Several ITVS Films Nominated for IDA Awards

Posted on October 29, 2010

Nominees for the 2010 IDA Documentary Awards were announced this week, with many of the year’s most buzzed-about titles and festival favorites making the list. Several ITVS films were nominated, including a handful from Independent Lens. Winners will be announced on December 3 at the Directors Guild Theater in Los Angeles in a ceremony hosted by award-winning documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock. See the ITVS nominees below and join us in congratulating all the filmmakers! 

Distinguished Feature Nominees

The Oath 
Director: Laura Poitras


Producers: Laura Poitras Co-Producer: Nasser Arrabyee, Aliza Kaplan, Jonathan Oppenheim Associate Producer: Robert Hatch-Miller, Katy Scoggin, Pandora Zolotor ITVS, POV/American Documentary, Praxis Films, Zeitgeist Films 

Waste Land 
Director/Writer: Lucy Walker
***Airing this season on Independent Lens


Producers: Angus Aynsley, Hank Levine Executive Producers: Jackie De Botton, Miel De Botton, Fernando Meirelles, Emillia Mello Almega Projects, O2 Filmes, E1 Films Canada, Arthouse Films

Limited Series Nominees 

Have You Heard From Johannesburg 
Directors/Producers: Connie E Field


KQED, Clarity Films 

IDA Music Award Nominees

For Once In My Life 
Directors: Mark Moormann, Jim Bigham
***Airing this season on Independent Lens


Producer: Jim Bigham Executive Producer: Lourdes Little OPS Inc 

When I Rise 
Director: Mat Hames
***Airing this season on Independent Lens


Producers: James Moll, Michael Rosen, Executive Producer: Don Carleton Allentown Productions, Alpheus Media, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History 

We’re also pleased to report that director Jeff Malmberg of Marwencolwhich will appear on Independent Lens this spring, will be honored with the 2010 IDA / Jacqueline Donnet Emerging Documentary Filmmaker Award. 

See the complete list of nominees here.


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