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33rd Annual IDA Documentary Awards Winners: Dina, LA 92 and Edith+Eddie

Dina won the top prize, Best Feature, from the International Documentary Association (IDA) this week, against very stiff competition. The film beat out City of Ghosts, Faces Places, LA 92 and Strong Island, all of which are on the Oscar shortlist for Documentary Feature. Dina, ironically is not, despite winning the Documentary prize at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival early …

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2016 International Documentary Association (IDA) Nominations include 13TH, White Helmets, O.J.: Made in America

The documentary race is starting to take shape. After the recent announcements of the submitted Feature and Shorts in the Documentary categories for the Academy Awards, the International Documentary Association has revealed their nominations today. Some very high profile docs show up in feature including Ava DuVernay’s 13TH, Cameraperson and the nearly eight-hour epic O.J.: Made in America. The nominations …

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‘Amy,’ Marlon,’ ‘Look of Silence’ top IDA Nominations

The Independent Documentary Association (IDA) has tapped music and movie star bios along with a sequel (of sorts) to a previous Oscar-nominated doc among others as their choices for the best documentaries of 2015. All nominees are also on the official Oscar list of eligible documentaries in the race for the Documentary Feature Oscar. The nominees: Asif Kapadia’s Amy Stanley …

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87th Academy Award Winners: Birdman Soars

Birdman won Best Picture at the 87th Academy Awards, ending a 34-year streak since a film has won the top prize at the Oscars with a Film Editing nomination. The last Best Picture winner to do that was 1980’s Ordinary People. This was Fox Searchlight’s 2nd Best Picture winner in a row after triumphing with 12 Years a Slave last year. With Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel, …

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AwardsWatch’s International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) Nominations: Grand Budapest Hotel, Under the Skin, Gone Girl Score

Just when you thought there weren’t any more film nominations… AwardsWatch’s International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) nominations are in there will be equal parts joy, confusion and seething rage at some of the choices. With a voting block based on the Awardswatch forum community, the nominations run from eclectic and obscure (check out Best Supporting Actor) to mainstream in some of …

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BAFTA Preview and Predictions: Will Birdman Continue Its Winning Streak?

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards are this Sunday and it finds itself with Oscar bloggers on the edge of their seats over the possibility of Birdman continuing its industry winning streak. After its PGA and SAG wins many of us have turned the corner on the possibility of Birdman taking the big prize at the …

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