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  • Tile Films “Sacred Sites 2” Wins 4 Awards At The New York Festivals Tv & Film Awards

    April 10, 2019 · 1 week, 2 days ago · by Stephen Rooke · 581 words · 47 views · » read full entry

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    Tile Films “Sacred Sites” series scoops four top awards at the New York Festivals TV & Film Awards at NAB in Las Vegas.

    At the New York Festivals TV & Film Awards, held at NAB in Las Vegas last night (9th April), Tile Films won the Gold Medal for best docudrama for “Sacred Sites: Egyptian Priestesses”. Director Stephen Rooke was awarded a Silver Medal for best direction, while editor Jim Dalton was awarded a Silver Medal for best editing. Meanwhile another Tile Films documentary, “Sacred Sites: King Arthur”, won a Gold Medal for best History & Society documentary.

    With Stephen Rooke and writer David Ryan away in Cannes attending MIPTV, Jim Dalton and audio mixer Killian Fitzgerald took to the Las Vegas red carpet to collect the awards on behalf of Tile Films. It was a huge success for the Dun Laoghaire-based production company and comes on ...

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  • Accolade Award 'Best In Show' For Sacred Sites Egyptian Priestesses

    Nov. 29, 2018 · 4 months, 3 weeks ago · by Stephen Rooke · 205 words · 404 views · » read full entry

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    Tile Films is delighted to announce we have been awarded Best in Show for Documentary Programme/Series for 'Sacred Sites Egyptian Priestesses' from the Accolade Global Film Competition, with them saying from the thousands of applicants 'The judges firmly believe that your entry was outstanding' 

    In addition to Best in Show, Tile was also awarded the following for Sacred Sites: Egyptian Priestesses and Sacred Sites: King Arthur

    Sacred Sites - Egyptian Priestesses

    Award of Excellence: Script / Writer

    Award of Excellence: Religion / Ethics

    Award of Excellence: Original Score (Egyptian Priestesses composed by Giles Packham)

    Award of Excellence: Art Direction

    Award of Excellence: Direction

    Award of Excellence: Editing


    Sacred Sites - King Arthur

    Award of Excellence: History / Biographical / Travel

    Award of Excellence: Cinematography

    Award of Excellence: Sound Editing / Sound Mixing


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  • Tile Films “Sacred Sites” Season Two Premieres Monday, August 13 At 8pm Et/Pt On Smithsonian Channel

    July 30, 2018 · 8 months, 3 weeks ago · by Stephen Rooke · 730 words · 596 views · » read full entry

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    From the supposed tomb of King Arthur to ancient Egyptian temples once controlled by female priests, the world’s religious sites are home to alluring secrets and mysteries. This summer, Smithsonian Channel brings back Sacred Sites to explore even more enigmatic religious sites found around the world. Featuring advanced scientific discoveries and archaeological research, new episodes will bring viewers to sanctified and historical locations stretching from Europe to North Africa, through the Mayan civilization in the Americas, across the path of the Camino de Santiago and more. Sacred Sites returns Monday, August 13 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel. 

    While unraveling the unsolved mysteries hidden within these sacred sites, each episode will grant extraordinary new insights into the lives, culture and symbolic sitesthat left their marks on civilizations of the past and show how their societal impacts continue to reverberate today.

    The second season premiere, King Arthur, studies the myth of one of the most famous ...

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