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Awards and Honors

Rex Tasker Documentary Award, one thousand dollar award for 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.

 

Short-Listed (but not chosen.)  One of approximately one hundred movies short-listed for Canada’s Top Ten Feature Length Movies by the Toronto International Film Festival Group, 2007, 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), Infomonkey.com, 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.



Screenings


2010

  1. Blackbird Journal of Literature and the Arts inaugural Video Essay Feature, 2010, Notes on Liberty

  2. American Documentary Showcase, Krakow, Poland 2010, Notes on Liberty

  3. 8th International Cine Pobre Festival, La Paz, Mexico, 2010, Notes on Liberty

  4. Athens International Film Festival, Athens, OH, 2010, Notes on Liberty

  5. Strange Beauty Festival, Durham, NC, 2010, Notes on Liberty

  6. Strange Beauty Festival, Durham, NC, 2010, Notes on the Fair

  7. Thin Line International Documentary Festival, Denton, TX, 2010, Notes on Liberty


2009

  1. Cucalorus Annual Festival of Independent Film, Wilmington, NC 2009, Notes on Liberty

  2. Ad Hoc: Inconvenient Films Human Rights Festival, Vilnius, Lithuania, 10, 2009, Notes on Liberty

  3. UFVA conference, New Orleans, 8. 2009, Notes on Liberty

  4. Poetry Film: Mythology and Celebration, (20 min. Version) London, 2009, Scouts are Cancelled

  5. Between a Rock and a Hard Place:  Contemporary Screening from Atlantic Canada, Winnipeg, 2009, Scouts are Cancelled


2008

  1. The Documentary Channel, Canadian Broadcast Corporation (CBC) 2008-2011, Scouts are Cancelled

  2. The Maine International Film Festival, Waterville, 2008, Notes on the Fair

  3. Northampton Independent Film Festival, Northampton, MA, 2008, Notes on the Fair

  4. Slightly North of Boston Film Festival, (SNOB) Manchester, NH, 2008, Notes on the Fair

  5. UFVA Conference, Colorado Springs, CO, 2008, Notes on the Fair

  6. The Rhode Island International Film Festival, 2008, Providence, Scouts are Cancelled

  7. Voices From the Water Film Festival, Bangalore, India, 2008, Scouts are Cancelled

  8. The Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, 2008, Ithaca, NY, Scouts are Cancelled

  9. Slightly North of Boston Film Festival (SNOB) 2008, Manchester, NH, Scouts are Cancelled


2007

  1. Hot Docs  2007, Toronto, Scouts are Cancelled

  2. The Canadian Film Institute, 2007, Ottawa, Scouts are Cancelled

  3. Festivaletteratura (Italy) 2007, Mantova, Scouts are Cancelled

  4. Un iversity Film and Video Associations Juried Screenings, 2007, Denton, TX, Scouts are Cancelled

  5. The Atlantic Film Festival, 2007, Halifax, Scouts are Cancelled

  6. Slightly North of Boston Film Festival (SNOB) 2008, Manchester, NH, Scouts are Cancelled

  7. Indie Cinema Series, 2007, York University, Toronto, Scouts are Cancelled


2004

  1. New England Film and Video Festival, Boston, MA, Dear Pam
    Victoria Independent Film and Video Festival, Victoria, BC Columbia, Dear Pam

  2. Yorkton Short Film and Video Festival, Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Dear Pam

  3. Cucalorus Film Festival, NC, Dear Pam


2003

  1. The National Gallery of Art: Washington, DC.  One of  eight piece chosen to represent Canada in a film series called New Canadian Documentary.  Dear Pam opened the series. 
    Hot Docs International Documentary Festival: Toronto, Canada, Dear Pam
    New York Film and Video Expo, Jury Award Winner, Dear Pam
    Canadian International Annual Film Festival, Ontario, Canada, 3rd prize independent documentary, 
    Mix: New York Lesbian and Gay Festival of Experimental Film and Video, Dear Pam
    Athens International Film and Video Festival, Dear Pam
    Outfest Los Angeles, Dear Pam
    Atlantic Film Festival, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Dear Pam
    Denver Underground Film Festival, Dear Pam
    The Boston Cyberarts Festival, Dear Pam
    Atlantic Film Festival, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Dear Pam
    Tidal Wave Festival, Fredericton, NB Canada, Dear Pam
    Oni Gallery, Boston, Dear Pam


2001

  1. MFA Thesis Screening, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, Beyond the Frame:  Images from the War in Vietnam

  2. UNC-TV  a PBS affiliate, as a part of the best of Double Take Documentary Festival, Almanac

  3. The Boston Underground Film Festival, fuzzy logic


2000

  1. Screened at the Johns Hopkins International Film and Video Festival, Balt., MD , Beyond the Frame:  Images from the War in Vietnam

  2. Screened at Emerson College as part of a course on Ethnographic Film, Boston, MA, Beyond the Frame:  Images from the War in Vietnam

  3. Athens International Film and Video Festival, Athens Ohio, Moss Family Dairy

  4. Hardacre Film Festival, Tipton, Iowa, Moss Family Dairy

  5. Media City Festival, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, Mrs. Rodriguez

  6. Multiplex Film and Video Festival, Minneapolis, MN, Mrs. Rodriguez

  7. LadyFest 2000, Olympia, WA, Mrs. Rodriguez

  8. Madcat Women’s International Film and Video Festival, San Francisco, CA, Mrs. Rodriguez

  9. Bureau des Angewandten Realismus Mao Projeckte, Ludwigshafen, Germany,  Mao is/Mao ist


1999

  1. The Black Maria Film and Video Festival, Almanac

  2. The Double Take Documentary Film Festival, Durham, NC, Almanac

  3. The Midwest Film and Video Showcase,  Minneapolis, MN,  (Opening Night Screening) Almanac

  4. Drake University’s Women’s Film Festival in Des Moines, IA, Back Seat View

  5. Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, MI, The Moment Passed

  6. Movies on a Shoestring Festival (Honorable Mention ), Rochester, NY, The Moment Passed


1998


  1. THAW 98: International Festival of Film, Video and Digital Arts, Iowa City, IA, Almanac

  2. Athens International Film and Video Festival, 1998, Athens, Ohio, Almanac

  3. Hardacre Film Festival, 1998, Tipton, IA USA, Almanac

  4. Iowa on Film, 1998, Iowa City, IA USA.  Special screening at the Northside Bookmarket, Almanac

  5. Sneaking Up on Joy Film Exhibit at Studiolo Gallery in Iowa City, IA, The Moment Passed

  6. Summer Shorts Program at the Grand Illusion Cinema in Seattle, WA, Back Seat View

  7. Bureau des Angewandten Realismus Geld Festival (Office of Applied Realism Money Exhibit) in Ludwigshafen, Germany, Back Seat View


1997

  1. The Atlantic Film Festival, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Amnesia

  2. The Athens International Film and Video Festival, Ohio, two rooms

  3. Bureau des Angewandten Realismus  Essen Festival (The Office of Applied Realism Food Exhibit) in Ludwigshafen, Germany, Super Market
        

1996   

  1. The Atlantic Film Festival, 1996, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Expatriate

  2. THAW 96: International Festival of Film, Video and Digital Arts, Iowa City, Passing Through

  

1995  

  1. The Weather Wall Fund Raising Show in Seattle, WA, This is Felix


1994

  1. The Atlantic Film Festival, 1994, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Passing Through


1993


  1. The Pinhole Cinema Project’s Women’s Work Program, at 911 Media Arts Center in Seattle, WA, Give Me Something Good to Eat


1992

  1. The Earth Summit, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, So Who Lives Here Anyway?

  2. The Atlantic Film Festival, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, So Who Lives Here Anyway?

  3. The Atlantic Earth Festival, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, So Who Lives Here Anyway?


1991

  1. The Atlantic Film Festival, Halifax, Canada, The Last Dance