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Academy Award® for Best Documentary Feature

Banff World TV Green Grand Prize Award

Rock the Earth Award

Directors Guild of America- Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Sundance Film Festival - Audience Award Winner

Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival - Audience Award Winner

Galway Film Fleadh - Best Documentary Feature

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival - Audience Award

Nantucket Film Festival- Audience Award

Nantucket Film Festival - Best Storytelling in a Documentary

Newport Beach Film Festival- Audience Award for Best Documentary

Seattle International Film Festival- Golden Space Needle Award for Best Documentary

Silverdocs Documentary Film Festival - Audience Award for Best Feature

Stockholm Film Festival - Audience Award

ACE Eddie Awards – Documentary

Denver Film Critics Society - Best Documentary

Dallas / Ft. Worth Film Critics Association - Best Documentary

Utah Film Critics Association - Best Documentary

Florida Film Critics Circle - Best Documentary

Houston Film Critics Society - Best Documentary

The North Texas Film Critics Association - Best Documentary

Sydney Film Festival Audience Award- Best Documentary

Environmental Media - Awards Best Documentary

Golden Tomato - Award from RottenTomatoes.com

National Board of Review - Best Documentary

Golden Trailer Awards - Best in Show

Boston Society of Film Critics - Best Documentary

Alliance of Women Film Journalists - Best Documentary

Indiana Film Journalists Association - Best Documentary

San Diego Film Critics Society - Best Documentary

Golden Trailer Awards - Best Documentary

Traverse City - Best Documentary, Jury Award

Film Festival Ghent - Port of Ghent Public Choice Award

Sydney Film Festival - Audience Award, Best Documentary

Rome Film Festival - Ikea Award

Maui Film Festival - Audience Award, Documentary Feature

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards - Allan King Documentary Award

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards - Best Documentary Feature

New York Film Critics Online - Best Documentary

Sheffield Doc/Fest - The Sheffield Green Award

Blue Ocean Film Festival- Best of Fest

Blue Ocean Film Festival - Best Theatrical

Heartland Film Festival - Truly Moving Picture

Heartland Film Festival - Top 10 Truly Moving Picture of 2009

Broadcast Film Critics Association- Best Documentary

Wild & Scenic Film Festival - Honorable Mention

Woods Hole Film Festival - Best Cinematography

Cinema Eye Honors- Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking

Cinema Eye Honors - Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography

Cinema Eye Honors - Outstanding Achievement in Production

Writer’s Guild Awards: Best Documentary Feature Screenplay

American Cinema Editors Award- Best Edited Documentary

Critics' Choice Awards in Los Angeles Best Documentary Feature

Humane Society Genesis Awards – Best Documentary

Los Angeles Film Critics Association - Best Documentary

San Francisco Ocean Film Festival- Conservation Award

Producers Guild of America - Producer of the Year Award in Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures

International Wildlife Film Festival- Merit Award for Advocacy

International Wildlife Film Festival- Best of Category Theatrically Released

International Wildlife Film Festival- Sapphire Award- 2nd Place

International Wildlife Film Festival- Best Investigative Reporting

International Wildlife Film Festival- Merit Award for Music

International Wildlife Film Festival- Merit Award for Sound Design

International Wildlife Film Festival- Merit Award for Conservation Hero




Louie Psihoyos: Additional Accomplishments

The Blue Frontier/Peter Benchley Ocean Awards: Media

Humanity4Water Award 

Santa Barbara International Film Festival- David Attenborough Award for Excellence in Nature Filmmaking

Winner of World Press Contest

Winner of Hearst Awards

National Press Photographers Association

College Photographer of the Year Award

Published Hyperion

Published Hunting Dinosaurs

Material World Project, Selected by U.N.

National Geographic On Assignment USA, Odyssey 

Featured in The Art of the National Geographic

Featured in National Geographic - The Photographs 

Subject of a National Geographic Explorer Program

One of the first speakers at National Geographic's, "Masters of Photojournalism"

Keynote speaker for the Audubon Society





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