ITVS Funded Films Receive Three Nominations for the 2011 IDA Awards

Posted on November 2, 2011

Three ITVS projects received nominations for the 2011 IDA Awards which will be held on December 2nd in Los Angeles.


The IDA Awards celebrate outstanding achievements in documentary filmmaking and three ITVS funded films received nominations for the 2011 Awards. All three nominees were originally broadcast on the award-winning PBS series POV.  See the entire list of ITVS nominees after the jump:

Best Feature Award Nomination
Better This World by Katie Galloway & Kelly Duane de la Vega 

IDA Humanitas Award Nomination
The Learning by Ramona S. Diaz 

ABC News Videosource Award Nomination
 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers By Judith Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith 

Additionally, Danfung Dennis, the director of the acclaimed Hell and Back Again (coming to Independent Lens in Spring 2012) will receive the Jacqueline Donnet Award, which recognizes filmmakers who have made a significant impact in documentary film. And POV and American Experience  both received nominations for Best Continuing Series. Congratulations to all the nominees! 

For the entire list of the 2011 IDA Award nominees, click here >>


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