Paul Mitchell - Executive Producer, Series Producer, Producer/DirectorPaul Mitchell has been making award-winning, high-rating, entertaining documentaries on, the BBC, Channel 4, PBS, ARTE, Discovery, National Geographic and more for over a quarter of a century, among them the BBC’s INSIDE OBAMA’S WHITE HOUSE and DEATH OF YUGOSLAVIA... Read More
Paul Mitchell - Executive Producer, Series Producer, Producer/Director
Paul Mitchell has been making award-winning, high-rating, entertaining documentaries on, the BBC, Channel 4, PBS, ARTE, Discovery, National Geographic and more for over a quarter of a century, among them the BBC’s INSIDE OBAMA’S WHITE HOUSE and DEATH OF YUGOSLAVIA. His independent production company Wilton Films has been in continuous business for 20 years.
Just some of the subjects he has covered over the last 25 years:
The history of perestroika: The Second Russian Revolution (BBC 1990); (RTS, Broadcasting Press Guild, New York Festival awards)
Putin’s Russia: BBC’s Peabody-award winning Putin: Russia & the West (2011) and How Putin Came to Power (C4, 2007).
The BBC/National Geographic Channel’s The Iraq War,
The Emmy-winning Watergate (Discovery/BBC),
The Indie-winning Channel 4’s A Marriage of Power on the Clinton Presidency,
Frontline war reporting from Chechnya for PBS WideAngle: Greetings from Grozny, Edward R Murrow Award, FIPA 2003 Prix de Jury de 15 Chicago International Television Awards and the Rory Peck winning Inside Chechnya (BBC) and Hot Spots Chechnya (BBC).
The Death of Yugoslavia (1995) is one of the British Film Institute’s top 100 greatest British television programs of any genre ever to have been screened. (Death of Yugoslavia also won the duPont Columbia Gold Baton winner, BAFTA, Peabody New York Festival (Gold Medal),Golden Gate, Indie - Best Overall Independent Production and Best News and Current Affairs Series Broadcasting Press Guild - Best Documentary Series Overall, his films have won the du-Pont Columbia Journalism award, the Peabody (four times), the Emmy, the BAFTA, the Royal Television Society Award, the New York Festival, and the Greirson awards (three times).
His arts films include The Alternative Rock and Roll Years, a history of pop music, fashion and cinema in the developing world and Russia’s Open Book: Writing under Putin, on modern Russian fiction on PBS in 2013.
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BAFTA Doc series, 1996<br /> Specialist Factual 2019 (Scotland) <br /> [finalist in 1997 (doc) and 2016 current affairs)]<br /> <br /> du-Pont Columbia Journalism award, 1996 Gold Baton, which is rarely awarded<br /> <br /> the Peabody (x 4)<br /> <br /> US Prime Time Emmy<br /> International Emmy (finalist)<br /> <br /> Greirson award (x 3) <br /> <br /> Royal Television Society Award<br /> <br /> Broadcasting Press Guild<br /> <br /> Wincott Award in Economic and Business journalism<br /> <br /> Silver Hugo Chicago Festival<br /> New York Festival<br /> Cine Golden Eagle Award<br /> FIPA Prix de Jury de 15 ans<br /> Edward R Murrow Award