Academy Award for Best Documentary, Short Subject 2017
Nominated for the Academy Award® for Documentary Feature 2015
BAFTA – Best Documentary 2015 (nom.)
Peabody Award 2015
EMMY – OUSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR NON-FICTION 2015
Foreign Press Association – Science Story of the Year 2016
Toronto International Film Festival – Honourable Mention 2016
Hamptons Int. Film Festival  – Audience award 2016
Doc Impact Award 2016
EMMY – OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY 2015 NOMINATION
One Show – Bronze Pencil Award – 2015
Foreign Press Association: Science Story of the Year 2015
Dubai Lynx – Film: Direction Bronze Award – Direction
Dubai Lynx – Film: Cinematography Bronze Award – 2015
Dubai Lynx – Film: Cinematography Bronze Award – 2015
Main Award – Budapest International Documentary Festival 2015
Festival Winner –  Media Impact 2015
FICMEC – Best Documentary 2015
Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards 2015
Crystal Palace Film Festival: Best Comedy  2015
Port Townsend Film Festival – Special Jury Mention 2015
RED DOT for Design Communication 2015
The Grierson Trust – Best Cinema Documentary 2015
Environmental Media Association – Best Documentary 2015
First Glance Film Festival – Best Feature 2015
FIRSTGLANCE FILM FESTIVAL – BEST SCIENCE FICTION FILM 2015
AfryKamera : Best Documentary 2015
Budapest International Documentary Festival – Let’s Face Oppression Award 2015
Milan International Film Festival: Best Documentary 2015
Milan International Film Festival: Leonardo Da Vinci Horse Award 2015
Inconvenient Films: Audience Choice Award 2015
Docs Against Gravity : Warsaw Green Award 2015
Filmquest: Best Screenplay 2015
Filmquest: Best Actor 2015
Filmquest: Best Supporting Actress
Filmquest: Best of Fest 2015
Philadelphia Con Film Festival – Best Film 2015
Television Academy Honours 2015
Zagreb Docs Big Stamp 2015
Zagreb Docs Special Mention 2015
React to Film – Impact Award 2015
Thessaloniki IFF – Audience Award 2015
Thessaloniki IFF – WWF Award 2015
Bermuda International Film Festival – Audience Award 2015
One World Human Rights IFF – Corruption Reporting Award 2015
London International Festival of Science Fiction and Fantasy Film
Human Society – Genesis Award 2015
One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival – AVAST Foundation Audience Award 2015
LOCO – Discovery Award 2015
Serving Cinema – Best Film 2015
The Honest Oscars 2015
Satellite Awards – Best Song 2015
Music + Sound Awards (nom) 2015
New York Wild Film Festival – Best in Festival 2015
Cinema For Peace – Green Award 2015
Independent Film’s Spirit Awards – Best Documentary 2015 (nom)
Directors Guild of America – Best Documentary 2015 (nom)
Producers Guild Of America – Best Documentary 2015 (nom)
Cinema Eye Honours – Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography 2015
Cinema Eye Honours – Outstanding Achievement in Production 2015 (nom.)
Cinema Eye Honours – Outstanding Achievement in Non-Fiction Feature Filmmaking 2015 (nom.)
Abu Dhabi Film Festival – Black Pearl Award 2014
Foreign Press Association – Science Story of the Year 2014 (nom.)
Innsbruck Nature Film Festival – Documentaries Winner 2014
Hamptons IFF – Rabinowitz Grant for Social Justice 2014
One World Film Festival – Best of Festival Award 2014
Hamptons IFF – Zelda Penzel “Giving Voice to the Voiceless” Award 2014
Crested Butte Film Festival – Act Now! Award 2014
Camden International Film Festival – Harrell Award for Best Documentary 2014
Filmabiente – Special Jury Prize 2014
Filmabiente – People’s Choice Award 2014
Kinokus Film Festival – Best Feature 2014
Green Film Festival – Audience Award 2014
GIFF Best Feature Documentary 2014
AFI Docs Best of the Fest 2014
Cinemabiente 2014 – Best International Documentary
Cinemabiente 2014 – Student Jury Award
Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award Winner
Hot Docs: Emerging International Filmmaker Award 2014
Hot Docs: Audience Favourite Award 2014
Docville ConScience Award 2014
Doxa – Opening Night Gala Film 2014
Doxa Best International Documentary
Little Rock – Golden Rock Documentary 2014
ISPO Film Gold Award 2014
Milano International Ficts Festival 2013
Foreign Press Association 2013
Royal Television Journalism Award Nominee 2013
Cannes Lions 2012 Shortlist
Official Selection Sundance 2011
Virgin Media Shorts – Finalist 2010
Vimeo Festival Awards – Finalist 2012
Bacelona International Film Festival Winner 2012
London Comedy Film Festival – Finalist 2012
Your Film Festival – Finalist 2012
Media That Matters – Winner 2012
Don Andrea Gallo Award – Winner 2012
UKTV Innovation Fund Winner 2012
Abu Dhabi Film Festival
We The Peoples Film Festival – Best Young Director 2011