American Factory by Steve Bognar and Julia Reichert
American Factory by Steve Bognar and Julia Reichert

American Factory won the top awards at the 2020 Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking, taking the award for ‘Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking’ and ‘Outstanding Achievement in Direction’ for directors Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert.

Other award winners include The Souvenir directed by Joanna Hogg won the Heterodox Award; and the Audience Choice Prize went to The Biggest Little Farm.

Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking
American Factory

Outstanding Achievement in Direction
Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert (American Factory)

Outstanding Achievement in Editing
Todd Douglas Miller (Apollo 11)

Outstanding Achievement in Production
Waad Al-Kateab (For Sama) and Kirstine Barfod and Sigrid Dyekjær (The Cave)

Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography
Fejmi Daut and Samir Ljuma (Honeyland)

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Score
Matt Morton (Apollo 11)

Outstanding Achievement in Graphic Design or Animation
Patrick Cederberg, Matthew Hornick, and Ash Thorp (The Great Hack)

Outstanding Achievement in a Debut Feature Film
The Disappearance of My Mother directed by Beniamino Barrese

Audience Choice Prize
The Biggest Little Farm

Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Film for Broadcast
Leaving Neverland

Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Film for Broadcast
Tricky Dick

Outstanding Achievement in Editing in a Nonfiction Film or Series for Broadcast
David Tillman (Apollo: Missions to the Moon)

Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in a Nonfiction Film or Series for Broadcast
Mark Ritchie, Julian Klincewicz, Dikayl Rimmasch, and Irie Calkins (Homecoming)

Spotlight Award
Present.Perfect. directed by Shengze Zhu

Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Short Filmmaking
Ghosts of Sugar Land directed by Bassam Tariq

Heterodox Award
The Souvenir directed by Joanna Hogg

Legacy Award
Koyaanisqatsi directed and produced by Godfrey Reggio

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