Kurtzman has been nominated for and received several awards: Catalonian International Film Festival - 2002 Winner for Best Make-Up for Cabin Fever. Shared with Howard Berger and Gregory Nicotero. Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films - 1999 Saturn Award winner for Best Make-Up for Vampires. Shared with Howard Berger and Gregory Nicotero. Catalonian International Film Festival - 1997 nominee for Best Film for Wishmaster. CableACE Awards - 1995 nominee for Make-Up for State of Emergency (1994) (TV). Shared with Howard Berger, Gregory Nicotero, Ashlee Petersen, and Heidi Seeholzer. CableACE Awards - 1994 nominee for Make-Up for Body Bags (1993). Shared with Rick Baker, Greg LaCava, Gregory Nicotero, and Howard Berger.