“20 Feet,” “Blackfish” earn Satellite nods

20 Feet from Stardom, Blackfish (pictured), After Tiller and Tim's Vermeer are among the doc nominees for the 18th annual Satellite Awards, presented by the International Press Academy.
December 2, 2013

The Square, Sound City, Blackfish (pictured), After Tiller and Tim’s Vermeer are among the doc nominees for the 18th annual Satellite Awards, a ceremony for film, television and new media presented by the International Press Academy.

The worldwide voting members – which include freelance and staff writers, bloggers, broadcasters and photographers – will vote on a number of categories in both film and television, with the winners announced at a ceremony in LA on March 9.

The motion picture documentary nominees are listed below:

20 Feet from Stardom
Radius - TWC

Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie
Ironbound Films

The Square
City Drive Entertainment Group

American Promise
Rada Film Group

The Act of Killing
Drafthouse Films

Magnolia Pictures

Stories We Tell
Roadside Attractions

Sound City
Roswell Films

Tim’s Vermeer
Sony Pictures Classics

After Tiller
Oscilloscope Pictures

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.