work that shines through

When you make something great, people take notice. We’ve created content that has been seen on screens big and small all over the world, and have even collected a few trophies along the way.

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Academy Award®

Winner and Nominee

Academy Award® Winner

Best Documentary Short, 2012
Saving Face

Academy Award® Nominee

Best Documentary Short, 2009
The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner

Academy Award® Short-list

Best Documentary, 2015
Keep On Keepin’ On

Best Documentary, 2013
Chasing Ice

Best Documentary, 2008
They Killed Sister Dorothy
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Emmy Award®s

National and Regional

National Emmy Award®

Best Documentary, 2012 Saving Face
Outstanding Editing in a Documentary, 2012 Saving Face
Outstanding Nature Programming, 2014 Chasing Ice
Nominee, Outstanding Science and Technology Programming, 2013 Saving Face
Nominee, Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary, 2013 Saving Face
Nominee, Outstanding Research, 2013 Saving Face
Nominee, Best Series, 2005 Chasing Lance
Nominee,Best Editing, 2005 Chasing Lance

Heartland Emmy Award®

Best PSA – Campaign, 2015 Who Will Choose You?
Best Commercial – Campaign, 2014 Everyday Pet Hero
Photographer  – Program, 2012 STILL
Community/Public Service (PSA) – Single Spot, 2012 Need a Wingman?
Commercial – Campaign, 2012 $50 Adoption Campaign
Best Editing, 2008 Downtown Denver 2008
Best Cultural Documentary, 2007 Big Blue Bear
Interview/Discussion Program, 2006 MetroBeat TV
Best Target Audience Program, 2005 Common Good: Strong & Disabled
Best Topical Documentary, 2005 Common Good: Living in the City
PSA – Single Announcement, 2003 Huntington’s Disease
Best Editing, 1999 Making a Play
Best Editing, 1998 Bravo Arts Break
Best Editing, 1996 Coors Field: Home At Last
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CINE Award®s

CINE Golden Eagle

Best Independent Documentary, 2009 They Killed Sister Dorothy
Masters Award, 2009 The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner
CINE Golden Eagle, 2006 No Bigger Than a Minute
Editing, Graphics, 2005 Tantalus: Behind the Mask
Cultural Documentary 2001 StageStruck: Crossing the Greenroom
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Telly Award®s

Silver Telly Award (highest honor)

Use of Animation, 2012 Francis and Paul
Art Direction, 2012 Francis and Paul
Editing, 2006 T-Mobile: All In
Editing, 2003 Mile High: A Tale of Two Stadiums

Bronze Telly

Recruitment, 2015 Startek Brand Warrior
Children’s Audience, 2012 Francis and Paul
Education for Academic Use, 2012 Francis and Paul

Festival Awards

  • People’s Choice Award, Documentary Feature, Boulder International Film Festival, 2014 (Keep on Keepin’ On)
  • Grand Jury Award, Boulder International Film Festival, 2014 (Being Evel)
  • Golden Space Needle Award – Best Documentary, Seattle International Film Festival, 2014 (Keep on Keepin’ On)
  • Heineken Audience Award, Tribeca Film Festival, 2014 (Keep on Keepin’ On)
  • Top Ten Audience Favorite, HotDocs, 2014 (Keep on Keepin’ On)
  • Audience Award, Documentary Feature Competition, South by Southwest Film Festival, 2012 (Bay of All Saints)
  • Festival Favorites, South by Southwest Film Festival, 2012 (Chasing Ice)
  • Best Feature Documentary WMIFF 2010 (When the Dragon Swallowed the Sun)
  • Special Jury Award, Best Documentary – Banff Television Awards, 2008 (Iron Ladies of Liberia)
  • Maverick Award Nomination for Best Editing, 2009 (When The Dragon Swallowed The Sun)
  • Best Political Documentary – Banff Television Awards, 2008 (Iron Ladies of Liberia)
  • Grand Jury Prize, Best Documentary – American Film Institute Dallas Fest, 2008 (Iron Ladies of Liberia)
  • Grand Jury Prize, Best Documentary – South by Southwest Film Festival, 2008 (They Killed Sister Dorothy)
  • Audience Award, Best Documentary – South by Southwest Film Festival, 2008 (They Killed Sister Dorothy)
  • Gold Hugo – Chicago International Film Festival 2008 (Wesley Willis’s Joyrides)
  • Silver Hugo – Chicago International Film Festival, 2008 (They Killed Sister Dorothy)
  • Audience Award, Best Documentary – Denver Film Festival, 2008 (They Killed Sister Dorothy)
  • Audience Award, Best Documentary Short – Aspen Shortsfest, 2008 (Come Back to Sudan)
  • Millennium Award – One World Television Festival 2008 (Iron Ladies of Liberia)
  • Best Documentary Award, IMAGO 2008 (The Spot)
  • Best Documentary, ReelHeART International Film Festival, 2007 (No Bigger Than a Minute)
  • Hugo Television Award, Silver Plaque, 2006 (No Bigger Than a Minute)
  • Saga Prefecture Governor Award, Akira Kurosawa Memorial Short Film Festival, 2006 (Left)
Official Selection

Sundance

Film Festival
2015
Official Selection
Best Cinematography

Sundance

Film Festival
2012
Official Selection

Tribeca

Int’l Film Festival
2014
Official Selection

SXSW

Film Festival
2015
Official Selection

Hot Docs

Int’l Film Festival
2014
Official Selection

SITGES

Int’l Film Festival
2013