American Masters earns “Best Curated Series” nomination at the 36th Annual IDA Documentary Awards


The International Documentary Association (IDA) supports the vital work of non-fiction storytellers, championing an inclusive documentary culture. The IDA Documentary Awards celebrates the best nonfiction films and programs of the year, representing excellence in the documentary field from around the world by both emerging and established documentarians.

American Masters is honored to announce its nomination for Best Curated Series.

The 2020 Awards will be presented at a virtual ceremony on Saturday, January 16, 2021. Until then, celebrate virtually in the IDA photo booth.

The IDA aims to connect audiences with the best of the form, provide resources, create community, and defend the rights and freedoms of documentary artists, activists and journalists. Like American Masters, they believe documentaries enrich and deepen our culture, fostering a more informed and connected world.

Best Curated Series Nominees

30 for 30
Executive Producers: John Dahl, Libby Geist, Rob King, Erin Leyden, Connor Schell

American Experience
Executive Producers: Susan Bellows and Mark Samels

American Masters
Executive Producer: Michael Kantor
USA / PBS / Thirteen Productions, LLC

Reel Midwest
Executive Producer: Moss Bresnahan
USA / Illinois Public Media

Reel South
Executive Producers: Don Godish and Rachel Raney
USA / PBS, World Channel