Berlin International Film Festival

Caligari Film Award [Winner] (2003)


Salt (2003)

Buffalo International Film Festival

Gold Bison [Winner] (2016)

Best Feature Narrative

Lovesong (2016)

Chicago International Film Festival

Gold Hugo [Nominee] (2003)

New Directors Competition

Salt (2003)

CPH PIX

Politiken's Audience Award [Nominee] (2009)


The Exploding Girl (2009)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

John Cassavetes Award [Nominee] (2017)


Lovesong (2016)

John Cassavetes Award [Nominee] (2011)


The Exploding Girl (2009)

John Cassavetes Award [Nominee] (2010)


Na-moo-eobs-neun san (2008)

Gotham Awards

Gotham Independent Film Award [Nominee] (2006)

Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You

In Between Days (2006)

Jeonju Film Festival

Woosuk Award [Nominee] (2009)

International Competition

The Exploding Girl (2009)

La Roche-sur-Yon International Film Festival

Prix Nouvelles Vagues Acuitis [Nominee] (2022)


Blood (2022)

Locarno International Film Festival

Golden Leopard [Nominee] (2012)


Jack & Diane (2012)

Rouen Nordic Film Festival

Young Audience Award [Winner] (2004)


Salt (2003)

Skip City International D-Cinema Festival

Best New Director [Winner] (2004)


Salt (2003)

Grand Prize [Nominee] (2004)

Feature Film

Salt (2003)

Sundance Film Festival

U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award [Winner] (2022)

Uncompromising Artistic Vision

Blood (2022)

Special Jury Prize [Winner] (2006)

Dramatic
For independent vision.

In Between Days (2006)

Short Filmmaking Award - Honorable Mention [Winner] (2000)


Hitch (2000)

Tribeca Film Festival

Jury Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Narrative Feature

Jack & Diane (2012)

Jury Award [Nominee] (2009)

Best Narrative Feature

The Exploding Girl (2009)