MENTORN’S SHOWS SHORTLISTED FOR FOCAL INTERNATIONAL AWARDS AND NATIONAL AUTISTIC AWARD
Mentorn Media’s Saddam Goes to Hollywood has been nominated in the ‘Best Use of Footage in a Factual Production’ and ‘Best Use of Footage in an Arts Production’ categories for the FOCAL International Awards 2017.
The FOCAL International Awards celebrate the best use of footage across all genres and media platforms as well as recognise producers, directors, researchers and other creative media professionals for excellence in the use and preservation of stock and archival footage.
For the ‘Best Use of Footage in a Factual Production’ Saddam Goes to Hollywood will be going up against Asunder (Blanche Pictures) and The War Show (Fridthjof Film). In the ‘Best Use of Footage in an Arts Production’ category it faces Charles Pathe & Leon Gaumont, Reel Rivals of the Cinema (Program33) and Eat That Question - Frank Zappa in His Own Words (Les Films Du Poisson, UFA Fiction / Sony Pictures Classics)
The awards take place on Thursday, 25th May, 2017 at the Royal Lancaster London Hotel and will be hosted by comedian and journalist, Hardeep Singh Kohli.
In further good news, Mentorn’s short film Things Not to Say to an Autistic Person for BBC Three has been selected by the National Autistic Society for an award after the judges praised it for helping increase public understanding of autism.