• 2015 host Tig Notaro

  • Jane Fonda and Andie MacDowell at the 2006 IDA Documentary Awards

  • Barbara Kopple and Robert Redford at the 2014 IDA Documentary Awards

  • Gordon Quinn celebrates 2015 IDA Career Achievement Award with friends

  • Morgan Freeman at the 2006 IDA Documentary Awards

  • Werner Herzog presents Career Achievement Awards to Les Blank at the 2011 Documentary Awards

32nd Annual
IDA Documentary Awards

The IDA Documentary Awards is the world's most prestigious event dedicated to the documentary genre, celebrating the best nonfiction films and programs of the year. 

 

Friday, December 9, 2016

The Studios at Paramount
Los Angeles, CA

6pm
Welcome Reception and Check-in

8pm
Awards Ceremony

Followed by After Party under the stars on the Bronson Plaza

Host

Vivica A. Fox

Attend

Tickets for the Paramount Theater main theater are $500. IDA members receive 20% off.

PURCHASE TICKETS APPLY MEMBER DISCOUNT

Honorees


Stanley Nelson
Career Achievement Award


Ally Derks
Pioneer Award


Lyn and Norman Lear
Amicus Award


Nanfu Wang
Emerging Documentary Filmmaker Award

Timeline

May 23:

Call for entries announced

June 7:

Early deadline

July 11:

Regular deadline

October 17:

Tickets on sale

October 19-31:

IDA member voting registration

November 1:

Nominations announced

November 4-23:

IDA members vote for Best Feature and Best Short

December 9:

IDA Documentary Awards ceremony

(Dates subject to change)