"Nostalgia for the Light" Wins Big at 2011 IDA Awards
The International Documentary Association (IDA) announced their 2011 awards during tonight's program, with Chilean filmmaker Patricio Guzmán's "Nostalgia for the Light" receiving the Best Feature award.
Sara Nesson's "Poster Girl" took Best Short and Werner Herzog presented Les Blank with IDA's Career Achievement award.
The full list of winners:
CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
JACQUELINE DONNET EMERGING FILMMAKER AWARD
BEST FEATURE AWARD
"NOSTALGIA FOR THE LIGHT"
Director/Writer: Patricio Guzmán
Producer: Renate Sachse
Atacama Productions (France), Blinker Filmproduction GmbH and WDR (Germany), and Cronomedia Ltda. (Chile), Icarus Films
BEST SHORT AWARD
Director/Producer: Sara Nesson
Executive Producer: Sheila Nevins (HBO)
Producer: Mitchell Block
Supervising Producer: Sara Bernstein (HBO)
Consulting Producer: Ross Kauffman
Portrayal Films, Inc. in association with HBO Documentary Films
BEST LIMITED SERIES AWARD
Executive Producer/Director: Rachel Libert
Executive Producers: Josh Braun, Ken Druckerman, Susannah Ludwig, Banks Tarver
Co-Executive Producer: Matthew Galkin
Producer: Kevin Vargas
Left/Right Inc., Discovery Channel- Planet Green
BEST CONTINUING SERIES AWARD
Executive Producer: Simon Kilmurry
Co-Executive Producer: Cynthia López
VP of Programming and Production: Chris White
Series Producer: Yance Ford
Coordinating Producer: Andrew Catauro
American Documentary | POV
DAVID L. WOLPER STUDENT DOCUMENTARY AWARD
Director/Executive Producer/Writer: János Richter
Executive Producers: Heidi Gronauer, Lorenzo Paccagnella
Producer: Georg Zelle
ZeLIG- School for Documentary, Andanafilms, Icarus Films
HUMANITAS DOCUMENTARY AWARD
"POSITION AMONG THE STARS (STAND VAN DE STERREN)"
Director/Writer: Leonard Retel Helmrich
Producer/Writer: Hetty Naaijkens - Retel Helmrich
Scarabee Films and HUMAN Broadcasting in association with HBO Documentary Films
ABCNEWS VIDEOSOURCE AWARD
"THE PRUITT-IGOE MYTH"
Director/Producer/Writer: Chad Freidrichs
Producers: Jaime Freidrichs, Paul Fehler, Brian Woodman
Unicorn Stencil Documentary Films
PARE LORENTZ AWARD
"THE LAST MOUNTAIN"
Director/Producer/Writer: Bill Haney
Executive Producers: Tim Disney, Sarah Johnson Redlich, Tim Rockwood
Producers: Clara Bingham, Eric Grunebaum
Writer: Peter Rhodes
Uncommon Productions, Dada Films, New Video
CREATIVE RECOGNITION AWARDS
Cinematography: Massimo D'Anolfi
Directors: Massimo D'Anolfi & Martina Parenti
Editors: Chris King & Gregers Sall
Director: Asif Kapadia
"BETTER THIS WORLD"
Composer: Paul Brill
Directors: Katie Galloway and Kelly Duane de la Vega
Originally posted here.