Generation Iron director Vlad Yudin was honored with Steve Stone Vanguard award for his contribution to the bodybuilding community. Generation Iron, follows top bodybuilders as they train both physically and mentally to compete in the Mr. Olympia competition. The film, a top performing documentary across the United States since its release in late September, just won the Platinum Reel Award at the Nevada International Film Festival. Generation Iron has become a frontrunner this awards season in the documentary feature category for an Oscar. Generation Iron was produced by Vlad Yudin & Edwin Mejia and executive produced by Jerome Gary, who was a producer of the original classic film Pumping Iron.