2002 IDA Distinguished Documentary Achievement Awards Nominees

Jeffrey Blitz's <em>Spellbound</em>

Feature Documentaries

 

A Child's Century of War
Shelley Saywell, Deborah Parks
Films Transit International

Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony
Sherry Simpson, Lee Hirsch,
Artisan Entertainment, HBO/Cinemax, The South African Broadcast Corporation

Blue Vinyl
Daniel B. Gold , Judith Helfand
HBO, Next Wave Films, Working Films

Mai's America
Marlo Poras
P.O.V., ITVS, Women Make Movies

Seniorita Extraviada
Lourdes Portillo
Women Make Movies

Sister Helen
Rebecca Cammisa, Rob Fruchtman

Small Town Ecstasy
Arnold Shapiro, Jay Blumenfield
HBO

Spellbound
Jeff Blitz, Sean Welch
Thinkfilm

Stealing the Fire
John S. Friedman, Eric Nadler

Stone Reader
Mark Moskowitz, Robert Gooodman

 

ABCNews VideoSource Award

 

Age of Terror
Jon Blair, Bettina Hatami
Discovery Networks International

Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony
Sherry Simpson, Lee Hirsch,
Artisan Entertainment, HBO/Cinemax, The South African Broadcast Corporation

Bringing Down a Dictator
Steve York, Peter Ackerman

Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy
Daniel Yergin, William Cran

Hell in the Pacific
Jonathan Lewis, Polly Bride
TLC, Carlton International Media

In Memoriam: New York City, 9/11/01
Brad Grey, Sheila Nevins, John Hoffman
HBO

Inside Pol Pot's Secret Prison
Bill Brummel, Greg DeHart
The History Channel

The Internationale
Peter Miller, Amy Carey Linton
First Run/Icarus Films

The Shot Heard 'Round the World
Ross Greenburg, Rick Bernstein
HBO, Black Canyon Productions

The Trials of Henry Kissinger
Alex Gibney, Eugene Jarecki
BBC

 

Pare Lorentz Award

 

Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony
Sherry Simpson, Lee Hirsch,
Artisan Entertainment, HBO/Cinemax, The South African Broadcast Corporation

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: War Letters
Robert Kenner, Margaret Drain
PBS

Ansel Adams: A Documentary Film
Ric Burns, Marilyn Ness
PBS Home Video

At Journey's Edge
John Murphy, Lynn Birkett
Illinois Historic Preservation Agency

Blue Planet: Seas of Life
Alastair Fothergill, Martin Elsbury, Maureen Lemire
Discovery Channel, BBC Worldwide

In Memoriam: New York City, 9/11/01
Brad Grey, Sheila Nevins, John Hoffman
HBO

The Internationale
Peter Miller, Amy Carey Linton
First Run/Icarus Films

Lost World of the Holy Land
Jill Shinefield, Gail Willumsen
Thirteen/WNET New York, National Geographic Television

Sin Libertad
Iñaki Arteta

 

Continuing Series

 

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: War Letters
Robert Kenner, Margaret Drain
PBS

Blue Planet: Seas of Life
Alastair Fothergill, Martin Elsbury, Maureen Lemire
Discovery Channel, BBC Worldwide

Inside Pol Pot's Secret Prison
Bill Brummel, Greg DeHart
The History Channel

NOVA: Shackelton's Voyage of Endurance
Sarah Holt, Kelly Tyler, Paula Apsell
WGBH Boston, PBS

Super Surgery: First Breath
Eric Schotz, Bill Paolantonio
Discovery Health Channel, LMNO Productions

 

Limited Series

 

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Woodrow Wilson
Carl Byker, Mitch Wilson

Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy
Daniel Yergin, William Cran

Kindergarten
Karen Goodman, Kirk Simon
HBO

Military Diaries
R.J. Cutler, Laura Zucco Thompson
VH-1

The Secret Life of the Brain
David Grubin, Beth Hoppe
Thirteen/WNET New York

 

Short Documentaries

 

At Journey's Edge
John Murphy, Lynn Birkett
Illinois Historic Preservation Agency

The Internationale
Peter Miller, Amy Carey Linton
First Run/Icarus Films

Judy's Time
Erin Flannery

University of Southern California Graduate School of Cinema-Television

 

Shades of Grey
Edward P. Stencel, Tim De Paepe
Seventh Art Releasing

Smashed
Karen Goodman, Kirk Simon
HBO

 

IDA/David L. Wolper Student Documentary Achievement Award

 

Baile del Diavolo
Maria Teresa Murillo
University of California, Los Angeles

Left Behind
Christof Putzel
Connecticut College

Moving House
Tan Pin Pin
Northwestern University

Seasoned Veterans: Journey of a Winter Soldier
Benito Aragon, Melinda Kahl, Michael Kirschbaum
University of Florida

Cockfight
Tiller Russell, Loren Mendell
University of Southern California

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