In all he has directed thirteen films, and over two hundred episodes of television. He has been nominated six times for Gemini Awards for directing, and in 2004 he won one for his work in the CBC mini series Human Cargo. He also has won two Directors Guild of Canada Awards for the same production. In 2005, Human Cargo was also given a Peabody Award. Turner has also won a Manitoba Film Award for Best Director in a television film and has been nominated for an American Cable Ace Award for Best Director.
Some of his other television directing credits include Airwolf, 21 Jump Street, La Femme Nikita, Mutant X, The Outer Limits, Alias, Stargate: Atlantis, Stargate SG-1, Smallville, Homeland and other series.
He owns The Turner Gallery in Bayfield, Ontario.
- "Down with the Sickness"
- "Blood Brothers"
- "Because I Could Not Stop for Death"
- "Bad as Me"
- "Cold Cold Ground"
- "It's Not Enough to Have Lived"
- "The Night Is Darkening Round Me"
- "Red Rain"
- "The Junkie Run of the Predator Gene"
- "Bloody but Unbow'd"