Smoking Dogs Films occupies a unique role within the international film and television sectors. The company is renowned for its output of innovative documentary and challenging fiction that works across the spectrum of international broadcast platforms. Smoking Dogs Films has established an extensive client base that includes broadcasters in Germany , France , South Africa and USA .
The Company’s award winning productions have earned it a reputation for excellence within the international moving image sector. Groundbreaking documentaries include URBAN SOUL (2004), MARIAH CAREY (2003), STAN TRACEY (2003), A DEATH IN THE FAMILY (2000), RIOT(1999) THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF LOUIS ARMSTRONG (1999) and GOLDIE: WHEN SATURN RETURNZ(1998)
The company has also produced two powerful digital short films: THE CALL OF MIST and DIGITOPIA which was premiered at the 2001 Cheonju Festival in South Korea , the Venice International Film Festival, the Tokyo International Film Festival, the Toronto Film Festival and another 20 international festivals.
Smoking Dogs Films has three working divisions within the company:the Factual Division, responsible for the development and production of documentaries and commercials; the Features Division, responsible for the development and production of feature films; the Distribution division, responsible for the company’s catalogue and the back catalogue of Black Audio Film Collective.
Smoking Dogs Film’s longstanding commitment to cultural diversity is reflected in the preoccupations of the company, in the diverse backgrounds of its founder members and in the company’s history of best practice.