Production Company: Participant Media
Channel: Channel 4
About: Oscar-nominated documentary Citizenfour is a real-life thriller, unfolding by the minute, giving audiences unprecedented access to filmmaker Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald’s encounters with Edward Snowden in Hong Kong, as he hands over classified documents providing evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the National Security Agency (NSA).
Awards: Academy Award (Best Documentary Feature), Primetime Creative Emmy (Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking), BAFTA (Best Documentary)
Project: tpr media coordinated a wide-reaching campaign around the Channel 4 transmission of Laura Poitras’ award-winning documentary. We secured blanket previews, picks of the day and reviews in the nationals and listings magazines.