The 2019 Grierson Awards Shortlist Announced

By July 25, 2019 No Comments

“Established in 1972, the Griersons are the biggest event in the UK documentary calendar. The awards recognise and celebrate documentaries from Britain and abroad that have made a significant contribution to the genre and that demonstrate quality, integrity, creativity, originality and overall excellence.” – https://griersontrust.org/grierson-awards/the-grierson-awards/

Congratulations to all our friends and clients who have made this years shortlist, we’re incredibly proud to have played our part!

Best Single Documentary – International

  • Storyville: Under the Wire – Arrow Media for General theatrical release
  •  Iran Unveiled: Taking on the Ayatollahs Hardcash Productions for ITV

Best Historical Documentary

  •  The Last Survivors – Minnow Films for BBC Two

Best Science Documentary

  • How to See a Black Hole: The Universe’s Greatest Mystery – Windfall Films for BBC Four
  • Surgeons: At the Edge of Life – Dragonfly Film and Television for BBC Two

Best Entertaining Documentary

  • Travels in Trumpland with Ed Balls: Making America Proud Again? – Expectation Entertainment for BBC Two

Best Documentary Series

  • Leaving Neverland – Amos Pictures for Channel 4
  • Michael Palin in North Korea – ITN for Channel 5

Best Constructed Documentary Series

  •  The Great British School Swap – Top Hat Productions for Channel 4

Best Documentary Presenter

  •  LOUIS THEROUX for Louis Theroux: Altered States – BBC Studios: The Documentary Unit for BBC Two


Envy are proud to sponsor the ‘Best Single Documentary – Domestic award’ in The 2019 Grierson Awards.