Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2000 Nominated
Oscar
Best Short Film, Animated
3 Misses (1998)

Annecy International Animated Film Festival

2001 Won
FIPRESCI Prize
The Boy Who Saw the Iceberg (2000)
For the innovative form of storytelling, involving audience in a little boy's inner world.
1997 Won
FIPRESCI Prize
The End of the World in Four Seasons (1996)
1977 Won
Grand Prix
David (1977)
Tied with Le château de sable (1977).

Annie Awards

1987 Won
Annie
Distinguished Contribution to the Art of Animation

Berlin International Film Festival

1981 Won
Silver Berlin Bear
Best Directing of a Short Film
Ter land, ter zee en in de lucht (1980)

Biarritz International Festival of Audiovisual Programming

2001 Won
Silver FIPA
Short Programs
The Boy Who Saw the Iceberg (2000)

Buster International Children's Film Festival

2000 Won
Buster's Short Film Award
3 Misses (1998)

Cannes Film Festival

1984 Nominated
Palme d'Or - Best Short Film
Het scheppen van een koe (1983)
Tip Top (1984)

Chicago International Film Festival

1988 Won
Silver Hugo
Best Short Film
De schrijver en de dood (1988)

Genie Awards

2002 Won
Genie
Best Animated Short Film
The Boy Who Saw the Iceberg (2000)
Shared with:
1996 Nominated
Genie
Best Short Film
The End of the World in Four Seasons (1996)
Shared with:

Hiroshima International Animation Festival

2002 Won
Special Jury Prize
The Boy Who Saw the Iceberg (2000)
2000 Won
Special Prize
3 Misses (1998)

Jutra Awards

2001 Nominated
Jutra
Best Animated Film (Meilleur Film d'Animation)
The Boy Who Saw the Iceberg (2000)

Krakow Film Festival

2013 Won
Dragon of Dragons Honorary Award
2001 Won
Silver Dragon
Best Animated Film
The Boy Who Saw the Iceberg (2000)
For its genial realisation of the relationship between reality and the world of dreams.
1996 Won
FIPRESCI Prize
The End of the World in Four Seasons (1996)

Leipzig DOK Festival

2000 Won
Silver Dove
Animated Films and Videos
The Boy Who Saw the Iceberg (2000)

Montréal World Film Festival

2011 Nominated
First Prize (Short Films)
Oedipus (2011)
2003 Nominated
First Prize (Short Films)
2D or not 2D (2003)
2000 Nominated
First Prize (Short Films)
The Boy Who Saw the Iceberg (2000)
1995 Won
First Prize (Short Films)
The End of the World in Four Seasons (1996)

Nederlands Film Festival

2001 Nominated
Golden Calf
Best Short Film (Beste Korte Film)
The Boy Who Saw the Iceberg (2000)

Ottawa International Animation Festival

2000 Won
Mike Gribble Peel of Laughter Award
3 Misses (1998)
1996 Won
OIAF Award
Best Production Between 10 and 30 Minutes in Length
The End of the World in Four Seasons (1996)
1994 Won
ASIFA-International Award
1986 Won
Merit Award
Film Between 5 and 15 Minutes
Elephantrio (1985)
Shared with:
For its technical brilliance and competent animation.
1984 Won
OIAF Award
Films Longer Than 5 Minutes
Het scheppen van een koe (1983)
1982 Won
OIAF Award
Best Film Under 5 Minutes
La belle et la boîte (1982)

Zagreb World Festival of Animated Films

2002 Won
Special Jury Award
The Boy Who Saw the Iceberg (2000)
Won
Lifetime Achievement Award

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