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. 

BBC  

Inside Japans Nuclear Meltdown: BBC, BBC One, February 23, 2012A thrilling, award winning film unfolding the desperate hours and days after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, when the fate of thousands of Japanese citizens fell into the hands of a small corps of engineers, firemen and soldiers who risked their lives to prevent the Daiichi nuclear complex from complete meltdown. 

Winner, International Current Affairs2013 Royal Television Society Awards


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

We're busy making the next series of Unreported World. Meanwhile, you can watch recent Unreported World films on Channel 4's catch up service All4 . According to the Guardian "...nothing ever compares to Unreported World, which is always rigorous, dynamic, dangerous, humane and a miracle of compression."  The Telegraph says Unreported World is "superlative."

 Read the Guardian review of Mission Critical: Afghanistan here: http://gu.com/p/4t7ef/sbl

Further congratulations to Wael Dabbous, Shaunagh Connaire, Dan Edge and Sasha Achilli on winning duPont awards for our films Ebola Outbreak (C4 Unreported World/PBS Frontline) and Outbreak (PBS Frontline/BBC with Mongoose Productions).  The judges said the films 'exhibited courageous reporting at its finest.'

Over the last nine years different films we've made here at Quicksilver have won many prestigious awards.  As well as this year's BAFTA current affairs award, these include four Emmys, two other 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.

Somalia: The Master Chef of Mogadishu"'The Master Chef of Mogadishu was a brave piece of film-making that showed a fresh perspective of life in Somalia. Beautifully filmed and observed, it was a story of hope, showing the resilience and bravery of one man determined to play his part in rebuilding his war-torn country. Where some films show people in the developing world as passive victims, here there was a real sense of agency. The jury all agreed that they would never think of Somalia in the same way as a result of having seen this film' - Television Award Jury"25th Annual One World Awards - Winner of the Television Award 2013

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