The Ford Foundation is delighted for the 19 JustFilms-supported documentaries and film projects nominated both for the 35th Annual News and Documentary Emmys and the 66th Annual Primetime Emmys.

Cara Mertes, director of JustFilms, captures it best: “The 2014 nominations are a testament to the range and excellence in artistry of film and transmedia content being created currently around important and often overlooked issues and events. JustFilms is honored to have been part of the extended support network for these filmmakers and for the individuals and communities whose stories have been told, both through direct granting as well as through support of organizations that work on behalf of these creative and courageous film and transmedia makers.”

35th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Nominations

Brooklyn Castle
Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story—Long Form

Chasing Ice
Outstanding Nature Programming

Detropia
Outstanding Editing: Documentary and Long Form

Escape Fire
Outstanding Science and Technology Programming

Gideon's Army
Outstanding Informational Programming—Long Form

Girl Rising
Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary and Long Form

Herman’s House
Outstanding Arts and Culture Programming

Hollow
New Approaches to News & Documentary Programming: Current News

How to Survive a Plague
Best Documentary; Outstanding Editing: Documentary and Long Form

Outlawed in Pakistan
Outstanding Informational Programming—Long Form; Outstanding Research

Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer
Outstanding Music and Sound

Reportero
Outstanding Informational Programming—Long Form

The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Outstanding Historical Programming—Long Form

The Crash Reel
Outstanding Informational Programming—Long Form

The Invisible War
Outstanding Investigative Journalism—Long Form; Best Documentary

The Revolutionary Optimists
Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting—Long Form

Valentine Road
Outstanding Coverage a Current News Story—Long Form; Best Documentary

66th Annual Primetime Emmy Nominations

The Square
Outstanding Cinematography for Nonfiction Programming; Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming; Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming; Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special

Years of Living Dangerously
Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series; Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming

Congratulations to all the nominees!


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