The multi-award winning film Jago A Life Underwater has received further critical acclaim by being nominated in eight Royal Television Society West Awards, due to be held on 19 March 2017.
The film, which has already won the Cinematography (small crew) Panda Award at the Wildscreen Festival in 2016 as well as the Grand Teton Award at Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival in 2015, is nominated across the board in the craft categories.
Jago has been nominated for Best Documentary, Director, Cinematography, Sound, Composer, Titles Design, Editing and Grading.
Mark and the camera team are up against stiff competition for the cinematography award with nominations in the category for Planet Earth II, New Zealand: Earth's Mythical Islands and the Natural World film; Giraffes: Africa's Gentle Giants.
Jago is an independent low-budget film shot over three weeks which tells the life story of Rohani, an 80-year-old Bajau fisherman on the Togean Islands, Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Jago: A Life Underwater is produced by James Reed for Underdog Films Ltd in association with Fantomline Pictures, James Morgan Films and Vistaar Productions.
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