Recent Productions

Channel 4  

Syria Behind The Lines (US); Syria Across the Lines (UK): Channel 4, Dispatches, April 17, 2013This powerful documentary vividly shows how Syria's civil war is tearing communities apart. Film-maker Olly Lambert spent five weeks with opposing factions in the Orontes river valley where Free Syrian Army supporters live less than a mile from government loyalists.

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Cuba, Basketball and Betrayal: Channel 4, Unreported World, April 12, 2013Ade Adepitan and Director David Fuller travel to Ciego De Avila, home to the best basketball team in Cuba. When some of its players traveled abroad to a tournament last summer, some defected - while the other players returned home. The programme investigates what made the defectors leave their teammates, friends and family forever - and why the others remain loyal to Cuba.

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Syria's Rebel Doctor: Channel 4, Unreported World, May 03, 2013Reporter Evan Williams and director James Brabazon meet the NHS doctor who is risking his life by providing frontline medical care to the victims of the worsening conflict in Syria. Dr Rami Habib is a pediatrician normally based in Leicester. He’s now living in the northern Syrian town of Salma, which is bombed and shelled by government forces almost every day.  But he’s determined to stay and keep the hospital going.

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Hong Kong's Tiger Tutors: Channel 4, Unreported World, May 10, 2013Unreported World travels to Hong Kong to meet the students aiming for success in one of the most competitive exam environments in the world. And they meet one of its surprising beneficiaries – the millionaire, Lamborghini driving “super tutor” who has made his fortune from parents desperate to get their kids into university.  


Syria: Across the Lines wins Best Single Documentary at Broadcasting Press Guild Awards in London (28 March 2014)

Syria: Across the Line wins a RTS Award for best International Current Affairs programme (20 February 2014) 

“The winner combined harrowing frontline reportage with revealing insights into life behind neighbouring communities at war.”

Syria: Across the Lines wins Best News and Current Affairs programme at last nights Broadcast Awards (6 February 2014) 

Filmmaker Olly Lambert won a Rory Peck Award for Syria: Across the Lines

The judges described Olly's work as "a truly memorable piece of television". One said : "It is a brilliantly shot piece- the camerawork is fantastic."

Christopher Swayne is awarded an RTS Craft and Design award for his editing on Syria: Across the Lines

Syria: Across the Lines was last night named Best Documentary on Current Affairs at the prestigious Grierson British Documentary Awards (5 November 2013) 

Inside Japan's Nuclear Meltdown awarded an EMMY at this year's awards in New York (2013)

Unreported World: The Master Chef of Mogadishu awarded the Television Award at the 25th Annual One World Awards (2013)

Inside Japan's Nuclear Meltdown awarded the Best International Current Affairs Programme at the 2013 Royal Television Society (RTS) Awards 

Over the last six years different films we've made have won prestigious awards, including two Emmys, BAFTAs for best current affairs documentary and best director, two Royal Television Society Awards for International Current Affairs, a Grierson award for best international documentary, the Banff World Television Festival Award for Best Political Documentary, a Wincott award for best TV current affairs,  the One World Media Award for Children's Rights, the Rory Peck Features Award and the Rory Peck Impact Award. We are committed to journalism and film making of the highest standard

Our output includes Unreported World, Channel 4’s acclaimed foreign affairs series, which reports from some of the world’s most difficult and demanding places. Recently, Syria Undercover, made by an Unreported World team and broadcast in the US by PBS/Frontline won a 2012 news and documentary Emmy. Another Unreported World film, Terror in Sudan,  won the prestigious Sony Impact award at the 2012 Rory Peck awards

The broadcasters we’ve worked with include Channel 4, BBC, PBS (WGBH/Frontline), HBO and CNN

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Syria Behind The Lines (US); Syria Across the Lines (UK)"There are not that many programmes on television that demand to be seen, but this is one of them. - The Times"Syria Across the Lines

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