Here is a list of the awards and nominations for Indian Horse so far!


  • Audience Award, Vancouver International Film Festival
  • People’s Choice Award, Calgary International Film Festival
  • Best Feature Film - Runner Up, Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival
  • Audience Award, Narrative Feature
    • Edmonton International Film Festiva
    • Victoria Film Festival
    • Available Light Film Festival
    • Kamloops Film Festival
  • Most Popular Film, Narrative Feature: Kamloops Film Festival
  • Festival du Film Canadien de Dieppe
    • Kiwanis Award 2018
    • Prix du Jury jeunes
    • Prix du public TV5Monde
  • Two 2018 Leo Awards for Best Sound and Best Visual Effects
  • Rochester International Film Group’s Special Founder's Award
  • Kumeyaay Award for Indigenous heritage, San Diego International Film Festival
  • Winner, Audience Award CAIFF, California American Indian and Indigenous Film Festival
  • Red Nation Film Festival  
  • Winner Outstanding Actress in a Supporting Role - Eva Greyeyes 
  • Winner Outstanding Actor in a Supporting Role - Wayne Gausedis Baker 
  • Winner Best Actor - Ajuawak Kapashesit 


  • Canadian Screen Award Nominations   
    • 2018 Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Sladen Peltier

  • Red Nation Film Festival

  • 2018 Best Picture - Indian Horse

  • Outstanding Actress in a Supporting Role
    • Edna Manitowabi
    • Melanie McLaren   
  • Best Actor 
    • Forrest Goodluck

  • Canadian Alliance of Film and Television Costume Arts and Design Awards 2018
    • Best Costume Design in Film - Period - Indian Horse


3 Awards for cast from Red Nation International Film Festival :
Best Actor - Ajuawak Kapshesit
Best Supporting Actor - Wayne Baker
Best Supporting Actress - Eva Greyeyes


LEOS - IG - Winner

Nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television

Canadian Screen Award

We had an amazing film festival tour that saw Indian Horse play in eight film festivals, winning 10 awards, to sold out audiences across Canada. Here are the awards and highlights:


Special Founders Award

3 Awards at Festival du Film Canadien de Dieppe

*The Kiwanis Award 2018 for Sladen Peltier’s acting performance
*The Prix du Jury Jeunes and Prix du Public TV5 Monde for Stephen Campanelli's directing
*The Prix du Jury Jeunes for Stephen Campanelli's directing