Savoy Place, London was the venue for the 2007 British Documentary Awards on Friday, 23 November 2007. Nick Ross presented the awards and Paul Watson was the recipient of the Trustees' Award.

Categories

Winners

  • Best Documentary on a Contemporary Issue

    Rain In My Heart

    Rain In My Heart
    Director/Producer:
    Paul Watson
    Production Cº:
    BBC
    BBC Two
  • Best Documentary on the Arts

    Imagine...Who Cares About Art?

    Imagine...Who Cares About Art?
    Director/Producer:
    Sam Hobkinson
    Production Cº:
    BBC
    BBC One
  • Best Historical Documentary

    Hungary 1956: Our Revolution

    Hungary 1956: Our Revolution
    Director:
    Mark Kidel
    Producers:
    Mark Kidel and Serge Lalou
    Production Cº:
    Calliope Media
    BBC Four
  • Best Science Documentary

    Monkeys, Rats and Me

    Monkeys, Rats and Me
    Director/Producer:
    Adam Wishart
    Production Cº:
    Hardcash Productions
    BBC Two
  • The Jonathan Gili Award for Most Entertaining Documentary

    Ray Gosling OAP

    Ray Gosling OAP
    Director:
    Amanda Reilly
    Producer:
    David Parker
    Production Cº:
    Available Light Productions
    BBC Four
  • Best Drama Documentary

    Consent

    Consent
    Director:
    Brian Hill
    Producer:
    Katie Bailiff
    Writer:
    Anna Maloney
    Production Cº:
    Century Films
    Channel 4
  • Arena 3P Award for Best Documentary Series

    Anatomy of a Crime

    Anatomy of a Crime
    Director/Producer:
    Steph Atkinson
    Production Cº:
    BBC
    BBC Two
  • UK Film Council Award for Best Cinema Documentary

    Deep Water

    Deep Water
    Directors:
    Louise Osmond and Jerry Rothwell
    Producers:
    Al Morrow, Jonny Persey and John Smithson
    Production Cº:
    APT Films and Stir Fried Films
    Production in association with Darlow Smithson Prods
  • The Bloomberg Award For Best Newcomer

    No Man is an Island

    No Man is an Island
    Director:
    Sonja Linden
    Production Cº:
    Avanton Productions Oy
    Sheffield Doc/Fest
  • Trustees' Award

    for outstanding contribution to the art of documentary film making: Paul Watson. Now in his 60s, Paul Watson was a painter before he became a documentary film maker. He has worked for both the BBC and Granada before founding his own production company, Priory Pictures, in 2003. Spanning 35 years, his career encompasses over 300 films, and he has won both Royal Television Society and Broadcasting Press Guild awards, as well as receiving BAFTA and Grierson Trust nominations. Rain In My Heart has also just won a Prix Europa. His credits include: The Family, The Fishing Party, Sylvania Waters, The Dinner Party, The Queen's Wedding, Malcolm and Barbara: A Love Story, Malcolm and Barbara: Love's Farewell and Rain In My Heart.