Kazbek Basayev
Kazbek Basayev

The 2009 Rory Peck Trust, in support of freelance newsgatherers, has announced its 2009 Award Winners.

News:
Kazbek Basayev, Russian
South Ossetia war, shot in South Ossetia, Georgia, August 2008
Commissioned and broadcast by Reuters Video News

Features:
“Z” and “T” (Democratic Voice of Burma), Burmese
Orphans of Burma’s Cyclone, shot in Union of Myanmar/ Burma, May 2008-March 2009
Quicksilver Media for Channel 4 Dispatches

Sony Impact Award:
Joost Van Der Valk, Dutch
Saving Africa’s Witch Children, shot in Nigeria, February and May, 2008
Red Rebel Films / Oxford Scientific Films for Channel 4 Dispatches

For more information about the Rory Peck Trust and to see clips of the short films and reports in the winning entires please vist the new Rory peck website: www.rorypecktrust.org.