UNRAVELLING Directed by Kuldip Powar, with haunting original score by Nitin Sawhney. An evocative and searching film exploring themes of remembrance through an inter-generational poetic dialogue. Premiered in Coventry Cathedral on November 8th 2008 as part of Noise of the past an event acknowledging the belated tribute to veterans from the (now former) colonies and echoing Benjamin Britten's original 1962 performance of War Requiem. Produced by Goldsmiths University of London, Unravelling won the best short film award at the 2009 Sikh International Film Festival-New York. Described by one of the judges as a "visually beautiful film". Also winner of Best Short Film at London Asian film Festival 2011.
VICTORIAN FARM Filmed over four seasons at Acton Scott Farm Museum in South Shropshire. This series follows the ups and downs of life on the Victorian farm. Presented by archeologists Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn with historian Ruth Goodman. Directed by Stuart Elliot. Produced by Lion TV
REACH NEW HEIGHTS An aerial panoramic film for exhibition in the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, a museum/tourism centre in South Shropshire. Featuring a commentary by Pete Postlethwaite and music score by Mike Turner, this film was shot from a hot air balloon, over a year, using a multi-camera HD rig, and is projected as a single panoramic image through three projectors onto a 9 metre diameter curved screen.
HEDGELINK. A Cut Above The Rest. One of Prince Charles's favourite subjects. Hedgelaying that is, not me. However, I did direct this one as well, so I may become one of his favourite subjects (arise Sir Des? ). The film, presented by Nigel Adams encourages farmers and land managers to look after hedgerows in a way which benefits wildlife and the environment. Produced by the Rural Media Company for Natural England. View clips online
CRAFTA WEBB A Feature film produced by a community. An exciting new way to produce cinema. This project led by the Rural Media Company directed by Adrian Lambert has attracted attention from Ken Loach and is featured at this year's prestigious Hay Festival.
APOCALYPSE WEEKEND Feature film. A comedy co-directed by Paul Warwick, director of the Arfon Foundation. The script follows the progress of an election between Good and Evil (aka Dirty Ray). Produced by Hugh Colvin and Nicola Humphreys for Landsacpe Radio Association.
NEW BOY. Produced for Channel 4 by Imago Productions. Four teenage boys, ill at ease with the world, spend their summer holiday with life coach Kate Marlow, who attempts to turn their lives around. Director, Jon Stephens.
GRAND DESIGNS. REGENERATION of CASTLEFORD . New series by Talkback North. Director, Hugo Smith
DAYS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD, KRISTALLNACHT (Lion TV for BBC) Nazi humiliation of the congregation of a synagogue in Baden-Baden in 1938
Director, Nic Young
O'SHEA'S DANGEROUS REPTILES. 19 films by Granada/YAP for C4/Discovery Channel. Directors, Mark McMullen, Hugo Smith, David Wright, Julian Dismore, Jon Stephens, Roger Finnigan. view clip
999. BBC. 15 reconstructions of stories about the Emergency services at work
Directors, Steve Rankin, Jason Holmes, Brian Cummings, Nic Young, Anna Gravelle. view clip
LOSING LAUREN. BBC CPU. Dead heroin addict's mother confronts apathy on drug abuse. Director, Mike MacCormack
THE SEARCH FOR KURTZ. C4 The true story behind the movie Apocalypse Now
Director, Derek Jones. view clip
THE FOOTBALL MEN. BBC ARENA profile of 3 great football managers, Matt Busby, Jock Stein and Bill Shankly
Director, Frank Hanly.
GREAT RIVERS OF THE WORLD. BBC. The river Angara in Siberia
Director, Peter Lee-Wright.
SPYWATCH. BBC Education. 10 episodes of dramatized story of WW2 evacuees.
Director, Nick Whines. view clip
ROCK FAMILY TREES. BBC ARENA. In depth interviews with rock musicians
Director, Frank Hanly.
DANCE OF THE PEN. BBC Open Space, Humphrey Lyttleton's passion for calligraphy
Director, Gavin Dutton.
BAND OF GOLD. Granada TV Drama series (Underwater unit)
Director, Charles Beeson.
COMMANDO. West Country TV's first ITV full network Documentary series (6 programmes) Director, Charles Thompson.
HORSES AND HEROES. ITV. Polo at 12000ft in Pakistan for National Geographic, with Imran Khan. Director, Tim Slessor.
ISLAM IN BRIXTON. C4. Life in Brixton Mosque
Director, Darcus Howe.
P COMPANY. The parachute regiment selection course for the C4 Cutting Edge series
Director, Ian Taylor.
BLACK PEARLS OF POLYNESIA. C4. Adventures with Christina Dodswell
Director, John Blake.
BICYCLE. BBC. 10 part series celebrating life on two wheels
Director, Allen Jewhurst. view clip
REVENGE OF THE RAIN GODS. C4. Wet trip around Central America with Rosie Swale.
Director, Simon Normanton. view clip.
YORKSHIRE PALS. ITV. Interviews with survivors or the First World War trenches
Director, Richard Handford.
EVEREST THE HARDEST WAY. BBC. Disabled mountaineer heads for Everest with Chris Bonnington. Director, Allen Jewhurst.