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MIRA wins prize at Ladek Film Festival

11 Oct 2018 / in Mira Film, news

Fantastic news to hear that Ladek Mountain Film Festival have awarded MIRA with the Best Film in Mountain Sport 2018. From Richard, Lizzy, Mira, Subina, Niraj, Shashank, Anusha, myself & many more who were involved in this special film project, we are honoured and grateful. Ladek Jury: “The Jury decided to award the prize to […]

2018 Blueprint

I am excited about 2018 as it will be the first year that I will be able to devote myself wholly to photography & filming as I plan to submit my completed PhD thesis in early 2018. When I decided to turn this photography dream into reality and leave my job as a university lecturer, […]

China Daily Newspaper Article on Mira Film

10 Jun 2017 / in Blog, Mira Film

While attending the BANFF film festival launch in Beijing at the end of May 2017, I did a round of media interviews including this one that was published in the China Daily 《中国日报》 newspaper that is the widest print circulation of any English-language newspaper in China (over 200,000 copies per issue).  Although there are a few points […]

MIRA – Nepali version of full film is now available online

15 Mar 2017 / in Blog, Mira Film, Uncategorized

The Nepali version of MIRA has been showing across Nepal through the mobile cinema screenings that have been funded by the Vimeo sales of the film that is available in English, French & Chinese. We have now made the full Nepali film available for viewing on Youtube. Thank you to Rajan Shrestha, Dinesh Dakota, Shashank […]

MIRA wins Grand Prize at Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival 2017

19 Feb 2017 / in Blog, Mira Film, Uncategorized

February 19th 2017 What an honour. This evening in Vancouver, MIRA was awarded the Grand Prize at the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival.  Thank you to everyone who believed in the value of this film before we had anything to show for this. It was 2 years ago today that I was packing my cameras & stuff to […]

MIRA wins Jury Award at DMFF 2017

14 Feb 2017 / in Blog, Mira Film, Uncategorized

Chuffed to the extent that I start pulling funny faces with the award of the Jury Prize for MIRA at the Dutch Mountain Film Festival 2017 head on February 10th 2017 in Kerkrade, Holland. Jury Report: Filmed in traditional documentary style, a whole raft of present-day themes are dealt with, such as the urge to […]

Nat Geo Commission & Mira Award

08 Feb 2017 / in Blog, Mira Film, Uncategorized

A milestone & huge honour for me was when I was contacted by National Geographic & asked to produce a short video story based on the film MIRA that I made. Suffice to say that I was honoured by such a request & sums up the incredible adventure that this film has taken me on. […]