Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2000 Nominee
Oscar
Best Short Film, Animated
3 Misses (1998)

Annecy International Animated Film Festival

2001 Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
The Boy Who Saw the Iceberg (2000)
For the innovative form of storytelling, involving audience in a little boy's inner world.
1997 Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
The End of the World in Four Seasons (1995)
1977 Winner
Grand Prix
David (1977)
Tied with Le château de sable (1977).

Annie Awards

1987 Winner
Annie
Distinguished Contribution to the Art of Animation

Berlin International Film Festival

1981 Winner
Silver Berlin Bear
Best Directing of a Short Film
Ter land, ter zee en in de lucht (1980)

Biarritz International Festival of Audiovisual Programming

2001 Winner
Silver FIPA
Short Programs
The Boy Who Saw the Iceberg (2000)

Buster International Children's Film Festival

2000 Winner
Buster's Short Film Award
3 Misses (1998)

Cannes Film Festival

1984 Nominee
Palme d'Or - Best Short Film
Het scheppen van een koe (1983)
Tip Top (1984)

Chicago International Film Festival

1988 Winner
Silver Hugo
Best Short Film
De schrijver en de dood (1988)

Genie Awards

2002 Winner
Genie
Best Animated Short Film
The Boy Who Saw the Iceberg (2000)
Shared with:
1996 Nominee
Genie
Best Short Film
The End of the World in Four Seasons (1995)
Shared with:

Hiroshima International Animation Festival

2002 Winner
Special Jury Prize
The Boy Who Saw the Iceberg (2000)
2000 Winner
Special Prize
3 Misses (1998)

Jutra Awards

2001 Nominee
Jutra
Best Animated Film (Meilleur Film d'Animation)
The Boy Who Saw the Iceberg (2000)

Krakow Film Festival

2013 Winner
Dragon of Dragons Honorary Award
2001 Winner
Silver Dragon
Best Animated Film
The Boy Who Saw the Iceberg (2000)
For its genial realisation of the relationship between reality and the world of dreams.
1996 Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
The End of the World in Four Seasons (1995)

Leipzig DOK Festival

2000 Winner
Silver Dove
Animated Films and Videos
The Boy Who Saw the Iceberg (2000)

Montréal World Film Festival

2011 Nominee
First Prize (Short Films)
Oedipus (2011)
2003 Nominee
First Prize (Short Films)
2D or not 2D (2003)
2000 Nominee
First Prize (Short Films)
The Boy Who Saw the Iceberg (2000)
1995 Winner
First Prize (Short Films)
The End of the World in Four Seasons (1995)

Nederlands Film Festival

2001 Nominee
Golden Calf
Best Short Film (Beste Korte Film)
The Boy Who Saw the Iceberg (2000)

Ottawa International Animation Festival

2000 Winner
Mike Gribble Peel of Laughter Award
3 Misses (1998)
1996 Winner
OIAF Award
Best Production Between 10 and 30 Minutes in Length
The End of the World in Four Seasons (1995)
1994 Winner
ASIFA-International Award
1986 Winner
Merit Award
Film Between 5 and 15 Minutes
Elephantrio (1987)
Shared with:
For its technical brilliance and competent animation.
1984 Winner
OIAF Award
Films Longer Than 5 Minutes
Het scheppen van een koe (1983)
1982 Winner
OIAF Award
Best Film Under 5 Minutes
La belle et la boîte (1985)

Zagreb World Festival of Animated Films

2002 Winner
Special Jury Award
The Boy Who Saw the Iceberg (2000)
Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

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