Before we begin...
Awards are ultra-subjective, hierarchical, competitive, and egotistical, which are all things Niles avoids. Since most folks can't think for themselves and need others to tell them what is quality, entertainment industries really seem to care about them. What's that say about the industries?
Intrinsically, Niles is constantly winning an infinite amount of awards within himself. Which is nice.
Extrinsically, his work is typically too high consciousness and contentious for the gatekeepers so here's a very brief list of some awards he has been a part of:
Official Section - 2016 Raindance International Film Festival for Shamans of the Global Village Episode 01: Octavio Rettig & The Sonoran Desert Toad
Best Sci-Fi Short Film "Supervised" - 2013 Burbank International Film Festival
Honorable Mention & Best Special Effects "Supervised" - 2013 LA New Wave International Film Festival
Vimeo Staff Pick - Small World Energy Public Service Announcment
2012 VES award nominee: Outstanding Virtual Cinematography in a Broadcast Program or Commercial for Toyota GT86 - The Real Deal
2011 VES award winner: Outstanding Virtual Cinematography in a Broadcast Program or Commercial for Gears of War 3 - Dust to Dust
2011 VES award nominee: Outstanding Virtual Cinematography in a Broadcast Program or Commercial for Ghost Recon - Future Soldier "Camo Up"
2009 Academy Award and BAFTA Award winning team member for Avatar - Best Visual Effects
2008 Academy Award and BAFTA Award winning team member for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button - Best Visual Effects
2008 Visual Effects Society award winning team member for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button - Outstanding Compositing in a Feature Motion Picture
2006 Academy Award winning team member for Happy Feet - Best Animated Feature
Also, here's a cheesy picture of him with 16+ gold statues from other folks he's been associated with.