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Brand New Feature Documentary
JOE COCKER Mad Dog with Soul

From his star turn at Woodstock to his battles with addiction, this film chronicles the stormy life and unique talent of soulful singer Joe Cocker.

JOE COCKER: Mad Dog with Soul Contributors include musicians Randy Newman,Billy Joel, Rita Coolidge, Jimmy Webb, Chris Stainton,Cliff Goodwin, Deric Dyer, former manager Michael Lang, producer Glyn Johns, friend and personal manager Ray Neapolitan. Joe’s brother Vic and wife Pam share poignant memories too. Produced and Directed by John Edginton Coproduction of Otmoor Productions & […]

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“Mumia Abu Jamal:A Case for Reasonable Doubt ?” now available on itunes !

   John Edginton’s incendiary HBO documentary is now available on itunes with additional footage. “British filmmaker John Edginton turned his focus towards the controversial case of Mumia Abu-Jamal in 1997, putting out the documentary Mumia Abu-Jamal: A Case for Reasonable Doubt? and featuring, for the first time, an exclusive interview from one of America’s most […]

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“Pink Floyd : The Story Of ‘ Wish You Were Here’ ” wins best film award !

“Pink Floyd : The Story Of ‘Wish You Were Here’ ”, directed by John Edginton,  has won the “Film / DVD Of The Year” category at the 2012 Classic Rock Awards ! The award, sponsored by the UK’s Classic Rock magazine, was collected by Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason at a star-studded event at London’s Roundhouse. […]

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‘Pink Floyd: The Story of Wish You Were Here’

UK TV Premiere – BBC4, Friday 25th May – 9:00pm and again at 1:00am, then on Sunday at 11.40pm . Directed by John Edginton for Eagle Rock Entertainment ‘A Meticulous Rock-Doc – the kind that music fans love’ The Radio Times It’s a wonder 1975 album Wish You Were Here was released at all. As […]

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IN-DEPTH: RAVE Magazine interview – the making of ‘PINK FLOYD: THE STORY OF WISH YOU WERE HERE’

Talking to Denis Semchenko, Rave Magazine, Australia: Hi John – where are you right now? Hi Denis. I’m in New York, where I’m semi-permanently based. How does one shoot a Pink Floyd documentary? The simple answer to that question is you shoot it with a great Director of Photography who intuitively knows how to respond […]

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A victory for Otmoor Productions and Channel 4

The UK broadcast regulator, Ofcom, has rejected the formal complaints that were levied against our documentary Revelations : Divorce Jewish Style . It is a saga that began one year ago on the eve of the film’s first broadcast …  the husband of Miriam Saleh, one of the film’s main contributors, approached Channel Four and […]

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New Mumia Abu-Jamal film questions the evidence against him

A new film "Justice on Trial" was released and screened in Philadelphia in October. With excerpts from our film "A Case for Reasonable Doubt", the film brings up new evidence supporting Mumia's case.

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Robyn Hitchcock : I Often Dream of Trains. A Concert Documentary:

I Often Dream of Trains. Robyn Hitchcock :- A Concert Documentary: will be shown on the SkyArts tv channel in the UK and Ireland from

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