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‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ ‘Interstellar,’ ‘Virunga’ Among Environmental Media Awards Nominees

The awards recognize productions, content and individuals whose contributions increase public awareness of environmental issues and inspire green conscious responsibility.

‘Transparent,’ ‘Black-ish’ Feted at TV Academy Honors

Four other television shows that have "shifted cultural acceptance" were lauded at the annual TV Academy event held at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills.

Cannes: Festival Closes With Focus on the Environment

"I think having the film for the closing night sends a very strong political message,” says 'Ice and the Sky' director Luc Jacquet.

‘Virunga,’ ‘Cosmos’ Among Peabody Doc and Education Winners

'Mr. Dynamite' and 'Adventure Time' are also recipients of the 74th Peabody Awards.

Bill Clinton Makes Surprise Appearance at Leonardo DiCaprio’s ‘Virunga’ Screening

'Virunga' follows park rangers in the Democratic Republic of Congo who risk their lives to protect the home of mountain gorillas.

Oscars: Netflix in the Documentary Race Again With ‘Virunga’

The streaming service also distributed 2014 contender 'The Square.'

Cinema Eye Honors: ‘Citizenfour’ Producers Urge Documentary Filmmakers to React to Paris Attack

"There will be a lot of very simple answers in the next days about who is to blame and what is to be done, and I think we as documentary filmmakers can find better answers to it. … Please take this as a motivation to make more documentaries and make this world more understandable"

‘Citizenfour’ Wins Four Awards at Cinema Eye Honors

Director Laura Poitras won her second Cinema Eye prize for outstanding direction

‘Virunga’ Director Talks Oscar Buzz, Leonardo DiCaprio and Aggressive Lawyers

Orlando van Einsiedel's Netflix-backed documentary is one of 15 on next year's Oscar shortlist

Gorilla Filmmakers Take on Oil Interests with Netflix Documentary ‘Virunga’

The film documents what appear to be representatives of an oil company (which denies the allegations) bribing park rangers and officials

Netflix and Leonardo DiCaprio Teaming for Documentary ‘Virunga’

The film centers on park rangers and the gorillas they protect