1999 Fant-Asia Film Festival (Canada)
Best International Film: Heaven

1999 Nokia New Zealand Film Awards
Nominated for Best Director: for Heaven

1998 Fantasporto (Portugal)
Special Mention (for an outstanding first feature): The Ugly
Nominated for top award (International Fantasy Film Award)

1997 Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival (Spain)
Best Director: for The Ugly
Nominated for Best Film

1997 Rome Fantastic Film Festival
Best Screenplay: for The Ugly

1997 Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (South Korea)
Audience Choice Award: for The Ugly

1996 Dresden Film Festival (Germany)
Honourable Mention: for A Game with No Rules

1994 Chicago Film Festival
Silver Plaque: for A Game with No Rules