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'Listen to Britain 2017' filmmaker wins Best Director Award at the Debbies

February 27th 2018: Maia Krall Fry ('Silent Roars') emerged with the Best Director award at the inaugural Edinburgh TV Festival Debbie Awards, established to recognise new talent who made their broadcast debut in 2017. She beat tough competition including fellow Listen to Britain 2017 filmmaker, Ruth Grinberg.

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Wingspan working with BFI and BBC again in 2018 - this time seeking new and emerging animators

February 14th 2018: Following the success of Listen to Britain 2017, Wingpsan, BBC and BFI call out for Britain's best new animation talent.

 

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Two 'Listen to Britain 2017' directors nominated for a Debbie!

February 13th 2018: Maria Krall Fry ('Silent Roars') and Ruth Grimberg ('Learning to Swim') are announced as among the six shortlisted debut directors nominated for the Edinburgh TV Festival Debbie Awards celebrating emerging directors who made their broadcast debut in 2017.

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Listen To Britain 2017 premieres at BFI Southbank

On Tuesday 19th September 12 short documentaries executive produced by Wingspan Productions premiered in NFT1 at BFI Southbank, ahead of transmission on BBC Four on 24th Sept in a special evening of programming introduced by Oscar winning director, Kevin Macdonald.

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Wingspan to produce episodes of BBC flagship science strand Horizon

June 20th 2017. The BBC announced today that, following a competitive pitch process, Wingspan is one of three companies selected to make bundles of films for the next two series of Horizon. Tom McDonald, Head of Commissioning, Natural History and Specialist Factual at the BBC said “BBC Studios, Wingspan Productions and Windfall Films are three of the best Science suppliers currently operating in the UK. Their ideas are original, exciting and bold.”

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Listen To Britain 2017 announces 12 commissioned films from new directors

Wingspan’s project for BBC and BFI takes shape at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2017 

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The Joy of Data receives honourable mention in International competition at AFO #52

Olomouc in the Czech Republic is home to Europe’s oldest, most prestigious Science Film Festival

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Hans Rosling 1948 - 2017

We're deeply saddened that our friend and colleague, Hans Rosling, has died.

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Wingspan is working with BBC and BFI on an exciting opportunity for new and emerging filmmakers

The original Listen to Britain was aimed at boosting morale during WWII and galvanising global support for the UK.  Directed and edited by Humphrey Jennings and Stuart McAllister it pioneered a new form of documentary filmmaking, engaging audiences in a way never seen before.

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The Joy of Data WINS "Noble" prize in Stockholm

‘Marmalade, socks and One Direction’ clip triumphs at WCSFP 

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Wingspan Creative Director is re-elected to PACT Council

Archie Baron has been re-elected for a second term to PACT Council.

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Computer Says Show is nominated for BEST ORIGINAL PROGRAMME at the Broadcast Awards 2017

Computer Says Show is nominated for Best Original Programme at the Broadcast Awards 2017

http://www.broadcastnow.co.uk/news/broadcast-awards-shortlist-2017-revealed/5111598.article

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