Ben with Jay Brazeau and Babs Chula

Awards & Nominations


2014 SOHO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL -
Winner of Best World Showcase Feature Film - Down River

2014 LEO AWARD -
Winner of Best Motion Picture - Down River

2014 LEO AWARD -
Winner of Best Screenwriting in a Motion Picture - Down River

2014 LEO AWARD -
Nominated for Best Direction in a Motion Picture - Down River

2014 VANCOUVER FILM CRITICS CIRCLE -
Winner of Best BC Film - Down River

2013 VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Winner of Audience Award for Most Popular Canadian Film - Down River

2013 UBCP AWARDS
Winner of the John Juliani Award of Excellence

2012 LEO AWARD –
Winner of Best Performance by a Guest Star in a Dramatic Series -
Flashpoint - "Shockwave"

2012 LEO AWARD –
Nominated for Best Lead Actor in a Feature Film - Sisters & Brothers

2010 LEO AWARD –
Nominated for Best Lead Actor in A Feature Film - Fathers & Sons

2007 LEO AWARD –
Winner of Best Supporting Actor in a Feature Film - Mount Pleasant

2007 VANCOUVER FILM CRITICS CIRCLE –
Nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Feature Film - Mount Pleasant

2005 LEO AWARD –
Winner of Best Performance by a Guest Star in a Dramatic Series -
The Collector “The Comic”

2004 WASHINGTON DC INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL –
Winner of the Grand Jury Award - Best Feature - Moving Malcolm

2004 HD FILM FEST –
Winner of Best Feature Film - Moving Malcolm

2003 VANCOUVER FILM CRITICS CIRCLE –
Winner of Best Supporting Actor - Looking for Leonard

2003 MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL –
Winner of First Film Special Distinction - Moving Malcolm

2002 CANADIAN COMEDY AWARDS –
Nominated for Best Male Performance - Last Wedding

2002 LEO AWARD –
Nominated for Best Male Lead Performance in a Feature Length Drama - Last Wedding

2002 LEO AWARD –
Nominated for Best Performance by a Guest Star in a Dramatic Series - Mysterious Ways “Spike”

2001 FILM CAN AWARD  –
Winner of Best Actor - Last Wedding

2001 VANCOUVER FILM CRITICS CIRCLE –
Winner of Best Canadian Actor - Last Wedding

2001 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL –
Opening Selection - Last Wedding

2001 TORONTO FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION –
Winner of Best Canadian Film - Last Wedding

1999 LEO AWARD –
Nominated for Best Male Lead Performance in a Feature Length Drama - Dirty

1993 JESSE AWARD  –
Nominated for Best Supporting Actor - American Buffalo

1991 YUK YUK’S MEDIA/CELEBRITY CHALLENGE – Winner

1990 & 1991 YUK YUK’S SEARCH FOR CANADA’S FUNNIEST
NEW COMEDIAN – Finalist

1982 BC WINTER GAMES – Gold Medallist – Boxing