Rory Peck Award

Posted on 25th Nov, 2010

Every year, the Rory Peck Awards pay tribute to the freelance camera operators who risk their lives to gather pictures from the world's most dangerous places. This year's winner in the Features Category is an Afghan, Najibullah Quraishi http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-11843852

Afghan-Brit Najibullah Quraishi has won the Rory Peck Award for Features for Behind Enemy Lines, his 2009 Channel 4 film for Dispatches which documented 10 days he spent embedded with Hezb-i-islam insurgents in Afghanistan in 2009.  http://www.televisual.com/news-detail/Taliban-film-wins-Rory-Peck-gong-_bid-217.html

The Rory Peck Trust hosted its annual Rory Peck Awards on Wednesday 17 November at London's BFI Southbank. http://www.gtc.org.uk/news-and-features/rory-peck-trust-award-winners.aspx

Laura Oliver: Warts and all Afghanistan film wins Najibullah Quraishi second Rory Peck award

http://www.journalism.co.uk/news-freelance/-warts-and-all-afghanistan-film-wins-najibullah-quraishi-second-rory-peck-award/s12/a541563/



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