AWARDS & FESTIVALS

AWARDS


EMMY AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM, 
TWO EDWARD R. MURROW AWARDS, (2014, 2007)
TWO HOT DOCS AWARDS,  FOUR CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS,
TWO AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL AWARDS,
BAFTA NOMINATED
AND MULTIPLE EMMY NOMINATIONS.

TALES FROM THE ORGAN TRADE

Tales from the Organ Trade won over 20 awards, including the Edward R. Murrow Award, two Emmy nominations, and multiple Canadian Screen Awards.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

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Edward R. Murrow Award, Overseas Press Club of America, USA
Donald Brittain Award, Best Social/Political Documentary Program, Canadian Screen Awards
Canadian Screen Award, Barbara Sears Award, Best Editorial Research, , Canada
Canadian Screen Award, Best Original Music for a Non-Fiction Program or Series, Canada
Canadian Screen Award, Best Writing in a Documentary Program or Factual Series, Canada
Scripps Howard Award, Jack R. Howard Award for Television In-Depth National & International Coverage, USA
Emmy Award Nomination, Outstanding Investigative Journalism, USA
Emmy Award Nomination, Outstanding Writing, USA
Norman Bethune Award for Excellence in International Health Reporting, Canadian Medical Association
Canadian Association of Journalists Award, Broadcast Feature
Amnesty International Canada, Media Award
Global Awareness Award, WorldMediaFestival, Germany
Intermedia-globe Gold, WorldMediaFestival, Germany
Gold World Medal, Social Issues, New York Festivals, USA
Gold World Medal, Best Direction, New York Festivals, USA
Golden Eagle Award, Televised News Division – Investigative Reporting, CINE, USA
Golden Sheaf Award, Documentary: Social/Political, Yorkton Film Festival, Canada
Silver Hugo, Documentary: Social/Political, Chicago International Film Festival Television Awards, USA
Grierson Award Nomination, Best Documentary on Current Affairs, The British Documentary Awards, U.K.
Banff Rockie Award Nomination, Best Humanitarian and Investigative Program, Canada
Realscreen Award Nomination, Non-Fiction - Social Issues/Current Affairs, USA

FESTIVAL AWARDS

Amnesty International Award, International Human Rights Film Festival San Sebastian, Spain
Golden Palm, Mexico International Film Festival, Mexico
Best Documentary, DocUtah Southern Utah Documentary Film Festival, USA
Best Director, DocUtah Southern Utah Documentary Film Festival, USA
Best Sign of the Times Award, Documentary Edge Film Festival, New Zealand
Best Feature Documentary, Tenerife International Film Festival
Special Jury Prize, Nevada International Film Festival, USA




San Antonio Film Festival, USA
Indy Film Fest, USA
Milano International Film Festival Awards
Iowa Independent Film Festival, USA
Indie Memphis, USA
Virginia Film Festival, USA
Ojai Film Festival, USA
White Sands International Film Festival, USA
Huntsville Film North, Canada
Festival of Moving Media, Canada
Bahamas International Film Festival
Nevada International Film Festival, USA
Anchorage International Film Festival, USA
Beloit International Film Festival, USA
Portland International Women’s Film Festival, USA
Women’s International Film Festival (Miami), USA
LA Women’s International Film Festival, USA
Docudays UA, Ukraine
New Haven Film Festival, USA
Belgrade Short Film and Documentary Film Festival, Serbia
Docfilm Festival, UK (November 2014)

FESTIVALS

Hot Docs International Film Festival, Canada
Documentary Edge Film Festival, New Zealand
Margaret Mead Film Festival, USA
Dokufest, Kosovo
Raindance, UK
Zurich Film Festival, Switzerland
One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival
Docutah, USA
Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, USA
Fantastic Fest, USA
International Human Rights Film Festival San Sebastian, Spain
Stockholm Film Festival, Sweden
St. Louis International Film Festival, USA
Raindance Berlin, Germany
One World Slovakia
Bergen International Film Festival, Norway
Mumbai Film Festival, India
Calgary International Film Festival, Canada
International Human Rights Film Festival Albania
International Human Rights Film Festival Valencia, Spain
Kansas International Film Festival, USA
Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival, USA
Orlando Film Festival, USA
Tenerife International Film Festival
St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival, Canada
SouthSide Film Festival, USA


Official Selection at Festivals:

IDFA, Amsterdam, 2005
One World International Film Festival, Prague, Czech Republic, 2006
International Human Rights Film Festival, Geneva, Switzerland, 2006
United Nations Documentary Film Festival, New York, 2006
United Nations Documentary Film Festival, London, U.K., 2006
Palm Beach International Film Festival, 2006
Shanghai International Film Festival, 2006
Jackson Hole Film Festival, Wyoming, U.S., 2006
Crakow International Film Festival, Poland, 2006
Vermont International Film Festival, U.S., 2006
Bay Street Film Festival, Thunder Bay, Canada, 2006
One World Film Festival, Bratislava, 2006
Tri Continental Film Festival, South Africa, 2006
International Festival on Human Rights, Buenos Aires, 2006
Amnesty International Film Festival, Toronto, 2006
Amnesty International Film Festival, Vancouver, 2006
Artivist Film Festival, Los Angeles, 2006
Annapolis Film Festival, U.S.A., 2006
Bergen Film Festival, Norway, 2006
Cork Film Festival, Ireland, 2006
Watch Docs Human Rights in Film, Warsaw, 2006
Reel Women International Film Festival, Los Angeles, 2007
Woman’s International Film Festival, Miami, 2007
Human Rights Arts and Film Festival, Australia, 2007

AWARDS

Emmy Award, Outstanding Investigative Journalism, 2007
Edward R. Murrow Award, Overseas Press Club of America, 2007
British Broadcast Award, Best Documentary Programme, U.K., 2006
Royal Television Society Award, U.K., 2006
Mission Award, Woman’s International Film Festival, Miami, 2007
Gracie Award for Outstanding Documentary, New York, 2006
BAFTA nominee, Best Single Documentary, U.K., 2006
Best of the Festival, U.N. Documentary Film Festival, N.Y. 2006
Bulldog Award for Best Documentary, Televisual Magazine, U.K., 2006
Silver Award, Worldmedia Festival, Hamburg, Germany, 2006
Shortlisted for the Prix Italia, Venice, Italy 2006
Shortlisted for the Prix Europa, Berlin, Germany, 2006
Gemini nominee, Best Writing, 2006


EBOLA: INSIDE AN OUTBREAK (47 minutes)

PLAGUE FIGHTERS (53 minutes)

Documentaries shot entirely on location in Kikwit, Zaire during the Ebola outbreak. For CBC Witness, WGBH/PBS NOVA and Channel 4, Associated Producers, 1996

Awards

Gold Plaque, Chicago International Television Festival, 1996
Best Achievement in Documentaries, Monitor Awards, 1996
First Place Freddie Award, American Medical Association, 1996
Chris Award, Columbus International Film Festival, 1996

Gemini Award, Best Science Documentary, 1997
Gemini Award, Best Documentary Score, 1997
Alfred I. Dupont - Columbia University Award for TV Journalism, 1996
Hot Docs, Best Science Documentary, 1997
 


AGE OF ANXIETY

Banff Rockie Award for Best Social and Humanitarian Program
Silver Screen Award, US International Film and Video Festival
Nomination, Golden Sheaf Awards, Documentary Science/Medicine/Technology, Yorkton Film Festival


DEADLY CURRENTS

Cable Ace Award, The National Academy of Cable Programming
Best Feature Length Documentary, Genie Awards
Grand Prize, Visions due Réel – Nyon
Gold Award for Directing, Houston International Film Festival
Gold Hugo, Chicago International Film Festival
Chris Award, Columbus International Film and Video Festival


FESTIVALS

IDFA, Amsterdam
Cork International Film Festival, Ireland
Jerusalem International Film Festival, Israel
Denver International Film Festival, USA  
International Women’s Film Festival, Madrid, Spain
Woman’s International Film Festival, Torino, Italy
Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival, USA.

AWARDS

Gemini, Donald Brittain Award for Best Documentary, 1996
Gold Plaque, Chicago Film Festival, 1996
Distinguished Documentary Achievement Award, IDA, Los Angeles, 1995
Silver Apple, National Educational Media Network, 1996