From Cradle to Stage

Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Series

 

New six-part, unscripted television series from Director Dave Grohl was inspired by his mother, Virginia Hanlon Grohl, and based on her critically-acclaimed book, From Cradle to Stage: Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars. The series is a dynamic personal exploration of the special relationship between successful musicians and their moms. Each episode features a famous performer and their mom as well as Dave and Virginia.

For Your Consideration

Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Series

Executive Producers: Dave Grohl, Virginia Hanlon Grohl, Doug Pray, John Ramsay, Damian Vaca, Ryan Kroft, Michael Rapino, Heather Parry
Supervising Producer: Jessica Mosley
Producer: Allie Hock

Outstanding Cinematography For A Nonfiction Program

Cinematography: Todd Bell

DP: Jessica Young

Outstanding Directing For A Documentary/ Nonfiction Program

Dave Grohl

Outstanding Picture Editing For A Nonfiction Program

Supervising Editor: Doug Blush, ACE

Editor: Kurt Mischkot, Editor

Editor: Meg Ramsay

Additional Editing: Jake Shaver

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Nonfiction Or Reality Program (Single Or Multi-Camera)

Sound Designer, Dialogue Editor: Justin Lebens

Sound Editor: Dillon Cahill

Sound Editor: Brandon Kim, Sound Editor

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Nonfiction Or Reality Program (Single or Multi-Camera)

CAS, Supervising Sound Editor, Sound Designer, Re-Recording Mixer: Eddie Kim

Production Mixer: Fred Stuben

Accolades

“no question who the real rock star is: Mom”

– People

“A story for all parents afraid of letting go…”

– Entertainment Weekly

“Affectionate and emotional…”

– TV Insider

“A rare and intimate look at some of the world’s biggest performers…”

– KTLA

“a great look at how their favorite music stars became so driven to succeed in what is an impossible business”

– Decider

Episodes

Episode 4 | BRANDI AND TERESA CARLILE

Deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest, Brandi Carlile and her mother Teresa open up to Dave and Virginia about Brandi’s trajectory from a tomboy kid who didn’t fit in to a multiple-Grammy Award-winning, openly gay singer-songwriter.

Episode 5 | TOM AND MARY MORELLO

Dave and Virginia Grohl meet up with Tom Morello, a musician and political activist known for “Rage Against the Machine” and “Audioslave,” and his mother, 97-year-old Mary Morello, who was “raging against the machine” long before Tom was born.

Episode 6 | GEDDY LEE AND MARY WEINRIB

In Toronto, Dave and Virginia Grohl meet Rush frontman Geddy Lee and his mother Mary Weinrib, a strong and inspiring Holocaust survivor. In Los Angeles, Virginia gathers together a number of mothers of famous musicians for a once-in-a-lifetime dinner party reunion, where Dave and his daughter Violet perform.