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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

Ziona will have its world premiere at the American Documentary Film Festival

Ziona, a documentary I worked on last year as an editor, will receive its world premiere at the American Documentary Film Festival ‘AmDocs’ in April 2018. Directed by Clare Carter […]

January 3, 2018

Out of Thin Air receives rave reviews

Dylan Howitt’s psychological thriller documentary, Out of Thin Air, has won universal acclaim with the critics. Produced by Andy Glynne’s Mosaic Films in co-production with Saga Film for Netflix, BBC […]

September 5, 2017

Two films in the official Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015 line-up!

Sheffield Doc/Fest has announced its 2015 line-up and very excitingly it includes two films I edited: the world premiere of Michelle Coomber’s Thatcher documentary Generation Right and a retrospective screening […]

May 8, 2015

Generation Right: A Story of Good and Evil

I have just finished cutting an exciting and timely new documentary, Generation Right, which will be hitting festivals internationally later this year. THE ORIGINS OF GENERATION RIGHT Generation Right pieces […]

February 17, 2015

We Are Fire scores a ‘Vimeo Staff Pick’

Vimeo has selected our new short documentary,We Are Fire, as a Vimeo Staff Pick. Written and directed by Orlando von Einsiedel, We Are Fire tells the story of an Indian […]

December 10, 2014
New York Time Op-Doc Gorillas in the Crossfire

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
virunga mountain gorilla laughing

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
leonardo dicaprio joins virunga

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
Virunga feature documentary film poster

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