Archive and footage trade body FOCAL International announced the winners of its annual FOCAL Awards at the Troxy in London last night.

The 14 awards were given to productions making “bold and compelling” use of archival footage, as well as three awards recognising the work of practitioners, researchers and companies and two awards celebrating restoration and preservation.

Julien Temple also received the Lifetime Achievement Award.

The winners

Footage Person of the Year
Jane Fish, Imperial War Museums

Footage Company of the Year

Best Archive Restoration & Preservation Project
Joe 90

Best Archive Restoration & Preservation Title

Best Use of Footage in a History Production
The Scientist, The Imposter and Stalin: How to Feed the People (Le savant, l’imposteur et Staline: Comment Nourrir le Peuple)

Best Use of Footage in an Entertainment Production

Best Use of Footage in a Sports Production – TIE

Bobby Robson: More Than a Manager & Momentum Generation

Best Use of Footage on Innovative Platforms
British Pathé TV

Best Use of Footage in an Arts Production
Kulenkampff’s Shoes

Best Use of Footage in a Factual or Natural World Production
Under the Wire

Best Use of Footage in a Music Production
John and Yoko: Above Us Only Sky

Best Use of Footage in a History Feature
Apollo 11

Best Use of Footage in Advertising or Branded Content
WWF – Fight For Your World

Best Use of Footage in a Short Film Production
A Night at the Garden

Best Use of Footage in a Cinematic Feature
They Shall Not Grow Old

Student Jury Award for Most Inspiring Use of Archive

Jane Mercer Researcher of the Year Award
Peter Scott for A Dangerous Dynasty: House of Assad

Staff Reporter

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