Personal Award: Frederick Wiseman
For nearly twenty-five years, filmmaker Fred Wiseman has focused an unblinking lens on American institutions and brought the results to public television. Wiseman’s films are documentaries in the truest sense of the word. Like all important documents, they preserve the public record with clarity and detail. Whether his subject is an intensive care facility (Near Death) or a public space (Central Park), Wiseman captures the full range of humanity and experience. If television holds a mirror to our society, Wiseman allows us to see through it as a one-way glass. For a mastery of television documentary destined to be studied through the ages, a Peabody Award for the work of Frederick Wiseman.
Past Peabody Highlights
Although the winners’ official acceptance of their Peabody Award is certainly the most climactic part...Full Article »
77th Annual Awards will honor the best storytelling
The 77th Annual Awards submission system is now closed. Eligibility Requirements 1....Full Article »