Among the prizes, "Drowning by Sunrise" won Best in Division for Television.
Ben Crump has become a national figure after representing the families of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and Tamir Rice. He chose to take on Damain Martin's case after watching "Drowning by Sunrise."
Black teenager Damain Martin begged police for help as he drowned. His death was ruled an accident.
A documentary short supported by the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting will screen October 12 at the Double Exposure Investigative Film Festival in Washington, D.C.