2012 International Documentary Association Award Winners


Searching For Sugar Man keeps its rather impressive streak going by taking the top prize at the IDA Awards, as well as Best Music. Last year’s Best Documentary Short Oscar winner, Saving Face, takes Best Short and the constantly nominated How To Survive A Plague wins David France the Jacqueline Donnet Emerging Documentary Filmmaker Award.

Check out the winners below:

Best Feature:

Searching For Sugar Man

Best Short:

Saving Face

Best Limited Series:

On Death Row

Best Continuing Series:

American Masters

Best Cinematography:

Peter Gerdehag – Women With Cows

Best Editing:

Rodney Ascher – Room 237

Best Music:

Sixto Rodriguez, Malik Bendjelloul – Searching For Sugar Man

Best Writing:

Keith Patterson – Ann Richards’ Texas

Career Achievement Award:

Arnold Shapiro

Jacqueline Donnet Emerging Documentary Filmmaker Award:

David France

Pioneer Award:

Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program And Fund

David L. Wolper Student Documentary Award:

La Camioneta: The Journey Of One American School Bus

ABC News Videosource Award:

Harvest Of Empire

Humanitas Documentary Award:

Bitter Seeds

Pare Lorentz Award:

The Island President

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