Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2013 Nominated
Oscar
Best Documentary, Short Subjects
Open Heart (2013)
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AFI Fest

2008 Won
Documentary Award
Kassim the Dream (2008)
Won
Audience Award
Best Documentary
Kassim the Dream (2008)

Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival

2008 Won
DOC U! Award
Kassim the Dream (2008)

Ann Arbor Film Festival

2009 Won
Jury Award
Documentary - Feature Length
Kassim the Dream (2008)

Aspen Shortsfest

2013 Won
Audience Recognition
Open Heart (2013)

Boulder International Film Festival

2013 Won
BIFF Award
Best Documentary Short Film
Open Heart (2013)

Chicago International Film Festival

2008 Nominated
Gold Hugo
Best Documentary
Kassim the Dream (2008)
2005 Won
Silver Hugo
Best Documentary
The Devil's Miner (2005)

CPH:DOX

2014 Nominated
Politiken's Audience Award
A Lego Brickumentary (2014)
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Daytime Emmy Awards

1996 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Multiple Camera Editing
Really Wild Animals (1997)
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Directors Guild of America, USA

2006 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary
The Devil's Miner (2005)
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European Film Awards

2005 Nominated
European Film Award
European Documentary
The Devil's Miner (2005)
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Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival

2008 Won
Spirit of the Independent Award
Best Documentary
Kassim the Dream (2008)

German Camera Award

2005 Nominated
German Camera Award - Outstanding Editing
Documentary (Dokumentarfilm/Feature)
The Devil's Miner (2005)

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival

2008 Won
Special Jury Prize
Best Documentary
The Devil's Miner (2005)
2005 Won
FIPRESCI Prize
The Devil's Miner (2005)
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International Documentary Association

2012 Nominated
IDA Award
Best Short
Open Heart (2013)
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2008 Nominated
IDA Award
Feature Documentary
Kassim the Dream (2008)
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2005 Nominated
Pare Lorentz Award
The Devil's Miner (2005)
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Jerusalem Film Festival

2005 Won
In Spirit for Freedom Award
Best Documentary
The Devil's Miner (2005)
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Mexico City International Contemporary Film Festival

2005 Won
Special Award
Best Humanitarian Content
The Devil's Miner (2005)
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Newport Beach Film Festival

2013 Won
Jury Award
Best Short Documentary
Open Heart (2013)

Silverdocs Documentary Festival

2008 Won
American Film Market/SILVERDOCS Award
Kassim the Dream (2008)

Tribeca Film Festival

2014 Nominated
Audience Award
Documentary
A Lego Brickumentary (2014)
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2005 Won
Best New Documentary Filmmaker - Special Jury Mention
The Devil's Miner (2005)
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Woodstock Film Festival

2005 Won
Jury Prize
Best Documentary
The Devil's Miner (2005)
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