Walker at the 84th Academy Awards Nominee Luncheon
|London, England, UK|
Lucy Walker is a two-time Academy Award nominated British film director, whose films have won over fifty awards. On January 25, 2011 she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for Waste Land, which she directed. The film has won over thirty awards including Audience Awards at Sundance and Berlin and the IDA's Best Documentary and Pare Lorentz Awards. On January 24, 2012 she received a second consecutive Academy Award nomination, this time in the Best Documentary Short category for The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom, which she directed and produced. Other accolades for the film include the Short Film Jury Award: Non-Fiction at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.