NFCT 2016 Documentary Film Forum Awards

The New Fund for Cinema and TV announced the winning films at the 2016 Documentary Film Forum Awards.

Huge congratulations to veteran documentary filmmaker and producer Noemi Schory for receiving the Life Achievement Award at this year’s ceremony. Noemi has directed and produced numerous films, including the highly acclaimed doc A Film Unfinished.

Best Feature-Documentary Film, Best Original Score and Best Sound Design:
Presenting Princess Shaw // Dir. Ido Haar // Prod. Liran Atzmor, Stephen Apkon // Original Sound Track Kutiman (Ophir Kutiel) // Sound Design Rotem Dror

Best Documentary (up to 60 min.):
Death in the Terminal // Dir. and Prod. Tali Shemesh, Asaf Sudry

Best Documentary Series:
The Silver Platter // Dir. Doron Tsabari, Amir Ben David // Prod. Dana Cohen

Best Free Style Documentary and Best Cinematography:
Week 23 // Dir. Prod. & Cinematography Ohad Milstein

Best Research:
Vita Activa, The Spirit of Hannah Arendt // Dir. Ada Ushpiz // Prod. Ina Fichman, Ada Ushpiz // Research Ada Ushpiz, Amir Marmor, Rina Rosh

Best Production Design:
Shadow of Truth // Dir. Yotam Guendelman, Ari Pines // Prod. Mika Timor // Production Designer Tal Baltuch

Presenting Princess Shaw // Production Designer Yoav Raz

Week 23 // Production Designer Anna Ziganchuk, Maxim Khantaev

Best Editing:
Child Mother (supported in the development stage) // Dir.and Prod. Yael Kipper, Ronen Zaretsky // Editor Tor Ben Mayor