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Paul Swadel

Director, Producer

2010 Siggraph (Computer Graphics Conference - Asia)
Best In Show: Poppy

2010 Siggraph (Los Angeles)
Jury Prize: Poppy

2009 Show Me Shorts Film Festival (New Zealand)
Best Editor (shared with James Cunningham): for Poppy

2008 Qantas Film and Television Awards
Best Factual Series: The Big Picture

2005 Qantas Television Awards
Best New Zealand Documentary: Colin McCahon: I Am

2005 New Zealand Screen Awards
Nominated for Achievement in Directing - Documentary: for Colin McCahon: I Am

2001 Fantasia Film Festival (Canada)
Jury Prize: Infection

2001 Aspen Shortsfest (United States)
Animated Eye Award: Infection

2001 Just for Laughs Film Festival (Montreal)
Jury Prize: Infection

2001 Dresden Film Festival (Germany)
Youth Jury Award - Honourable Mention: for Infection

2001 Sundance Film Festival
In Competition: Infection

2000 Cannes Film Festival
In Competition: Infection

2000 NZ Film Awards
Best Short Film: Infection

2000 Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival (France)
Special Jury Mention - International Competition: Accidents

2000 Melbourne International Film Festival
Nominated for Best Short Fiction: Accidents

2000 Stockholm Film Festival (Sweden)
Nominated for Best Short Film: Accidents

2000 Valladolid International Film Festival (Spain)
Nominated for Golden Spike for Best Short Film: Accidents

2000 Algarve International Film Festival (Portugal)
Gold Trophy for Best Short Film: Accidents

1999 Venice Film Festival 
Nominated for the Golden Lion for Best Short Film: Accidents

1995 New Zealand Film and Television Awards
Nominated for Best Short Film (with Simon Perkins): for A Little Death