Emmy Award 2010

Maysles Brothers Best Documentary 2009

Audience Award Ojai Ventura International Film Festival 2009

Director’s Award Heart and Minds Film Festival









Peabody Award
The awards, administered by the University of Georgia, honor excellence in broadcast journalism. Won in conjunction with the premiere history series on PBS, The American Experience.

Best Documentary – The Director’s Guild of America
This year the DGA honored James Cameron as Best Feature Director for Titanic and Michael Uys and Lexy Lovell as Best Documentary Director for Riding the Rails.

Best Documentary – Los Angeles Film Critics Association
Each year the Los Angeles Film Critics vote on the best films of the year. The 1997 award for Best Documentary went to Riding the Rails.

International Jury Award – Bombay International Documentary Film Festival
This biennial competitive festival focuses on the world’s best documentaries from the preceding two years.

Director’s Award  - Black Maria Film & Video Festival
The festival awards “compelling new media and exceptional achievement that expands the expressive terrain of film and video.”

Crystal Heart Award – Heartland Film Festival
The festival awards “compelling new media and exceptional achievement that expands the expressive terrain of film and video.”

Silver Hugo – Chicago International Film Festival
The Hugo statue is the symbol of discovery and the Festival’s highest honor. Hugo statues are awarded only to outstanding productions of incomparable excellence, creativity, and originality.

Best Documentary Feature – great Plains Film Festival
This biennial festival awards films which accentuate and enhance our nation’s extraordinary multicultural diversity and convey the rich vibrancy of our cultural heritage.

Documentary Jury Award – Cinequest San Jose Film Festival
Maverick filmmaking is the annual theme of Cinequest which showcases independent films demonstrating the qualities of individuality, innovation, and intelligence.

Wise Owl Award – Retirement Research Foundation 
The foundation, established by the late John D. MacArthur, is dedicated to improving the quality of life of older persons in the United States. The award is given annually to exceptional films for or about older Americans.

Gold Apple – National Educational Media Foundation 
The Apple Awards Competition is widely recognized as the premiere event in the nation honoring outstanding contributions to educational media.

Silver Award – Best Theatrical Feature Film – Documentary Worldfest Houston
The Worldfest Houston is one of the longest running festivals in the world. Now over 30 years old, the festival honors the top filmmakers from countries around the world.

Best of Festival / Best Documentary / Audience Award – Moab Film Festival
Riding the Rails was a triple winner at this festival, which applauds creative film efforts that educate, challenge and inspire.

Best Documentary – Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival 
The festival, now entering its 20th year, is the largest of its kind in the upper midwest, with well over 100 films from over 40 countries.

Best Documentary – Carolina Film Festival
The festival is now widely recognized as one of the major regional showcases of independent creative film and video. It is the longest continuously operating film festival in the Carolinas.

Outstanding Use of Archival Footage – Athens International Film Festival
The Athens Center for Film and Video’s purpose is to develop, encourage, sponsor, and otherwise support the appreciation, production, and growth of independent media arts.





Cable Television’s annual marketing award for TLC Branding Campaign “Sound Stories”


ANDY Award


Advertising Club of New York Andy Award for Excellence for Swatch “Personalities”