NFF Alumni Emmy Nominees

The 2019 Primetime Emmy nominations were announced yesterday, and we’re proud and thrilled to congratulate the NFF alums included! Watch for the winners on September 22 at 8pm!

Directing for Documentary/Non-fiction Program:
Julie Cohen, Betsy West, RBG, CNN (NFF Now)
Tim Wardle, THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS, CNN (NFF 2018)

Documentary or Non-fiction Special:
JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS, HBO (NFF 2018)
LOVE, GILDA, CNN (NFF 2018)
MINDING THE GAP, Hulu (NFF 2018)
THE INVENTOR: OUT FOR BLOOD IN SILICON VALLEY, HBO (NFF Now)

Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking:
RBG, CNN (NFF Now)
THE SENTENCE, HBO (NFF 2018)
THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS, CNN (NFF 2018)

Writing for a Variety Series:
Saturday Night Live, NBC (includes NFF 2019 Honoree Sudi Green among the nominated writers)

Outstanding Limited Series:
Escape at Dannemora, Showtime (NFF Board Member Ben Stiller executive produced and directed all episodes)

Academy Awards 2019

The 91st Academy Award nominations were announced this morning, and NFF alums are in the mix! Take a look, and root for your NFF favorites on February 24.

Actress in a Leading Role
Glenn Close, THE WIFE

Animated Feature Film
INCREDIBLES 2, Brad Bird

Short Film (Animated)
BAO, Domee Shi

Original Screenplay
FIRST REFORMED, Paul Schrader GREEN BOOK, Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly*
*longtime host of Late Night Storytelling

Documentary (Feature)
MINDING THE GAP, Bing Liu
RBG, Betsy West, Julie Cohen - NFF Now

Documentary (Short Subject)
END GAME, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman

Foreign Language Film
SHOPLIFTERS (Japan) - NFF Now

NFF Represented in Awards Season

We'd like to take a minute to say a huge congratulations to all of the #NFF16 alums who have been nominated (and won) this awards season! Watch with us: the BAFTAs on February 12, the Film Independent Spirit Awards on February 25,  and the 89th Academy Awards on February 26, where we'll cheer on Life, Animated (Best Documentary Feature),  Joe's Violin (Best Documentary Short Subject), Piper (Best Animated Short)and Viggo Mortensen (Actor in a Leading Role) from Captain Fantastic.

Cameraperson

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Additionally, congratulations to this year's #NFF16 winners of the CINEMA EYE HONORS (Outstanding Achievements in Documentary Film):

Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking
Cameraperson

Outstanding Achievement in Editing
Nels Bangerter - Cameraperson

Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography
Kirsten Johnson - Cameraperson

Outstanding Achievement in a Debut Feature Film
Directed by Nanfu Wang - Hooligan Sparrow

Audience Choice Prize
Directed by Clay Tweel - Gleason