Molly Dineen

Documentary Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Anthony Jones
Assistant: Danielle Walker

Film, TV & Theatre

Molly Dineen was awarded The Grierson Memorial Trust 2003 Trustees' Award for outstanding contribution to the art of documentary and won a BAFTA and Grierson Award for her last film THE LIE OF THE LAND.

Molly's collected works are available in a 3 volume DVD put together by the BFI.

 

Documentaries

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THE LIE OF THE LAND

2007

Channel 4

90 minute documentary portrait of the British countryside and the demise of farming.
* Winner of Best Single Documentary, BAFTA Awards 2008
* Winner of Grand Jury Prize, Visions du Reel, Neon, Switzerland 2007
* Winner of Best Documentary on a Contemporary Issue, Grierson Awards 2008

THE LORDS TALE

2002

Channel 4

75 minute documentary about the reform of the House of Lords

GERI

1999

Channel 4

90 minute documentary portrait of Geri Halliwell (Ginger Spice) in the 3 months after her departure from the Spice Girls. A portrait of the predicament of the modern celebrity.
* Indies Award nomination

TONY BLAIR

1997

A 10-minute portrait of Tony Blair, screened across all 4 television channels just prior to the election campaign of 1997.

IN THE COMPANY OF MEN

1995

BBC 2

Three 1 hour films with "The Prince of Wales" company of the Welsh Guards, an elite regiment in the British Army, on a tour of duty in Northern Ireland.
* Women in Film and Television – Broadcasters contribution to the medium award

THE ARK

1993

BBC 2

A series of four 1 hour films about London Zoo during a 6 month period of crisis
* BAFTA Award – Best Series
* Special Commendation – Prix Europa
* Voice of Viewers and Listeners 1993 – Best Television Programme
* Indies 1994 – Documentaries and Features Award

THE PICK, THE SHOVEL AND THE OPEN ROAD

1990

Channel 4

60 minute film about the Irish roadwork company McNicholas

HEART OF THE ANGEL

1989

BBC 2

40 minute documentary about people working round the clock at the Angel underground station.
* British Film Institute – nominated for Grierson
* Royal Television Society – Documentary Award
* British entry for Prix Europa

MY AFRICAN FARM

1988

BBC 2

40 minute portrait of old colonial Sylvia Richardson and her servants on her farm in Kenya over Christmas.
* BFI – Kodak Newcomers of the Year Award 1988
* Prix des Bibliotheques – Lyon Biennale Europeane de Cinema 1989

OPERATION RALEIGH, THE MOUNTAIN, THE VILLAGE

1988

BBC 2

Operation Raleigh was founded by HRH The Prince of Wales to give young people the benefit of war time in peace. Two 30-minute films about an expedition to Southern Chile.

HOME FROM THE HILL

1985

National Film and Television School

58 minute documentary about retired soldier and safari operator, Colonel Hook, returning from Kenya to England
* BAFTA nomination
* Royal Television Society Prize
* Documentary Prize – Uppsala Film Festival, Sweden
* TV Suisse Rommande Prize – Nyon Doc Festival
* First Prize (student category) – Anthropos
* Documentary Festival, Los Angeles
* BFI Grierson Award nomination