Awards for 2008

IDA Award

Short Documentary

WINNER

La corona: Amanda Micheli (director/producer), Isabel Vega (director/producer)

NOMINEES

Kick Like a Girl: Jenny Mackenzie (director/producer), Geralyn White Dreyfous (producer), Jennifer Jordan (producer)


Tongzhi in Love: Ruby Yang (director), Thomas Lennon (producer)

Smile Pinki: Megan Mylan (director/producer)

Feature Documentary

WINNERS

Man on Wire: James Marsh (director), Simon Chinn (producer)

Waltz with Bashir: Ari Folman (director/producer), Yael Nahlieli (producer), Serge Lalou (producer), Gerhard Meixner (producer), Roman Paul (producer)

NOMINEES

Kassim the Dream: Kief Davidson (director/producer), Liz Silver (producer), Forest Whitaker (executive producer), Keisha Whitaker (executive producer), Joshua A. Green (executive producer)


Young@Heart: Stephen Walker (director), Sally George (producer)

Limited Series

WINNER

NOMINEES



Continuing Series

WINNER

This American Life: Ira Glass (creator/executive producer), Christopher Wilcha (director/co-executive producer), Jane Feltes (producer), Sarah Koenig (producer), Lisa Pollak (producer), Robyn Semien (producer), Alissa Shipp (producer), Nancy Updike (producer), Kevin Vargas (producer), Julie Snyder (executive producer), Alex Blumberg (executive producer), Banks Tarver (executive producer), Ken Druckerman (executive producer), Christine Vachon (executive producer), Pamela Koffler (executive producer), Katie Roumel (executive producer)
For episodes "Escape", "Two Wars", "Going Down In History", and "John Smith"

NOMINEES

American Masters: Susan Lacy (executive producer), Prudence Glass (series producer), Julie Sacks (series supervising producer), David Van Taylor (director), Ali Pomeroy (producer), Gerald Richman (executive producer), Calvin Skaggs (executive producer), Jim Brown (director/producer), Michael Cohl (producer), William Eigen (producer), Norman Lear (executive producer), Toshi Seeger (executive producer), Maryte Kavaliauskas (director), Seth Schneidman (director), Chantal Bernheim (producer), John Paulson (director), James Arntz (producer), Glenn Aveni (executive producer)
For episodes "Good Ol' Charles Schulz", "Pete Seeger: The Power of Song", "David Hockney: The Colors of Music", and "Les Paul: Chasing Sound"

Nova: Paula Apsell (senior executive producer), Joseph Seamans (director/producer), Janet Driscoll Smith (producer), John Rubin (director/producer), John B. Bredar (executive producer), Gary Glassman (producer), Yves Jeanneau (executive producer), Christine Le Goff (executive producer)
For episodes "Car of The Future", "Ape Genius", and "Secrets of the Parthenon"

Wide Angle: Pamela Hogan (executive producer), Nina Chaudry (senior producer), Bregtje van der Haak (director), Femke Wolting (producer), Bruno Felix (producer), Adam Stepan (director/producer), Bruno Sorrentino (director), Maggie Still (producer), Andrew Lang (director), Mandy Chang (producer)
For episodes "Dishing Democracy", "Brazil in Black & White", "The People's Court", and "Victory Is Your Duty"

Pare Lorentz Award - Honorable Mention

WINNER

Emerging Documentary Filmmaker

WINNER

Preservation and Scholarship Award

WINNER

Pioneer Award

WINNER

Career Achievement Award

WINNER

David L. Wolper Student Documentary Award

WINNER

NOMINEES


Zachary Stauffer
A Day Late in Oakland

Avid Excellence in Editing Award

WINNER

Audience Award

WINNER

Food Fight: Christopher Taylor (director/producer), Alan Siegel (executive producer)

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