April 7, 2015
By Rechelle Tangcangco
Singapore – MAKE Productions, the Singapore and London based independent film and television company, won five awards at the 2015 New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards.
‘The Sinking of the Sewol’, a documentary directed by Hein Seok, won a Gold for Best News Documentary/Special, a Silver for Human Concerns, and two Bronze medals for Best Direction and Best Investigative Report. The film explored the aftermath of the tragic sinking of a South Korean ferry, “The Sewol” in 2014 that led to the deaths of hundreds of passengers, the majority of whom were teenage children on a school trip.