THE ACT OF KILLING wins Best Film and Best Production at Cinema Eye Honors / by Mauricio Gonzalez-Aranda

Joshua Oppenheimer's documentary THE ACT OF KILLING took home two of the top awards at Cinema Eye Honors, one of the major awards for documentary filmmaking.

The film was nominated in 4 categories (Best Film, Best Production, Best Direction, Best Editing) and won in the Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking and Outstanding Achievement in Production categories.

Director Joshua Oppenheimer, producer Signe Byrge Sørensen and editor Niels Pagh Andersen were at the award show in New York CIty. 

The full list of award winners is as follows: 

Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking
The Act of Killing
Directed by Joshua Oppenheimer
Produced by Signe Byrge Sørensen

Outstanding Achievement in Direction
Sarah Polley, Stories We Tell

Outstanding Achievement in Editing
Nels Bangerter, Let the Fire Burn

Audience Choice Prize
Sound City, Directed by Dave Grohl

Outstanding Achievement in Production
Signe Byrge Sørensen, The Act of Killing

Outstanding Nonfiction Film for Television
The Crash Reel
Directed by Lucy Walker
Produced by Julian Cautherley and Lucy Walker
For HBO Documentary Films: Executive Producer Sheila Nevins and Supervising Producer Sara Bernstein

Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Short FilmmakingA Story for the Modlins, Directed by Sergio Oksman

Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography
Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel, Leviathan

Heterodox Award
Post Tenebras Lux, Directed by Carlos Reygadas

Outstanding Achievement in an Original Music Score
Yasuaki Shimizu, Cutie and the Boxer

Spotlight Award
The Last Station, Directed by Cristian Soto and Catalina Vergara

Outstanding Achievement in Graphic Design and Animation
Art Jail, Cutie and the Boxer

Outstanding Achievement in a Debut Feature Film
Zachary Heinzerling, Cutie and the Boxer

Legacy Award
Harlan County, USA, Directed and Produced by Barbara Kopple

Hell Yeah Prize
Josh Fox, Gasland and Gasland, Part 2

For more info visit the Cinema Eye Honors website.