O.J.: Made in America by director Ezra Edelman
O.J.: Made in America

O.J.: Made in America directed by Ezra Edelman was named Best Documentary Feature of 2016 by the International Documentary Association at the annual IDA awards held Friday night in Los Angeles. The film beat out 13th directed by Ava DuVernay, Fire at Sea directed by Gianfranco Rosi, Cameraperson directed by Kirsten Johnson, I Am Not Your Negro directed by Raoul Peck, and Weiner directed by Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg.

2016 International Documentary Association IDA Awards

Best Feature Award

O.J.: Made in America
Director: Ezra Edelman
Producers: Deirdre Fenton, Libby Geist, Nina Krstic, Erin Leyden, Tamara Rosenberg, Connor Schell and Caroline Waterlow
ESPN

Best Short Award

The White Helmets
Director: Orlando von Einsiedel
Producer: Joanna Natasegara
NETFLIX

Best Curated Series Award

DR2 Dokumania
Executive Producer: Mette Hoffmann Meyer
DR TV

Best Limited Series Award

Making a Murderer
Executive Producers: Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi
NETFLIX

Best Episodic Series Award

Last Chance U
Executive Producers: Joe LaBracio, Dawn Ostroff, Lucas Smith, James Stern and Greg Whiteley
NETFLIX

Best Short Form Series Award

Field Of Vision
Executive Producers: Charlotte Cook, Laura Poitras and AJ Schnack
FIELD OF VISION

David L. Wolper Student Documentary Award

THIS AWARD RECOGNIZES EXCEPTIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN NON-FICTION FILM AND VIDEO PRODUCTION AT THE UNIVERSITY LEVEL AND BRINGS GREATER PUBLIC AND INDUSTRY AWARENESS TO THE WORK OF STUDENTS IN THE DOCUMENTARY FIELD.

4.1 Miles
Director: Daphne Matziaraki
UC BERKELEY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM

ABC News VideoSource Award

THIS AWARD IS GIVEN EACH YEAR FOR THE BEST USE OF NEWS FOOTAGE AS AN INTEGRAL COMPONENT IN A DOCUMENTARY.

13th
Director: Ava DuVernay
NETFLIX

Pare Lorentz Award Winner

THE PARE LORENTZ AWARD RECOGNIZES FILMS THAT DEMONSTRATE EXEMPLARY FILMMAKING WHILE FOCUSING ON THE APPROPRIATE USE OF THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT, JUSTICE FOR ALL AND THE ILLUMINATION OF PRESSING SOCIAL PROBLEMS.

Starless Dreams
Director: Mehrdad Oskouei
THE CINEMA GUILD

Creative Recognition Award Winners

THE CREATIVE RECOGNITION CATEGORY RECOGNIZES SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY, EDITING, MUSIC AND WRITING IN FILMS ENTERED IN THE FEATURE CATEGORY.

Best Cinematography

Fire at Sea
Cinematography by: Gianfranco Rosi
KINO LORBER

Best Editing

Cameraperson
Edited by: Nels Bangerter
JANUS FILMS

Best Writing

I Am Not Your Negro
James Baldwin material compiled and edited by Raoul Peck
MAGNOLIA PICTURES, INDEPENDENT LENS

Best Music

The Bad Kids
Original Score by: Jacaszek
FILMRISE, ITVS

Honorees

Stanley Nelson
Career Achievement Award

Ally Derks
Pioneer Award

Lyn and Norman Lear
Amicus Award

Nanfu Wang
Emerging Documentary Filmmaker Award

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