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Directors Cut is excited to be expanding its Corporate Films offering with the creation of a new arm, headed up by Ted Byron Baybutt.

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Ted joins us with a wealth of experience built up through decades in the corporate films world. He has worked with many premium clients with brands such as Vauxhall, Samsung, Capita, Hiscox, Hewlett Packard, Westfield Centre and too many other household names to mention! Ted’s production and post-production experience is complemented by his marketing and sales work, and also by creative projects including award-winning short films and his own feature film, and in the role of MD of a successful film festival consultancy company.

The Last Mountain

Broadcast Tech Innovation Awards 2022 Shortlist

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Amazing news and massive congratulations to our very own Kate Davis, Stephen Gilbert and Edwin Matthews for being shortlisted for the Excellence in Audio Post-Production (Non-scripted) Award at this year’s Broadcast Tech Innovation Awards, for their work on The Last Mountain.

Film Editor: Julie Buckland
Produced by: Olivia Lichtenstein & Julia Nottingham
Directed and Filmed by: Chris Terrill
An Uppercut Films, Dorothy St Pictures & Globus Pictures production

To view the 2022 shortlist click here.

Winner at both the FIFAD and Trento Film Festivals!

Winner at both the FIFAD and Trento Film Festivals!

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Congratulations to everybody involved in The Last Mountain, as alongside being shortlisted for the 2022 Grierson Awards, it has also been awarded the Grand Prize of the International Alpine Film Festival of Les Diablerets (FIFAD) in Switzerland, and the Audience Award for Best Mountaineering Film at the Trento Film Festival! Well done and very much deserved.

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The Grierson Awards 2022 Shortlist

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Congratulations to everyone shortlisted for the Grierson 2022 Awards, including the incredible projects that were worked on here at Directors Cut by our amazing team; Hunting the Essex Lorry Killers shortlisted in the Best Single Documentary – Domestic category and The Last Mountain which has been shortlisted in both the Best Sports Documentary and the Best Single Documentary – Domestic categories.

Good luck everyone!

To view the 2022 shortlist click here.




2021 Televisual Bulldog Awards

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Well done to everyone that was involved with the BBC’s Extinction: The Facts, and for their nomination in the 2021 Televisual Bulldog Awards, Specialist Factual Category.

The Grierson Awards 2021 Nominations

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Our amazing team here at DCF have been very privileged and honoured to work on three of the documentaries that have been nominated in the 2021 Grierson Awards.

Televisual Best Current Affairs Documentary
Undercover in the Schools that Chain Boys
BBC News Arabic Documentaries

Storm Best Arts Documentary
Keith Haring: Street Art Boy
BBC Studios

Discovery Best Natural History or Environmental Documentary
Extinction: The Facts
BBC Studios

To see all the 2021 nominations click here.

Good luck to all the nominees!

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The Grierson Awards 2021 Shortlist

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Massive congratulations to all the documentaries shortlisted in this years Grierson awards, but especially the projects our fantastic team at Directors Cut have worked on! We are keeping all our fingers crossed that they all get the success they deserve. To view the 2021 shortlist click here.

Sad Celebrations

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After 37 episodes of the hugely popular Great Canal Journeys, the last voice-over session with Timothy West & Prunella Scales ends. With online editor Andy Nicholson, sound mixer Kate Davis and colourist Andy Elliott.