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Peter Wells

Writer, Director

2006 Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit
For Services to Literature and Film

2003 Dallas Out Takes Festival (United States)
Best Documentary (shared with Annie Goldson): for Georgie Girl

2002 San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
Runner-up Documentary award (shared with Annie Goldson): Georgie Girl

1994 Asia-Pacific Film Festival (Australia)
Best Direction (shared with Stewart Main): Desperate Remedies

1994 Turin Lesbian and Gay Film Festival (Italy)
Audience Prize for Best Feature Film: Desperate Remedies

1994 Fantasporto (Portugal)
Nominated for Best International Fantasy Film: Desperate Remedies

1993 Cannes Film Festival
Official Selection (Un Certain Regard Section): Desperate Remedies

1993 Sitges Fantastic Film Festival (Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya - Spain)
Nominated for Best Film: Desperate Remedies

1990 San Francisco International Film Festival
Special Jury Award: The Mighty Civic

1988 American Film and Video Association Awards
Blue Ribbon Award: A Death in the Family

1988 Alliance of Gay and Lesbian Artists' Media Awards
Co-Winner (shared with Stewart Main): A Death in the Family

1987 New Zealand Film and Television Awards
Nominated for Best Single Drama - Television: About Face - Jewel's Darl
Nominated for Best Director - Television: for Jewel's Darl
Nominated for Best Drama Writer - Television (with Anne Kennedy): for Jewel's Darl