Awards & Accolades


Louie is the recipient of two Clio Awards for Best Environmental Public Service Spots, an Emmy nomination for Best Cinematography for the Discovery Channel Special, Oceans of Air. Louie was recognized as one of the top 70 Cinematographers for the On Film Kodak Salute Series. He is a member of the Directors Guild of America and the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.

2014 NASA Exploring Leadership Colloquium Award of Honor
2014 Jackson Hole Science Media Awards IMMERSIVE IMAX 3D
2014 Dimension 3 Festival Best 4K Film
2014 NAAPC Pollinator Protector Award
2013 AwareGuide Editor’s Choice for Top Transformational Film of year Wings Of Life
2013 AwareGuide Inspiration Award Wings Of Life
2012 Best Theatrical Program at the Jackson Hole Science Media Awards Wings Of Life
2011 Wild Talk Africa Roscar Award Wings Of Life
2005 Movieguide Awards Best Film Documentary America’s Heart & Soul
2005 Movieguide Awards 10 Best Movies of 2004 for Families America’s Heart & Soul
2004 Top 70 Cinematographers, On Film Kodak Salute Series
2001 Hallmark Entertainment Telly Awards America!
1994 Clio Public Service Earth Communications Office “Power of One”
1994 Clio Public Service Earth Communications Office “Connections”
1994 The Mobius Award The Power of One
1992 Emmy nominated Discovery Channel: Oceans Of Air
1992 Telly Award We’ll Amaze You
1990 Gold Promax Medallion The Spirit of Hampton Roads
1989 International Monitor Award for Best Paint Film Design “America” for Baskin Robbins