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Robert Redford has been selected as the recipient of the International Documentary Association’s career achievement award.
The honor will be presented at the 30th Annual Ida Documentary Awards on Dec. 5 at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles.
The Ida cited Redford as founder of the Sundance Institute and its Documentary Film Program and recognized his work on docs including “The Solar Film,” “Yosemite: Fate of Heaven,” “Incident at Oglala” and “The Unforeseen.”
He formed Sundance Productions in 2012 and the company has since produced “All The President’s Men Revisited,” “Chicagoland” and “Death Row Stories” for CNN and the 3D “Cathedrals of Culture” with executive producer Wim Wenders.
- Dave McNary
Robert Redford will receive the 2014 Career Achievement Award at this year's Ida Documentary Awards, the International Documentary Association announced on Thursday. The ceremony will take place on Friday, Dec. 5 at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles, with additional honorary awards going to World of Wonder Productions founders Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato (the Pioneer Award) and Cambodian director Rithy Panh (the Preservation and Scholarship Award). Also read: Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett Join ‘Truth,’ About News Legend Dan Rather's Downfall Redford has been involved in the production of a number of documentaries, including the short “The Solar Film” and the features “Incident. »
- Steve Pond
The International Documentary Association (Ida) will present its 2014 Career Achievement Award to actor-director-producer-activist Robert Redford, founder of the Sundance Institute, which has supported countless documentarians. His work in documentary film includes the Oscar-nominated short "The Solar Film," "Yosemite: Fate of Heaven," and feature documentaries "Incident at Oglala" and "The Unforeseen." In 2012, Redford formed Sundance Productions which backed "All The President’s Men Revisited," nonfiction series "Chicagoland" and "Death Row Stories" for CNN, and the 3D "Cathedrals of Culture" with executive producer Wim Wenders. In previous years, the Ida the Career Achievement Award on documentary went to Alex Gibney, Barbara Kopple, Errol Morris, Sheila Nevins, Michael Moore and Werner Herzog. The organization's Pioneer Award goes to Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato, »
- Anne Thompson
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