BAFTA Awards

BAFTA Film Award [Winner] (2011)

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer
  • Director/Writer

Four Lions (2010)

BAFTA Film Award [Winner] (2003)

Best Short Film

My Wrongs 8245-8249 and 117 (2002)

BAFTA TV Award [Nominee] (2002)

Best Innovation
For episode "Paedophilia (#2.0)".

Brass Eye (1997)

BAFTA TV Award [Nominee] (2002)

Best Comedy Programme or Series
For episode "Paedophilia (#2.0)".

Brass Eye (1997)

BAFTA TV Award [Nominee] (2001)

Best New Director (Fiction)

Jam (2000)

British Comedy Awards

British Comedy Award [Winner] (1994)

Best TV Comedy Newcomer

The Day Today (1994)

British Independent Film Awards

Douglas Hickox Award [Nominee] (2010)


Four Lions (2010)

British Independent Film Award [Nominee] (2010)

Best Screenplay

Four Lions (2010)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

COFCA Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Original Screenplay

Four Lions (2010)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

CFCA Award [Nominee] (2010)

Best Screenplay, Original

Four Lions (2010)

Gold Derby Awards

Gold Derby TV Award [Nominee] (2014)

Comedy Episode of the Year
for "Alicia"

Veep (2012)

Hawaii International Film Festival

EuroCinema Hawai'i Award [Winner] (2010)

Best Film

Four Lions (2010)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

ICP Award [Nominee] (2010)

Best First Feature
5th place.

Four Lions (2010)

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

Independent Camera [Winner] (2010)


Four Lions (2010)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

ALFS Award [Nominee] (2011)

Screenwriter of the Year

Four Lions (2010)

ALFS Award [Nominee] (2011)

Breakthrough British Filmmaker

Four Lions (2010)

Los Angeles Film Festival

Audience Award [Winner] (2010)

Best Narrative Feature

Four Lions (2010)

Monte-Carlo Comedy Film Festival

Special Jury Prize [Winner] (2010)


Four Lions (2010)

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards

OFCC Award [Winner] (2010)

Best First Film

Four Lions (2010)

Online Film & Television Association

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Direction in a Comedy Series

Veep (2012)

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Direction in a Comedy Series

Veep (2012)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

SDFCS Award [Winner] (2010)

Best Screenplay, Original

Four Lions (2010)

Sundance Film Festival

Grand Jury Prize [Nominee] (2010)

World Cinema - Dramatic

Four Lions (2010)

Sydney Film Festival

Sydney Film Prize [Nominee] (2010)

Best Film

Four Lions (2010)

Torino Film Festival

Prize of the City of Torino [Nominee] (2010)

Best Feature Film

Four Lions (2010)

Writers' Guild of Great Britain

Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award [Nominee] (2010)

Best Feature Film Screenplay

Four Lions (2010)