FOCAL International Awards – The Winners

Last night -30 April- FOCAL International held their annual industry awards at a gala bash in London’s Lancaster Hotel.
AP Archive scooped the Best Archive Restoration / Preservation Project Award for its massive project to digitise 32,000 hours of 20th century history, which was carried out in conjunction with Prime Focus Technologies. They were also voted Library of the Year and on top of that, one of their employees, Jenny Hammerton, picked up the award for Footage Employee of the Year.

Best Use of Footage in a History Production
Sponsored by Getty Images/BBC Motion Gallery
• Silent Balkans – Anemon Productions (Greece)
Best Use of Footage in a Current Affairs Production
Sponsored by ITN Source
• We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks – Universal Pictures (USA)
Best Use of Footage in a Factual Production
Sponsored by FremantleMedia Archive
• New Life Of Family Album – Evolution Films (Czech Republic)
Best Use of Footage in an Entertainment Production
Sponsored by Footage Farm
• Goodbye Granadaland – ITV Entertainment / Shiver for ITV (UK)
Best Use of Footage in an Arts Production
Sponsored by Bridgeman Footage
• Arena: The National Theatre – War and Peace – Lone Star Productions (UK)

Full list of Winners here

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