2018 Huawei Mate20 New Zealand Television Awards
Nominated for Best Web Series (with Maha Albadrawi, Rachel Fawcett, JJ Fong, Perlina Lau and Ally Xue): Friday Night Bites
Nominated for Best Script - Comedy: for Friday Night Bites

2017 New Zealand International Film Festival 
Audience Award - New Zealand Short Film Section: Do No Harm

2017 Florida Film Festival
Audience Award for Best Midnight Short Film: Do No Harm

2017 Sundance Film Festival (United States)
Nominated for Best Short Film: Do No Harm

2017 South by Southwest Film Festival (United States)
Nominated for Best Midnight Short: Do No Harm

2017 New Zealand Television Awards
Nominated for Best Script: Comedy: Friday Night Bites
Nominated for Best Web Series (with Maha Albadrawi, JJ Fong, Perlina Lau, Ally Xue and Kerry Warkia): Friday Night Bites

2014 SWANZ Scriptwriter Awards (NZ Writers Guild)
Nominated for Best Television Comedy Episode: Flat3, episode 11

2012 Sir Peter Blake Trust Emerging Leader Award

2011 Aotearoa Film and Televison Awards
Best Screenplay - Feature Film (shared with Angeline Loo): for My Wedding and Other Secrets
Nominated for Best Director - Feature Film: for My Wedding and Other Secrets
Nominated for Best Feature Film: My Wedding and Other Secrets

2008 Berlin Film Festival
Special Mention in Crystal Bear, Generation 14plus section: Take 3

2008 Valladolid International Film Festival (Spain)
Audience Award for Best Foreign Short: Take 3

2008 Show Me Shorts Film Festival (New Zealand)
Best Technical Contribution - for Editing: for Take 3

2008 WIFT Awards (Women in Film and Television, New Zealand)
Woman to Watch 

2008 Qantas Film and Television Awards (New Zealand)
Nominated for Best Screenplay - Short Film: for Take 3

2006 DOCNZ International Documentary Film Festival
Best Documentary: Banana in a Nutshell

2006 Asian Festival of First Films
Best Director - Documentary: for Banana in a Nutshell

2006 Air New Zealand Screen Awards
Nominated for Best Digital Feature: Banana in a Nutshell

2006 Asia NZ Film Festival 
Best Director: for Banana in a Nutshell

2005 SPADA Screen Industry Awards (Screen Production and Development Association, New Zealand)
New Filmmaker of the Year

2005 Asia NZ Film Festival 
Best Director: for Henchman

2001 TV2 Young Filmmaker Award
For Filmworthy