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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

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

Broadcasts, World Class Festivals, Awards and Rapturous Reviews

Film Editor News: From Tribeca Film Festival to Hot Docs Documentary Festival, and Annecy International Animated Film Festival to Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival, it has been a busy Spring on […]

May 10, 2017

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

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

Drama News: French premiere, BBC launch and a best short film award!

○ ○ ○ The Witching Hour, a short film I wrote and directed for the Finnish national broadcaster Yle, had its French festival premiere at the 38th Grenoble Short Film […]

July 18, 2015
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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