Awards for 2012

IDA Award

Best Short

WINNER

Saving Face: Daniel Junge (director/producer), Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy (director/producer), Davis Coombe (producer), Alison L. Greenberg (producer), Sabiha Sumar (producer), Aaron Kopp (co-producer), Fazeelat Aslam (co-producer), Lisa Heller (senior producer), Sheila Nevins (executive producer)

NOMINEES

God Is the Bigger Elvis: Rebecca Cammisa (director/producer), Julie Anderson (producer), Sara Bernstein (supervising producer), Sheila Nevins (executive producer)

Kings Point: Sari Gilman (director/producer), Jedd Wider (producer), Todd Wider (producer), Susannah Ludwig (co-producer)

Mondays at Racine: Cynthia Wade (director/producer), Robin Honan (producer), Vanessa Bergonzoli (co-producer), Lisa Heller (supervising producer), Sheila Nevins (executive producer)

Open Heart: Kief Davidson (director/producer), Cori Shepherd Stern (producer), Geralyn White Dreyfous (executive producer), Rick Rosenthal (executive producer), Nancy Stephens (executive producer), Eric Dobkin (executive producer), Barbara Dobkin (executive producer), Sean Mewshaw (executive producer), Desiree Van Til (executive producer), Damon Lindelof (executive producer), Heidi Lindelof (executive producer)

Best Limited Series

WINNER

On Death Row: Werner Herzog (director/writer), Erik Nelson (producer), Robert Erickson (coordinating producer), Dave Harding (executive producer), Amy Briamonte (executive producer), Andre Singer (executive producer), Lucki Stipetic (executive producer), Nick N. Raslan (executive producer), Henry Schleiff (executive producer), Sara Kozak (executive producer)

NOMINEES

Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan: Daniel Cesareo (executive producer), Doug DePriest (executive producer), Vince DiPersio (executive producer), Laura Civiello (executive producer), Tim Rummel (executive producer), Kathryn Gilbert (series producer), Joe Venafro (series producer/producer/shooter), Keith Saunders (series producer), Chris Whiteneck (producer/shooter), David D'Angelo (producer/shooter), Scott Stoneback (producer/shooter)

The Weight of the Nation: Sheila Nevins (executive producer), John Hoffman (producer/executive producer), Dan Chaykin (producer), Sarah Teale (producer), Tomek Gross (co-producer), Alexandra Moss (co-producer), Sonia Dulay (co-producer)

George Harrison: Living in the Material World: Martin Scorsese (director/producer), Scott Pascucci (executive producer), Emma Tillinger Koskoff (executive producer), Margaret Bodde (executive producer), Olivia Harrison (producer), Nigel Sinclair (producer), Blair Foster (supervising producer)

David Hickman (director), Tim Tate (director/series producer), Tom Phillips (director), Jon Blair (executive producer)
"Slavery: A 21st Century Evil"

Best Continuing Series

WINNER

American Masters: Susan Lacy (executive producer), Prudence Glass (series producer), Julie Sacks (supervising producer), Junko Tsunashima (coordinating producer)

NOMINEES

Independent Lens: Sally Jo Fifer (executive producer), Lois Vossen (senior series producer)

P.O.V.: Simon Kilmurry (executive producer), Cynthia Lopez (co-executive producer), Christopher White (vice president of programming and production), Yance Ford (series producer), Andrew Catauro (coordinating producer)

Best Feature

WINNER

Searching for Sugar Man: Malik Bendjelloul (director/producer/writer), Simon Chinn (producer), John Battsek (executive producer)

NOMINEES

The Central Park Five: Ken Burns (director/producer/executive producer/writer), Sarah Burns (director/producer/writer), David McMahon (director/producer/writer)

The Invisible War: Kirby Dick (director/writer), Amy Ziering (producer), Tanner King Barklow (producer), Regina Kulik Scully (executive producer), Jennifer Siebel Newsom (executive producer), Sarah E. Johnson (executive producer), Women Donors Network (executive producer), Teddy Leifer (executive producer), Sally Jo Fifer (executive producer), Nicole Boxer (executive producer), Kimball Stroud (co-executive producer)

The Queen of Versailles: Lauren Greenfield (director/producer), Danielle Renfrew Behrens (producer), Frank Evers (executive producer), Dan Cogan (executive producer), Rebecca Horn Black (co-producer)

Women with Cows: Peter Gerdehag (director), Tell Aulin (producer/writer), Lasse Rengfelt (producer), Malcolm Dixelius (executive producer/writer)

Pare Lorentz Award

WINNER

The Island President: Jon Shenk (director), Jon Else (executive producer), Bonni Cohen (producer), Richard Berge (producer)

Video Source Award

WINNER

Harvest of Empire: Peter Getzels (director), Eduardo Lopez (director/producer), Wendy Thompson-Marquez (producer)

NOMINEES

The Central Park Five: Ken Burns (director/writer/producer/executive producer), Sarah Burns (director/writer/producer), David McMahon (director/writer/producer)

We Are Wisconsin: Amie Williams (director), Kathryn Takis (producer), Doug Pray (producer), Margery Tabankin (executive producer), William Hirsch (executive producer), Scott Verges (executive producer)

Booker's Place: A Mississippi Story: Raymond De Felitta (director), David Zellerford (producer), Lynn Roer (executive producer), Steven C. Beer (executive producer)

Jon Blair (writer/executive producer)
Hussein Elrazzaz (director/producer/writer). "THE FAMILY"

Humanitas Award

WINNER

Bitter Seeds: Micha X. Peled (director/producer)

NOMINEES

American Experience: David Belton (director/writer/producer), Callie T. Wiser (producer), Sharon Grimberg (senior producer), Mark Samels (executive producer)
For episode "The Amish"

Harvest of Empire: Peter Getzels (director), Eduardo Lopez (director/producer), Wendy Thompson-Marquez (producer)

Call Me Kuchu: Katherine Fairfax Wright (director/writer), Malika Zouhali-Worrall (director/writer/producer)

La Vierge, les Coptes et moi...: Namir Abdel Messeeh (director/producer/writer), Nathalie Najem (writer), Anne Paschetta (writer)

Emerging Documentary Filmmaker

WINNER

Pioneer Award

WINNER

Career Achievement Award

WINNER

David L. Wolper Student Documentary Award

WINNER

La Camioneta: The Journey of One American School Bus: Mark Kendall (director/producer/writer), Rafael González (producer), Shannon Kennedy (writer), Esther Robinson (executive producer)

NOMINEES

The A-Word: Lindsay Ellis (director/writer/executive producer), Kaveh Taherian (producer), Clarinda Morales (producer)


Captive Radio: Lauren Rosenfeld Capps (director/producer/writer)

Julian: Bao Nguyen (director/producer/writer), Maryann DeLeo (executive producer)

Creative Recognition Award

Best Writing

WINNER

Best Cinematography

WINNER

Best Editing

WINNER

Best Music

WINNER

Searching for Sugar Man: Rodriguez (original songs), Malik Bendjelloul (additional score)

Amicus Award

NOMINEE

Saint Sanguinus: Bernie Matthew (actor), Scott Baker (actor), Stevie Cooper (actor), Tara MacDonald (producer), Julia Smith-Phillips (director) (Charlie Mac Productions (production company))

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