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Cinema Eye Announces Screenings at MOMI, Bloor Cinema; Full Core Team Announced

With Audience Choice voting already in progress, Cinema Eye is pleased to announce details on this year’s screenings with our partners at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens and the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema in Toronto. The screenings in Toronto of many of this year’s nominees for Audience Choice Prize marks the […]

American Movie to Receive 2016 Legacy Award; Award-Winning Filmmaker Steve James to Host

Cinema Eye, the nonfiction film organization that organizes and presents the annual Cinema Eye Honors, today announced that the 2016 Legacy Award will be presented to Chris Smith’s beloved 1999 documentary, American Movie, the unforgettable story of a filmmaker pursuing his passion project. Director/Producer/Cinematographer Chris Smith will accept the award on behalf of the entire […]

Cinema Eye Announces 2016 Heterodox Nominees

Cinema Eye today announced the five nominees for its annual Heterodox Award. The Heterodox Award honors a narrative fiction film that imaginatively incorporates nonfiction strategies, content and/or modes of production. The five films nominated this year for the Cinema Eye Heterodox Award are: Arabian Nights: Volume One (The Restless One) directed by Miguel Gomes God […]

Cinema Eye Announces Nominees For 9th Annual Nonfiction Film Awards

Thirty-eight feature films and five shorts will vie for this year’s Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking as nominees were announced this evening at a party at CPH:DOX in Copenhagen, Denmark.  Winners will be announced at the 9th Annual Honors Ceremony on January 13, 2016 at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York […]

Cinema Eye Announces the 2016 Unforgettables

Cinema Eye, the organization that celebrates artistry and craft in nonfiction filmmaking, today announced their annual list of “The Unforgettables” – this year’s most notable and significant nonfiction film subjects.   The Cinema Eye list of Unforgettables spans the breadth of this year’s nonfiction storytelling, including popular icons Amy Winehouse (Amy) and Iris Apfel (Iris), […]

Cinema Eye Announces The 2016 Influentials

25 classic nonfiction features were named today to the Cinema Eye Honors annual list of The Influentials: films that inspired the directors of the documentaries that are eligible for the 2016 awards. “Each year, we ask filmmakers to name the classic documentaries that were on their minds while they were working on their films,” said […]

Cinema Eye Honors Announces Annual “Shorts List”

Ten nonfiction short films were announced today as finalists for the 2016 Cinema Eye Honors, the 9th edition of the largest annual celebration for and recognition of the nonfiction film artform and the creators of those films. The announcement of the annual Cinema Eye Shorts List was made on the opening day of the 2015 […]

Dates, Rules and Production Team Announced for #CEH16

Cinema Eye, the nonfiction filmmaking organization dedicated to recognizing outstanding achievement and craft in the documentary form, has announced key dates, rules and lead production team for the 2016 Cinema Eye Week and Honors Awards Ceremony. The 2016 Cinema Eye Honors Week will take place in New York City beginning Sunday, January 10 and concluding […]

Finalists for 2016 Nonfiction Film for Television Award Announced

The Cinema Eye Honors, which recognizes outstanding artistic achievements in nonfiction filmmaking, today announced 10 finalists for their annual Outstanding Nonfiction Filmmaking for Television Award.  The announcement marks the first awards announcement of Cinema Eye’s 9th Annual Honors season.   Among this year’s finalists are two previous Cinema Eye winners: Joe Berlinger and Alex Gibney. […]

Bob Alexander, Key Early Supporter of Cinema Eye, 1942-2015

The Cinema Eye family recognizes the recent passing of Bob Alexander, a co-founder of the online independent film distributor IndiePix and a key, early supporter and sponsor of the Cinema Eye Honors. “Bob understood the importance of recognizing craft in nonfiction film,” said AJ Schnack, Cinema Eye Founding Director. “He took an impassioned idea and […]