2017 New Zealand Television Awards
Nominated for Best Director - Documentary or Factual: for Doubt: The Scott Watson Case

2015 WorldFest Houston International Film Festival
Bronze Remi Award (World Peace and Understanding category): The Berry Boys

2014 IndieFest Film Awards (United States)
Award of Merit: The Berry Boys

2011 Aotearoa Film and Television Awards
Best Children's/Youth Programme: Kaitangata Twitch

2010 WorldFest Houston International Film Festival
Platinum Remi Award (top award in Family/Children TV Series category): Kaitangata Twitch

2010 Kidscreen Awards (New York)
Nominated for Best Non-Animated or Mixed Series: Kaitangata Twitch

2010 Prix Jeunesse Awards (Germany)
Nominated in 7-11-year-old Fiction category: Kaitangata Twitch

2002 TV Guide New Zealand Television Awards
Nominated for Best Director - Drama: for Clare

1993 NZ Film and Television Awards
Best Television Drama: Undercover

1986 New York Film Festival
Gold Medal: Cuckoo Land

1986 Paris Festival of Films for Children & Young People
Special Jury Prize - Best Film: The Silent One

1985 Moscow Film Festival
Silver Medal (Children's Section): The Silent One

1985 Figuera de Foz Festival (Portugal)
Best Children's Film: The Silent One

1984 Frankfurt Film Festival for Children & Young People
Best Children's Film: The Silent One

1984 Giffoni Festival of Films for Children & Young People (Italy)
Silver Gryphon and Special Award: The Silent One