Awards

2016 Hell's Half Mile Film Festival

Borealis (2015)
Nominated - Best Feature Film, Best Screenplay, Best Actress (Joey King) & Best Supporting Actor (Kevin Pollak)

2016 Canadian Film Fest

Borealis (2015)
Winner - Best Director, Best Actress

2016 Canadian Film Fest

How To Plan An Orgy In A Small Town (2015)
Winner - Best Feature Film, Best Ensemble Cast & Best Costume Design

2016 Canadian Screen Awards

Borealis (2015)
Nominated for Best Achievement in Visual Effects

2015 Edmonton International Film Festival

How To Plan An Orgy In A Small Town (2015)
Winner - Best Canadian Dramatic Feature Film

2015 Vancouver International Film Festival

Borealis (2015)
Special Jury Mention - Best Canadian Feature Film

2015 Canadian Screen Awards

The Best Laid Plans (2014)
Winner for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series (also winner for Best Direction, and nominated for Best Dramatic Mini-Series or TV Movie, Best Costume Design, Best Writing & Best Casting)

2014 Directors Guild of Canada Awards

The Best Laid Plans (2014)
Won Best TV Movie / Mini-Series, Best Picture Editing, Best Sound Editing

2013 Directors Guild of Canada Awards

My Awkward Sexual Adventure (2012)
Nominated for Best Feature Film

2013 Canadian Comedy Awards

My Awkward Sexual Adventure (2012)
Winner for Best Female Performance (Emily Hampshire) and Best Direction (Sean Garrity), Nominated for Best Film (Producers Juliette Hagopian, Jonas Chernick), Best Writing (Jonas Chernick), Best Male Performance (Vik Sahay), Best Female Performance (Sarah Manninen)

2013 ACTRA Award

My Awkward Sexual Adventure (2012)
Nominated for Outstanding Male Performance

Top Ten Canadian Films of 2012

My Awkward Sexual Adventure (2012)
Toronto International Film Festival's Top Ten

Audience Award - Best Film

My Awkward Sexual Adventure (2012)
Whistler Film Festival

Borsos Award - Best Canadian Film

My Awkward Sexual Adventure (2012)
Nominated at the Whistler Film Festival

People's Choice Award - Best Narrative Film

My Awkward Sexual Adventure (2012)
Calgary International Film Festival

Best Actor (Short Film)

Continuity Problems (2010)
Nominated at the 2011 Aphrodite Cinefest International&

2009 ACTRA Award

The Border (2008)
Nominated for Outstanding Male Performance

2008 Gemini Award

The Border (2008)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Series

Movie Entertainment Entertainer of the Year

Lucid (2006)
Nominated for Best Canadian Film of the Year

Best Drama, Best Directing, Best Writing, Best Lead Actor,
Best Cinematography, Jury Merit Award

Seven Times Lucky (2004)
2006 Blizzard Awards (Manitoba Film & TV)

Jury Merit Award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance

Cowboys and Indians — The Killing of J.J. Harper
2006 Blizzard Awards (Manitoba Film & TV)

2006 Genie Awards (Achievement in Canadian Cinema)

Seven Times Lucky (2004)
Nominated for Best Supporting Actress, Best Art Direction, Best Original Song, Best Sound Editing, Best Overall Sound

City TV Award for Best Western Canadian Film

Lucid (2005)
Vancouver International Film Festival

City TV Award for Best Western Canadian Film

Seven Times Lucky (2004)
Vancouver International Film Festival

Best Feature Film & Best Screenplay

Seven Times Lucky (2004)
Methodfest — Los Angeles, California

Best Overall Achievement in Feature Film (Nomination)

Seven Times Lucky (2004)
Directors' Guild of Canada

Gold Award (Best Comedy)

Masterpiece Monday (2004)
World Fest — Houston, Texas

2003 & 2005 Gemini Awards

The Eleventh Hour
Best Dramatic Series

Honorable Mention for Best International Film

Masterpiece Monday (2003)
St. Louis International Film Festival

Best Performance by a Leading Actor

Inertia (2002)
Blizzard Awards (Manitoba Film & Television)

City TV Award for Best Canadian First Feature Film

Inertia (2001)
Toronto International Film Festival

Best Director

Inertia (2001)
Film Can Festival — Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Best 16mm. Film

How Much for a Half Kilo (2000)
Calgary Independent Film Festival

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