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Doc of the Year Judges 2015/2016

Tom Meadmore

Tom's first feature documentary 'How to Lose Jobs & Alienate Girlfriends' was given a 4/5 star review by Total Film!

Tom is currently in post-production for his second feature doc, 'The Cancer Conflict', which explores the relationship between orthodox and alternative medicine and will be directing the upcoming Vet On The Hill, a doc series for Channel 4.

Sophie Robinson

From heart transplants to being frozen alive, lost cities of the Roman Empire to tanorexia - all remarkable stories of human strength and survival. Sophie has over 16 years experience making documentaries resulting in a colourful and varied body of work to date. Her film 'My Beautiful Broken Brain' is currently on Netflix.

Anton Califano


Anton has spent the last 5 years making “Killing the Law” about the campaign to release hundreds of prisoners convicted under the now defunct UK law referred to as 'Joint Enterprise', to be released in 2017. 

For 10 years, he has been Executive Producer on the Eastern Edge Film Fund, part of Film’s London’s leading short’s scheme for new talent. 

He runs his own company Movement In Media, as well as teaching documentary filmmaking in a number of UK universities.

Jessie Ayles

Jessie has directed and produced documentaries for Channel 4, Discovery Channel, London Live, Dazed & Confused, One World Media, The Tate Modern, T-Mobile, adidas and many more. 
She studied Film and Literature at Warwick University, Documentary Practice at The International School of Film and Television in Cuba and then completed a Masters in Screen Documentary at Goldsmiths University, London.

LDN are honoured to have such talent and experience on our judging panel. The judges will vote for the 'Doc of the Year' and give feedback which will be invaluable to all budding doc-makers. Don't miss it! Get your tickets here:

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