Three Dogwoof films on Oscar Doc Shortlist

The Academy has unveiled the 15 films on the feature documentary shortlist which will advance in the feature documentary competition. We are delighted to have three Dogwoof titles moving ahead: Weiner from director Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg, Life, Animated from director Roger Ross William and Cameraperson from Kirsten Johnson.

The final five nominated films will be revealed on January 24th 2017 and the awards will take place on Sunday February 26th.


Exposing her role behind the camera, Kirsten Johnson reaches into the vast trove of footage she has shot over decades around the world.

Life, Animated

Life, Animated tells the remarkable story of how Owen Suskind, a boy diagnosed with Autism, found in Disney animation a pathway to language and a framework for making sense of the world.


With unprecedented access to his family and his campaign team, Weiner documents the dramatic and painfully funny political meltdown of Anthony Weiner, a New York mayoral candidate.