Academy Awards, USA

Oscar [Winner] (2010)

Best Documentary, Features

The Cove (2009)

Primetime Emmy Awards

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2017)

Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking

Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds (2016)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2017)

Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming

Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds (2016)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2016)

Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking

Racing Extinction (2015)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2012)

Outstanding Nonfiction Series

American Masters (1985)

Cannes Film Festival

Golden Eye [Nominee] (2016)


Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds (2016)

Chicago International Film Festival

Gold Hugo [Nominee] (2002)

New Directors Competition

Just a Kiss (2002)

Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US

Cinema Eye Honors Award [Nominee] (2018)

Outstanding Achievement in Broadcast Nonfiction Filmmaking

Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds (2016)

Cinema Eye Honors Award [Winner] (2010)

Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking

The Cove (2009)

Cinema Eye Honors Award [Winner] (2010)

Outstanding Achievement in Production

The Cove (2009)

Cinema for Peace Awards

International Green Film Award [Winner] (2016)

International Green Film Award

Racing Extinction (2015)

Critics' Choice Documentary Awards

Critics' Choice Documentary Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Director (TV/Streaming)

Before the Flood (2016)

Festróia - Tróia International Film Festival

Prize of the City of Setúbal [Winner] (2002)


Just a Kiss (2002)

Gotham Awards

Open Palm Award [Nominee] (2002)


Just a Kiss (2002)

Hollywood Film Awards

Hollywood Film Award [Winner] (2016)

Documentary of the Year

Before the Flood (2016)

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival

Audience Award [Nominee] (2014)


Mission Blue (2014)

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

Audience Award [Winner] (2016)

Best Documentary Feature

Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds (2016)

International Documentary Association

Pare Lorentz Award [Nominee] (2009)


The Cove (2009)

IDA Award [Nominee] (2007)

Best Feature Documentary

Crazy Love (2007)

News & Documentary Emmy Awards

Emmy [Nominee] (2015)

Outstanding Informational Programming - Long Form

Mission Blue (2014)

PGA Awards

PGA Award [Winner] (2010)

Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures

The Cove (2009)

Toronto International Film Festival

People's Choice Award [Nominee] (2016)

Documentary

Before the Flood (2016)