Recent Productions

Channel 4  

Selling Off Britain: Channel 4, Other Films, March 21, 2015Will Hutton argues British business leaders and politicians are selling off the country's best companies for quick profits, in takeovers that wouldn't be allowed in other countries. The result? A dumbed-down, low-wage Britain.

Channel 4  

Manhunt: Closing in on a British Paedophile: Channel 4, Other Films, December 16, 2014Correspondent Cathy Newman and director Wael Dabbous tell the story of a landmark police investigation that led to the conviction of a man described by police as one of Britain's most prolific paedophiles.  It was the first time a British man had been convicted for sex offences carried out in Africa, and only the third time an offender has been prosecuted for sex crimes committed abroad.   The documentary was made by Quicksilver in association with C4 News/ITN

Channel 4  

America's Cowboy Kids: Channel 4, Unreported World, April 03, 2015Reporter Shaunagh Connaire and director Hugo Ward travel to Texas to meet some of America's youngest cowboys, competing in the dangerous sport of bull-riding.      

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. 

The latest Unreported World film is America's Cowboy Kids about the dangerous rodeo sport of bull-riding. Watch the eye-opening short at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfS0UiOk7ig

You can still watch last week's Unreported World, The City That Beat ISIS .  The Times said it was "Brave and important war reporting". And you can read the the Guardian review at http://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2015/mar/28/unreported-world-the-city-that-beat-isis-review
To watch The City that Beat ISIS go to 4OD: 
http://www.channel4.com/programmes/unreported-world/on-demand/60446-001

Unreported World is on Fridays at 7:35 pm on Channel 4, or catch up on 4OD.
Previous series of Unreported World are also available to watch at http://www.youtube.com/show/unreportedworld

Catch up with Patrick from the Unreported World film Fifteen and Learning to Speak and see how life has changed for the profoundly deaf fifteen year old since he began to learn sign language.  Here's the link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5f31_UbCPq4

Syria: Behind the Lines (PBS Frontline) has just won a 2014 Emmy
.  Congratulations to director Olly Lambert.  The UK version Syria: Across the Lines (C4) has already won a BAFTA and awards from the Royal Television Society, the Grierson Trust, Broadcast, AIB, the Rory Peck foundation and the Broadcasting Press Guild. Christopher Swayne was also awarded an RTS for his editing on the documentary.

Over the last six years different films we've made have won prestigious awards, including three Emmys, two 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, 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.

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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