ALMA Awards

ALMA Award [Winner] (2012)

Special Achievement Award

Girl in Progress (2012)

Ariel Awards, Mexico

Silver Ariel [Winner] (2003)

Best Short Fiction Film (Mejor Cortometraje de Ficción)

La milpa (2002)

Aspen Shortsfest

Jury Award [Winner] (2005)

Best Documentary

Family Portrait (2004)

ATAS Foundation College Television Awards

First Place [Winner] (2004)

Dramatic

La milpa (2002)

Athena Film Festival

Athena List Winner [Winner] (2017)

Athena List

Cinema for Peace Awards

Cinema for Peace Award [Nominee] (2016)

Most Valuable Movie of the Year

The 33 (2015)

DGA Student Awards

DGA Student Film Award [Winner] (2003)

Best Latino Student Filmmaker - East Coast
Columbia

La milpa (2002)

Directors Guild of America, USA

DGA Award [Nominee] (2012)

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children's Programs

Lemonade Mouth (2011)

Havana Film Festival

OCIC Award - Special Mention [Winner] (2002)


La milpa (2002)

Heartland Film

Truly Moving Picture Award [Winner] (2015)


The 33 (2015)

Imagen Foundation Awards

Imagen Award [Winner] (2016)

Best Director

The 33 (2015)

Imagen Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Director/Feature Film

Girl in Progress (2012)

Imagen Award [Winner] (2008)

Best Director

La misma luna (2007)

Mexican Cinema Journalists

Silver Goddess [Winner] (2003)

Best Short Film (Mejor Cortometraje)

La milpa (2002)

Student Academy Awards, USA

Gold Medal [Winner] (2003)

Narrative
Columbia University, New York.

La milpa (2002)

Sundance Film Festival

Short Filmmaking Award [Winner] (2005)


Family Portrait (2004)