History Makers has named its host of the 2010 History Makers Awards taking place on January 28, 2010. Daljit Dhaliwal, anchor of WNET.ORG’s Worldfocus, will be hosting the awards ceremony in New York City. The nominees have also been announced. Best Current Affairs Production nominees are CBC Television’s The Fifth Estate, Brook Lapping Productions’ Iran and the West, Storyline Entertainment/NFB’s Tiger Spirit, HBO’s The Final Inch, Open Eye Pictures’ Under Our Skin and WGBH NOVA’s The Spy Factory. Nominees for Best Use of Archive in a Current Affairs Production are HBO’s Trouble the Water, Gebrüder Beetz Filmproduktion Köln GmbH & Co. KG’s The Most Secret Place on Earth – The CIA’s Covert War In Laos and TVE’s Allende, A Closed Affair. Best History Production nominees are Marina Films’ Paper Dolls – Australian Pinups of World War 2, NHK’s To Kill or Not to Kill, Context TV GmbH in association with Cinetévè’s The Stasi File of Hans Kramer, ZDF Enterprises’ Busting the Berlin Wall, Thirteen WNET’s Looking for Lincoln and Ben Loeterman Productions in association with South Carolina ETV’s The People vs. Leo Frank. Up for Best Use of Archive in a History Production are Clarke, Costelle & Cie/Smithsonian Networks’ Apocalypse: The Second World War, Temps noir in association with ARTE France’s Eliot Ness versus Al Capone, Lindy Wilson Productions’s For Which I Am Prepared To Die, NFB/13 Production/Galafilm/ARTE France’s Paris 1919, Radio-Canada/CBC’s The Spies Who Came From the Sea and HBO’s Teddy: In His Own Words. The Most Innovative Production nominees are Clearwater Documentary’s Inuit Odyssey, HISTORY’s Manson, Associated Producers Ltd.’s The Naked Archaeologist: Coat of Many Colours?, ZDF’s Busting the Berlin Wall, Associated Producers Ltd.’s The Naked Archaeologist: Babes, Brothels and Baths and finally, Windfall Films’ Generals at War.
- RS West ’18