Ellen Kuras Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2009 Nominated
Oscar
Best Documentary, Features
The Betrayal - Nerakhoon (2008)
Shared with:

Primetime Emmy Awards

2010 Won
Primetime Emmy
Exceptional Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking
P.O.V. (1988)
Shared with:
For episode "The Betrayal (Nerakhoon)".
1998 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Cinematography for Non-Fiction Programming
4 Little Girls (1997)
1995 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming
A Century of Women (1994)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2008 Nominated
EDA Female Focus Award
Hanging in There Award for Persistence
Shine a Light (2008)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2004 2nd place
ACCA
Best Cinematography
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Runner-Up

Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US

2009 Nominated
Cinema Eye Honors Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography
The Betrayal - Nerakhoon (2008)
Outstanding Achievement in a Debut Feature Film
The Betrayal - Nerakhoon (2008)
Shared with:

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

2008 Won
Spectrum Award
The Betrayal - Nerakhoon (2008)
Shared with:

Gold Derby Awards

2005 Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Cinematography
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Independent Spirit Awards

2009 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Documentary
The Betrayal - Nerakhoon (2008)
Shared with:
2003 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Cinematography
Personal Velocity: Three Portraits (2002)
1993 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Cinematography
Swoon (1992)

New York Women in Film & Television

2003 Won
Muse Award

News & Documentary Emmy Awards

2006 Nominated
Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Cinematography
Asylum (2003)
Shared with:

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2005 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Cinematography
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Sundance Film Festival

2008 Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
Documentary
The Betrayal - Nerakhoon (2008)
Shared with:
2002 Won
Cinematography Award
Dramatic
Personal Velocity: Three Portraits (2002)
1995 Won
Cinematography Award
Dramatic
Angela (1995)
1992 Won
Cinematography Award
Dramatic
Swoon (1992)

Women in Film Crystal Awards

1999 Won
Vision Award

See also

Message Boards

Contribute to This Page

Please see our guide to updating awards