Laureates 2003

Present - Print & Electronic Media

Frederick Wiseman

Frederick Wiseman

Frederick Wiseman is widely acclaimed as the most important person ever to lift a camera for documentary filmmaking. His first film, 1967's Titicut Follies, remade the whole genre of nonfiction film, introducing path-breaking innovations such as the lack of a narrator, a spare and honest cinematography and a narrative line that resembled a Hollywood film in its dramatic development, even though the story was entirely true. He has influenced

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James Nachtwey

James Nachtwey

James Nachtwey is no ordinary photojournalist. He has dedicated his life to documenting the apocalyptic events of our time: war, famine, man's inhumanity to man, the plight of the disenfranchised all over the world. With eye of an artist and the instincts of a journalist, he creates images that are both

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