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.

2014NASA Exploring Leadership ColloquiumAward of Honor
2014Jackson Hole Science Media AwardsIMMERSIVE IMAX 3D
2014Dimension 3 FestivalBest 4K Film
2014NAAPC Pollinator Protector Award
2013AwareGuide Editor’s Choice for Top Transformational Film of yearWings Of Life
2013AwareGuide Inspiration AwardWings Of Life
2012Best Theatrical Program at the Jackson Hole Science Media AwardsWings Of Life
2011Wild Talk Africa Roscar AwardWings Of Life
2005Movieguide Awards Best Film DocumentaryAmerica’s Heart & Soul
2005Movieguide Awards 10 Best Movies of 2004 for FamiliesAmerica’s Heart & Soul
2004Top 70 Cinematographers, On Film Kodak Salute Series
2001Hallmark Entertainment Telly AwardsAmerica!
1994ClioPublic Service Earth Communications Office “Power of One”
1994ClioPublic Service Earth Communications Office “Connections”
1994The Mobius AwardThe Power of One
1992Emmy nominatedDiscovery Channel: Oceans Of Air
1992Telly AwardWe’ll Amaze You
1990Gold Promax MedallionThe Spirit of Hampton Roads
1989International Monitor Award for Best Paint Film Design“America” for Baskin Robbins