Outstanding Achievement in Production

Without the producer, there is no film. They juggle the many and myriad details and responsibilities of filmmaking – from finding subjects to hiring crew to raising money to completing the film. This Honor celebrates those who excel. Previous winners in this category include Seth Kanegis, Tomas Radoor and Mikael Rieks for Ghosts of Cite Soleil (2008), Simon Chinn for Man on Wire (2009), Paula DuPré Pesman and Fisher Stevens for The Cove (2010), Mila Aung-Thwin and Daniel Cross for Last Train Home (2011), Gian-Piero Ringel and Wim Wenders for Pina (2012) and Dimitri Doganis for The Imposter (2013).

The Act of Killing

Nominated for Audience Choice, Outstanding Achievement in Direction, Outstanding Achievement in Editing, Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking, Outstanding Achievement in Production

This monumental work situates itself in terrain so terrifying that few filmmakers would dare even visit. After connecting with a handful of boastful Indonesian thugs with a genocidal history, Joshua Oppenheimer offers them the opportunity to revisit their past through…

After Tiller

Nominated for Outstanding Achievement in a Debut Feature Film, Outstanding Achievement in Direction, Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking, Outstanding Achievement in Production

Since the assassination of Dr. George Tiller in Kansas in 2009, only four doctors in the United States continue to perform third-trimester abortions. These physicians, all colleagues of Dr. Tiller, sacrifice their safety and personal lives in the name of…

Dirty Wars

Nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography, Outstanding Achievement in Production

It’s the dirty little secret of the War on Terror: all bets are off, and almost anything goes. We have fundamentally changed the rules of the game and the rules of engagement. Prior to 9/11, it was customary for America…

Expedition to the End of the World

Nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography, Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Score, Outstanding Achievement in Production

This gaspingly beautiful travelogue brings us aboard a magnificent wooden schooner as it drifts through the remote inlets of Northeast Greenland. A motley crew of artists and scientists are on a road trip with no clear mission, simply observing and…

The Square

Nominated for Audience Choice, Outstanding Achievement in Production

“Your revolution is over. Go home,” demands a military officer. Hosni Mubarak has fallen and for the first few days, Egypt rejoices. But what happens now? Led by a group of revolutionaries who understand that the fight extends far beyond…

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