Over the past 25 years Mike Vincent, director of Jasmin Films, has received numerous awards. In 1989 Mike won the prestigious Artes Award for best documentary in South Africa ,"The Story of the Coelacanth", which was shown worldwide. In 1991 he received a SA Breweries Merit award for "Shark nets, sharks and people", and the following year he received the SA Breweries' Environmental Journalist of the Year Award for his documentary on the "Killing of Black Eagles" in the Karoo. In 1993, he was nominated for an Artes Award for a 48-minute feature documentary "Jago, the Yellow Submersible".

For his contribution to environmental awareness and conservation, Mike was awarded the 1994 Citizen of the Year Award by the City of Port Elizabeth .

In 1998 Jasmin Films won the regional NTVA (National Video and Television Association) award for "The Power of Technology". In 1999 Jasmin Films won 2 Dolphin Awards, 2 gold awards and 2 craft awards at the regional NTVA ceremony for the productions "The Last of the Knysna Elephants" and "The Eastern Cape-naturally South Africa's Best!"

In 2000, "uMoya- the Spirit of Port Elizabeth" received an NTVA gold award. In each of the following 2 years, Jasmin Films picked up the Regional Dolphin Award for television and corporate productions. In 2005 Mike recieved the SAB Environmental Journalist Merit Award for the production, "Life on the Edge", a story about endangered African Black Oyster Catchers.

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