CINE 2013 Special Jury Award Recipients

CINE Special Jury Awards are presented to the top 3 televised series and the best CINE Golden Eagle Award-winning production in each CINE Competition category from the previous calendar year, as selected by CINE’s Board of Directors. These 2013 CINE Special Jury Award recipients represent the best productions from the 2012 Golden Eagle Competitions.

These films are now nominees for the CINE Masters Series Award, recognizing the best production in each CINE Competition division and top televised series of 2012. The Masters Series Awards will be presented at CINE’s Awards Gala on June 17, 2013.

Telecast Series

  • ABC NEWS: NY MED
    ABC News
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Terence Wrong
    SUPERVISING PRODUCERS: Erica Baumgart and Chris Perera
    SERIES PRODUCER: Monica DelaRosa
    BROADCAST PRODUCER: Andy Genovese
  • FROZEN PLANET
    A BBC/Discovery Channel/Antena 3 Television S.A./ZDF/Skai/Open University co-production in association with Discovery Canada
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Alastair Fothergill and Susan Winslow
    SERIES PRODUCER: Vanessa Berlowitz
  • HATFIELDS & MCCOYS
    ThinkFactory in association with History
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Leslie Greif, Nancy Dubuc and Dirk Hoogstra
    PRODUCERS: Kevin Costner, Darrell Fetty, Herb Nanas and Vlad Paunescu
    SUPERVISING PRODUCER: Barry Berg
    CO-PRODUCERS: Aaron Semmel, Adam Reed and Adam Freeman

Professional Telecast Non-Fiction Division

  • Environment and Natural Science

    THE BEAR WHISPERER
    LMNO Productions for Animal Planet
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Eric Schotz and Lisa Bourgoujian

  • History

    UPRISING: HIP HOP & THE LA RIOTS
    Creature Films for VH1
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Mark Ford, Kevin Lopez, Brad Abramson, Stephen Mintz, Shelly Tatro, Jeff Olde and Snoop Dogg
    DIRECTOR: Mark Ford
    PRODUCER: Wesley Jones
    EDITORS: Martin Cutler and Parris Patton

  • People & Places

    9/11: STORIES IN FRAGMENTS
    A Biscuit Factory Production for Smithsonian Channel
    EVP OF PROGRAMMING AND PRODUCTION: David Royle
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Linda Goldman
    PRODUCER/DIRECTOR: Molly Hermann
    DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Rob Lyall
    VICE PRESIDENT OF PRODUCTION: Charles Poe

  • Arts, Leisure & Lifestyle

    LATINO IN AMERICA 2: IN HER CORNER
    CNN
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Geraldine Moriba
    ANCHOR: Soledad O’Brien
    SENIOR PRODUCER: Rose Arce
    PRODUCERS: Debra Goldschmidt, Rob Howell and Dave Timko

  • Science & Technology

    CRACKING YOUR GENETIC CODE
    A NOVA Production by Holt Productions, LLC for WGBH in association with The Hastings Center for PBS
    WRITTEN, PRODUCED AND DIRECTED BY: Sarah Holt
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Laurie Donnelly
    SENIOR EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Paula S. Apsell
    MANAGING DIRECTOR: Alan Ritsko
    ANIMATION BY: Pixeldust Studios

Professional Telecast News Division

  • Investigative

    HAITI: WHERE DID THE MONEY GO?
    Film at Eleven for Oregon Public Broadcasting/PBS
    PRODUCER/DIRECTOR/WRITER/EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Michele Mitchell
    CAMERA/EDITOR/POST-PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR: Nick Louvel
    DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Leslie Owen
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Chantal Gave, Ty West and Peter J. Rose
    LINE PRODUCER: Jennie Walker

  • Informational

    SERVING LIFE
    Odyssey Networks and Lightworks Pictures in association with KPI for OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network)
    DIRECTOR/WRITER: Lisa R. Cohen
    PRODUCERS: Lisa R. Cohen and Jeca Taudte
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Molly Fowler, Nick Stuart and Forest Whitaker
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER FOR LIGHTWORKS PICTURES: Maura Dunbar
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER FOR KPI: Kristine Sabat

Professional Advertising and Promotion Division

  • Public Service Announcements

    COLLEGE
    The Foundation for a Better Life
    DIRECTOR: Grant Baird
    PRODUCER: Peggy Stuber-Peterson
    CINEMATOGRAPHER: Gordon Lonsdale
    ON-SET AUDIO ENGINEER: Steve Laneri
    VIDEO EDITOR: Brant Lambermont
    AUDIO EDITOR: Bill Conner

  • Commercials and On-Air Promotions

    NBC “BROTHERHOOD OF MAN”
    Hungry Man, Inc. and Triple Double Agency for NBC Entertainment Marketing
    CREATIVE DIRECTOR/WRITER/PRODUCER: Allan Broce
    PRODUCERS/WRITERS (Triple Double): Joanna Topetzes and Steve Elliott
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS (Hungry Man): Kevin Byrne, Hank Perlman and Bryan Buckley
    DIRECTOR (Hungry Man): Taika Waititi
    NETWORK CREATIVE DIRECTOR (NBC): Ron Hayes

  • Program Opens

    NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC EDUCATION WEBSITE OPEN
    Pixeldust Studios for National Geographic Education
    ART DIRECTOR: Ricardo Andrade
    3D ANIMATOR: Brett Mogavero
    ANIMATION PRODUCER: Kelly Andrews
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Alison Michel

Original Digital™ Division

  • Non-Fiction – Reality

    THE MAKING OF WHALE WARS
    Discovery Digital Media
    SITE DIRECTOR: Andrew Cary
    PRODUCERS: Kevin Barnhill and Rahkee Jethwa
    SITE PRODUCER: Jason Robey

  • Non-Fiction – Documentary

    BONES OF TURKANA EDUCATIONAL VIDEO SERIES
    National Geographic Television/National Geographic Education
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: John Bredar
    PRODUCER/EDITOR: JJ Kelley
    FIELD DIRECTOR: John Heminway
    EDUCATION ADVISORS: Elizabeth Wolzak, Alison Michel and Jill Wertheim

  • Fiction – Comedy

    ROYAL CARIBBEAN OCEAN VIEWS FILMS
    Mindshare Entertainment and Generate for Royal Caribbean International
    ROYAL CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL: Betsy O’Rourke, Paula Michaelides and Maggie Carbonell
    PRESIDENT, MINDSHARE ENTERTAINMENT, NORTH AMERICA: David Lang
    SENIOR PRODUCER, MINDSHARE ENTERTAINMENT: Greg Manago
    GENERATE: Jordan Levin
    GENERATE: Jared Hoffman
    GENERATE: Chris Pollack

Professional Non-Telecast Non-Fiction Division

  • Arts and Exhibits Programs

    UTAH BEACH: VICTORY IN THE SAND
    Apterture Films for Musée du Débarquement
    DIRECTOR/PRODUCER: Joshua Colover
    EDITOR/PRODUCER: Christopher Blum
    WRITER: Robert Goldberg
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Nicolas Kelman
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Christopher Frison

  • Adult Education and Entertainment

    WHEN IS SEX RAPE? WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
    University Video (University of Maryland) and On My Mind Productions for the University of Maryland Health Center and Bowie State University
    CO-PRODUCERS: Mac Nelson and Terry Georgia
    DIRECTOR/DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Mac Nelson
    WRITER: Terry Georgia
    EDITOR: Joanna Pearson

  • Business – Sales and Promotion

    ROBBY HERTZEL: PROTECTING HOME
    Creative Solutions for Northwestern Mutual
    PRODUCER/DIRECTOR: Logan Bazar
    EDITOR: Jon Jamel
    DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Tony Mata
    CREW: Ricky Hartle, Joe McCartan and Josh Kuhfal
    PRODUCTION DESIGN: Andrew Shalhoub
    MEDIA MANAGEMENT/PRODUCTION ASSISTANCE: Nicole Gates
    PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Diana Rivera

  • Business – Safety, Training & Employee Development

    BETRAYED
    Rocket Media Group for the Federal Bureau of Investigation
    DIRECTOR: Tom Feliu
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Ward M. LeHardy, Jr.
    DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Johnny St. Ours
    PRODUCTION MANAGER: Skip Coblyn
    SCRIPTWRITER: Sean Paul Murphy
    EDITOR: T. Scott Snider

  • Science & Technology

    THE LATEST ABOUT HIV AND AIDS: WHAT EVERY STUDENT STILL NEEDS TO KNOW
    Human Relations Media
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Anson W. Schloat
    PRODUCER: Peter Cochran
    TEACHER’S RESOURCE BOOK/CONSULTANT: Karin Rhines

  • Motivational

    COUNTDOWN TO AN AIDS-FREE GENERATION
    Long Story Short Media for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Jessica Stuart
    DIRECTOR: Melissa Schmitt
    EDITOR: Mat Taylor
    PRODUCERS: Bob Yule, Elizabeth Penniman, Evan Von Leer

Independent (Unaffiliated) Division

  • Documentary Feature

    HARVEST OF EMPIRE
    EVS Communications
    DIRECTORS: Eduardo Lopez and Peter Getzels
    PRODUCERS: Wendy Thompson-Marquez and Eduardo Lopez
    TITLE AND GRAPHICS: Pixeldust Studios

  • Fiction Feature

    SAL (SALT)
    Picardía Films
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Adrian Solar, Javiera Contador and Diego Rougier
    DIRECTOR/SCRIPT: Diego Rougier
    ACTORS: Fele Martinez, Javiera Contador and Patricio Contreras
    ACTOR: Sergio Hernandez

Student Division

  • Documentary

    WORLD ON A STRING
    School of Visual Arts, Social Documentary Film Department
    PRODUCER/DIRECTOR: Dawn Schwartz
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Matthew Christopher Wright

  • Entertainment – Animation

    THE BALLAD OF POISONBERRY PETE
    Ringling College of Art and Design
    PRODUCERS/DIRECTORS: Adam Campbell, Uri Lotan and Elizabeth McMahill
    MUSIC COMPOSER: Garth Neustadtler

  • Entertainment – Comedy or Musical

    ALL I CAN SAY: THE MUSICAL
    SUNY New Paltz
    PRODUCER/DIRECTOR/WRITER: John Mingione

  • Entertainment – Drama

    UN MUNDO PARA RAÚL (A WORLD FOR RAÚL)
    Fidelio Films and Contrast Film for Columbia University
    WRITER/DIRECTOR: Mauro Mueller
    PRODUCER: Laura Pino
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Ivan Madeo and Urs Frey
    CINEMATOGRAPHER: César Gutiérrez Miranda
    PRODUCTION DESIGNER: Alisarine Ducolomb
    ORIGINAL MUSIC: Lucas Lechowski