Awards 2


Chai Vasarhelyi

  • DOC NYC Robert and Anne Drew Award for Documentary Excellence, shared with Jimmy Chin (2018)
  • Achievement Award from the Creative Visions Foundation (2008)

Free Solo

  • Winner, Best Documentary Feature, Oscars (2019)
  • Winner, Best Documentary, BAFTA Film Award (2019)
  • Nominee, Alliance of Women Film Journalists, Best Documentary Feature Film (2019)
  • Winner, Best Edited Documentary – Feature, American Cinema Editors (2019)
  • Winner, Capri Documentary Award, Capri, Hollywood (2019)
  • Nominee, Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures, PGA Awards (2019)
  • Winner, Cinema Eye Audience Choice Prize, Cinema Eye Honors Awards (2019)
  • Winner, Critic’s Choice Documentary Award, Best Cinematography (2018)
  • Winner, People’s Choice Award, Toronto International Film Festival (2018)
  • Nominee, Allan King Documentary Award, Toronto International Film Festival (2018)

MERU

  • Winner, U.S. Documentary Audience Award, Sundance Film Festival (2015)
  • Oscar Shortlist for Best Documentary Feature (2015)
  • Independent Spirit Award Nomination for Best Documentary (2015)
  • DGA Award Nomination for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary (2015)
  • PGA Award Nomination for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures (2016)
  • Cinema Eye Honors Audience Choice Prize Winner (2016)
  • Cinema Eye Honors Award Winner for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography (2016)
  • Cinema Eye Honors Award Nomination for Outstanding Achievement in Production (2016)
  • Cinema Eye Honors Award Nomination for Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Score (2016)

Incorruptible

  • Independent Spirit Truer Than Fiction Award Winner (2015)
  • Woodstock Film Festival Maverick Award for Best Feature Documentary (2015)
  • One World Film Festival Václav Havel Jury Award (2015)

Touba

  • Winner, Special Jury Prize for Best Cinematography, SXSW (2013)
  • Official Selection, DOC NYC Film Festival (2013)

Youssou N’Dour: I Bring What I Love

  • Official Selection, Telluride Film Festival (2008)
  • Special Presentation, Toronto International Film Festival (2008)
  • Winner, Special Jury Prize, Middle East International Film Festival (2008)
  • Winner, Audience Award, DC International Film Festival (2009)
  • Winner, Audience Award, Sao Paulo International Film Festival (2008)
  • Winner, Impact of Music Award, Nashville Film Festival (2009)
  • Winner, Audience Award, Bahamas International Film Festival (2008)
  • Winner, Spirit of Freedom Award, Bahamas International Film Festival (2008)
  • Finalist, Pare Lorentz Award, International Documentary Association (2009)

A Normal Life

  • Winner, Best Documentary Award, Tribeca Film Festival (2003)
  • Official Selection, Woodstock Film Festival (2003)
  • Recontres Internationales du Documentaire de Montreal (2003)
  • Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival (2003)
  • Carnegie Council on Foreign Relations, New York City (2003)
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