Cameraperson directed by Kirsten Johnson received top honors at the 10th annual Cinema Eye Honors, winning Outstanding Nonfiction Feature award, along with the awards for Outstanding Editing and Outstanding Cinematography.
NAME OF FILM: GLEASON
DIRECTOR(S): Clay Tweel
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: At the age of 34, Steve Gleason, former NFL defensive back and New Orleans hero, was diagnosed with ALS. Doctors gave him two to five years to live. So that is what Steve chose to do: Live—both for his wife and newborn son and to help others with this disease.
The Cinema Audio Society announced the nominees for the 53rd Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2016 in seven categories.
The Times of Harvey Milk, Rob Epstein’s landmark 1984 film about the life and assassination of the first openly gay elected official in California, will receive the 2017 Legacy Award at the 10th Annual Cinema Eye Honors in January.
145 Film Scores are Eligible for Nominations in the Original Score Category for the 89th Academy Awards
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 145 scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2016 are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 89th Academy Awards®.
The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association voted MOONLIGHT as the best film of 2016, according to the results of its 23rd annual critics’ poll released today.
The San Diego Film Critics Society also announced their 2016 Award Nominations, with LA LA LAND MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, MOONLIGHT and NOCTURNAL ANIMALS among the nominees
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has selected 15 films in the Documentary Feature category that will advance in the voting process for the 89th Academy Awards.
La La Land leads nominations for the Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) 2016 awards with 9 nominations, including the award for Best Film.
The National Board of Review has named Manchester by the Sea 2016’s Best Film of the Year, along with the organization’s other year-end honors.
The International Press Academy (IPA) announced its nominations for the 21st Annual Satellite™ Awards, and this year’s nominees include diverse films such as Fences, La La Land, Moonlight, Manchester by the Sea and Hell or High Water.
OJ: MADE IN AMERICA Took Home Most Awards + Best Documentary at Inaugural Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards
O.J.: Made in America took home the most awards at the inaugural Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards
I Am Not Your Negro, Raoul Peck’s portrait of writer & civil rights leader James Baldwin, and OJ: Made in America, Ezra Edelman’s epic telling of race and the judicial system in Los Angeles, led the nominations for the 2017 Cinema Eye Honors
The 19th Savannah Film Festival held in downtown Savannah, Georgia, from October 22 to 29, announced the winners of the festival awards. Like Cotton Twine directed by Leila Djansi won the award for Best Narrative Feature
One hundred forty-five features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 89th Academy Awards.
Cinema Eye today announced their annual list of The Unforgettables – this year’s most notable and significant nonfiction film subjects.
DOC NYC, billed as America’s largest documentary festival, announced the full lineup for its seventh edition, running November 10 to 17, 2016
“O.J.: Made in America,” “13th” and “Gleason” lead the nominations for the first Critics Choice Documentary Awards with five nominations each.
The 2016 Savannah Film Festival will launch on Saturday, October 22 with Jackie and will feature the Spotlight Gala Screening of La La Land and Centerpiece Gala Screening of Arrival.
DOC NYC festival announced the line-up of its Short List section of 15 of the year’s leading nonfiction films released theatrically that are being highlighted for special attention.
The Seattle International Film Festival today announced the winners of the 2016 Golden Space Needle Awards – Audience and Competition Awards, with Captain Fantastic, Gleason, and Girl Asleep winning the top prizes.
AFI DOCS 2016 taking place from June 22 to 26, 2016 will showcase 94 films representing 30 countries. Films include Robert Kenner’s COMMAND AND CONTROL, the world premiere of DOC & DARRYL directed by Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio and MISS SHARON JONES! directed by Barbara Kopple.
The 2016 Montclair Film Festival (MFF) announced their competition awards, and Babak Anvari’s UNDER THE SHADOW took home the Narrative Feature Jury prize. CAMERAPERSON, directed by Kirsten Johnson, took home the Bruce Sinofsky Prize in the festival’s Documentary Feature competition.
The 2016 Seattle International Film Festival announced the complete lineup of films, guests, and events for the 42nd annual 25-day Festival taking place May 19 to June 12, 2016.
The 2016 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Award Winners were announced at the end of the fest, and Starless Dreams, directed by Mehrdad Oskouei won the top prize.