Ben Rivers Poster

Awards

Asia Pacific Screen Awards

Asia Pacific Screen Award [Nominee] (2019)

Achievement in Directing

Krabi, 2562 (2019)

Brive Mid-Length Film Meeting

Distributors Award [Winner] (2015)

Best Film

The Hunchback (2016)

Chicago International Film Festival

Gold Hugo [Nominee] (2020)

Best Documentary Short

Look Then Below (2020)

Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US

Heterodox Award [Nominee] (2015)


A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness (2013)

Cinéma du Réel

Cinéma du Réel Award [Nominee] (2012)

International Competition

Two Years at Sea (2011)

Cinéma du Réel Award [Nominee] (2011)

International Competition

Slow Action (2011)

CPH:DOX

New Vision Award [Nominee] (2014)


Things (2014)

New Vision Award [Winner] (2013)


A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness (2013)

CPH:DOX Award [Winner] (2011)


Two Years at Sea (2011)

Festival International du Film Indépendant de Bordeaux (Fifib)

Best Short Film [Nominee] (2016)


The Hunchback (2016)

Hamburg International Short Film Festival

Hamburg Short Film Award [Nominee] (2013)


The Creation as We Saw It (2012)

IBAFF International Film Festival

IBAFF Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Feature Film

The Sky Trembles and the Earth Is Afraid and the Two Eyes Are Not Brothers (2015)

IndieLisboa International Independent Film Festival

Best Portuguese Short Film [Winner] (2016)

Best Short Film

The Hunchback (2016)

International Documentary Film Festival of Navarra Punto de Vista

Prize for Best Short Film [Winner] (2020)


Now, at Last! (2018)

Jeonju Film Festival

Woosuk Award [Nominee] (2012)

International Competition

Two Years at Sea (2011)

Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival

Silver Eye Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Feature Documentary

A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness (2013)

Las Palmas Film Festival

Golden Lady Harimaguada [Nominee] (2012)


Two Years at Sea (2011)

Leuven International Short Film Festival

European Competition [Winner] (2016)

Best Short Film

The Hunchback (2016)

Locarno International Film Festival

Moving Ahead Award [Nominee] (2019)


Krabi, 2562 (2019)

Golden Leopard [Nominee] (2015)


The Sky Trembles and the Earth Is Afraid and the Two Eyes Are Not Brothers (2015)

Mar del Plata Film Festival

Altered States Competition [Nominee] (2020)


Look Then Below (2020)

Pancevo Film Festival

Lighthouse Award [Nominee] (2014)


A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness (2013)

Rotterdam International Film Festival

Ammodo Tiger Short Competition [Nominee] (2020)


Look Then Below (2020)

Tiger Award for Short Film [Winner] (2015)


Things (2014)

Tiger Award for Short Film [Nominee] (2011)


Slow Action (2011)

T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival, Poland

Grand Prix [Nominee] (2016)

Films on Art International Competition

The Sky Trembles and the Earth Is Afraid and the Two Eyes Are Not Brothers (2015)

Grand Prix [Nominee] (2014)

International Competition

A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness (2013)

Torino Film Festival

Prize of the City of Torino [Winner] (2013)

Best International Documentary Film

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A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness (2013)

Venice Film Festival

FIPRESCI Prize [Winner] (2011)

Parallel Sections

Two Years at Sea (2011)

Venice Horizons Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Film

Two Years at Sea (2011)

Vila do Conde International Short Film Festival

Best Experimental Film Award [Nominee] (2020)

Best Experimental Film

Look Then Below (2020)

Great Prize Cidade Vila do Conde [Nominee] (2018)

International Competition

The Rare Event (2018)