
Nominated for Best Digitally Mastered Feature Film (with Ross Bevan): The Shirt

1993 Moscow International Film Festival
Nominated for Golden St George (top prize): Absent without Leave

1983 Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival (Spain)
International Critics' Jury Prize: The Lost Tribe

1981 Chicago International Film Festival
Nominated for Gold Hugo for Best Feature: The Lost Tribe