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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1998 Winner
Oscar
Best Short Film, Live Action
Visas and Virtue (1997)
Shared with:

Accolade Competition

2004 Winner
Award of Excellence
Short Film
Day of Independence (2003)

Algarve International Film Festival

1998 Winner
Adriano Morais Award
Visas and Virtue (1997)
Nominee
Grand Prize of the City of Portimão
Visas and Virtue (1997)

Aurora Awards

2004 Winner
Platinum Best of Show
Short Film
Day of Independence (2003)

California Independent Film Festival

2004 Winner
Slate Award
Best Short
Day of Independence (2003)

CINE Competition

2004 Winner
CINE Golden Eagle
Independent (Unaffilliated) Division: Fiction, Short
Day of Independence (2003)
Shared with:
1997 Winner
CINE Golden Eagle
Independent (Unaffilliated) Division: Fiction, Short
Visas and Virtue (1997)

Columbus International Film & Video Festival

2004 Winner
Bronze Plaque Award
Short
Day of Independence (2003)

Crested Butte Reel Fest

2004 Winner
Jury Award
1st Prize Overall
Day of Independence (2003)
Nominee
Audience Award
Best Film
Day of Independence (2003)

Dresden Film Festival

1998 Nominee
Best Short Film
International Competition
Visas and Virtue (1997)

Durango Film Festival

2004 Nominee
Jury Award
Best Live Action Short
Day of Independence (2003)

Fukuoka Asian Film Festival

1998 Nominee
Grand Prix
Visas and Virtue (1997)

Heartland Film Festival

1997 Winner
Crystal Heart Award
Visas and Virtue (1997)
Shared with:

Huesca Film Festival

1997 Winner
Francisco García de Paso Award
International Competition
Visas and Virtue (1997)
Nominee
Golden Danzante
International Competition
Visas and Virtue (1997)

International Family Film Festival

2004 Nominee
Film Award
Best Short Drama
Day of Independence (2003)

Jackson Hole Film Festival

2004 Winner
Cowboy Award
Best Screenplay
Day of Independence (2003)
Shared with:

Los Angeles International Underground Film Festival

2013 Winner
Audience Award
Best Actor
Lil Tokyo Reporter (2012)
Winner
LAIUFF Award
Best Actor
Lil Tokyo Reporter (2012)

Marco Island Film Festival

2004 Winner
Audience Award
Best Short Drama
Day of Independence (2003)

Montecatini Filmvideo - International Short Film Festival

1998 Nominee
Golden Heron
Visas and Virtue (1997)

National Educational Media Network, USA

1998 Winner
Bronze Apple
Visas and Virtue (1997)

New Haven Film Fest

2004 Nominee
Audience Choice Award
Best Dramatic Short
Day of Independence (2003)

Northern California Area EMMY Awards

2006 Nominee
Emmy
Historical/Cultural - Program/Special
Day of Independence (2003)
Shared with:

Palm Beach International Film Festival

2004 Nominee
Best Short Film
Jury Prize
Day of Independence (2003)

RiverRun International Film Festival

2004 Nominee
Jury Prize
Best Live Action Short
Day of Independence (2003)

Rochester International Film Festival

2004 Winner
Festival Trophy
Shoestring Award
Day of Independence (2003)
Best of the Fest
Day of Independence (2003)
1998 Winner
Festival Trophy
Shoestring Award
Visas and Virtue (1997)

Roxbury International Film Festival

2004 Winner
Technical Excellence in Filmmaking
Day of Independence (2003)

Sacramento GAFFERS

2004 Winner
Festival Prize
Outstanding Director (Short)
Day of Independence (2003)

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

1998 Nominee
Best Live Action Short Award
Visas and Virtue (1997)

Seattle International Film Festival

2006 Nominee
Golden Space Needle Award
Best Actor
Americanese (2006)
(2nd Runner-up)

Sonoma Valley Film Festival

2000 Winner
Jury Award
Best Short Film
Visas and Virtue (1997)
Shared with:

Sport Movies & Tv - Milano International FICTS Fest

2004 Winner
Guirlande d'Honneur
Mention d'Honneur
Day of Independence (2003)

St. Louis International Film Festival

2004 Nominee
Best Short Award
Live Action
Day of Independence (2003)

Stockholm Film Festival

1997 Nominee
Best Short Film
Visas and Virtue (1997)

Stony Brook Film Festival

2004 Winner
Best Short
Jury Award
Day of Independence (2003)

Tambay Film and Video Festival

2004 Winner
Jury Award
Best Narrative Short Film
Day of Independence (2003)

Telly Awards

2004 Winner
Bronze Telly
Entertainment
Day of Independence (2003)

Temecula Valley International Film Festival

2004 Nominee
Jury Award
Best Short Film
Day of Independence (2003)

Thunderbird International Film Festival

2004 Winner
Thunderbird Competition Prize
Best Director
Day of Independence (2003)
Professional Category: Short Drama
Day of Independence (2003)

USA Film Festival

2004 Nominee
First Place
Fiction
Day of Independence (2003)
1997 Winner
First Place
Fiction
Visas and Virtue (1997)

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