Awards and Distinctions

Rex Tasker Documentary Award, Best Atlantic Documentary, at The Atlantic Film Festival, 2007 for Scouts Are Cancelled.

Top Jury Award for documentary at The University Film and Video Association’s annual Juried Screenings, 2007, for Scouts Are Cancelled.

Hot Pick at The Hot Docs Documentary Film Festival, Scouts Are Cancelled.

Insider Pick at The Atlantic Film Festival, 2007, Scouts Are Cancelled.

Critic’s Choice, for the following publications: The Toronto Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, Now (Weekly),, Scouts Are Cancelled.

Audience Choice Award Best Documentary, The Denver Underground Film Festival, 2003 for Dear Pam.

Jury Award Winner, The New York Film and Video Expo, 2003, for Dear Pam.

Juror’s Citation, The Iowa City International Documentary Festival, 2004, for Dear Pam.

Third Prize in the Independent Documentary Category, The Canadian Annual Independent Film and Video Festival, 2003 for Dear Pam.

Best of The Festival Screening, Boston Cyberarts Festival, 2003 for Dear Pam.

Nominated for Canada’s Golden Sheaf Award for “Best Documentary: Short Subject” at The Yorkton Short Film and Video Festival, 2004 for Dear Pam.

National Gallery of Art Screening 2003: Dear Pam was one of eight documentaries chosen to represent Canada’s New Canadian Documentaries at The National Gallery of Art in DC.  Opened screening series.

Director’s Choice Award, The Black Maria Film and Video Festival, 1999, for Almanac.

Special Jury Award, THAW 98: International Festival of Film, Video and Digital Arts, Iowa City, IA, for the film Almanac.

Best of Festival Selection Screening, Almanac screened on PBS affiliate in three year retrospective of the best of The Double Take Documentary Festival, 2001.

Honorable Mention, 1998, Hardacre Film Festival, Tipton, IA, for Almanac.

Gemini Award (shared with many) Best Youth Series, 1994, as one of the Field Producers with Street Cents, a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Production, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

The Linda Joy Busby Media Arts Foundation Medallion/PFA Award, one thousand dollars in lab services.

Second Place in the Long Format category at the Sarah Lawrence College X-fest, Bronxville, NY April 2002, Beyond the Frame:  Images from the War in Vietnam.

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