NEW YORK ,NY(SMI- NEWS-AWARDS,09.28-10.01.21)-The National Academy of Television of Arts and science celebrated its 42nd News and Documentary Emmy Awards through a 2-days virtual ceremonies, honoring excellence in news journalism and documentary filmmakers for their news coverage and storytelling during the calendar of the year 2020.
The 42nd Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards honors this year the programming contents from more than 2200 submissions that originally premiered in calendar-year 2020, judged by a pool of 950 peer professionals from across the television and streaming/digital media News & Documentary industry.
It also recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy® Awards for News & Documentary, Sports, and Daytime television programming, as well as achievements in television Technology & Engineering.
The 42nd-Documentary Emmy Awards Winners are:
Outstanding Arts and Culture:
Nicole London, Producer of Firelight Media & Films wins a
Doc Emmy with " Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool" PBS " WINNER"
Deia Schlosberg , Director wins the Emmy with “ The Story of Plastic ”
Benny Mouthon , CAS /Supervising Sound Editor & Re-Recording Mixer wins the Emmy with " Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool"
Outstanding Politics and Government Documentary
Richard Rowley/ Director Midnight Films wins the Emmy with:
" Kingdom Of Silence " Showtime
Outstanding Social Issue Documentary
Chary Fink /Director POV/PBS wins the Emmy with " The Rescue List "
Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary
Ross McDonnell/Cinematographer wins the Emmy with“ The Trade “
Outstanding Investigating Documentary:
Jon Shenk, Director & Co-Founder Actual Films Inc wins the Emmy
with " Athlete A “ Netflix
Outstanding Graphic Design & Art Direction:Documentary
Simon Wood, Creative Director with Netflix wins
the Emmy with " Alien Worlds "
Outstanding Historical Documentary
James Bluemel , Director wins an Emmy with " Once Upon A Time in Iraq “
Amy Foote, Editor/ Netflix wins the Emmy with " Father Soldier Son "
Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary
Erika Cohn, Director / Producer Wins the Emmy with“Belly of The Beast"
Outstanding Lighting Direction / Scenic Design
Knox White, Art Director with HBO Documentary wins
an Emmy with “ Alabama Snakes “
Outstanding Interactive Media Documentary:
Halsey Burgund, Co-Director wins an Emmy with MIT Center For Advanced
Virtuality " In Event Of Moon Disaster "
Outstanding Science & Technology Documentary
Andrew Cohen, Head of The Science Unit / BBC Studios/ Netflix
wins an Emmy with “ The Surgeon's Cut "
Outstanding Research Documentary
Arthur Jones, Filmmaker & Animator of Independent Lens /PBS
wins the Emmy with " Feels Good Man"
Outstanding Nature Documentary
Scott Ressler, Director with National Geographic wins
the Emmy with “ Last Ice “
Outstanding Business & Economic Documentary
James Jacoby, Writer , Producer & Correspondent of Frontline in conjunction with the Financial Times / PBS Wins the Emmy with "
Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos "
Outstanding Music Composition
Adam Lukas, Composer PBS wins the Emmy with “ Primates ”
Outstanding Direction Documentary
Matthew Heineman, Filmmaker / Showtime wins the Emmy with “ The Trade "
Outstanding Short Documentary
Maria Clinton , Filmmaker & Educator / POV Shorts PBS Wins
The Emmy with " THE LOVE BUGS "
Rachel Leah Jones, Director & Producer / PBS Wins The Emmy with “ Advocate"