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Grierson Nominee Ilona Kacieja on her documentary 'Red Dust' Oct 28, 2013

The red dust died along with its monstrous parent, but the winds keep blowing over the ghost towns making their children question the future with every breath. 

Ilona Kacieja's Red Dust was inspired by an observation of the people of North Lanarkshire...

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Grierson Nominee Michael Christoffersen on his documentary 'Law of the Jungle' Oct 25, 2013

In 2008, the Peruvian government divided Peru into more than 100 blocks covering 70% of the territory. Exploitation rights were sold to multinational companies. Protesting against the destruction of their homes, an indigenous group occupies Pluspetrol’s airstrip. When a policeman is killed, protesters are arrested and charged. Now they must seek to clear their names against all odds. Their only hope is their courage, an impassioned defence lawyer and an eyewitness too frightened to testify.

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Grierson Nominee Jill Nicholls on 'Imagine: The Fatwa - Salman's Story' Oct 25, 2013

Salman Rushdie tells for the first time the gripping inside story of how it felt to be condemned to death by the Ayatollah Khomeini, and to spend the next decade in hiding. To coincide with the publication of Rushdie's new book, Alan Yentob has been given unique access to the author and the bodyguards who lived with him. Friends and writers like McEwan and Kureshi speak frankly, as do Rushdie's sister, ex-wife and sons.

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CCTV Wrap Party Oct 10, 2013

After 6 months DV Talent’s CC-TV scheme – a pioneering ‘mini-MBA and mentoring’ training programme for the upcoming generation of leaders in the TV industry - came to an end with a bang with a wrap party at the Union Club in Soho. It was an evening of laughter and catching up with old friends from around the industry.

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Grierson Documentary Award Nominations 2013 Sep 19, 2013

As proud sponsors of The Grierson Trust British Documentary Awards, we're again excited to spot a few familar names in this year's nominations, regarded as the Oscars of the documentary world...

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Pitching a Random Act at GEITF Sep 2, 2013

One of the highlights of this year’s One to Watch scheme was the ‘Live Pitch’ session which involved 8 shortlisted finalists from among the 30 Ones to Watchers delivering 90 second pitches to Tabitha Jackson, commissioning editor for Arts at Channel 4.

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