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(2015)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2016

Nominee
Oscar
Best Documentary, Feature
Matthew Heineman
Tom Yellin

Primetime Emmy Awards 2016

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Cinematography for a Nonfiction Program
Matthew Heineman (cinematography by)
Matt Porwoll (cinematography by)
Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking
Matthew Heineman (produced by)
Tom Yellin (produced by)
Kathryn Bigelow (executive producer)
Robert DeBitetto (executive producer)
Molly Thompson (executive producer)
David McKillop (executive producer)
A&E Network
Tied with Jim: The James Foley Story (2016).
Outstanding Sound Editing for a Nonfiction Program (Single or Multi-Camera)
Tom Paul (supervising sound editor)
Sean Garnhart (sound designer)
Ryan Collison (sound editor)
Joanna Fang (sound editor)
Leslie Bloome (sound editor)
Mark Filip (sound effects editor)
Bill Orrico (dialogue editor)
A&E Network
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Picture Editing for a Nonfiction Program
Matthew Hamachek (editor)
Matthew Heineman (editor)
Bradley J. Ross (editor)
Pax Wassermann (editor)
Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming
Matthew Heineman (director)
A&E Network

BAFTA Awards 2016

Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Documentary
Matthew Heineman
Tom Yellin

Americana Film Fest 2016

Nominee
Docs
Matthew Heineman

Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival 2015

Nominee
Audience Award
IDFA Audience Award
Matthew Heineman
19th Place

Ashland Independent Film Festival 2015

Winner
Honorable Mention
Best Documentary
Matthew Heineman

Austin Film Critics Association 2015

Nominee
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Documentary

Awards Circuit Community Awards 2015

Nominee
ACCA
Best Documentary Feature Film
Matthew Heineman

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2016

Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Documentary Feature

Champs-Élysées Film Festival 2015

Nominee
Audience Award
Best American Feature Film
Matthew Heineman

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2015

Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Documentary

Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US 2016

Winner
Cinema Eye Honors Award
The Unforgettables
José Manuel 'El Doctor' Mireles
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography
Matthew Heineman
Matt Porwoll
Tied with Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk for Meru (2015).
Nominee
Cinema Eye Honors Award
Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking
Matthew Heineman
Tom Yellin
Outstanding Achievement in Direction
Matthew Heineman
Outstanding Achievement in Production
Matthew Heineman
Tom Yellin
Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Score
Jackson Greenberg
H. Scott Salinas

Cinema for Peace Awards 2016

Winner
Cinema for Peace Award
Most Valuable Documentary of the Year
Our Time Projects

Dallas International Film Festival 2015

Nominee
Best Feature Documentary Award
Matthew Heineman

Denver Film Critics Society 2016

Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Documentary Film

Directors Guild of America, USA 2016

Winner
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary
Matthew Heineman

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 2015

Nominee
FFCC Award
Best Documentary

Gold Derby Awards 2016

Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Documentary Feature
Matthew Heineman

Gotham Awards 2015

Nominee
Audience Award
Matthew Heineman
Tom Yellin
Nominee
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Documentary
Matthew Heineman
Tom Yellin

Hamburg Film Festival 2015

Nominee
Political Film Award
Matthew Heineman

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2016

Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Documentary Feature

Indiewire Critics' Poll 2015

Nominee
ICP Award
Best Documentary
9th place.

International Documentary Association 2015

Winner
Courage Under Fire Award
Matthew Heineman

Little Rock Film Festival 2015

Nominee
Golden Rock Documentary Award
Best Documentary
Matthew Heineman

Los Angeles Italia Film Festival, US 2016

Winner
Documentary of the Year
Documentary of the Year
Matthew Heineman

Mammoth Lakes Film Festival 2015

Winner
Jury Bravery Award
Documentary Feature
Matthew Heineman

Milwaukee Film Festival 2015

Nominee
Festival Prize
Best Film
Matthew Heineman

Moscow International Film Festival 2015

Winner
Silver St. George
Best Film of the Documentary Competition
Matthew Heineman

MTV Movie + TV Awards 2016

Nominee
MTV Movie Award
Documentary

New Hampshire Film Festival 2015

Winner
Best Documentary Film
Matthew Heineman

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2015

Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Documentary

Phoenix Critics Circle 2015

Nominee
PCC Award
Best Documentary Film

Reykjavik International Film Festival 2015

Winner
Audience Award
Matthew Heineman

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2015

Winner
SDFCS Award
Best Documentary

Satellite Awards 2015

Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture, Documentary

Seattle Film Critics Awards 2016

Nominee
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Documentary
Matthew Heineman

Sheffield International Documentary Festival 2015

Winner
Tim Hetherington Award
Matthew Heineman
Nominee
Grand Jury Award
Matthew Heineman

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2015

Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Documentary Film

Stockholm Film Festival 2015

Nominee
Best Documentary
Matthew Heineman

Sundance Film Festival 2015

Winner
Cinematography Award
Documentary
Matthew Heineman
Matt Porwoll

"The risks a documentarian with a camera faces are physical, emotional and ethical. This ... More

"The risks a documentarian with a camera faces are physical, emotional and ethical. This cinematographers navigated all, allowing us to care deeply about people while creating images that propel us through a landscape of nightmares."

Winner
Directing Award
Documentary
Matthew Heineman

"To a filmmaker who had courage to pursue a story that developed with unexpected complexity. His ... More

"To a filmmaker who had courage to pursue a story that developed with unexpected complexity. His confident hand takes us into a world where we see both brutality and grace."

Nominee
Grand Jury Prize
Documentary
Matthew Heineman

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2015

Nominee
VFCC Award
Best Documentary

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2015

Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Documentary

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