Nominations were announced today for the Cinema Eye 2021 Broadcast Honors. Winners will be announced at the 14th Annual Cinema Eye Honors on Tuesday, March 9, 2021.
HBO Documentary Films led all networks/streamers with ten nominations, including 3 nods apiece for David France’s film Welcome to Chechnya and the series I’ll Be Gone in the Dark from director Liz Garbus.
In addition to Welcome to Chechnya, which was directed by Cinema Eye alum David France (How to Survive a Plague, CEH2013), the Outstanding Broadcast Film nominees include Bully. Coward. Victim.: The Story of Roy Cohn, directed by Ivy Meeropol, 2020 Oscar winner Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl), directed by Carol Dysinger, Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese, and Sea of Shadows, directed by Richard Ladkani.
Outstanding Series Nominees include Atlanta’s Missing and Murdered: The Lost Children, directed by Joshua Bennett, Maro Chermayeff, Jeff Dupre and Sam Pollard, Hillary, directed by Nanette Burstein, Love Fraud, directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, and The Last Dance, directed by Jason Hehir.
A full list of Broadcast nominees follows. CInema Eye will announce more nominees in its Feature Film category in December.
Outstanding Broadcast Film
Bully. Coward. Victim.: The Story of Roy Cohn | Directed by Ivy Meeropol | HBO
Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl) | Directed by Carol Dysinger | A&E
Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese | Directed by Martin Scorsese | Netflix
Sea of Shadows | Directed by Richard Ladkani | National Geographic
Welcome to Chechnya | Directed by David France | HBO
Outstanding Broadcast Series
Atlanta’s Missing and Murdered: The Lost Children | HBO | Directed by Sam Pollard, Maro Chermayeff, Jeff Dupre and Joshua Bennett
Hillary | Hulu | Directed by Nanette Burstein
I’ll Be Gone in the Dark | HBO | Directed by Liz Garbus
The Last Dance | ESPN and Netflix | Directed by Jason Hehir
Love Fraud | Showtime | Directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady
Outstanding Editing in a Broadcast Film or Series
Anne Alvergue and Adam Kurnitz | Bully. Coward. Victim.: The Story of Roy Cohn | HBO
Erin Barnett, Jawad Metni and Alyse Ardell Spiegel | I’ll Be Gone in the Dark | HBO
Chad Beck, Devin Concannon, Abhay Sofsky and Ben Sozanski | The Last Dance | ESPN and Netflix
Damian Rodriguez and David Tedeschi | Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese | Netflix
Tyler H. Walk | Welcome to Chechnya | HBO
Outstanding Cinematography in a Broadcast Film or Series
Thorsten Thielow | I’ll Be Gone in the Dark | HBO
Nominee(s) to be Determined | Night On Earth – Episode: Moonlit Plains | Netflix
Alexander A. Mora | The Nightcrawlers | National Geographic
Richard Ladkani | Sea of Shadows | National Geographic
Ian Moubayed and Sam Price-Waldman | The Vow | HBO
Askold Kurov |Welcome to Chechnya | HBO
Nominees were announced during Cinema Eye’s 2020 Fall Lunch (At Home), a virtual event that, this year, replaced the organization’s annual Fall gathering in Los Angeles.