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Awards

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2008 Nominated
EDA Award
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
Ballast (2008)

Art Directors Guild

2002 Nominated
Excellence in Production Design Award
Period or Fantasy Film
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
Shared with:

Berlin International Film Festival

2008 Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Ballast (2008)

Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema

2008 Won
Best Director
Ballast (2008)
Won
SIGNIS Award
Ballast (2008)
Won
FIPRESCI Prize
Ballast (2008)
Nominated
Best Film
Ballast (2008)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2008 Nominated
CFCA Award
Most Promising Filmmaker
Ballast (2008)

Chicago International Film Festival

2008 Nominated
Gold Hugo
New Directors Competition
Ballast (2008)

Deauville Film Festival

2008 Won
Jury Special Prize
Ballast (2008)
Won
Revelations Prize
Ballast (2008)
Nominated
Grand Special Prize
Ballast (2008)

Durban International Film Festival

2008 Won
Best Direction
Ballast (2008)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

2009 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Feature
Ballast (2008)
Shared with:
Best Director
Ballast (2008)
Best First Screenplay
Ballast (2008)

Gijón International Film Festival

2008 Nominated
Grand Prix Asturias
Ballast (2008)

Gotham Awards

2008 Won
Gotham Independent Film Award
Breakthrough Director
Ballast (2008)
Nominated
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Feature
Ballast (2008)
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IndieLisboa International Independent Film Festival

2009 Won
Grand Prize City of Lisbon
Ballast (2008)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2008 Won
ICP Award
Best First Feature
Ballast (2008)

Jeonju Film Festival

2008 Nominated
Woosuk Award
International Competition
Ballast (2008)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2008 2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best First Film
Ballast (2008)

Sundance Film Festival

2008 Won
Directing Award
Dramatic
Ballast (2008)
Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
Dramatic
Ballast (2008)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2008 Won
TFCA Award
Best First Feature
Ballast (2008)

Zurich Film Festival

2008 Nominated
Golden Eye
Best Debut
Ballast (2008)

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