Awards

Ashland Independent Film Festival

2006 Won
Ashland Independent Film Award
Best Documentary: Short Subject
Undressing My Mother (2004)

Cleveland International Film Festival

2016 Won
Nesnady and Schwartz Documentary Competition
Best Documentary
Mom and Me (2015)

Cork International Film Festival

2004 Won
Audience Award
Best International Short
Undressing My Mother (2004)
Won
Jameson Short Film Award
Undressing My Mother (2004)

DaKINO International Film Festival

2005 Won
Jury Prize
Short Documentary
Undressing My Mother (2004)

Dallas International Film Festival

2008 Won
Special Jury Prize
Special Achievement: Direction
Bongo Bong (2006)

Directors Finders Series, Ireland

2010 Won
Directors Finders Award
His & Hers (2009)

Dublin International Film Festival

2010 Won
Audience Award
His & Hers (2009)
Won
Dublin Film Critics Award
Best Documentary
His & Hers (2009)

European Film Awards

2009 Nominated
European Film Award
European Short Film
The Herd (2008)
Sarajevo
2005 Won
European Film Award
European Short Film
Undressing My Mother (2004)
Prix UIP Tampere

Expresion en Corto International Film Festival

2009 Won
Best Documentary
Best Documentary Short Film
The Herd (2008)

FEST Youth Video and Film Festival

2006 Won
Jury Prize
Best Documentary
Undressing My Mother (2004)

Galway Film Fleadh

2010 Won
Short Documentary Award
The Herd (2008)
2009 Won
Feature Film Award
Best Irish Feature Film
His & Hers (2009)
2004 Won
Short Documentary Award
Short Documentary
Undressing My Mother (2004)
3rd place
Short Documentary Award
Useless Dog (2004)

Imago - International Young Film and Video Festival

2005 Won
Jury Award
Best Documentary Short Film
Undressing My Mother (2004)

IndieLisboa International Independent Film Festival

2009 Won
Onda Curta Award
The Herd (2008)
2005 Won
Short Film Grand Prize
Undressing My Mother (2004)
Won
Onda Curta Award
Undressing My Mother (2004)

Irish Film and Television Awards

2010 Nominated
IFTA Award
Best Editing
His & Hers (2009)
Nominated
Rising Star Award
2005 Nominated
IFTA Award
Best Short Fiction
Ouch! (2004)

Locarno International Film Festival

2007 Nominated
Golden Pardino - Leopards of Tomorrow
International Competition
Tongue Tied (2007)

Los Angeles Film Festival

2005 Won
Jury Prize
Best Documentary Short
Undressing My Mother (2004)

Regensburg Short Film Week

2005 Won
Best International Short Film
International Competition
Undressing My Mother (2004)

Rio de Janeiro Curta Cinema

2005 Won
Audience Award
International
Undressing My Mother (2004)
Won
International Competition - Jury Prize
International Competition
Undressing My Mother (2004)

RiverRun International Film Festival

2007 Won
Special Jury Prize
Short Documentary
Useless Dog (2004)

Sarajevo Film Festival

2009 Won
Prix UIP Sarajevo (European Short Film)
Short Film
The Herd (2008)

Seattle International Film Festival

2009 Won
Short Film Competition Award
Best Documentary Short Film
The Herd (2008)
2006 Won
Short Film Competition Special Jury Award
Short Documentary
Undressing My Mother (2004)

Sundance Film Festival

2010 Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
World Cinema - Documentary
His & Hers (2009)
2006 Won
Short Filmmaking Award - Honorable Mention
Undressing My Mother (2004)

Tampere International Short Film Festival

2005 Won
Best Documentary
Undressing My Mother (2004)
Won
Prix UIP Tampere (European Short Film)
Undressing My Mother (2004)

Toronto Worldwide Short Film Festival

2007 Won
Best Documentary Short
Farewell Packets of Ten (2007)

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