2008 IDA Award Winners and Finalists

Eye on the Oscars: Documentaries

Career Achievement Award: Werner Herzog

Pioneer Award: Rob Epstein

Preservation & Scholarship Award: Marina Goldovskaya

Avid Excellence In Editing Award: Sam Pollard

Jacqueline Donnet Emerging Filmmaker Award: Stefan Forbes

Continuing Series Winner: “This American Life,” Ira Glass

Limited Series Winner: “Sin City Law,” Denis Poncet and Jean-Xavier de Lestrade

IDA/Alan Ett Music Doc Award: “Young@Heart,” Stephen Walker

IDA/Pare Lorentz Award: “Burning the Future: Coal in America,” David Novack

IDA/ABC News Video Source Award: “War Child,” C. Karim Chrobog

David L. Wolper Student Filmmaker Award: “As We Forgive,” Laura Waters Hinson

Feature Doc Nominees

  • “Kassim the Dream,” Kief Davidson
  • “Man on Wire,” James Marsh
  • “Stranded: I’ve Come From a Plane That Crashed in the Mountains,” Gonzalo Arijon
  • “Waltz With Bashir,” Ari Folman
  • “Young@Heart,” Stephen Walker

Short Doc Nominees

  • “Kick Like a Girl,” Jenny Mackenzie
  • “Redemption Stone,” Tom Dziedzic
  • “La corona,” Amanda Micheli and Isabel Vega
  • “Tongzhi in Love,” Ruby Yang
  • “Smile Pinki,” Megan Mylan

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