HERE WAS CUBA nominated for a prestigious Grierson Award
HERE WAS CUBA (broadcast on More 4 as Kennedy's Nuclear Nightmare) has been nominated for a Grierson Award.
A shortlist of 92 films was whittled down to just four nominations in each category. The awards ceremony will take place in London on 3rd November 2014.
Shot on location in Russia, Cuba and the US, HERE WAS CUBA tells the inside story of the Cuban Missile Crisis, exploring how human beings grappled with the most dangerous two weeks in human history. Countless events outside anyone’s control threatened to ignite a nuclear holocaust that could have ended human civilization.
HERE WAS CUBA was funded by the Irish Film Board, PBS, MEDIA and produced with the support of investment incentives for the Irish Film Industry provided by the Government of Ireland.
ON A RIVER IN IRELAND nominated for two awards at Wildscreen 2014
ON A RIVER IN IRELAND has been nominated for two awards at this year's Wildscreen festival in the categories of Best Cinematography and Best Script.
Considered the 'Oscars' of the natural history film industry, Wildscreen takes place in October 2014 in Bristol.
ON A RIVER IN IRELAND follows Colin Stafford Johnson on a journey along the River Shannon - Ireland's greatest geographical landmark and the longest river in Ireland & Britain.
Filmed over two years, the film features extraordinary animal behaviour captured with the very latest camera technologies. The film has already enjoyed great success winning three awards at Jackson Hole Wildlife Festival including Best Overall Film.
Made with the support of RTÉ, BAI, ESB, NPWS, Waterways Ireland, The Heritage Council