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The FOCAL International Awards 2005


Award for Award for Best Use of Footage in a Current Affairs Production


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The Power of Nightmares: Baby It's Cold Outside

BBC   |   UK

In the past our politicians offered us dreams of a better world. Now they promise to protect us from nightmares. The most frightening of these is the threat of an international terror network. But just...

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Award for Award for Best Use of Footage in a History Factual Production


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Camarades, il était une fois les communistes français

La Compagnie des Phares et Balises   |   France

One page in the history of French society seems to have been turned over for good with the advent of the 21st century, it is that of communism. The communist electorate collapsed, the Party lost its social...

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Award for Award for Best Use of Footage in an Entertainment, Arts or Drama Production


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Body Talk

ITN Factual   |   UK

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Award for Award for Best Use of Footage in a Clip Based Entertainment Production


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The Ultimate Film

North One Television   |   UK

The Ultimate Film was a rundown of the 100 most popular films at the British box office based on stats provided by the British Film Institute. Presented by John Cleese, the list was revealed over two 3-hour...

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Award for Award for Best Use of Footage in a Wildlife / Natural History Production


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Animal Games

John Downer Productions   |   UK

Competitors from the animal world gather to stage their greatest athletic contest. Animal athletes from the Mammals, Birds, Insects, Herptiles and the Fish nations are scaled to human size so everyone...

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Award for Award for Best Use of Footage in a Sport Production


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The Fight - Eps. The Rules of the Ring

BBC   |   UK

The Fight is the story of boxing, in and out of the ring, from the bare-knuckle era to the $multi-million business of today. This first programme traces the brutal origins of professional boxing and shows...

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Award for Award for Best Use of Footage in an Advertisement


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Charal: The Race

Quad   |   France

Charal meat product...

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Award for Award for Best Use of Footage in a Pop Music Video


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Avril: Be Yourself

Metronomic   |   France

This music video is composed with documentary film archives about monkeys living in their natural environment. This is a rhythmic research, an ironic diversion of the text of Avril's song that evoke...

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Award for Award for Best Use of Footage in a Corporate Production


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Forum Barcelona - Voices Exhibit

Tomato Films   |   UK

Audio visual content for Forum 2004 Voices exhibit, which ran from May 2004 for 5 months in Barcelona. Voices is dedicated to diversity, one of the core themes of the Forum. The objective of the exhibition...

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Award for Award for Best Use of Footage in a Feature Film


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Fahrenheit 9/11

Westside Productions/Dog Eat Dog Films   |   USA

Fahrenheit 9/11 is Michael Moore's expose of the Bush administration's actions following the 9/11 terror attacks in the US. With humour and commitment to uncovering facts, the film shows how...

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Award for Award for Best Use of Footage in Electronic Publishing

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Immigration DVD

Film Australia   |   Australia

An exploration of immigration and Australia - the people, policies and propaganda....

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Award for Award for Archive Restoration or Preservation Project


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The General - USA, 1927

Lobster Films   |   France

To digitally restore this classic early film. Johnnie Gray is a Southern railway engineer who has "only two loves in his life'' -- his locomotive (The General) and the beautiful Annabelle...

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Award for Award for Post Production Work on an Archive-based Production


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Japan's War

TWI/Carlton Production   |   UK

For eight years the Japanese fought what they believed was a Holy War that became a fight to the death. Using never-before-seen colour footage, Japan's War tells a previously untold story. It recounts...

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Award for Award for Footage Researcher of the Year


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Adrian Wood & Polly Pettit for Japan's War

TWI/Carlton   |   UK

Using unique colour film, combined with readings from letters and diaries, it tells the story of Japan's involvement in the Second World War. From China through to Pearl Harbor and the dropping of...

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Award for Award for Footage Library of the Year

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Inamedia

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Award for Award for Lifetime Achievement


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Jane Mercer

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