Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2018 Nominee
Oscar
Best Documentary Feature
Strong Island (2017)
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Yance Ford becomes the first openly transgender person to be nominated for an Academy Award.

Primetime Emmy Awards

2018 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking
Strong Island (2017)
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Asia Pacific Screen Awards

2015 Winner
Asia Pacific Screen Award
Best Film
Rak ti Khon Kaen (2015)
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Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US

2019 Nominee
Cinema Eye Honors Award
Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking
Hale County This Morning, This Evening (2018)
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2018 Winner
Cinema Eye Honors Award
Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking
Strong Island (2017)
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Gotham Awards

2018 Nominee
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Documentary
Hale County This Morning, This Evening (2018)
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Nominee
Audience Award
Hale County This Morning, This Evening (2018)
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2017 Winner
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Documentary
Strong Island (2017)
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Nominee
Audience Award
Strong Island (2017)
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International Documentary Association

2018 Nominee
IDA Award
Best Feature Documentary
Hale County This Morning, This Evening (2018)
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2017 Nominee
IDA Award
Best Feature Documentary
Strong Island (2017)
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2009 Nominee
Video Source Award
Soundtrack for a Revolution (2009)
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Nominee
Music Documentary Award
Soundtrack for a Revolution (2009)
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Nominee
Pare Lorentz Award
Soundtrack for a Revolution (2009)
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News & Documentary Emmy Awards

2010 Nominee
Emmy
Outstanding Informational Programming - Long Form
Trouble the Water (2008)
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PGA Awards

2010 Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures
Soundtrack for a Revolution (2009)
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