All Films of Record articles – Page 2

  • Panorama
    News

    BBC probes Films of Record Panorama data leak

    2014-03-31T19:01:00Z

    The BBC has launched an “urgent investigation” into an information leak on a Films of Record Panorama documentary about the mayor of Tower Hamlets.

  • Drinking for England
    News

    BBC2 revives Modern Times

    2013-06-06T08:01:00Z

    BBC2 is resuscitating contemporary British documentary strand Modern Times after more than a decade and has commissioned a raft of series, including exclusive access to value retailer Iceland.

  • Neil Grant
    News

    Films of Record recruits Mentorn’s Neil Grant

    2013-03-28T09:26:00Z

    Neil Grant is leaving Mentorn Media after six years to join Films of Record, to help broaden its factual output.

  • Hugh Grant
    News

    C4 orders Leveson doc - and riles MP

    2012-11-07T10:04:00Z

    A Conservative MP has questioned Channel 4’s impartiality after the broadcaster ordered a Films of Record doc about the Leveson inquiry, presented by Hugh Grant.

  • 911: The Day That Changed The World
    News

    Ten Alps cuts losses

    2012-06-27T09:25:00Z

    Ten Alps has significantly cut its pre-tax losses after restructuring its finances and raising £3m from shareholders.

  • Large Hadron Collider
    News

    Films of Record to put life at Cern on YouTube

    2012-01-26T09:00:00Z

    Films of Record is poised to start making content for the Cern YouTube channel, which will ultimately lead to a feature-length documentary similar in scale to Life In A Day, Broadcast understands.

  • Dale Farm eviction
    News

    C4 overhauls current affairs

    2011-11-10T09:26:00Z

    Channel 4’s decision to tender out contracts for Dispatches and increase the number of films in the documentary strand will give production companies a credible current affairs business model, producers have said.

  • Nick Fraser
    News

    BBC orders docs from Hardcash and Films of Record

    2010-11-25T08:00:00Z

    The BBC has ordered documentaries on US police attempts to track paedophiles and the history of Amnesty International from Hardcash Productions and Films of Record respectively.

  • News

    Bevan ends nineyear stint at helm of Films of Record

    2010-06-17T07:00:00Z

    Jane Bevan is to step down as managing director of indie Films of Record after more than nine years at the company.

  • News

    Temple directs Detroit doc for Films of Record

    2009-11-19T07:00:00Z

    Ten Alps indie Films of Record is to produce a one-off BBC2 documentary about the life and death of Detroit’s automotive industry.

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    News

    Films of Record lands Panorama childcare doc

    2009-10-13T11:00:00Z

    Films of Record is making a Panorama investigating the pressures facing childcare social workers following the Baby P scandal.

  • Roger Graef
    Comment

    Risk to PSB funding as switchover looms

    2009-08-21T12:32:00Z

    As the digital switchover approaches, the funding for ambitious PSB programming is ever more at risk, writes Roger Graef.

  • Roger Graef
    The Broadcast Interview

    Roger Graef: Obeying the law on ideas

    2009-07-16T08:51:00Z

    As Films of Record celebrates its 30th anniversary, founder Roger Graef argues that taking lessons from the past on budgets and accountability is the route to regaining creativity.

  • That'll Teach 'Em
    Comment

    Eve Kay, Films of Record

    2009-06-18T07:00:00Z

    Eve Kay on receiving death threats, dumbing down and her admiration for Mad Men’s sexist Don Draper.

  • shows_scrapheap_challenge
    News

    Films of Record hires Scrapheap Challenge creator

    2008-12-08T11:20:29Z

    Films of Record has hired Jamie's Ministry of Food producer and Scrapheap Challenge creator Eve Kay.

  • Blank
    News

    GI to take care of Films of Record docs

    2006-03-23T08:30:00Z

    Granada International has signed a deal with Roger Graef's indie Films of Record to distribute four of its new documentaries. The distributor will sell the BBC series Girl Cops (8 x 29 minutes), Chinatown (3 x 59 minutes) and ...

  • News

    Films of Record follows girl cops

    2005-06-02T08:30:00Z

    The BBC has commissioned Films of Record to make two ambitious fly-on-the-wall documentary series, charting the lives of women police officers and prison staff.

  • News

    Films of Record to put ex-cons in doc.

    2003-04-30T11:10:10Z

    Film-maker and criminologist Roger Graef is making a major new documentary for BBC1, looking at the delicate issue of what should be done with dangerous criminals once they are released from prison, writes Leigh Holmwood.

  • News

    ARTSWORLD ORDERS FILMS OF RECORD SERIES

    2001-10-05T00:00:00Z

    Cable channel Artsworld has commissioned Films of Record to produce a series about the transforming effects of the arts on prisoners. The 6 x 30-minute series, Artistic Convictions, commissioned by Artsworld

  • News

    Films of Record to tackle crime

    2000-01-07T00:00:00Z

    Roger Graef's independent, Films of Record, is working on a new 4 x 60-minute series for BBC 2 about global crime, writes Tim Dams.