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JEDD WIDER AND TODD WIDER FORMED WIDER FILM PROJECTS TO DEVELOP DOCUMENTARY FILMS THAT HAVE SOCIAL AND POLITICAL RESONANCE. THEIR ACADEMY AND AWARD WINNING FILMS HAVE HELPED ENACT NEW LEGISLATION, UNCOVER HIDDEN INJUSTICE, AND CREATE NUANCED, HUMAN STORIES THAT LEAD TO REAL ACTION AND POWERFUL AUDIENCE REACTION

Awards

GOD KNOWS WHERE I AM (2016)

HOT DOCS: WINNER, SPECIAL JURY PRIZE

NAPA VALLEY FILM FETIVAL: WINNER, SPECIAL JURY AWARD – INNOVATIVE TREATMENT OF A SOCIAL ISSUE IN A DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

NEW HAMPSHIRE FILM FESTIVAL: OPENING NIGHT FILM / WINNER, BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

AMERICAN DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL: WINNER, BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

MARYLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: WINNER, BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

QUEENS WORLD FILM FESTIVAL: WINNER, BEST DIRECTOR

QUEENS WORLD FILM FESTIVAL: WINNER, BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

QUEENS WORLD FILM FESTIVAL: NOMINATED, BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

CLEVELAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: NOMINATED, BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

FULL FRAME DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL: NOMINATED, BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

BIG SKY DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL: NOMINATED, BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

MIDDLEBURY NEW FILMMAKERS FESTIVAL: NOMINATED, BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

IDFA: BEST OF FEST / OFFICIAL SELECTION

CORK FILM FESTIVAL: OFFICIAL SELECTION

SEDONA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: OFFICIAL SELECTION

GUANGZHOU INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL: OFFICIAL SELECTION

BAHAMAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: OFFICIAL SELECTION

DOC NYC: OFFICIAL SELECTION

SHADOWS OF THE MIND FILM FESTIVAL: OFFICIAL SELECTION

SALEM FILM FEST: OFFICIAL SELECTION

HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: OFFICIAL SELECTION

WOODSTOCK FILM FESTIVAL: OFFICIAL SELECTION

PORT JEFFERSON SCREENING SERIES: OFFICIAL SELECTION

ROCKY MOUNTAIN WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL: OFFICIAL SELECTION

MILWAUKEE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: OFFICIAL SELECTION

CALGARY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: OFFICIAL SELECTION

NANTUCKET FILM FESTIVAL: OFFICIAL SELECTION

DOKUFEST KOSOVO: OFFICIAL SELECTION

MAINE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: OFFICIAL SELECTION

CINEMA AT THE EDGE: OFFICIAL SELECTION

JEFFERSON STATE FLIXX FEST: OFFICIAL SELECTION

BOULDER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: OFFICIAL SELECTION

ZAGREBDOX: OFFICIAL SELECTION

ENCUENTROS DEL OTRO CINE: OFFICIAL SELECTION

KANSAS CITY FILMFEST: OFFICIAL SELECTION

OMAHA FILM FESTIVAL: OFFICIAL SELECTION

CINEQUEST FILM FESTIVAL: OFFICIAL SELECTION

MENTOR (2014)

WOODSTOCK FILM FESTIVAL: HONORABLE MENTION, BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY

AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL: OFFICIAL SELECTION

CHAGRIN FILM FESTIVAL: OFFICIAL SELECTION

NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL: OFFICIAL SELECTION

FRAMELINE38 FILM FESTIVAL: OFFICIAL SELECTION

KING'S POINT (2012)

2013 ACADEMY AWARDS NOMINATION: OSCAR, BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT

SILVERDOCS DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL GRAND JURY PRIZE STERLING AWARD, BEST SHORT FILM

IDA AWARD NOMINATION: BEST SHORT

CINCINNATI FILM FESTIVAL BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT

MEA MAXIMA CULPA: SILENCE IN THE HOUSE OF GOD (2012)

2014 PEABODY AWARD

2014 TELEVISION ACADEMY HONORS RECIPIENT

2013 PRIMETIME EMMY EXCEPTIONAL MERIT IN DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING

2013 PRIMETIME EMMY OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR NONFICTION PROGRAMMING

2013 PRIMETIME EMMY OUTSTANDING EDITING FOR NONFICTION PROGRAMMING

IRISH FILM AND TELEVISION AWARDS IFTA AWARD, BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY

BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE AWARDS GRIERSON AWARD

HUMANITAS PRIZE 2ND PLACE DOCUMENTARIES CATEGORY

2013 PRIMETIME EMMY NOMINATION OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY

2013 PRIMETIME EMMY NOMINATION OUTSTANDING MUSIC COMPOSITION

2013 PRIMETIME EMMY NOMINATION OUTSTANDING DIRECTING

CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL NOMINATION GOLD HUGO, BEST DOCUMENTARY

WGA AWARD NOMINATION BEST DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY

SEMPER FI: ALWAYS FAITHFUL (2011)

2013 EMMY NOMINATION OUTSTANDING INFORMATIONAL PROGRAMMING

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL AUDIENCE AWARD, 2ND PLACE

WOODSTOCK FILM FESTIVAL AUDIENCE AWARD, BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

WOODSTOCK FILM FESTIVAL JURY PRIZE, BEST DOCUMENTARY

WOODSTOCK FILM FESTIVAL 2ND PLACE, BEST EDITING, DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

SAN DIEGO FILM FESTIVAL JURY PRIZE, BEST DOCUMENTARY

WOMEN'S FILM CRITICS CIRCLE BEST DOCUMENTARY

GREEN FILM FESTIVAL OF SEOUL AUDIENCE AWARD

TRAVERSE CITY FILM FEST SPECIAL FOUNDERS PRIZE

RIDENHOUR PRIZE DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING

CLIENT 9: THE RISE AND FALL OF ELIOT SPITZER (2010)

DGA AWARD NOMINATION OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT

2011 EMMY NOMINATION OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN A CRAFT: EDITING

2011 EMMY NOMINATION OUTSTANDING INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM – LONG FORM

2011 EMMY NOMINATION BEST DOCUMENTARY

PGA AWARD NOMINATION OUTSTANDING PRODUCER OF DOCUMENTARY MOTION PICTURES

SATELLITE AWARD NOMINATION BEST MOTION PICTURE: DOCUMENTARY

KICKING IT (2008)

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL OFFICIAL SELECTION

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL OFFICIAL SELECTION

TAXI TO THE DARK SIDE (2007)

2008 ACADEMY AWARDS OSCAR, BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

2008 PEABODY AWARD

ADOLF GRIMME AWARD OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT

CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL GOLD HUGO, BEST DOCUMENTARY

NATIONAL BOARD OF REVIEW AWARD TOP FIVE DOCUMENTARIES

2008 EMMY BEST DOCUMENTARY

2008 EMMY OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN A CRAFT: RESEARCH

OJAI FILM FESTIVAL BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

OJAI FILM FESTIVAL JURY AWARD, DOCUMENTARY

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

WRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY AWARD

DGA AWARD NOMINATION OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT

GOLDEN TRAILER AWARDS NOMINATION BEST DOCUMENTARY POSTER

2008 EMMYS NOMINATION OUTSTANDING INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM – LONG FORM

A DREAM IN DOUBT (2007)

ARIZONA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY

SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL GRAND JURY HONORABLE MENTION

SAN FRANCISCO INT’L ASIAN AMERICAN FILM FEST SPECIAL JURY AWARD

2007 IFP SPECIAL SCREENING INDEPENDENT’S NIGHT AT LINCOLN CENTER

WHAT WOULD JESUS BUY? (2007)

SXSW (SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST FILM FESTIVAL) OFFICIAL SELECTION

BEYOND CONVICTION (2006)

2006 WOODSTOCK FILM FESTIVAL AUDIENCE AWARD

NATIONAL COUNCIL ON CRIME AND DELINQUENCY PASS AWARD