'Searching for Sugar Man' tops 2012 IDA Awards
A big feather in the Oscar frontrunner's cap
Perceived Oscar frontrunner "Searching for Sugar Man" took top honors at the International Documentary Association Awards this evening. The portrait of long-"lost" recording artist Rodriguez also won Best Music. "How to Survive a Plague" director David France won an award for emerging talent while last year's Oscar winner for Best Documentary Short, "Saving Face," won in the shorts category. Check out a full list of winners below.
Best Feature: "Searching for Sugar Man"
'Central Park Five,' 'Searching for Sugar Man,' 'Queen of Versailles' among IDA Award nominees
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Best Short: "Saving Face"
Best Limited Series: "On Death Row"
Best Continuing Series: "American Masters"
Best Cinematography: Peter Gerdehag, "Women With Cows"
Best Editing: Rodney Ascher, "Room 237"
Best Music: Sixto Rodriguez, Malik Bendjelloul, "Searching for Sugar Man"
Best Writing: Keith Patterson, "Ann Richards' Texas"
Career Achievement Award: Arnold Shapiro
Jacqueline Donnet Emerging Documentary Filmmaker Award: David France
Pioneer Award: Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program and Fund
David L. Wolper Student Documentary Award: "La Camioneta"
ABCNews Videosource Award: "Harvest of Empire"
Humanitas Documentary Award: "Bitter Seeds"
Pare Lorentz Award: "The Island President"
Remember to keep track of the ups and downs of the 2012-2013 film awards season via The Circuit.
2012-2013 OSCAR PREDICTIONS
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best Adapted Screenplay
Best Original Screenplay
Best Costume Design
Best Film Editing
Best Makeup And Hairstyling
Best Original Score
Best Original Song
Best Production Design
Best Sound Editing
Best Sound Mixing
Best Visual Effects
Best Animated Feature Film
Best Documentary Feature
Best Foreign Language Film
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