Edith+Eddie earns 2018 Academy Award® Nomination for Best Documentary Short

We are thrilled to share that Edith+Eddie has been nominated for a 2018 Academy Award® in the category of Best Documentary Short. 

Edith+Eddie is directed, produced and edited by Laura Checkoway; produced by Thomas Lee Wright; co-produced and edited by P. Corwin Lamm; co-produced by Karina Rotenstein; with cinematography by Neil Barrett and John Larson. The film is executive produced by Cher, Steve James, Gordon Quinn and Betsy Steinberg.

In December, Edith+Eddie earned the Best Short Award at the 33rd Annual IDA Documentary Awards in Los Angeles. Edith+Eddie has had an outstanding festival run, earning Best Short Documentary at the Hamptons International Film Festival, Best Documentary Short at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, Best Documentary Short at the Nevada City Film Festival, Outstanding Documentary Short Film at the Tallgrass International Film Festival, the Flicker's Youth Film Jury Award for Best Documentary at the Rhode Island International Film Festival and an honorable mention for the Short Doc Award at the 2017 Sheffield Doc Fest. The film was also nominated for the Cinema Eye Honors' Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Short Filmmaking Award.

Julia Martin