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Infonation/Big Tree have been short-listed by the Wellcome Trust for a broadcast development award for their documentary series Julian Clary Wants To live Forever. The award which is intended to fund in depth research for the series, will be decided at a live pitching session at this year’s Sheffield Documentary Film Festival.
In association with the extensive work carried out for the NHS new technology programme, Infonation has just produced a new video featuring the work of some of the UK’s leading industrial designers. The Design Bugs Out programme is intended to bring innovative product design to bear on many of the familiar items of furniture which are found on hospital wards. The designers were specifically tasked with designing out aspects of the products which might harbour bugs and create infection risks to patients.
The DVD edition of Infonation’s television series Beyond Babel, which explores the global impact of the English language, has won a Silver at this year’s IVCA Awards. The DVD, which has commentary and subtitles in five languages, features the original four part series along with two and a half hours of new material. Beyond Babel has been authored in both PAL and NTSC versions and is supported with scripts and web-links on the Infonation web site. Beyond Babel – DVD Edition has been designed for use in an academic context and will form a valuable addition to the study of English around the world.
Britain: The Big Picture, Infonation Media’s interactive DVD guide to feature film production in the UK, has won the DVD Europa Award for 2000. This pioneering DVD, was the first of its kind produced in the UK and is aimed at film industry professionals. Britain: The Big Picture contains 23 individual documentary guides to all aspects of feature film production and is introduced by Prime Minister Tony Blair. The Big Picture also has contributions from over 100 film industry professionals, including George Lucas, Alan Parker, Tony Scott, Sir Richard Attenborough, and Anthony Minghella.
Press: Media Line – Britain The Big Picture