The Kingmaker

Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking


An extraordinary look into the controversial political career of Imelda Marcos, this documentary tells a cautionary tale of a powerful female leader whose questionable sense of reality divided a nation.

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Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking

Frank Evers, Produced by
Lauren Greenfield, Produced by

Outstanding Directing for a Documentary/Non-Fiction Program

Lauren Greenfield, Directed by

Outstanding Cinematography for a Non-Fiction Program

Lars Skree, Director of Photography

Shana Hagan, Director of Photography

Outstanding Main Title Design

Andy Goldman, Title Design

Outstanding Music Composition for a Documentary Series or Special (Original Dramatic Score)

Jocelyn Pook, Music by

Outstanding Picture Editing for a Non-Fiction Program

Per K. Kirkegaard, Edited by

Outstanding Sound Editing for a Non-Fiction Program

Rasmus Winther Jensen, Sound Designer

Kasper Janus Rasmussen, SFX Editor

Heikki Kossi, Foley Artist

Jacques Pedersen, SFX Editor

Frank Møldrup, SFX Editor

Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Non-Fiction Program

Lora Hirschberg, Re-Recording Mixer

Peter Horner, Re-Recording Mixer

Outstanding Writing for a Non-Fiction Program

Lauren Greenfield, Written by


– Variety

“Fascinating… mesmerizing… required viewing”

– The Wrap

***** out of *****

– The Guardian

“Remarkable… a warning sign for the entire world”

– Indiewire

“ambitious in scope, remarkable in access, and a perfect premier for what’s taking place in a nation undergoing enormous change and turmoil”


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