Joe Kicak Poster

Awards

Angelus Awards Student Film Festival

2011 Nominee
Excellence in Filmmaking Award
Live-Action
Distilled Love (2011)
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Austin Comedy Short Film Festival

2017 Winner
ACSFF Award
Best International Comedy Film
Must Kill Karl (2017)
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Nominee
ACSFF Award
Best International Director
Must Kill Karl (2017)
Single Funniest Moment
Must Kill Karl (2017)
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BANFF World Media Festival / Rockie Awards

2021 Nominee
Rockie Award
Best Live Action: Youth (11-17)
Detention Adventure (2019)
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Canadian Screen Awards, CA

2021 Nominee
Canadian Screen Award
Best Children's or Youth Fiction Program or Series
Detention Adventure (2019)
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2020 Nominee
Canadian Screen Award
Best Web Program or Series - Fiction
Detention Adventure (2019)
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Depth of Field International Film Festival Competition

2018 Winner
Award of Merit
Tight Shorts
Must Kill Karl (2017)
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Edmonton International Film Festival

2011 Winner
Rising Star Award
EIFF U Student's Choice Award for Best Canadian Short
Distilled Love (2011)
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Film North, Huntsville International Film Festival

2012 Nominee
Best Short Film
Best Short Film
Distilled Love (2011)
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Garden State Film Festival

2020 Winner
International Winner
Best Web Series
Detention Adventure (2019)
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HollyShorts Film Festival

2018 Winner
Best Comedy
Best Comedy
Must Kill Karl (2017)
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Kidscreen Awards

2020 Winner
Kidscreen Award
Best Web/App Series: Kids
Detention Adventure (2019)
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Lakeshorts International Short Film Festival, CA

2018 Winner
Home Grown Award
Must Kill Karl (2017)
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Los Angeles Comedy Festival

2017 Winner
LA Comedy Festival Award
Best Direction
Must Kill Karl (2017)

New Jersey Web Festival

2021 Nominee
Best Director in a Comedy
Best Director - Comedy
Detention Adventure (2019)
Nominee
Outstanding Comedy
Detention Adventure (2019)

New Media Film Festival

2021 Winner
New Media Film Festival Award
Best TV
Detention Adventure (2019)

NZ Web Fest

2019 Winner
International Narrative Award
Best Show (Children & Youth)
Detention Adventure (2019)
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Rio WebFest

2019 Winner
Jury Award
Best Infantile-Juvenile Directing
Detention Adventure (2019)
Best Infantile-Juvenile Series
Detention Adventure (2019)
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Seoul Web Fest

2021 Nominee
Best Action
Detention Adventure (2019)
Nominee
Best Director
Detention Adventure (2019)

The Norwegian International Seagull Shortfilm Festival

2018 Nominee
Best International Short Film
Best International Short Film
Must Kill Karl (2017)
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TO Webfest

2022 Winner
TO Webfest Award
Best Editing
Detention Adventure (2019)
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Best Visual Effects
Detention Adventure (2019)
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Best English Series
Detention Adventure (2019)
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2021 Winner
TO Webfest Award
Triple Threat Auteur Award
Detention Adventure (2019)
Best Canadian Series
Detention Adventure (2019)
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2019 Winner
TO Webfest Award
Best Family Content
Detention Adventure (2019)
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Best Toronto Series
Detention Adventure (2019)
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WorldFest Houston

2018 Winner
Bronze Remi Award
Black/Dark Comedy
Must Kill Karl (2017)
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2012 Winner
Gold Award
Independent Short Subject-Film & Video - Comedy - Dark/Black
Distilled Love (2011)
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Writers Guild of Canada

2021 Nominee
WGC Award
Shorts and Webseries
Detention Adventure (2019)
2020 Nominee
WGC Award
Shorts and Webseries
Detention Adventure (2019)
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Yorkton Film Festival

2018 Winner
Golden Sheaf Award
Best Comedy
Must Kill Karl (2017)
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Nominee
Golden Sheaf Award
Best Director
Frigid (2016)
Best Drama
Frigid (2016)

Youth Media Alliance Awards of Excellence

2020 Nominee
Award of Excellence
Best Program, live Action Scripted - Ages 6-9 and 9+
Detention Adventure (2019)
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