Liz Tucker joins 2020 Grierson AwardsJury - 17 June 2020

Verve Productions, MD, Liz Tucker has been invited to join the jury for  this year’s Grierson Best Science Documentary.

 The Grierson awards also known as the British Documentary Awards, commemorate the  pioneering Scottish documentary filmmaker John Grierson, famous for Drifters and Night Mail.

Established in 1972, the Griersons are the biggest event in the UK documentary calendar. The awards recognise and celebrate documentaries from Britain and abroad that have made a significant contribution to the genre and demonstrate quality, integrity, creativity, originality and overall excellence.

In the Best Science Documentary category, judges will be assessing single documentaries or an episode from a strand or series, which addresses any aspect of science or medicine.

The Best Science Documentary category will be  helmed by Lorraine Heggesey, Grierson Chair.

Other jury members are:

Mukti Jain Campion, TV and radio producer

Liam Keelan, Vice President Original Content, Africa and Europe, Disney

Simon Singh, science journalist and producer

Donna Taberer, director ScreenSkills series producer programme


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