‘Waste Land’ wins IDA feature award

Posted by · 10:31 pm · December 3rd, 2010

Lucy Walker and company’s film beat out fellow AMPAS doc short-lister “Exit Through the Gift Shop.” The other winners at The Circuit.

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10/27 OSCARWEB ROUND-UP: Sticking up for Swinton, AMPAS joins Twitter, 15 years of Fox Searchlight

Posted by · 9:11 am · October 27th, 2010

• Jeffrey Wells does his part to re-inject Tilda Swinton’s performance in “I Am Love” back into the Oscar conversation. [Hollywood Elsewhere] • The Academy is ready for its close-up — on Twitter! [Twitter] • Celebrating 15 years of Fox Searchlight Pictures. [/Film]

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Oh yeah, the IDA Awards…

Posted by · 4:05 am · December 7th, 2009

We neglected to mention the International Documentary Association Awards happened on Friday night, but happen they did. Often an independent-minded group of on the precursor circuit, the IDA underlined the point this year by crowning a prominently Oscar-snubbed title as the year’s best. The many fans of rock doc “Anvil! The Story of Anvil” will […]

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‘Cove’ misses out on IDA Awards nod

Posted by · 12:47 pm · November 13th, 2009

A couple of things struck me as noteworthy on the list of nominees revealed yesterday by the International Documentary Association, which Kris mentioned briefly in this morning’s round-up. The five films nominated by the IDA for Best Documentary Feature include “Afghan Star,” “Anvil! The Story of Anvil,” “Diary of a Times Square Thief,” “Food, Inc.” […]

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