Recipient of the 2016 Artist Trust Fellowship - MediaArtist Trust | Washington State | Media Arts Fellowship Award  | 2016

Faculty Foundation Grant | The Evergreen State College | for the book Crafting the Video Essay: A Guide for Writers, Filmmakers and Interdisciplinary Artists  | 2012

Artist Trust | Washington State | Media Arts Fellowship Award  | 1997

The Arch & Bruce Brown Foundation Grant | for the screenplay Sophisticated | 1998

Artist Trust | Grants for Artist Projects (GAP) | for the screenplay Sophisticated |1998

See 55 Awards/Honors at Marilyn’s LinkedIn Profile 

Here are some highlights:

Best Narrative Feature | Group | Director’s View Film Festival, Stamford, CT  | 2003

Best Feature, Jurors’ Choice | Group | The New Festival | New York, New York | 2002

Best Director | Group | Seattle LGBT Film Festival | 2002

Audience Choice, Best Feature | Group | Seattle LGBT Film Festival | 2002

Best First Feature | Group  | MovieMartyr | www.moviemartyr.com | 2002

Official Selection | Group | Independent Feature Project | Film Market | New York, NY |  2001

Audience Choice Award | Civil Enough | Planet Out Short Film Contest | 2001

Best of the Web  | Access Washington  | Government Technology  | 1997

Production Award | Meeting Magdalene | Northwest Film Festival | Portland, OR | 1997

Best of NW Touring Selection | Meeting Magdalene| Northwest Film Festival | 1997

Official Selection | Meeting Magdalene | Independent Film Market | New York, NY | 1996