The Grierson Trust Awards- Shortlist announced

The 2018 Shortlist has been announced and we are super proud that Ella Newton, Paul Holland and Dan Setford have all worked on documentaries that have been shortlisted!

The Fight for Mosul: Mongoose Pictures for Channel 4. Ella Newton worked on this critical and intimate documentary which follows a group of young soldiers leading the fight to defeat ISIS. Directed by Olivier Sarbil and James Jones. It has been shortlisted in the ‘Best Single Documentary-International.

Paul Holland worked on the amazing Mercury 13: Fine Point Films for Netflix. This documentary profiles women who were tested in 1961 for spaceflight, but had their dreams dashed when only men were chosen to become astronauts. It’s currently available to watch on Netflix. Diected by David Sington and Heather Walsh.

Hansa Studios: By the Wall 1976-90 for Sky Arts has been shortlisted in the Best Arts or Music Documentary category. Dan Setford edited this Feature length documentary that unpicks the extraordinary legacy of Hansa Studios. Directed by Mike Christie.

A big congratulations to Dan, Ella and Paul and our fingers are crossed for the Awards!