Cannes Film Festival

Un Certain Regard Award [Nominee] (2011)


Loverboy (2011)

Un Certain Regard Award [Nominee] (2006)


Cum mi-am petrecut sfârsitul lumii (2006)

Palme d'Or - Best Short Film [Winner] (2004)


Trafic (2004)

Cinefondation Award [Nominee] (2002)


17 minute întârziere (2002)

Cinefondation Award [Nominee] (2001)


Bucuresti-Wien, 8-15 (2000)

Chicago International Film Festival

Gold Hugo [Nominee] (2004)

Best Short Film

Trafic (2004)

CineMAiubit - International Student Film Festival

Grand Prize [Winner] (2002)


17 minute întârziere (2002)

Best Director [Winner] (2000)


Bucuresti-Wien, 8-15 (2000)

Gopo Awards, Romania

Gopo Award [Nominee] (2020)

Best Directing (Cea mai buna regie)

Heidi (2019)

Gopos Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Documentary

Lumea in patratele (2012)

Gopos Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Short Film

Apele tac (2011)

Gopos Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Feature Film

Loverboy (2011)

Gopos Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Directing

Loverboy (2011)

Gopos Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Feature Film

Eu cand vreau sa fluier, fluier (2010)

Gopos Award [Winner] (2011)

Audience Award

Eu cand vreau sa fluier, fluier (2010)

Gopos Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Screenplay

Eu cand vreau sa fluier, fluier (2010)

Gopos Award [Nominee] (2009)

Best Short Film

O zi buna de plaja (2008)

Gopos Award [Nominee] (2007)

Best Feature Film

Cum mi-am petrecut sfârsitul lumii (2006)

Gopos Award [Nominee] (2007)

Best Directing

Cum mi-am petrecut sfârsitul lumii (2006)

Gopos Award [Nominee] (2007)

Best Screenplay

Cum mi-am petrecut sfârsitul lumii (2006)

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

Special Mention [Winner] (2016)


Dincolo de calea ferata (2016)

Crystal Globe [Nominee] (2016)

Best Film

Dincolo de calea ferata (2016)

Sarajevo Film Festival

Heart of Sarajevo [Nominee] (2019)

Best Film

Heidi (2019)

Heart of Sarajevo [Nominee] (2011)

Best Film

Loverboy (2011)

Sundance Film Festival

NHK Award [Winner] (2005)


Torino Film Festival

Prize of the City of Torino [Nominee] (2002)

Best Short Film

17 minute întârziere (2002)

Prize of the City of Torino [Nominee] (2001)

Best Short Film

Bucuresti-Wien, 8-15 (2000)

Valladolid International Film Festival

Youth Jury Award [Winner] (2006)

Meeting Point Section

Cum mi-am petrecut sfârsitul lumii (2006)

Warsaw International Film Festival

Central and Eastern Europe Award [Nominee] (2006)


Cum mi-am petrecut sfârsitul lumii (2006)