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The FOCAL International Awards 2009


Awards for Awards for Best Use of Footage in Factual Productions

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102 Minutes that Changed America

Siskel Jacobs Productions   |   USA

New York City, September 11th, 2001. The morning everything changed. Despite the horror and incomprehensibility of what they witnessed, people around the city knew they had a responsibility to document...

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The Night James Brown Saved Boston

David Leaf Productions   |   USA

April 5th 1968. It's the day after the assassination of Dr. King. America's inner cities are on fire, and Boston officials hope that James Brown can help quiet their city. This documentary focuses...

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The Unseen Alistair Cooke

BBC Bristol Factual   |   UK

Marking the 2008 centenary of Alistair Cooke's birth, this documentary is a revealing portrait of one of the most celebrated broadcasters of the 20th Century. Cooke's story is told through his...

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Award for Award for Best Use of Footage in an Entertainment Production


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The Great British Sunday

BBC Entertainment and Events Productions   |   UK

The story of the British Sunday as told by comedian Sean Lock. Wall to wall archive with comedy voice over, the programme is a tribute to a world of window shopping, lunchtime strippers, meeting the relatives...

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


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The Thirties in Colour

BBC Vision (Factual Arts)   |   UK

The 1930s were a Golden Age for international travel. Wealthier travellers recorded their experiences by using the new colour film technologies. Their home movies captured - often unintentionally - defining...

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Award for Award for Best Use of Wildlife and Natural History Stock Footage


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Clever Monkeys

BBC NHU   |   Worldwide

David Attenborough opens our eyes to a monkey world filled with intelligence, love, sadness, empathy, language, lying, social manipulation, stress, and humour. In a wonderful romp through the monkey world,...

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Award for Award for Best Use of Sports Footage


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Graham Hill (Driven)

Mark Stewart Productions   |   UK

An intimate, comprehensive and entertaining portrait of one of Britain's greatest racing drivers. Graham Hill achieved the unique feat of winning the Formula 1 World Championship, the Indy 500 and...

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Award for Award for Best Use of Footage in an Advertisement or Corporate Production


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Nokia: Days (Advert)

Jack Morton Worldwide   |   UK

"Days" encapsulates Nokia's vision of Connecting People through new and better technologies. It tells a story of days of change: days that can be challenging and revolutionary, days that...

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


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Jay-Z (Intro Film at Glastonbury Festival)

Princess Productions   |   UK

When Jay-Z was confirmed to perform at Glastonbury there was a furor in the press, particularly from Noel Gallagher from Oasis. He said hip hop would never work at Glastonbury. We were contracted to make...

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Award for Award for Best Use of Footage in a Training or Education Production


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Mysteries in the Archives

Ina   |   France

Marseille, Tuesday October 9th 1934. King Alexander I of Yugoslavia arrives in the Port of Marseille for an official visit to France. Several minutes later, he is shot point-blank - killed by a Croatian...

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Award for Award for Best Use of Footage in a Feature Length Production


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Of Time and the City

Hurricane Films Ltd   |   UK

British film director Terence Davies returns to the town he grew up in to create a love song and a eulogy to his birthplace - Liverpool ...

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Award for Award for Best Use of Footage on Non-television Platforms

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CBC/Radio-Canada Digital Archives (Website)

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation / Canadian Broadcasting Corporation / la société Radio-Canada   |   Canada

The CBC/Radio-Canada Digital Archives Website is a comprehensive collection of 12,000 online television and radio clips that highlight the events, issues and people that have shaped Canada. From political...

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Award for Award for Archive Restoration or Preservation Project


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Restoration of Kinora Reels From Circa 1911

The R&A Archive/Blue Post Production   |   UK

Kinora reels were based on the same principles as the Mutoscope. Patented by the Lumiere brothers in 1896, they were first marketed in Britain in 1902 as a moving image system for home use. Each reel held...

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Award for The Jane Mercer Footage Researcher of the Year Award


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Paul Gardner for Thriller in Manila

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Award for Award for Footage Library Person of the Year


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Alan Bradshaw (AP Archive)

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Award for Award for Footage Library of the Year


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Clips & Footage

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Award for Award for Lifetime Achievement


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Roy Harris

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On the Night...

Kate Griffiths, Clearance Matters, with Eric Kulberg

L-R Jacqui Edwards, Paul Gardner with Darlow Smithson colleague

James Hunt and his wife

L-R, Nikki Parrot, Mark Craig, Natasha Dack, Tigerlily Films

Jim Anderson (left) with his wife (right) and Sol Papadopoulos, Hurican Films (centre)

(L-R) Tony Ageh, BBC, Jerry Kuehl, Christine Whittaker and Anthony Wall, BBC Arena

(L-R) Dick Fiddy, Karena Smith, Sue Malden, Murray Weston

(L-R) Steve Bergson, Jacqui Edwards, Alan Bradshaw and Beatrice Read

Jenny Coan, Serena Sharp

Blue Post Production

Steve Bearman, Deluxe Digital London and colleague

L-R Caroline Wright, Tony Ageh, Roly Keating, BBC

L-R Antoinette Chance, Raphael Spagnolo, Serge Vaillet, Jenny Hammerton

L-R Jody Winterbottom, Framepool, James Smith, Adam Smith

Jose Aguilera, Sarah Wallis, Tim Emblem-English, BBC Studios

L-R, Gerry Gedge, Paul Sargent and David Walsh, IWM, David Atkinson and Martin Rogers, blue

Paul Gardner with Darlow Smithson colleagues

Kate Griffiths, Gary Welch plus Andy Harrower, PRS for Music

L-R Perry Foran, Alastair White, British Pathe Ltd (centre) Matt Bowman, TVP (right)

Luke Smedley (left), Clara Torres, Niall Campbell (right) AP Archive

L-R Darren Teale, Junction 15, Viv Mcgrath, Gecko Productions (right)

L-R Jose Aguilera, Sarah Wallis, BBC Studios

L-R Paul Willey, Richard Watson, Gerry Gedge, blue

L-R Lucy Smickersgill, Richard Taylor, Ron Southern, BBC

Peter Wright and colleague, Deluxe Digital London

Alastair White, British Pathe Ltd with Caroline Hart, ITN Source

L-R Veronique Foucault, AP Archive, Paul Sargent, IWM, Angela Saward, Wellcome Trust

L-R Tony Blake, Cambridge Imaging Systems, Murray Weston, BUFVC, Peter Cox, KPM

L-R Simon Wood, ITN Source and guest

Roy Harris with his wife

L-R Andy Burman, ITV Sport Archive, Stephen Kahn, Rita Costantinou, ITV Sport Archive

Anwen Pari-Jones, Jenny Hammerton (centre), John Reed, National Screen

L-R Paul Wright, Diane Lees and Mark Whitmore, IWM

L-R Lawrence Breen, Mark Fletcher, BBC

Caroline Wright, BBC (centre)

L-R Nikki Parrott and Natasha Dack, Tigerlily Films, Sara Hill, blue

L-R Taylor Downing, Flashback TV, Richard Melman, History Channel, Christine Whittaker, Paul Sargent, IWM

L-R Brian Robinson, BFI, Susan Huxley

L-R Jerry Kuehl, Antoinette Chance, Serge Vaillet

Zoe Moore and Chris Gibson, BBC Motion Gallery

L-R Suzanne Gray, Susan Huxley, Declan Smith

L-R Serena Sharp, Jenny Coan, Alison Mercer, Clips

L-R Richard Fish, Deluxe Digital London, Alan Bradshaw, AP Archive, Lord Puttnam

L-R Robin James, BBC Motion Gallery, Richard Melman, History Channel, Lord Puttnam

L-R Gordon Craig, Fremantlemedia, Sophie Milland, Elaine Shepherd, BBC, Lord Puttnam

L-R Jenny Coan, Clips

L-R Jody Winterbottom, Framepool, Mark Fletcher, BBC, Lord Puttnam

L-R Rita Costantinou, ITV Sport Archive, Mark Craig, Lord Puttnam

Eric Kulberg with Lord Puttnam

L-R Amanda Huntley, Huntley Film Archive, Matthew Gidley, Jack Morton Worldwide, Lord Puttnam

L-R Ben Caron, Princess Productions, Andy Harrower, PRS for Music, James Hunt, Lord Puttnam

L-R Serge Vaillet, INA, Dinah Caine, Skillset, Lord Puttnam

L-R Isobel Williams, Hubert Best' publicist, Roy Harris, representing CBC, Lord Puttnam

L-R Jean-Luc Vernhet, INA, Rachel Jardine, Carmen Locke, BBC, Lord Puttnam

L-R Sol Papadopoulos, Hurrican Films, Jim Anderson, Lord Puttnam

L-R Tim Emblem-English, BBC Studios

L-R Veronique Foucault, AP Archive, Paul Gardner, Darlow Smithson, Lord Puttnam

L-R Rebekah Polding, Film London, Jenny Coan, Serena Sharp and Alison Mercer, Clips

L-R Roy Harris, Lord Puttnam

Roy Harris enjoying the moment with his wife

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