2021 Cinema Eye Honors Winners

The 14th annual Cinema Eye Honors, recognizing achievements in non-fiction film from 2020, were celebrated in an online ceremony last evening.

I once again served on the Nominations Committee for features, and extend my congratulations to all the winners, nominees, and organizers. Below is the full list of winners:

Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking
COLLECTIVE
Directed and produced by Alexander Nanau

Audience Choice Prize
BOYS STATE
Directed by Amanda McBaine and Jesse Moss

Outstanding Achievement in Direction
Kirsten Johnson for DICK JOHNSON IS DEAD

Outstanding Achievement in Editing
Gabriel Rhodes for TIME

Outstanding Achievement in Production
David France, Alice Henty, Askold Kurov, and Joy Tomchin for WELCOME TO CHECHNYA

Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography
Michael Dweck and Gregory Kershaw for THE TRUFFLE HUNTERS

Outstanding Achievement in an Original Music Score
Vincent Van Warmerdam for THE MOLE AGENT

Outstanding Achievement in Graphic Design or Animation
Jenna Caravello and Arthur Jones for FEELS GOOD MAN

Outstanding Achievement in a Debut Feature Film
TIME
Directed by Garrett Bradley

Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Film Made for Broadcast
WELCOME TO CHECHNYA
Directed by David France, HBO

Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Series Made for Broadcast
I’LL BE GONE IN THE DARK
Directed by Liz Garbus, HBO

Outstanding Achievement in Editing in a Nonfiction Film or Series for Broadcast
Damian Rodriguez and David Tedeschi for Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese, Netflix

Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in a Nonfiction Film or Series for Broadcast
Thorsten Thielow for I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, HBO

Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Short Filmmaking
A LOVE SONG FOR LATASHA
Directed by Nahli Allison

Spotlight Award
The Earth is Blue as an Orange
Directed by Iryna Tsilyk

Heterodox Award
BLOODY NOSE, EMPTY POCKETS
Directed by Bill Ross and Turner Ross

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