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"Nostalgia for the Light" Wins Big at 2011 IDA Awards

Indiewire By Alena Chinault | Indiewire December 3, 2011 at 1:30AM

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.
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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:

A scene from Patricio Guzmán’s "Nostalgia for the Light." [Photo courtesy of Icarus Films]

CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
 

Les Blank
 

JACQUELINE DONNET EMERGING FILMMAKER AWARD
 

Danfung Dennis
 

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
 

"POSTER GIRL"

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
 

"BOOMTOWN"
 

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
 

"POV"
 

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
 

"GUAÑAPE SUR"
 

Director/Executive Producer/Writer: János Richter
 

Executive Producers: Heidi Gronauer, Lorenzo Paccagnella
 

Producer: Georg Zeller
 

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
 

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY:
 

"IL CASTELLO"
 

Cinematography: Massimo D'Anolfi
 

Directors: Massimo D'Anolfi & Martina Parenti
 

BEST EDITING:
 

"SENNA"

Editors: Chris King & Gregers Sall

Director: Asif Kapadia
 

BEST MUSIC:
 

"BETTER THIS WORLD"

Composer: Paul Brill

Directors: Katie Galloway and Kelly Duane de la Vega


This article is related to: Documentary, Awards, IDA (International Documentary Association)





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