AACTA International Awards

AACTA International Award [Nominee] (2019)

Best Direction

Sweet Country (2017)

Adelaide Film Festival

Audience Award [Winner] (2017)

Best Feature

Sweet Country (2017)

Audience Award [Winner] (2009)

Best Feature

Samson and Delilah (2009)

AFI Fest

Short Award - Special Mention [Winner] (2005)


Green Bush (2005)

Almeria Western Film Festival

Grand Jury Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Feature

Sweet Country (2017)

Almería International Short Film Festival

Special Mention [Winner] (2006)


Green Bush (2005)

Amazonas Film Festival

Amazonas Award [Winner] (2009)

Best Film

Samson and Delilah (2009)

Art Film Festival

Blue Angel [Winner] (2009)

Best Director

Samson and Delilah (2009)

Asia Pacific Screen Awards

Asia Pacific Screen Award [Nominee] (2017)

Achievement in Cinematography

Sweet Country (2017)

Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards

AACTA Award [Winner] (2018)

Best Direction

Sweet Country (2017)

AACTA Award [Winner] (2018)

Best Cinematography

Sweet Country (2017)

AACTA Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Direction

The Turning (2013)

AACTA Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Cinematography

The Sapphires (2012)

Australian Directors Guild Awards

ADG Award [Winner] (2019)

Best Direction in a Feature Film (Budget $1M or over)

Sweet Country (2017)

Australian Film Critics Association Awards

AFCA Award [Winner] (2019)

Best Director

Sweet Country (2017)

AFCA Award [Winner] (2019)

Best Cinematography

Sweet Country (2017)

AFCA Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Screenplay

The Turning (2013)

AFCA Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Cinematography

The Turning (2013)

AFCA Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Cinematography

The Sapphires (2012)

Australian Film Institute

AFI Award [Winner] (2009)

Best Direction

Samson and Delilah (2009)

AFI Award [Winner] (2009)

Best Original Screenplay

Samson and Delilah (2009)

AFI Award [Winner] (2009)

Best Cinematography

Samson and Delilah (2009)

AFI Award [Nominee] (2009)

Best Original Music Score

Samson and Delilah (2009)

Australian Writers' Guild

Awgie Award [Winner] (2009)

Feature Film - Original

Samson and Delilah (2009)

Major Award [Winner] (2009)


Samson and Delilah (2009)

Australians in Film Awards

Screen Australia Breakthrough Award [Winner] (2017)


BendFilm Festival

Jury Prize [Winner] (2005)

Best Short Film

Green Bush (2005)

Berlin International Film Festival

Crystal Bear [Winner] (2008)

Generation Kplus - Best Short Film

Nana (2007)

Panorama Short Film Award [Winner] (2005)


Green Bush (2005)

Camerimage

Golden Frog [Nominee] (2017)

Main Competition

Sweet Country (2017)

Golden Frog [Nominee] (2009)

Main Competition

Samson and Delilah (2009)

Cannes Film Festival

Golden Camera [Winner] (2009)


Samson and Delilah (2009)

Un Certain Regard Award [Nominee] (2009)


Samson and Delilah (2009)

Chicago International Film Festival

Audience Choice Award [Nominee] (2014)

Audience Choice Award

Words with Gods (2014)

Cinemanila International Film Festival

Lino Brocka Award [Nominee] (2009)

International Competition

Samson and Delilah (2009)

Dublin International Film Festival

Dublin Film Critics Award [Winner] (2010)

Best Film

Samson and Delilah (2009)

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards

FCCA Award [Winner] (2019)

Best Director

Sweet Country (2017)

FCCA Award [Nominee] (2019)

Best Cinematography

Sweet Country (2017)

FCCA Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Documentary

We Don't Need a Map (2017)

FCCA Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Script

The Darkside (2013)

FCCA Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Feature Documentary

The Darkside (2013)

FCCA Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Cinematography

The Sapphires (2012)

FCCA Award [Winner] (2010)

Best Director

Samson and Delilah (2009)

FCCA Award [Winner] (2010)

Best Cinematography

Samson and Delilah (2009)

FCCA Award [Nominee] (2010)

Best Screenplay

Samson and Delilah (2009)

Gasparilla International Film Festival

Grand Jury [Nominee] (2018)

Best International Feature

Sweet Country (2017)

Göteborg Film Festival

Dragon Award [Nominee] (2018)

International Competition

Sweet Country (2017)

IF Awards

IF Award [Winner] (2007)

Best Short Film

Nana (2007)

IF Award [Winner] (2005)

Best Short Film

Green Bush (2005)

ImagineNative Film + Media Arts Festival

Milestone Award [Winner] (2014)


Jury Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Indigenous Language Production

Samson and Delilah (2009)

Honorable Mention [Winner] (2007)

Best Short Drama

Nana (2007)

Honorable Mention [Winner] (2005)

Best Short Drama

Green Bush (2005)

Jerusalem Film Festival

In Spirit for Freedom Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Feature

Sweet Country (2017)

London Film Festival

Best Film [Nominee] (2017)

Official Competition

Sweet Country (2017)

Luxembourg City Film Festival

Critics Award [Winner] (2018)


Sweet Country (2017)

Grand Prix [Nominee] (2018)


Sweet Country (2017)

Palm Springs International Film Festival

John Schlesinger Award - Honorable Mention [Winner] (2010)


Samson and Delilah (2009)

Philadelphia Film Festival

Jury Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Narrative Feature

Sweet Country (2017)

Rencontres Internationales du Cinema des Antipodes

Jury Grand Prix [Winner] (2009)

Best Feature Film

Samson and Delilah (2009)

Sydney Film Festival

Sydney Film Prize [Nominee] (2017)

Best Film

We Don't Need a Map (2017)

Toronto International Film Festival

Platform Prize [Winner] (2017)


Sweet Country (2017)

Valladolid International Film Festival

Golden Spike [Nominee] (2017)

Best Film

Sweet Country (2017)

Venice Film Festival

Special Jury Prize [Winner] (2017)


Sweet Country (2017)

Golden Lion [Nominee] (2017)

Best Film

Sweet Country (2017)