Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) has unveiled the 2021 Documentary Motion Picture nominees that will advance to the final round of voting for the 32nd Annual Producers Guild Awards. 

The films nominated for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Motion Pictures are:

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Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021

Streaming from an empty banquet hall and with acceptance speeches made from living rooms, the 30th Gotham Awards gave a very strange Oscar season  a virtual start Monday in a largely digital ceremony that crowned Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland” the best film of 2020.

As the first prominent award...

Friday, Dec. 18, 2020

As a prelude to its “The Road To Oscar” weekly series of feature stories which gets underway next month, SHOOT touches base with several artisans already generating buzz this awards season, including a documentary filmmaker poised to perhaps make history, and a writer-director whose...

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020

The International Documentary Association (IDA) has unveiled the nominees for the 36th Annual IDA Documentary Awards. Among the films leading the pack are Crip Camp, MLK/FBI, Time and The Truffle Hunters with multiple nominations, including earning marquee distinction spanning...

Friday, Oct. 30, 2020

A tale of two Sundance Film Festivals provides backstory on director Garrett Bradley’s lauded documentary Time which was theatrically released earlier this month followed by a streaming launch on Amazon Prime. 

We start at the 2017 Sundance fest where Bradley’s New York Times...

Monday, Oct. 5, 2020

There is a scene in the documentary "Time" that captures a woman on the phone trying to speak to a judge's clerk. She's put on hold. Nothing happens as the seconds tick away. One minute becomes two. The woman is still, waiting patiently. Eventually, she gets through but the call comes to nothing...

Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020

Minari and Boys State won Grand Jury Prizes at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival in the U.S. Dramatic and U.S. Documentary competitions, respectively.

Minari is a decidedly different take on the American Dream, centered on a Korean-American lad whose life gets...

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