Thursday, 14 January 2016

CINEMA EYE NAMES THE LOOK OF SILENCE THE BEST DOCUMENTARY OF THE YEAR


Thanks for this, Cinema Eye. Because you just know the Academy is gonna reward a fairly decent but not exactly groundbreaking music doc over another cinematic milestone by Joshua Oppenheimer. But The Look of Silence deservedly wins Cinema Eye's top award. Check out their choices below:

Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking
The Look of Silence (Signe Byrne Sorensen and Joshua Oppenheimer)

Outstanding Achievement in Direction
Joshua Oppenheimer (The Look of Silence)

Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography
Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk (Meru)
Matthew Heineman and Matt Porwoll (Cartel Land)

Outstanding Achievement in Editing
Chris King (Amy)

Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Score
Laurie Anderson (Heart of a Dog)

Outstanding Achievement in Graphic Design or Animation
Hisko Hulsing and Stefan Nadelman (Cobain: Montage of Heck)

Outstanding Achievement in Production
Signe Byrge Sorensen (The Look of Silence)

Outstanding Achievement in a Debut Feature Film
The Wolfpack (Crystal Moselle)

Heterodox Award
Taxi (Jafar Panahi)

Spotlight Award
Toto and His Sisters (Alexandre Nanau)

Legacy Award
American Movie (Chris Smith)

Audience Choice Prize
Meru (Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin)

Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Short Filmmaking
Buffalo Juggalos (Scott Cummings)
Hotel 22 (Elizabeth Lo)