The Grierson Awards 2003: Winners

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Winners

Best Documentary on a Contemporary Issue

Crackhouse

Crackhouse

  • Directors/Producers:Laurence Turnbull, Carl John & Martin Fuller
  • Executive Producers:Richard Macer, David Mortimor & Alan Brown
  • Made by:Strong FilmsFirst UK showing BBC Two

BMGZomba Award for Best Documentary on the Arts

Antoni Gaudi - God’s Architect

Antoni Gaudi - God’s Architect

  • Director/Producer:Mandy Chang
  • Executive Producers:Vanessa Phillips & Nicolas Kent
  • Made by:Oxford Film and TelevisionFirst UK showing BBC Four

Best Historical Documentary

SAS Embassy Siege

SAS Embassy Siege

  • Director:Bruce Goodison
  • Producer:Louise Norman
  • Executive Producer:Sam Collyns
  • Made by:BBCFirst UK showing BBC Two

Best Documentary on Science or the Natural World

DNA - The Future

DNA - The Future

  • Director/Producer:David Glover
  • Series Producer:David Dugan
  • Made by:Windfall FilmsFirst UK showing Channel 4

Most Entertaining Documentary

Jamie’s Kitchen (Programme 4)

Jamie’s Kitchen (Programme 4)

  • Director:Sandi Scott
  • Producer:Peter Moore
  • Made by:Talkback/Fresh OneFirst UK showing Channel 4

Best Documentary Series

The Last Peasants

The Last Peasants

  • Director/Producer:Angus Macqueen
  • Made by:October FilmsFirst UK showing Channel 4

International Documentary

Chavez, Inside the Coup

Chavez, Inside the Coup

  • Directors:Donnacha Ó Briain & Kim Bartley
  • Producer:David Power
  • BBC Storyville Series Editor:Nick Fraser
  • Made by:A Power Pictures Production for The Irish Film Board, RTE, BBC, ZDF/ARTE, NPS, Cobo & YLEFirst UK showing BBC Four

National Film Board of Canada Award for Best Cinema Documentary

Biggie & Tupac

Biggie & Tupac

  • Director/Producer:Nick Broomfield
  • Made by:Lafayette FilmsFirst UK showing Channel 4

Best Newcomer

Chavez, Inside the Coup

Chavez, Inside the Coup

  • Director:Donnacha Ó Briain & Kim Bartley
  • Producer:David Power
  • BBC Storyville Series Editor:Nick Fraser
  • Made by:A Power Pictures Production for The Irish Film Board, RTE, BBC, ZDF/ARTE, NPS, Cobo & YLEFirst UK showing BBC Four

Trustees' Award

Molly Dineen

The Grierson Memorial Trust was delighted to present the first Trustees' Award, which recognises an outstanding contribution to the art of documentary, was to Molly Dineen, whose films include The Lord's Tale; Geri; Tony Blair; The Pick, The Shovel and the Open Road; In the Company of Men; The Ark; Heart of the Angel; Operation Raleigh; My African Farm; and Home from the Hill. The award was presented by Ruby Wax.

Kodak Award for Best Documentary on Film

This special award was open to any entry into Grierson 2003 which was substantially produced on photographic film. It was awarded jointly to The Last Peasants (directed and produced by Angus Macqueen) and Prisoner of Paradise (left, directed by Malcolm Clarke and Stuart Sender, produced by Malcolm Clarke & Karl-Eberhard Schaefer).

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