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The Talwars: Behind Closed Doors wins Best Foreign Documentary in China Academy Awards of Documentary Film

The Talwars: Behind Closed Doors has won the Best Foreign Documentary Award at the 2017 China Academy Awards of Documentary Film (CAADF). CAADF is China state-level academic award of documentary […]

January 7, 2018
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Out of Thin Air wins Best Documentary award at Cinema Scandinavia Awards

Out of Thin Air came home with the Best Documentary award at the recent Cinema Scandinavia Awards. It was up against four other Nordic documentaries – Who We Were, Hobbyhorse […]

December 2, 2017
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Johnno’s Dead scores an awards hat-trick

Johnno’s Dead, the sequel to Chris Shepherd‘s Bafta-nominated animation Dad’s Dead, has won three awards at three separate festivals in the past week. The first prize was awarded at the […]

November 19, 2017
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Johnno’s Dead World Premiere and First Award Win

Johnno’s Dead, Chris Shepherd’s sequel to his Bafta-nominated multi-award winner Dad’s Dead, had its world premiere at the London International Animation Festival in early December. It was presented in the […]

December 16, 2016
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The Witching Hour Wins The Rising Star Award in Canada

The Witching Hour has won the Rising Star Award in Vancouver at the Canada International Film Festival. Popular Finnish actors Niina Koponen and Pyry Nikkilä play the leads in this […]

April 11, 2016
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2016 Doc Impact Awards Honour Virunga

The five winners of the 2016 Doc Impact Awards have been announced. Together with Virunga, the prestigious accolade was awarded to Chasing Ice, CitizenFour, Food Chains and Miners Shot Down. […]

March 1, 2016
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February Awards and Festival News Round-up

The first two months of 2016 have seen a busy start for the year on the festivals and awards front. Michelle Coomber’s documentary about Margaret Thatcher’s reign and lasting impact […]

February 14, 2016
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Christmas Comes Early: 4 Films Win 6 Awards

The past month turned out to be an exciting one on the awards circuit with four projects I edited winning a total of six awards between them. Orlando von Einsiedel’s […]

November 29, 2015
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Two Primetime Emmy nominations for Virunga

The nominations for the 67th Emmy Awards have been announced with Virunga receiving two nods, one for Outstanding Documentary and the other for Outstanding Cinematography. The Emmys continue a fantastic […]

July 20, 2015
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Virunga bags a Peabody Award

Virunga continues its awards haul at the 74th Peabody Awards in New York City. Apart from being a wonderful acknowledgment of the filmmakers’ achievements, this prestigious honour helps to keep […]

June 3, 2015