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Ken Burns Awards


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YearResultAward Category/Recipient(s)
2013Co-Nominee Independent Spirit AwardBest Documentary For: The Central Park Five
Co-Nominee with:
David McMahon
Sarah Burns
2013Co-Nominee Writers Guild of America AwardAdapted Screenplay For: The Central Park Five
Co-Nominee with:
David McMahon
Sarah Burns
2012Co-Winner Chicago International Film FestivalAudience Choice Award For: The Central Park Five
Co-Winner with:
David McMahon
Sarah Burns
2010Co-Winner Primetime Emmy AwardOutstanding Nonfiction Series For: The National Parks: America's Best Idea
Co-Winner with:
Dayton Duncan
2008Co-Nominee Primetime Emmy AwardOutstanding Directing For Nonfiction Programming For: The War
Co-Nominee with:
Lynn Novick
2007Co-Winner Deauville Festival of American CinemaCANAL + FAVORITE DOC For: The War
Co-Winner with:
Lynn Novick
2007Co-Nominee Directors Guild of America AwardDocumentary Film and Television For: The War
Co-Nominee with:
Lynn Novick
2005Nominee Primetime Emmy AwardOutstanding Directing For Nonfiction Programming For: Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
2005Co-Winner Primetime Emmy AwardOutstanding Nonfiction Special For: Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
Co-Winner with:
David Schaye
Paul Barnes
2001Co-Nominee Primetime Emmy AwardOutstanding Cinematography For Non-Fiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera) For: Jazz
Co-Nominee with:
Buddy Squires
2001Co-Nominee Primetime Emmy AwardOutstanding Non-Fiction Series (Informational) (Area Award: Possibility of One, More Than One or No Award For: Jazz
Co-Nominee with:
Geoffrey Ward
Keith David
Lynn Novick
1998Co-Winner Seattle International Film FestivalBest Documentary Golden Space Needle Award For: Frank Lloyd Wright
Co-Winner with:
Lynn Novick
1995Co-Nominee Primetime Emmy AwardOutstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming For: Baseball
Co-Nominee with:
Allen Moore
Buddy Squires
1995Co-Winner Primetime Emmy AwardOutstanding Informational Series For: Baseball
Co-Winner with:
Geoffrey Ward
John Chancellor
Lynn Novick
1992Co-Nominee Primetime Emmy AwardOutstanding Informational Special For: Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio
Co-Nominee with:
Morgan Wesson
Tom Lewis
1991Co-Winner Producers Guild of America AwardTelevision For: The Civil War
Co-Winner with:
Ric Burns
1986Co-Nominee Primetime Emmy AwardOutstanding Informational Special For: The Statue of Liberty
Co-Nominee with:
Buddy Squires
Marcie Setlow
1985Co-Nominee Academy AwardDocumentary (Feature) For: The Statue of Liberty
Co-Nominee with:
Buddy Squires
1981Nominee Academy AwardDocumentary (Feature) For: Brooklyn Bridge