‘Green China Rising’ wins at the Asian Television Awards

Congratulations to editor Roy Gilbert and Mandarin Films whose documentary film ‘Green China Rising’ has won a Highly Commended award at the Asian Television Awards.

‘In the war to save our planet’s future, the battleground is China, the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases. Meet the many new pioneers across China, who in a mind-blowing, game-changing drive to push back the frontiers of energy science and green living, might just be deciding the fate of humanity.’

Editor: Roy Gilbert
Production Company: Mandarin Films


Italy Unpacked, BBC2

Our good friends at Wall to Wall Television have produced the 3 part documentary series ‘Italy unpacked’ for BBC2 enlisting Ruth Horner to edit one of the episodes.

Last year, art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon and acclaimed chef Giorgio Locatelli visited Sicily, in the South of Italy, in Sicily Unpacked. This time round, they are at the opposite end of the country, not just geographically, but politically, culturally and economically.

The series premieres Friday 11th of January 2013 on BBC2 at 9pm.

Editor: Ruth Horner
Production Company: Wall to Wall Television
Broadcaster: BBC2

Neil Armstrong: First man on the moon, BBC2

Self professed space fanatic, BB Director, Chris Purcell was DOP on the project produced and directed by Chris Riley & Duncan Copp.

Seen through the eyes of those who were with him, the film explores the man behind the myth, a man who was very much a product of his time. Neil Armstrong’s family and friends, many of whom have never spoken publicly before, tell the story of the first man to set foot on the moon.

Cinematographer: Chris Purcell
Production Company: Darlow Smithson
Broadcaster: BBC2