Congratulations to the
2021 Award Winners!

Congratulations to the 2021 Award Winners!

Join us in celebrating the 2021 Award Winners! Seven awards for a combined value of $47,500 in cash prizes are announced for the 24th Annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. Full Frame is a qualifying event for nominations for the Academy Award® Documentary Short Subject category and the Producers Guild of America Awards. “We are proud to celebrate the 2021 award-winning films,” said Sadie Tillery, Full Frame Interim Festival Director and Artistic Director. “We are…

2021 Advocate Award | Eric Johnson

Keeping a film festival running smoothly while sustaining mission and groundedness are tall orders, impossible to achieve without many friends. Which is why Full Frame’s connections to the regional filmmaking community have always been vital to the festival, and we depend on close counselors to maintain these creative relationships. Enter Eric Johnson, a talented sound and post-production professional who believes deeply in our field and in Full Frame. I have known Eric for many years,…


The 24th Annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival was a great success! Thank you to all of the attendees, filmmakers, sponsors, donors, and everyone in-between who made this year’s event a truly one-of-kind experience. Now, time to mark your calendars for next year’s 25th anniversary celebration, April 7-10, 2022!

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The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is a program of the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University