Recent Productions

Channel 4  

The City That Beat ISIS: Channel 4, Unreported World, March 27, 2015Reporter Kiki King and director James Brabazon are smuggled into the Syrian town of Kobani while it's besieged and partly occupied by ISIS. 

Congratulations to Abi Austen, Will West and Shoaib Sharifi on their win at the 2017 Creative Diversity Network Awards for Unreported World - Mission Critical: Afghanistan.

The Guardian marked the start of the spring 2017 run of Unreported World by saying it ‘…persistently finds fresh, vital stories’. You can now watch this latest series on the All4 platform, (where you’ll find films from past series.) Outside of the UK, if rights allow, you can find Unreported World on the 4oDDocumentaries YouTube channel.

Isis and the Battle for Iraq was broadcast on C4 in the UK on April 6. The Daily Telegraph says Ramita Navai, Patrick Wells and Mais Al-Bayaa’s film is ‘Brave and important documentary-making.’ In the US WGBH Frontline, who partnered C4 on the project, broadcast the film as Iraq Uncovered.  It's available on the Frontline site. Read the LA times review at

Congratulations to Dan Edge, Sasha Achilli and all the team on winning a Grierson award for Outbreak (WGBH Frontline/BBC with Mongoose Films) to add to an Emmy, BAFTA and the TV documentary prize at the One World Media Awards.   

Over the last nine years different films we've made here at Quicksilver have won many prestigious awards. These include four Emmys, three BAFTAs, a BAFTA for best director, three Royal Television Society Awards for International Current Affairs, an RTS for best editor, a Broadcast award for best documentary, two Grierson awards, a duPont award,  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.

The broadcasters we’ve worked with include Channel 4, BBC, PBS (WGBH/Frontline), HBO and CNN. Many other major broadcasters have syndicated our films.

Afghanistan's Hunted Women"Brave, tactful and compassionate"Clive James, DAILY TELEGRAPH

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