Grants Awards
2009 Grant Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn, Germany
  fellows at Künstlerhäuser Worpswede, Germany
  Media Art Prize Ruhr, Blicke Festival
2008 fellows at Akademie Schloß Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
2004 DAAD 3 months grant for Chicago, USA
  Residency Sylvie Boisseau, Pilotprojekt Gropiusstadt, Berlin
2003 First Prize for Sylvie Boisseau „Mimikry“ Competition, Kunstfest Weimar
  Best foreign film, The Free Man, Red Bank Int. Filmfestival, Red Bank, New Jersey, USA
2002 Cineric Prize for The Free Man at the New York Film and Video Expo, NYC, USA
2000 Major Award of the Jury for Moi vu par... at 10th Int. Bochum Videofestiva
1999 DAAD 1 year grant for Paris, France
1998 Best Film Award for My family and I at Cinematexas Int. Filmfestival, Austin, USA
  Award for My family and I at Views from the Ruhrgebiet Festival