• 2017 - STATE OF MOTION

    RICOCHET:

    David Bowie's Serious Moonlight tour S.E.Asian documentary RICOCHET opens the State of Motion Festival in Singapore January.

  • 2015 - INDIA�S FRONTIER RAILWAYS

    GUILD OF TELEVISION CAMERAMEN

    AWARD OF EXCELLENCE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY 

    RTS AWARD BEST DIRECTOR -TARUN BHARTIYA

    RTS AWARD OF EXCELLENCE IN POST PRODUCTION



    In August 1947, British India was hastily partitioned. Independence was attended by a bloodbath. Over a million people were killed and  8 million made refugees - Hindus Muslims and Sikhs: But that tragic legacy is slowly being eroded through another British legacy - the Railways. 

     

    In August 1947, British India was hastily partitioned. Independence was attended by a bloodbath. Over a million people were killed and  8 million made refugees - Hindus Muslims and Sikhs: But that tragic legacy is slowly being eroded through another British legacy - the Railways. 

    The stories of some of the people who work, travel or depend on these railway lines take us on a journey through the sub-continent as they share their hopes needs and desires on INDIA’S FRONTIER RAILWAYS.

    Series Producer/Director                                                          3Di -TV for BBC 4

  • 2014 - GUILD OF TELEVISION CAMERAMEN

    Producer/director Gerry Troyna gave the keynote speech about starting in television as a sound recordist with Keith Massey before progressing to a variety of jobs learning the skills required for a career in broadcasting. Gerry has directed Panorama and wildlife programmes and spoke with admiration about the different qualities cameramen bring to a team and the different genres.

    Some years ago Gerry was asked to make a pilot for a series that subsequently became Great Railway Journeys of the World. Given a choice for his next film in the series, Gerry chose to go to India and this started a love affair with the country. He spoke of his passion for documentaries and has returned to India many times to film in the sub-continent for with series such as Monsoon Railway, Indian Hill Railways and, most recently, India’s Frontier Railways that will be completed 2015 for BBC Four.                            

  • 2011 - AMERICAN NOMADS

    This feature length documentary, award winning travel writer and journalist Richard Grant explores the history, the myth and the reality of living on the road, as he travels across the American West in the company of American nomads.

     

    ROYAL TELEVISION SOCIETY award BEST DOCUMENTARY 2012

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2003/feb/02/travel.highereducation

    http://vimeo.com/31598232

  • 2010 - MAKE MY TRIP

    Shot in Kuala Lumpur in June,  Gerry makes his first appearance as a taxi driver in an ad destined for Indian cable channels in the US.

    DIRECTOR - Shikha Makan

  • 2010 - AWARDS

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    INDIAN HILL RAILWAYS WAS NOMINATED BY THE BBC FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY SERIES BROADCAST AWARDS

  • 2010 - MUMBAI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

    LIFELINE EXPRESS - India's Hospital Train, Was selected for screening at MIFF on 3rd February in Mumbai India. The film was introduced by Zelma Lazarus CEO Impact India Foundation.

  • 2010 - MERI RAIL - Portraits of the Indian Railway

    APRIL-AUGUST LEICESTER

     

    NEW WALK GALLERY - LEICESTER UK

    Friday 10 April - Sunday 15 August 2010

    A unique exhibition of photographic portraits - which look more like paintings - is a lineside window onto the great and colourful panorama of India. From the humblest station orphan, to a coolie, a high-level bureaucrat to a loco driver. Meri Rail is a snapshot in time of the people who work for and depend on the Indian Railways. 

    Exhibition Page

    http://www.3di-tv.com

  • 2010 - INDIAN HILL RAILWAYS

  • 2010 - MONSOON RAILWAY

    MONSOON RAILWAY

    BBC2 - FRIDAY 23rd JULY AT 9PM

    Two part series. The story of the annual conflict between the monsoon rain and the Indian Railways told through the personal stories of the people who live and work on the Indian Railways.

    http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050515/asp/look/story_4725693.asp

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour/documentaries/features/monsoon-railway.shtml

  • 2010 - CineRail FILM FESTIVAL - PARIS

    BOMBAY RAILWAY has been selected for screening and in competition at the CineRail Festival in Paris        SCREENING MARCH 3RD 2010

     

    Trains stand for dreams, struggles, expectations, love and hate. They are the purveyors of life, hope or death.

    The wide range of talents featured in CinéRail, offers cinema lovers a compelling view of human nature with its dark as well as its bright sides. With its international short films competition and its feature length films selection, CinéRail is pleased to welcome you to a journey through the fantastic, romantic and utterly human world of trains."

     

    http://www.cinerail-fest.com

  • 2010 - LIFELINE EXPRESS

    FRIDAY 23RD APRIL 9PM BBC 2

  • 2010 - BOMBAY RAILWAY

    FRIDAY 30TH APRIL 9PM BBC TWO PRESSURE

    FRIDAY 7TH MAY 9PM BBC TWO -  DREAMS

     

    BBC FOUR

    BBC WEB

    TELEGRAPH

    GUARDIAN

  • 2009 - INDIA ON THE MOVE

    INDIA ON THE MOVE

    NATIONAL RAILWAY MUSEUM - YORK

    Renowned film maker Gerry Troyna will be discussing the making of Bombay Railway, which won Factual Programme of the Year at last year’s Royal Television Awards, as well as the stories behind the stunning photographs that feature in ‘India on the Move.’

     

    http://www.3di-tv.com

  • 2008 - MERI RAIL - Portraits of the Indian Railway NCPA

    MERI RAIL - Portraits of the Indian Railway  ( NCPA)

    PIRAMAL GALLERY - MUMBAI

    The Indian railway is a vast and well oiled machine that keeps the world's largest democracy alive and kicking and well connected. Millions of people contribute, often unseen, towards its smooth functioning, but elude our attention because they are a daily sight. This show of photographs places these unsung heroes centre stage,  They are here in all their variety and complexity, each unique in their own way, regardless of high or low. 

     

    http://www.3di-tv.com