1999 Nokia New Zealand Film Awards
Best Film: Memory and Desire

1994 Cannes Film Festival
Selected for Critics' Week: Memory and Desire

1994 Cannes Film Festival
Nominated for the Palme d'Or for Best Short Film: Sure to Rise

1994 Chicago International Film Festival
Nominated for Gold Hugo for Best Short Film: Sure to Rise

1994 New Zealand Film and Television  Awards
Nominated for Best Drama: The Summer the Queen Came