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.

The Grierson Awards 2022

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.



Portland Audio

DCF Acquires Portland Audio

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Directors Cut Films is proud to announce the acquisition of boutique sound studio Portland Audio, run by senior shortform sound designer & mixer Claire Bilyard.

This exciting new venture allows us to introduce the benefits of DOLBY ATMOS workflow and delivery to our clients.

Located in our Portland House facility, whilst remaining independent, the two Portland Audio studios, each with isolated VO booths, will be serviced by the Directors Cut Post Producers, and will be available to Kate and her team.


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!


2021 International Emmy® Kids Awards Nomination My Life: Picture Perfect

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Directors Cut would like to congratulate Big Deal Films and everyone who worked on My Life: Picture Perfect which has received a 2021 International Emmy® Kids Awards nomination in the Kids: Factual & Entertainment category.

Picture perfect is the story following 12-year-old Nigerian hyperrealism artist Kareem Waris as he stages his first exhibition in his hometown of Lagos.