AJ Schnack Poster

Awards

AFI Fest

2016 Winner
Grand Jury Prize - Special Mention
Live Action Short Special Mention
Speaking Is Difficult (2016)
Nominee
Grand Jury Prize
Live Action Short Film
Speaking Is Difficult (2016)
2013 Nominee
Audience Award
American Independents
Caucus (2013)

DOC NYC

2013 Nominee
Viewfinders Grand Jury Prize
We Always Lie to Strangers (2013)
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Film Independent Spirit Awards

2007 Nominee
Truer Than Fiction Award
Kurt Cobain About a Son (2006)

International Documentary Association

2017 Nominee
IDA Award
Best Short Form Series
Field of Vision (2015)
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2016 Winner
IDA Award
Best Short Form Series
Field of Vision (2015)
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Nominee
IDA Award
Best Short Form Series
NomiNation (2016)
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Los Angeles Film Festival

2009 Nominee
Documentary Award
Best Documentary Feature
Convention (2009)

Midwest Independent Film Festival

2014 Nominee
Best of the Midwest Award
Best Director
We Always Lie to Strangers (2013)
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Best Feature
We Always Lie to Strangers (2013)
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News & Documentary Emmy Awards

2016 Nominee
Emmy
Outstanding Short Documentary
Field of Vision (2015)
The Surrender (2015)
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For "The Surrender"

Philadelphia Film Festival

2013 Winner
Honorable Mention
Best Documentary Feature
Caucus (2013)

Sarasota Film Festival

2013 Nominee
Jury Prize
Best Documentary Feature
We Always Lie to Strangers (2013)
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Sundance Film Festival

2016 Nominee
Short Film Grand Jury Prize
Speaking Is Difficult (2016)

SXSW Film Festival

2013 Winner
Special Jury Award
Documentary Feature
We Always Lie to Strangers (2013)
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For direction.
Nominee
SXSW Competition Award
Documentary Feature
We Always Lie to Strangers (2013)
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Traverse City Film Festival

2016 Winner
Founders Prize
Best Documentary Short
Speaking Is Difficult (2016)

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