Sacha Mirzoeff

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Senior Commissioner, Documentaries and Head of Channel 4 Bristol

Sacha looks after both returning 9pm series such as ‘24 Hours in Police Custody’ and mini-series such as ‘Evacuation’.  He specialises in commissioning high-profile single films such as Grierson nominated ‘A Paedophile in My Family -Surviving Dad’, ‘The Price of Truth’ and ‘Britain’s Secret War Babies. He also commissions cinema documentaries with Film 4.

Before Channel 4 he was the Founder and Creative Director of Bristol-based Marble Films, which won the BAFTA for best single film and Grierson Science award for ‘Locked In – Breaking the Silence.’ As a freelance director, Sacha was a multi-award-winning filmmaker in both social issues and natural history documentaries that pushed the boundaries of factual television.

Sacha is a trustee for the Sheffield International Documentary Festival, The Royal Television Society in the West of England and the Culture Board in Bristol.