Griersons 2010 – Coverage of the most prestigious documentary awards ceremony hosted by writer, presenter and documentary maker, Sandi Toksvig. Established in 1972, to commemorate the pioneering Scottish documentary filmmaker John Grierson (1898 – 1972), the Grierson 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.
During the evening, nine awards will be presented plus the Trustees Award. The nine categories are:
Productions nominated this year include Mo; Wounded; Mendelssohn, the Nazis and Me; Wonders of the Solar System; The Choir: Unsung Town; Ross Kemp: Middle East; and Banksy’s Exit Through the Gift Shop receiving two nominations in the Cinema and Entertaining categories.
Channel: Current TV UK
TX: 6th November 2010
Source: Current TV