Margy Kinmonth

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Margy Kinmonth is a film and television director whose credits include feature documentary Revolution: New Art for a New World (Foxtrot Films Ltd/Arts Alliance), marking the 1917 Russian Revolution, ''War Art with Eddie Redmayne'' ([1] 2015), which shows on ITV and Ovation, about artists of the First World War, Hermitage Revealed (Foxtrot Films Ltd/Arts Alliance, Moscow International Film Festival 2014[1]), Royal Paintbox with HRH the Prince of Wales (Foxtrot Films Ltd/ ITV, MIFF 2013[2]), Looking for Lowry with Ian McKellen, Noel Gallagher and Dame Paula Rego (Foxtrot Films/ ITV), "Mariinsky Theatre", "The Nutcracker Story" and BBC series Naked Hollywood, winner of BAFTA Best Documentary Series.[3]

Kinmonth’s other films include The Strange World of Barry Who? about Francis Bacon and Rudolph Nureyev, which won the Royal Television Society Best Arts Film Award,[4] The Secret World of Haute Couture, Smoking Diaries with Simon Gray, Dawn French, Steven Berkoff, Rubens- A Master in the Making (for The National Gallery) and Remember the Secret Policeman’s Ball? with John Cleese and Sting.

Kinmonth was the recipient of the Creative Originality Award at the Women in Film and Television Awards in 2009.[5][6] She is currently the director for Foxtrot Films Ltd.

Margy Kinmonth directed the film Parthenon to Hermitage for the British Museum.[7]

Awarded Likhachev Fellowship 2017

Drama credits include Casualty, Eastenders, Grange Hill, To the Western World and Baker’s Dozen.

Accolades[edit]

  • Winner, Creative Originality Award at the Women in Film and Television Awards 2009
  • Winner, Royal Television Society Arts Award 2002 'The Strange World of Barry Who?'
  • BAFTA Best Factual Series Winner[8]
  • Winner, Cable ACE Award for Best Documentary, 'Naked Hollywood'
  • Winner, Chicago Film Festival Silver Hugo for Best Documentary, 'Naked Hollywood'
  • Finalist, International Emmy Best Documentary, 'Naked Hollywood'
  • Winner, European Community Award for 'To The Western World'
  • Nominated, Grierson Award, Best Arts Documentary 2008 for 'Nutcracker Story'
  • Nominated, Prix Italia 2007 for 'Secret World of Haute Couture'
  • Nominated, Grierson Award Most Entertaining Documentary 2005 for 'Remember The Secret Policeman's Ball'
  • Nominated, Rose D'Or 2005 for 'Remember The Secret Policeman's Ball?'
  • Nominated, Cable Ace Comedy Special 1995 'Dawn French'
  • Nominated, Finalist New York Film Festival 1991 for 'Steven Berkoff'

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Credited as Notes
Director Producer Writer
2016 Revolution: New Art for a New World Yes Yes Yes Feature documentary
2015 War Art with Eddie Redmayne Yes Yes Yes Documentary film
2014 Hermitage Revealed Yes Yes Yes Feature documentary
2013 Royal Paintbox Yes Yes Yes Feature documentary
2011 Looking for Lowry with Ian McKellen Yes Yes Yes Documentary film
2008 Mariinsky Theatre Yes Yes Yes Documentary film
2007 The Nutcracker Story Yes Yes Yes TV documentary
2008 Outback Art: The Gold Rush Yes No No TV documentary
2007 The Secret World of Haute Couture Yes No Yes TV movie
2007 Strange World of Barry Who Yes Yes Yes TV movie
2003 Life Beyond the Box Yes No No TV movie
1994 Dawn French on Big Women Yes Yes Yes TV documentary
2004 The Secret Policeman's Ball? Yes No Yes Documentary film
1991 Naked Hollywood Yes No No TV miniseries
Baker's Dozen (film) Yes Yes Yes TV movie
1981 To The Western World (film) Yes Yes Yes TV series
1991 Casualty Yes No No 2 episodes
1992 - 1993 EastEnders Yes No No 11 episodes
1998 Grange Hill Yes No No 4 episodes
1996 London Bridge (TV series) Yes No No TV series

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hermitage Revealed, MIFF 2014". www.moscowfilmfestival.ru.
  2. ^ "Royal Paintbox, MIFF 2014". www.moscowfilmfestival.ru.
  3. ^ "Naked Hollywood, BAFTA". http://awards.bafta.org. External link in |website= (help)
  4. ^ "The Royal Television Society Award Winners 2002". www.rts.org.uk. Archived from the original on 2014-08-10.
  5. ^ "Women in Film and Television Awards: full list of winners". www.theguardian.com.
  6. ^ "Creative Originality Leads to Commission". www.wftv.org.uk.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Parthenon Sculpture Loan to the Hermitage". www.foxtrotfilms.com.
  8. ^ Naked Hollywood, retrieved 2017-12-04

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