2019 Winners

Here you can see information on the winners for each category of the 2019 FOCAL Awards. For more information on the nominees of each category, please click the category names.

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

FOCAL International would like to extend their congratulations to all of the awardees, nominees and attendees of this year’s awards, as well as our many jurors and sponsors, without whom the delivery of such an important and vibrant competition wouldn’t be possible.