Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards

2017 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking
Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds (2016)
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2014 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking
Life According to Sam (2013)
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Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special
Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life and Times of Katrina Gilbert (2014)
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2013 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special
Manhunt: The Inside Story of the Hunt for Bin Laden (2013)
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Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special
Ethel (2012)
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2012 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Nonfiction Special
Bobby Fischer Against the World (2011)
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Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking
Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (2011)
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2010 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Exceptional Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking
Sergio (2009)
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2008 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Nonfiction Special
Autism: The Musical (2007)
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2007 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Nonfiction Special
Ghosts of Abu Ghraib (2007)
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2005 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Exceptional Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking
Death in Gaza (2004)
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Miller's nomination and award were posthumously.
2001 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Non-Fiction Special
Dwarfs: Not a Fairy Tale (2001)
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Outstanding Non-Fiction Special
Living Dolls: The Making of a Child Beauty Queen (2001)
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2000 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Non-Fiction Special
Paradise Lost 2: Revelations (2000)
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1999 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Non-Fiction Special
Thug Life in D.C. (1998)
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Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Non-Fiction Special
Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997)
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1998 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Non-Fiction Special
Dead Blue: Surviving Depression (1998)
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1997 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Informational Special
Talked to Death (1997)
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CableACE Awards

1997 Winner
CableACE
Documentary Special
Heart of a Child (1997)
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Historical Documentary Special or Series
Wonderland (1997)
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Nominee
CableACE
Historical Documentary Special or Series
Mumia Abu-Jamal: A Case for Reasonable Doubt? (1998)
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Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US

2018 Nominee
Cinema Eye Honors Award
Outstanding Achievement in Broadcast Nonfiction Filmmaking
Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds (2016)
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Outstanding Achievement in Broadcast Nonfiction Filmmaking
Solitary (2016)
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2017 Nominee
Cinema Eye Honors Award
Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Filmmaking for Television
How to Dance in Ohio (2015)
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2016 Winner
Cinema Eye Honors Award
Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Filmmaking for Television
Private Violence (2014)
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2015 Nominee
Cinema Eye Honors Award
Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Filmmaking for Television
Six by Sondheim (2013)
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2014 Nominee
Cinema Eye Honors Award
Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Filmmaking for Television
Gideon's Army (2013)
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International Documentary Association

2010 Nominee
IDA Award
Distinguished Short Documentary
The Fence (2010)
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2009 Nominee
Video Source Award
Shouting Fire: Stories from the Edge of Free Speech (2009)
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News & Documentary Emmy Awards

2016 Nominee
Emmy
Outstanding Historical Programming - Long Form
The Diplomat (2015)
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2015 Nominee
Emmy
Outstanding Coverage of a Current News Story - Long Form
Terror at the Mall (2014)
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Outstanding Investigative Journalism - Long Form
Hunted: The War Against Gays in Russia (2014)
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Outstanding Informational Programming - Long Form
Private Violence (2014)
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2014 Nominee
Emmy
Outstanding Investigative Journalism - Long Form
Tales from the Organ Trade (2013)
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Outstanding Informational Programming - Long Form
Gideon's Army (2013)
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2013 Winner
Emmy
Outstanding Arts & Culture Programming
Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present (2012)
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Outstanding Historical Programming - Long Form
The Loving Story (2011)
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Emmy
Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting - Long Form
Hard Times: Lost on Long Island (2012)
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Best Documentary
The Loving Story (2011)
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Best Documentary
Project Nim (2011)
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Outstanding Science and Technology Programming
Project Nim (2011)
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2012 Nominee
Emmy
Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story - Long Form
The Battle for Marjah (2010)
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2011 Nominee
Emmy
Outstanding Informational Programming - Long Form
Monica & David (2009)
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2010 Nominee
Emmy
Outstanding Investigative Journalism - Long Form
Outrage (2009)
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Outstanding Informational Programming - Long Form
Trouble the Water (2008)
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2009 Nominee
Emmy
Outstanding Informational Programming - Long Form
Resolved (2007)
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Outstanding Informational Programming - Long Form
The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo (2007)
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Best Documentary
China's Stolen Children (2007)
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2008 Winner
Emmy
Outstanding Investigative Journalism - Long Form
Have You Seen Andy? (2003)
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Nominee
Emmy
Outstanding Arts and Cultural Programming
What Remains (2005)
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Best Documentary
What Remains (2005)
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2006 Nominee
Emmy
Outstanding Informational Programming - Long Form
Orphans of Nkandla (2005)
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For "Cinemax Reel Life: Orphans of Nkandla"
2004 Winner
Emmy
Outstanding Cultural & Artistic Programming - Long Form
Spellbound (2002)
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Emmy
Outstanding Cultural & Artistic Programming - Long Form
Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony (2002)
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2003 Nominee
Emmy
Best Documentary
Devil's Playground (2002)
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Best Documentary
America Undercover (1983)
Blue Vinyl (2002)
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For episode "Blue Vinyl"
2002 Winner
Emmy
Outstanding Investigative Journalism - Long Form
The Carpet Slaves: Stolen Children of India (2001)
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Emmy
Best Documentary
Legacy (2000)
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1999 Winner
Emmy
Outstanding Investigative Journalism - Programs
Waco: The Rules of Engagement (1997)
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Outstanding Investigative Journalism - Programs
America Undercover (1983)
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For episode "Teen Killers: A Second Chance?".

Overseas Press Club Of America Awards

2013 Winner
Edward R. Murrow Award
Edward R. Murrow Award
Tales from the Organ Trade (2013)
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