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Virunga Reaches the Academy Award Short List

Virunga has made the Academy Award short list for Best Documentary. On the 2nd of December The Oscar Academy whittled the long list of 134 titles down to the last […]

December 7, 2014

NYT Op-Doc: Gorillas in the Crossfire

SAVING MOUNTAIN GORILLAS IN A WAR ZONE NYT Op-Doc: Gorillas in the Crossfire is a short documentary telling the story of Andre Bauma, a Congolese park ranger who works as […]

November 8, 2014
Gulabi Gang Al Jazeera Hear the Human Story

Gulabi Gang: Al Jazeera Global Ad Campaign

AL JAZEERA: HEAR THE HUMAN STORY I worked as a film editor on a new commercial for Al Jazeera as a part of their global Hear the Human Story campaign, […]

November 7, 2014

Virunga Increases Its Awards Haul and Gains Support from Sir David Attenborough

POCKETING THE PRESTIGIOUS BLACK PEARL It’s been another exciting week in the Virunga camp as we edge closer to the big international Netflix Premiere on Friday 7th of November. Earlier […]

November 4, 2014

Location Scouting in Iceland

A LAND OF (UN)EXPECTED WONDER I recently flew out to Iceland to meet with the Icelandic Film Centre as well as to location scout for our new feature film Dear […]

November 2, 2014

The Witching Hour festival news

The Witching Hour (Juhannusyö) continues its national festival run at the Helsinki Short Film Festival. Before starting its international festival run, the short film is being showcased nationally. Its Finnish […]

October 25, 2014

Leonardo DiCaprio joins Virunga as an Executive Producer

Leonardo DiCaprio joins Virunga as an Executive Producer! Leonardo DiCaprio and his Appian Way Productions have partnered with Netflix on the release of “Virunga”. The feature documentary is directed by […]

October 18, 2014

Christie’s: ESSL 44 Works sell for $75 Million

I recently edited an art documentary spot for a Christie’s auction of post-war and contemporary art titled ESSL: 44 Works. The piece was directed by Rachna Suri and Zara Hayes […]

October 16, 2014

Virunga – UK Cinema Release

In the lead up to its global Netflix release on the 7th of November, VIRUNGA will tour the Picturehouse Cinemas across the UK. Selected screenings will have a Q&A with […]

October 14, 2014

New Website Launched

The website has been revamped to be more blogger friendly, allowing for regular updates on projects including upcoming cinema, television and festival screenings as well as other news.

October 14, 2014