Sean McAllister Poster

Awards

BAFTA Awards

2016 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer
A Syrian Love Story (2015)
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Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival

2015 Nominated
Audience Award
IDFA Audience Award
A Syrian Love Story (2015)
7th Place

Biografilm Festival

2015 Won
Special Jury Award
International Competition
A Syrian Love Story (2015)

Boulder International Film Festival

2005 Won
Award of Excellence
The Liberace of Baghdad (2005)

Cinema for Peace Awards

2016 Won
Cinema for Peace Award
Cinema for Peace Refugee Award
A Syrian Love Story (2015)

CPH:DOX

2015 Nominated
Politiken's Audience Award
A Syrian Love Story (2015)

Directors Guild of America, USA

2006 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary
The Liberace of Baghdad (2005)

DocAviv Film Festival

2016 Nominated
Best International Film
The International Competition
A Syrian Love Story (2015)

European Film Awards

2015 Nominated
European Film Award
European Documentary
A Syrian Love Story (2015)

Hamburg Film Festival

2015 Nominated
Political Film Award
A Syrian Love Story (2015)

Honolulu International Festival (I)

2010 Won
Jury Prize
Excellence in Filmmaking
Japan: A Story of Love and Hate (2008)
Golden Kahuna Award: Documentary

Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Festival

2009 Nominated
Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Award
Japan: A Story of Love and Hate (2008)

Royal Television Society, UK

1998 Nominated
RTS Television Award
Best Single Documentary
The Minders (1998)

Sheffield International Documentary Festival

2015 Won
Grand Jury Award
A Syrian Love Story (2015)
2012 Won
Special Mention
The Reluctant Revolutionary (2012)
Nominated
Special Jury Award
The Reluctant Revolutionary (2012)

Sundance Film Festival

2005 Won
Special Jury Prize
World Cinema - Documentary
The Liberace of Baghdad (2005)
Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
World Cinema - Documentary
The Liberace of Baghdad (2005)

Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival

2009 Won
Citizens' Prize
Japan: A Story of Love and Hate (2008)
Won
Special Prize
Japan: A Story of Love and Hate (2008)

The film gives a unique point of view about the mental depression, loneliness and the value of ... More

The film gives a unique point of view about the mental depression, loneliness and the value of communication in the midst of economic and social conditions in Japan, in an entertaining way.

Nominated
Robert and Frances Flaherty Prize
Japan: A Story of Love and Hate (2008)

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