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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2010 Winner
Oscar
Best Documentary, Features
The Cove (2009)
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Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2009 Winner
EDA Award
Best Documentary Feature Film
The Cove (2009)

Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival

2015 Nominee
Audience Award
IDFA Audience Award
Racing Extinction (2015)
14th Place
2009 Winner
Audience Award
The Cove (2009)

Boulder International Film Festival

2015 Winner
Catalyst Award
Racing Extinction (2015)

Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US

2010 Winner
Cinema Eye Honors Award
Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking
The Cove (2009)
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Nominee
Cinema Eye Honors Award
Outstanding Achievement in a Debut Feature Film
The Cove (2009)
Nominee
Cinema Eye Audience Choice Prize
The Cove (2009)

Directors Guild of America, USA

2010 Winner
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary
The Cove (2009)

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival

2018 Nominee
Audience Award
Top 20 Audience Favorites
The Game Changers (2018)
-Fourth Place
2009 Winner
Audience Award
Best Documentary
The Cove (2009)

International Documentary Association

2009 Nominee
Pare Lorentz Award
The Cove (2009)
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Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2009 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Documentary/Non-Fiction Film
The Cove (2009)
Tied with Les plages d'Agnès (2008).

Melbourne International Film Festival

2015 Nominee
People's Choice Award
Best Documentary
Racing Extinction (2015)
7th Runner-Up

Millennium Docs Against Gravity

2016 Winner
Audience Award
Racing Extinction (2015)

Moscow International Film Festival

2015 Nominee
Silver St. George
Best Film of the Documentary Competition
Racing Extinction (2015)
Nominee
Audience Award
Documentary
Racing Extinction (2015)
2nd place.

Nantucket Film Festival

2009 Winner
Audience Award
Best Feature
The Cove (2009)
Winner
Best Storytelling in a Documentary
The Cove (2009)

Newport Beach Film Festival

2009 Winner
Audience Award
Best Documentary
The Cove (2009)

Rome Film Fest

2009 Winner
IKEA Award
The Cove (2009)

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

2010 Winner
Attenborough Award
The Cove (2009)

Seattle International Film Festival

2009 Winner
Golden Space Needle Award
Best Documentary
The Cove (2009)

Silverdocs Documentary Festival

2009 Winner
Audience Award
Feature
The Cove (2009)

Stockholm Film Festival

2009 Winner
Audience Award
The Cove (2009)

Sundance Film Festival

2015 Nominee
Grand Jury Prize
Documentary
Racing Extinction (2015)
2009 Winner
Audience Award
Documentary
The Cove (2009)
Nominee
Grand Jury Prize
Documentary
The Cove (2009)

Sydney Film Festival

2009 Winner
Audience Award
Best Documentary
The Cove (2009)

Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival

2016 Winner
WWF Award
Best Film in the Habitat Section
Racing Extinction (2015)

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