Awards

Alpinale European Film Festival

2006 Won
Golden Unicorn - Children's Fest
Pietje Bell (2002)

Carrousel International du Film

2013 Nominated
Camério
Best Film
De Groeten van Mike! (2012)

Chicago International Children's Film Festival

2001 Won
Children's Jury Award
International Feature Film or Video - Live-Action
Kruimeltje (1999)

Cinekid

2013 Won
Audience Award
Best Dutch Film
Spijt! (2013)
Shared with:
Nominated
Cinekid Film Award
Best Dutch Film
De Groeten van Mike! (2012)

Emden International Film Festival

2000 Nominated
Emden Film Award
Kruimeltje (1999)

Giffoni Film Festival

2013 Won
Golden Gryphon
ELEMENTS +10 Section
De Groeten van Mike! (2012)
Shared with:
Won
Amnesty International Award
Special Award
De Groeten van Mike! (2012)
Shared with:

Golden and Platin Film, Netherlands

2014 Won
Golden Film
Pijnstillers (2014)
Shared with:
2013 Won
Golden Film
De Groeten van Mike! (2012)
Shared with:
Spijt! (2013)
Shared with:
Won
Platin Film
Spijt! (2013)
Shared with:
2011 Won
Golden Film
Sonny Boy (2011)
Shared with:
uitreiking 4 februari 2011
Razend (2011)
Shared with:
uitreiking 31 oktober 2011
Won
Platin Film
Sonny Boy (2011)
Shared with:
proclamation 8 april 2011
2009 Won
Golden Film
Lover of Loser (2009)
Shared with:
4 oktober 2009

Hamburg Film Festival

2013 Nominated
Michel Award
De Groeten van Mike! (2012)

Hyart Film Festival

2015 Won
Festival Award
Best Comedy
Freeze (2014)
Shared with:

Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival

2000 Won
Audience Award
Kruimeltje (1999)

Nederlands Film Festival

2013 Nominated
Audience Award
De Groeten van Mike! (2012)
2000 Nominated
Golden Calf
Best Director of a Feature Film (Beste Regie)
Kruimeltje (1999)
Best Screenplay of a Feature Film (Beste Scenario)
Kruimeltje (1999)
Nominated
Grolsch Film Award
Kruimeltje (1999)
1995 Nominated
Golden Calf
Best Director of a Feature Film (Beste Regie)
De tasjesdief (1995)

Palm Springs International Film Festival

2012 2nd place
Audience Award
Best Narrative Feature
Sonny Boy (2011)
Runner-Up

Rembrandt Awards

2013 Nominated
Rembrandt Award
Best Dutch Youth Film (Beste Nederlandse Jeugd Film)
De Groeten van Mike! (2012)
2012 Nominated
Rembrandt Award
Best Film (Beste Nederlandse Film)
Sonny Boy (2011)
2007 Nominated
Rembrandt Award
Best Film (Beste Nederlandse Film)
Afblijven (2006)
1995 Nominated
Rembrandt Award
Best Film (Beste Nederlandse Film)
De tasjesdief (1995)

SCENECS International Debut Film Festival

2013 Won
The Dutch Golden Stone Award
Lifetime Achievement Award
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Stony Brook Film Festival

2011 Won
Special Recognition
Opening Night Film
Sonny Boy (2011)

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

2013 Won
Just Film Award
Best Children's Film
De Groeten van Mike! (2012)
Nominated
Just Film Award
Best Children's Film
De Groeten van Mike! (2012)

WorldFest Houston

2000 Won
Special Jury Award
Independent Theatrical Feature Films - Family/Children
Kruimeltje (1999)

Würzburg International Filmweekend

1997 Won
Children's Film Award
De tasjesdief (1995)
Tied with Lang leve de koningin (1995).

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