October 1, 1999

15th Annual Distinguished Documentary Achievement Awards Nominees

From Nanette Burstein and Brett Morgen's <em>On The Ropes</em>

The Valley
Dan Reed
Channel Four International

The Murder of JFK: A Revisionist History
Matthew White, Waleed B. Ali
MPI Media Group

On The Ropes
Nanette Burstein and Brett Morgen

Highway
Chantal Bernheim

The Brunner File: Story of a Mass Murderer
Hessischer Rundfunk, Georg M. Hafner, Esther Schapira

Mountain Rivals
Rob Harrison-White

A Place Called Chiapas
Nettie Wild, Betsy Carson, Kirk Tougas

Where the Sky Meets Land
Frank Muller
Euroarts International GMBH

September 11, 1973: The Last Stand of Salvador Allende
Raymonde Provencher, Robert Cornellier, Patricio Henriquez

A Calcutta Christmas
Denise Haslem, Maree Delofski
Film Australia

Emily's Eyes
Jessica Douglas-Henry
Film Australia

Thug Life in D.C.
Marc Levin, Daphne Pinkerson
HBO

 

SHORT DOCUMENTARIES

 

Black Mesa
Robert Wyatt, Ashley Rogers

One Divided by Two
Joyce Borenstein

Still Missing
Theresa Tollini

Made in Thailand
Eve-Laure Moros

Come Unto Me: The Faces of Tyree Guyton
Nicole Cattell
Cinemax Reel Life

 

STRAND PROGRAMS

 

Fight Like a Girl
Lisa Shapiro, Steven Rosenbaum
Broadcast News Networks for Inside Story Special: A&E

Lost at Sea: The Search for Longitude
David R. Axelrod, Paula S. Apsell
Green Umbrella LLC for NOVA: WGBH

Leonard Bernstein: Reaching for the Note
Susan Lacy, Margaret Smilow
American Masters: Thirteen/WNET

The Dragons of Galapagos
David Parer, Elizabeth Parer-Cook, Nicholas Noxon
National Geographic Specials

The Ecology of David Suzuki
Caroline Underwood, Michael Allder
Up Close and Personal: CBC

Heroes of the High Frontier
Tim Scoones, Nicholas Noxon
National Geographic TV

 

LIMITED SERIES

 

Egypt: Chaos and Kings
John Gwyn
John Gwyn Productions/Discovery/La Cinquieme

Beyond the Sea
Hilton Kauffman
TVE Brasil

Ancient Inventions
David Sauden, Amanda Wilkie, Phil Grabsky, Tomi Bednar Landis
Discovery/Seventh Art Productions

Intimate Universe: The Human Body
Sandra Gregory Richard Dale
TLC/BBC Science Unit

Insectia
Mary Armstrong, Florence Hamel
Pixcom/Cineteve/ La Cinquieme

 

IDA/DAVID L. WOLPER STUDENT DOCUMENTARY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

 

Undesireables
Marianna Yakovskuya
University of Southern California

The Last Guy to Let You Down
Rolf Gibbs
Tisch School of Arts at NYU

Urga Song
Jessica Hope Woodworth
Stanford University

A Little Bit of Freedom
Lorna Kirk
University of Manchester

Jonah and The Wail
Rebecca Marshall, Matthew Prinzing
School of Visual Arts, New York

 

ABCNEWS VIDEOSOURCE AWARD

 

Meltdown at Three Mile Island
Chana Gazit, David Steward, Margaret Drain
WGBH

I’ll Make Me a World: A Century of African-American Arts
Henry Hampton, Sam Pollard
Blackside/WNET

Jones Beach: An American Riviera
George P. Pozderec

The Port of Last Resort
Joan Grossman, Paul Rosday

The Murder of JFK: A Revisionist History
Matthew White, Waleed B. Ali
MPI Media Group

Mobutu: King of Zaire
Thierry Michel

 

PARE LORENTZ AWARD

 

Where the Sky Meets Land
Frank Muller
Euroarts International GMBH

The Valley
Dan Reed
Channel Four International

Citizen Hong Kong
William Smock, Lambert Yang, Ruby Yang

Heart of the Country
Leonard Kamerling, William Parrett

Innocent Until Proven Guilty
Julia Pimsleu, Katy Chevigny, Kirsten Johnson
HBO

Egypt: Chaos and Kings
John Gwyn
Discovery/La Cinquieme

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