Canadian Screen Awards, CA

Canadian Screen Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Direction in a Documentary Program

Blood Relative (2012)

Canadian Screen Award [Nominee] (2014)

Donald Brittain Award for Best Social/Political Documentary Program

Blood Relative (2012)

Directors Guild of Canada

Outstanding Directorial Achievement [Nominee] (2020)

Family Series

Gabby Duran & The Unsittables (2019)

Gemini Awards

Gemini [Nominee] (2010)

Best Direction in a Documentary Program

65_RedRoses (2009)

Giffoni Film Festival

Silver Gryphon [Winner] (2013)

Chamber of Commerce of Salerno Award

Beauty Mark (2013)

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival

Audience Award [Nominee] (2016)

Top 20 Audience Favorites

Tempest Storm (2016)

Hot Docs Forum Pitch Prize [Winner] (2014)


Tempest Storm (2016)

Best Canadian Documentary [Nominee] (2013)


Blood Relative (2012)

International Documentary Association

IDA Award [Nominee] (2022)

Best Feature

Jacinta (2020)

Leo Awards

Leo [Winner] (2021)

Best Direction in a Youth or Children's Program or Series

Gabby Duran & The Unsittables (2019)

Leo [Nominee] (2020)

Best Direction in a Television Movie

The Deep End (2019)

Leo [Winner] (2019)

Best Direction Youth or Childrens Programming

Versus The Infected (2018)

Leo [Winner] (2013)

Best Feature Length Documentary Program

Blood Relative (2012)

Leo [Winner] (2013)

Best Screenwriting in a Short Drama

Beauty Mark (2013)

Leo [Nominee] (2013)

Best Short Drama

Beauty Mark (2013)

Leo [Nominee] (2013)

Best Direction in a Documentary Program or Series

Blood Relative (2012)

Leo [Nominee] (2010)

Best Direction in a Documentary Program or Series

65_RedRoses (2009)

Leo [Nominee] (2010)

Best Picture Editing in a Documentary Program or Series

65_RedRoses (2009)

Leo [Nominee] (2010)

Best Feature Length Documentary Program

65_RedRoses (2009)

Leo [Winner] (2007)

Best Student Production

Scattering Eden (2006)

Toronto International Film Festival

RBC Emerging Filmmaker Award - Fan Favorite [Winner] (2012)


The Arrival Hour (2012)

RBC Emerging Filmmaker Award [Nominee] (2012)


The Arrival Hour (2012)

Vancouver International Film Festival

Most Popular Canadian Documentary Film [Winner] (2012)


Blood Relative (2012)

Most Popular Canadian Film [Winner] (2009)


65_RedRoses (2009)

Women in Film Award [Winner] (2009)


65_RedRoses (2009)

Most Popular Canadian Documentary Film [Winner] (2009)


65_RedRoses (2009)

Women in Film & Television Vancouver's Spotlight Awards (CA)

Spotlight Award [Winner] (2014)

Artistic Achievement Award

Yorkton Film Festival

Golden Sheaf Award [Winner] (2013)

Emerging Filmmaker

Beauty Mark (2013)

Golden Sheaf Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Short Film

Beauty Mark (2013)