Academy Awards, USA

Oscar [Nominee] (1996)

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

Never Give Up: The 20th Century Odyssey of Herbert Zipper (1995)

Oscar [Winner] (1995)

Best Documentary, Features

Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision (1994)

Oscar [Nominee] (1991)

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

Rose Kennedy: A Life to Remember (1990)

Oscar [Nominee] (1974)

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

Four Stones for Kanemitsu (1973)

Oscar [Winner] (1955)

Best Short Subject, Two-reel

A Time Out of War (1954)

Primetime Emmy Awards

Primetime Emmy [Winner] (1989)

Outstanding Informational Special

For episode "Lillian Gish: The Actor's Life for ... More

For episode "Lillian Gish: The Actor's Life for Me".


American Masters (1985)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (1983)

Outstanding Informational Series

Screenwriters: Word Into Image (1982)

Camerimage

Award for Outstanding Achievements in Documentary Filmmaking [Winner] (2009)


Chicago International Film Festival

Gold Hugo [Nominee] (1998)

Best Documentary

Return with Honor (1998)

Certificate of Merit [Winner] (1996)

Documentary Short

Never Give Up: The 20th Century Odyssey of Herbert Zipper (1995)

CINE Competition

CINE Golden Eagle [Winner] (1986)

Documentary

Slow Fires: On the Preservation of the Human Record (1987)

Cleveland International Film Festival

Best Film [Winner] (1999)


Return with Honor (1998)

Directors Guild of America, USA

DGA Award [Nominee] (1988)

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary/Actuality

Slow Fires: On the Preservation of the Human Record (1987)

DoubleTake Documentary Film Festival

Jury Award [Winner] (1999)


Return with Honor (1998)

Western Heritage Awards

Bronze Wrangler [Winner] (1978)

Factual Television Program

The Glory Road West (1976)

Bronze Wrangler [Winner] (1965)

Factual Television Program
for episode "They Went That-a-Way".

Hollywood and the Stars (1963)