• Short Summary

    VISNEWS ARE AMONG THE AWARD-WINNERS IN THE 1995 BRITISH TELEVISION NEWSFILM OF THE YEAR COMPETITION.?

  • Description

    VISNEWS ARE AMONG THE AWARD-WINNERS IN THE 1995 BRITISH TELEVISION NEWSFILM OF THE YEAR COMPETITION. OUR NAIROBI STAFF CAMERAMAN, RAY ROBINSON, CAME SECOND IN THE HARD NEWS (SILENT) CATEGORY FOR HIS COVERAGE OF LAST OCTOBER'S RIOTS IN ADEN. THE AWARDS WERE PRESENTED AT THE SAVOY HOTEL IN LONDON TONIGHT (WEDNESDAY).

    SEPARATE AWARDS WERE MADE TO STILLS PHOTOGRAPHERS. THE NEWSFILM SECTION IS OPEN TO STAFF AND FREELANCE CAMERAMEN IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, THE COMMONWEALTH, SOUTH AFRICA AND IRELAND. INTRODUCED IN 1960 BY THE ENCYLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, IT IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE RECOGNITION FOR THE BEST HARD NEWS, FEATURE NEWS AND SPORTS FILM SHOT BETWEEN NOVEMBER 1, 1964, AND OCTOBER 31, 1965, FOR USE BY TELEVISION ORGANISATIONS.

    JOHN MARTIN EARNED HIS AWARD FOR HIS COVERAGE OF A MAN ON THE RUN FROM POLICE. IT WAS FILMED FOR BORDER TELEVISION, ONE OF BRITAIN'S INDEPENDENT NETWORKS. PETER CARTWRIGHT'S ENTRY WAS CALLED "MAN ON THE ROOF," COVERAGE OF A MAN ON THE ROOF OF A HOUSE AT FIRST DEFYING ATTEMPTS TO GET HIM DOWN AND THEN RELENTING.

    RAY ROBINSON FILMED CROWDS IN ADEN RIOTING AGAINST BRITISH RULE. THEY THREW STONES AT POLICE, WRECKED VEHICLES AND SMASHED SHOP WINDOWS - THE CLIMAX TO A WAVE OF DEMONSTRATIONS AGAINST THE BRITISH.

    INDEPENDENT TELEVISION NEWS LIMITED AND UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL ALSO WON AWARDS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA31BJ97BCELZL30VW49R7EFXXG
    Media URN:
    VLVA31BJ97BCELZL30VW49R7EFXXG
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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