Ariel Awards, Mexico

Silver Ariel [Nominee] (2016)

Best Screenplay Adapted from Another Source (Mejor Guión Cinematográfico Adaptado)

Dólares de arena (2014)

Silver Ariel [Nominee] (2008)

Best First Work (Mejor Ópera Prima)

Cochochi (2007)

Silver Ariel [Nominee] (2008)

Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Mejor Guión Cinematográfico Original)

Cochochi (2007)

Berlin International Film Festival

Teddy [Nominee] (2019)

Best Feature Film

Holy Beasts (2019)

Bildrausch Filmfest Basel

Bildrausch Ring of Film Art [Nominee] (2019)

Best Film

Holy Beasts (2019)

Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema

Human Rights Award - Special Mention [Winner] (2011)


Jean Gentil (2010)

SIGNIS Award - Special Mention [Winner] (2008)


Cochochi (2007)

Cairo International Film Festival

FIPRESCI Prize [Winner] (2014)

International Competition Feature Films

Dólares de arena (2014)

Fribourg International Film Festival

Grand Prix [Nominee] (2015)


Dólares de arena (2014)

Gijón International Film Festival

FIPRESCI Prize [Winner] (2007)


Cochochi (2007)

Grand Prix Asturias [Nominee] (2007)

Best Feature

Cochochi (2007)

Gramado Film Festival

Kikito Critics Prize [Winner] (2011)

Latin Film Competiton (Longa Metragem em 35mm, Latinos)

Jean Gentil (2010)

Golden Kikito [Winner] (2008)

Latin Film Competiton - Best Film (Longa Metragem em 35mm, Latinos - Melhor Filme)

Cochochi (2007)

Golden Kikito [Winner] (2008)

Latin Film Competiton - Excellency of Technique Language (Longa Metragem em 35mm, Latinos - Excelência de Linguagem Técnica)

Cochochi (2007)

Guadalajara International Film Festival

PREMIO MAGUEY [Nominee] (2015)

Best Feature Film

Dólares de arena (2014)

Jeonju Film Festival

Woosuk Award [Winner] (2011)

International Competition

Jean Gentil (2010)

Woosuk Award [Nominee] (2008)

International Competition

Cochochi (2007)

La Silla

Premio La Silla [Nominee] (2018)

Mejor Documental

Noelí en Los Países (2016)

Premio La Silla [Winner] (2015)

Premio de la Crítica

Dólares de arena (2014)

Las Palmas Film Festival

Golden Lady Harimaguada [Winner] (2011)


Jean Gentil (2010)

Lima Latin American Film Festival

Special Jury Prize [Winner] (2011)


Jean Gentil (2010)

Critics Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Film

Jean Gentil (2010)

Los Cabos International Film Festival

Los Cabos Award [Nominee] (2019)

Best Film

Holy Beasts (2019)

Miami Film Festival

Jordan Alexander Ressler Screenwriting Award [Winner] (2011)


Jean Gentil (2010)

Grand Jury Prize [Nominee] (2011)

Knight Ibero-American Competition

Jean Gentil (2010)

Grand Jury Prize [Winner] (2008)

Dramatic Features - Ibero-American Cinema Competition

Cochochi (2007)

Nantes Three Continents Festival

Golden Montgolfiere [Nominee] (2014)


Dólares de arena (2014)

Golden Montgolfiere [Nominee] (2010)


Jean Gentil (2010)

Nashville Film Festival

Grand Jury Prize [Nominee] (2015)

Bridgestone Narrative Feature Competition

Dólares de arena (2014)

Palm Springs International Film Festival

Cine Latino Award [Nominee] (2015)


Dólares de arena (2014)

Thessaloniki Film Festival

Bronze Alexander [Winner] (2010)

Special Award

Jean Gentil (2010)

Toronto International Film Festival

Discovery Award [Winner] (2007)


Cochochi (2007)

Toulouse Latin America Film Festival

FIPRESCI Prize [Winner] (2008)

First Feature Film

Cochochi (2007)

Grand Prix [Winner] (2008)

Best Film

Cochochi (2007)

Tribeca Film Festival

Jury Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best International Narrative Feature

Sambá (2017)

Venice Film Festival

Venice Horizons Award [Nominee] (2010)

Best Film

Jean Gentil (2010)

Venice Horizons Award [Nominee] (2007)

Best Film

Cochochi (2007)