THE GORILLAS OF MY GRANDFATHER, Graz Film Festival, Austria 2004
“Best Environmental Film”
THE GORILLAS OF MY GRANDFATHER, Award from The Mayor of Zvolen, Envirofilm 2005; The 11th International Environmental Film Festival, Slovak Republic
“For amazing insight into the life of the gorillas and their history up to today”
THE GORILLAS OF MY GRANDFATHER, Silver Gentian Award, Trento Film Festival, Italy, 2005
“Best film about mountain environment”
THE GORILLAS OF MY GRANDFATHER, Terranova Nature Film Festival, Vaasa, Finland, 2004
Best Film of Festival Overall:
“Of the many excellent wildlife productions, this film simply stood out as the best. It has a historical perspective, a touching story and a strong environmental message. This film has the power to engage the viewer and bring them closer to the soul of nature.”
THE GORILLAS OF MY GRANDFATHER, Sondrio Film Festival, Italy, 2004
THE GORILLAS OF MY GRANDFATHER, Bronze World Medal, New York Film Festival, 2004
THE GORILLAS OF MY GRANDFATHER, Jules Verne Film Festival, Paris 2006. Finalist.
1999 FINALIST at the JAPAN WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL, for "DANCE OF THE SIFAKA"
1999 FINALIST at the SONDRIO FILM FESTIVAL, ITALY, for "LIVING EDENS: ETOSHA"
1998 BEST DIRECTION AWARD: JULES VERNE FILM FESTIVAL, PARIS, for "LIVING EDENS: ETOSHA"
1997 M. A. PARTHA SARATHY AWARD for Excellence, at the 1997 JACKSON HOLE WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL, by the INTERNATIONAL NATURE FILMS AND TELEVISION FESTIVALS ORGANISATION, for "DANCE OF THE SIFAKA"
1996 MERIT AWARD: INTERNATIONAL WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL, MISSOULA, MONTANA for "NIGHTMARES OF NATURE"
1995 SPECIAL CONSIDERATION AWARD at the JACKSON HOLE WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL for "SECRETS OF THE WILD PANDA"
1993 GENESIS AWARD from the ARK TRUST, LOS ANGELES for the IMAX 70mm. FILM: "MOUNTAIN GORILLA"
1991 GOLDEN PLAQUE AWARD at the SONDRIO FILM FESTIVAL, ITALY for "GORILLAS IN THE MIDST OF MAN".
1985 FIRST PRIZE at the ADVENTURE FILM FESTIVAL at Annecy, France for "SKYDIVE TO AUTANA"
1985 CHRISTOPHER AWARD for "THE LIVING PLANET"
1984 INTERNATIONAL PRIMETIME EMMY for "THE LIVING PLANET - THE SKY ABOVE"
1984 TEDDY AWARD from the NATIONAL OUTDOOR TRAVEL FILM FESTIVAL, awarded by the Michigan Outdoor Writers Association, for "WAORANI"
1983 GOLDEN EAGLE AWARD at the NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL for "WAORANI"
1981 WORLD WILDLIFE FUND AWARD for: "GENTLY SMILING JAWS"
1980 INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC FILM AWARD for "VAMPIRE"