Boys State, Dick Johnson Is Dead, Time also take top prizes
Alexander Nanau’s Collective was named outstanding nonfiction feature by the Cinema Eye Honors, in a virtual ceremony held over Facebook Live on Tuesday evening. Last year’s winner here, American Factory, went on to win the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.
Garrett Bradley’s Time won two awards, for outstanding debut and editing, while Kirsten Johnson’s directing of Dick Johnson Is Dead won her that prize. Boys State was the audience award pick.
Welcome to Chechnya was named outstanding production and outstanding broadcast film, The Truffle Hunters won for its cinematography and The Mole Agent for its score.
Several of the winners are on the Oscar shortlists for Documentary Feature and Documentary Short Subject, including A Love Song for Latasha, the nonfiction short winner here.
Here is the complete list of the 14th Cinema Eye Honors winners.
Outstanding Nonfiction Feature: Collective
Outstanding Direction: Kirsten Johnson, Dick Johnson Is Dead
Outstanding Editing: Gabriel Rhodes, Time
Outstanding Production: Welcome to Chechnya
Outstanding Cinematography: Michael Dweck and Gregory Kershaw, The Truffle Hunters
Outstanding Original Score: Vincent Van Warmerdam, The Mole Agent
Outstanding Graphic Design or Animation: Feels Good Man
Outstanding Debut: Garrett Bradley, Time
Outstanding Nonfiction Short: A Love Song for Latasha
Audience Choice Prize: Boys State
Spotlight: The Earth is Blue as an Orange
Heterodox: Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets
Outstanding Broadcast Film: Welcome to Chechnya (HBO)
Outstanding Broadcast Series: I’ll Be Gone in the Dark (HBO)
Outstanding Editing in a Broadcast Film or Series: Damian Rodriguez and David Tedeschi, Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese
Outstanding Cinematography in a Broadcast Film or Series: Thorsten Thielow, I’ll Be Gone in the Dark