Five Chicken & Egg Pictures grantees have received nominations for Emmy Awards.
Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus (HBO), directed by Madeleine Sackler, was nominated for Outstanding Arts & Culture Programming.
After Tiller (POV), directed by Martha Shane and Lana Wilson, was nominated for Best Documentary and Outstanding Coverage of a Current News Story- Long Form. After Tiller is one of eight independent documentaries that make up Chicken & Egg Pictures’ Reel Reproductive Justice cohort.
Private Violence (HBO), directed by Cynthia Hill, received a nod for Outstanding Informational Programming- Long Form. Chicken & Egg Pictures executive produced Private Violence.
Hot Girls Wanted, directed by Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus, and The Great Invisible, directed by Margaret Brown, were both recognized with Emmy nominations for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking.
The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards will air on Sunday, September 20. The 36th News & Documentary Emmy Awards will follow on Monday, September 28th.
For the fifth year in a row, Chicken & Egg Pictures partnered with DOC NYC for the festival’s fifth edition.
We were proud to have seven grantee films in the lineup: The Great Invisible, The Hand That Feeds, The Lion’s Mouth Opens, Meet the Patels, She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry, Tough Love, and Vessel. Many of the films made their NYC premiere.
Chicken & Egg Pictures also co-presented two panels: “All About Shorts: Shorter Forms for Ever Shorter Attention Spans” (an interactive look at how new technologies are changing storytelling, with panelists Rachel Falcone, Nancy Schwartzman, and Malika Zouhali-Worrall) and “Shoot Your Doc Masterclass: Casting for Documentaries” (with panelists Stephanie Wang-Breal, Jamila Wignot, Penelope Falk; moderated by our own Wendy Ettinger.
Check out highlights from “Shorter Forms for Ever Shorter Attention Spans” on YouTube.