Black Leaf Films creates powerful documentaries for major television broadcasters in the UK and internationally. Our compelling films aim to empower the audience by challenging preconceptions and revealing the often hidden power structures at play.
We are proud that the Black Leaf team comes from a diverse spectrum of international backgrounds and our experience of different countries and cultures gives us a unique perspective which we hope is reflected in our films. We are experienced in working in a range of genres from one-off creative documentaries, through current affairs investigations to ob doc series and are used to filming in areas as far afield as Palo Alto and Palestine; Brazil and Boston; Syria and Scotland; Sierra Leone and Seven Sisters, London.
Between us we have directed, produced and exec’d films and documentary series for broadcasters and online outlets including BBC1 (including Panorama), Channel 4, BBC World, Arte, PBS, The Guardian, Al Jazeera English, and The Intercept. Our documentaries have shown in festivals around the world including Sundance and CPH:Dox. Collectively our work been nominated for an Asian TV Award, a Foreign Press Award and a BAFTA, and we have won awards from the Edinburgh Film Festival, the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, The New York Festival and the AIB.