We unearth and investigate true stories that make headline news to create powerful hard-hitting documentaries. We are dedicated to making films that challenge, entertain and surprise, featuring unheard voices.
Open Water: Greenlanders on the climate crisis. A poignant multi-award-winning Miran short film for Guardian Documentaries that has earned laurels from film festivals across the world. The narrative offers a unique glimpse into the lives of three Greenlanders: a hunter, a ship’s captain and a fisherman, individuals whose very existence and heritage is intertwined with the Arctic Ocean. Like many who live in the polar north, their fortunes straddle the extremes of summer and winter. Faced with a drastically changing environment, these seafarers reflect on their past, their present and uncertain future with a complex mix of emotions.
An 8 part mini series for Red Bull TV on global innovation and start ups. The Robin Hood Army is as close as you can get to a VIRAL COMMUNITY MOVEMENT – it was founded after a group of six young Indians took to the streets of Delhi with one simple aim: to feed the homeless. Overnight, they drove to restaurants, collected unsold food, re-packaged it and gave it to around 100 people sleeping rough in the capital. That was the beginning.
As Africa gears up to host its first football World Cup, Panorama asks if the beautiful game can save a generation fighting to survive today's South Africa. With footage shot by street kids in the heart of Cape Town's slums, Dan McDougall's film exposes the reality of life on the edge of society - a world of abandoned children, drug addiction and casual violence - where the rule of the gangs has all but replaced the rule of law.
A film about global medicines safety for the Upsalla Monitoring Centre and World Health Organisation. The medical professionals in this documentary all work in the global science of pharmacovigilance to make medicines safer to use for patients everywhere.
In Pakistan -- where chronic hepatitis C has been largely overlooked, despite affecting roughly 1 in 20 people -- an innovative project from has brought together key partners to collaborate across continents and locally on the ground in hopes of one day eliminating the debilitating but curable disease.
Trapped alive longer and deeper underground than anybody in history, the 33 Chile miners somehow survived to be dramatically rescued. For weeks, Panorama followed families and engineers at the surface as they worked to free the men. But should they ever have been trapped in the first place? Reporter Dan McDougall reveals new evidence of massive safety problems in the mine being ignored just weeks before the collapse.
Children incarcerated in African prisons face years of confinement in cramped and dirty quarters, with insufficient food allocations, inadequate hygiene, and little or no clothing or other amenities. While these conditions are not uniform throughout the continent, their prevalence raises concern and needs to be addressed through prison reform and attention to human rights. Moreover, there are also several barriers—including state secrecy, weak civil society, and lack of public interest—that inhibit the collection of reliable data on African prisons.
We understand audiences demand dramatic and emotive documentaries that engage and entertain. With an award-winning track record of finding untold stories, we get under the skin of society’s biggest challenges. We unearth and tell surprising stories that offer a window into hidden worlds. Creating opportunities to platform marginalised voices and to bring the drama of the foreign field home.
From our investigations into fast fashion sweatshops, the deadly Diamond mines of Zimbabwe and environmental abuses in the Ganges Basin to ritualistic Child Abuse in South Africa or conflict in Somalia. From LGBT Persecution in Syria and Mexico's Cartel Wars - our award-winning journalism has made global headlines and set the news agenda.
Amnesty International UK Media Awards
Amnesty International Award for Outstanding Human Rights Journalism. LGBT Rights. Syria
Spikes Asia Content. Short Film. Oxfam Davos Launch Exiled to Nowhere
British Online Media Awards. Best Multimedia. The Sunday Times UK. Somalia. The Children's War
British Foreign Correspondent of the Year
Amnesty International Award for Outstanding Human Rights Journalism. Cries From The Beloved Country. South Africa
One World Awards. Journalist of the Year
Martha Gellhorn Prize for War Reporting Nominee
Amnesty International Award for Outstanding Human Rights Journalism. Blood Diamonds. Zimbabwe
Foreign Press Association of London. Feature Writer of the Year
Royal Television Society Award. BBC Panorama
UK Press Gazette Environmental Journalism Awards. Gap Lesotho
British Environmental story of the year. Lithium. Bolivia
Amnesty International Award for Outstanding Human Rights Journalism. Dead On The Beach. The Plight of Italy's Roma
Best Short Documentary Award 2020. Open Water Miran/Guardian Documentaries.
Open Water. Part of Guardian Documentaries Nomination for Documentary, Video Series & Channels.
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