ISIS: Origins, Channel 4

17 May 2017

Historian Tom Holland traces the origins of Isis’ barbaric and sadistic violence which it claims is rooted in Islam’s scriptures.

Transport for London, Young Road Users goes live

04 May 2017

Transport for London and Zinc Communicate have launched Young Road Users (YRU) to promote safer travel choices for young Londoners.

BMW Group Education, new programme launched

27 April 2017

BMW Group and Zinc Communicate help teachers bring a hands-on and smarter approach to sustainability and road safety lessons.

Trump’s First 100 Days, BBC One

24 April 2017

After covering the American presidential election last year, Jeremy Paxman returns to the US to examine the significance of the first 100 days of President Trump.

From the Couch to the Courtroom, BBC Radio 4

19 April 2017

Helena Kennedy QC explores the relationship between law, psychotherapy and the mind doctors.

Printing A Nation, BBC Radio 4

13 April 2017

Dr. Anindita Ghosh explores how the printing press made modern India.

Panorama: The Spy in the IRA, BBC One

11 April 2017

Panorama investigates one of Britain’s most important spies since the Second World War.

French Collection – Series 3 Launch, Channel 4

10 April 2017

Brits compete to find the best vintage pieces – and make the most profits

Kicked Out: From Care to Chaos, BBC Three

06 April 2017

Filmmaker Rebecca Southworth traces her own life – abused as a child then taken in to social services care.

Passions: Gary Kemp on Mick Ronson, Sky Arts

04 April 2017

Gary Kemp explores his lifelong fascination with iconic guitarist and Bowie collaborator Mick Ronson.

Dispatches: Britain’s Benefits Families, Channel 4

21 March 2017

Seyi Rhodes investigates the impact of the government’s latest benefit cap.

The Age of Consent, BBC Radio 4

15 March 2017

This two-part series explores the idea of consent as a vital component of our political life, our legal obligations and how we control personal information in the digital age.

My Life: Born to Vlog, CBBC

06 February 2017

Meet Nikki, the twelve year old winner of CBBC’s Junior Bake Off and avid vlogger – with over 194,000 loyal followers.

Panorama, Revealed: Britain’s Mental Health Crisis, BBC One

02 February 2017

One month after prime minister Theresa May promised to ‘transform the way we deal with mental health’, reporter Sophie Hutchinson investigates the troubled state of NHS mental health services.

Dispatches: Undercover-Britain’s Cheap Clothes, Channel 4

31 January 2017

Dispatches goes undercover to investigate the textile factories in the UK making clothes for some of the biggest brands, and discovers what ‘Made in Britain’ really means.

Bargain-Loving Brits in the Sun, Channel 5

05 January 2017

Fancy swapping the damp and grey of the UK for a new cheap-as-chips life in the sun? Our favourite Bargain Loving Brits are back for 2017.

Greatest Ever Christmas Ads, Channel 5

19 December 2016

Julian Clary revisits some of the most memorable festive adverts that the British public.

We support Rays of Sunshine!

13 December 2016

‘A huge thank you to you and your colleagues for your donation of £500. It’s wonderful to be selected to be one of your charity partners.’

The Children’s Traffic Club – successful for over two decades!

It’s difficult to imagine the UK road safety education scene without The Children’s Traffic Club. First launched in 1993, it’s continued to help reduce road casualties whilst make learning how to keep safer on our roads ‘fun’!

The Secret Life Of Puppies, Channel 5

12 December 2016

More lovable litters as they embark on life’s great adventure, witnessing their magical transformation as they go from tiny newborns to confident canines.

The Sikhs of Smethwick, BBC Four

02 December 2016

Filmmaker and Sikh, Billy Dosanjh, tells the inside story of his community in his hometown of Smethwick. Using rare archive and testimony, he reveals a moving story of 50 years of tradition and change.

Voices of the Earth, BBC Radio 4

18 November 2016

“What’s happening to our planet and its creatures is a question that should keep us all awake at night.” Andrew Motion responds to the subject of climate change in a unique audio poem for Radio 4.

The History of Rhythm, BBC World Service

12 November 2016

Brian Eno, Iggy Pop and Nitin Sawhney are among the special guests helping Dame Evelyn Glennie explore the history of the many rhythms that provide the basis for modern music.

The French Culture War, BBC Radio 4

09 November 2016

Talking to writers and cultural activists, Muslim and secular, Nick Fraser asks if the French secular ideal can survive.

Panorama: The Trouble with our Trains, BBC One

07 November 2016

An investigation into the disconnect between the claims of the government and rail industry.

Get Real with money #2 – Nationwide

06 November 2016

Four fantastic new episodes featuring Ben, Rio and Amber available for teachers now!

Bettany Hughes’s Ten Places: Europe and Us, National Trust

23 October 2016

Bettany Hughes presents a 10-part podcast series for the National Trust exploring European history in our backyard.

Panorama: Paxman on Trump vs Clinton – Divided America, BBC One

21 October 2016

As the election approaches, Jeremy Paxman travels to Washington and beyond to understand how America’s great democracy has come to face such an unpopular choice.

The Black Panthers – BBC Radio 4

On the 50th anniversary of its foundation, Dorian Warren explores the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party and its legacy for recent black insurgency in America.

The Greatest Tomb on Earth: Secrets of Ancient China, BBC Two

14 October 2016

From the depths of the greatest tomb on earth comes an epic new story that could re-write history, revealing for the first time the true origin of one of the world’s most powerful nations: China.

9/11 Truth, Lies & Conspiracies, ITV

13 September 2016

Ever since the attacks on America on 9/11 there have been conspiracy theories about what happened that day – some credible, some downright wacky…

Siemens Digital Badges launch at the British Science Festival

12 September 2016

zinc creates digital badge content for Siemens, the first engineering company in the UK to launch their own unique STEM skills programme with digital badges.

The Billion Pound Flower Market, Channel 4

05 September 2016

We just love flowers. The flower industry is a £100 billion global business and Britain is the world’s third largest buyer of cut flowers.

Nationwide Your Student Money website launch

01 September 2016

To coincide with the introduction of a new student bank account by Nationwide Building Society in August, zinc created a customer education website.

Mattel Think & Learn Code-a-Pillar™ comes to the UK!

21 July 2016

The instantly cute Think & Learn Code-a-Pillar™ exposes little ones to the foundation skills of coding: thinking, problem-solving and sequencing – the building blocks for STEM.

Paxman in Brussels: Who really rules us? – BBC One

20 May 2016

His central question is simple, have we given the power to rule us to Europe, and if we have does it matter?

Penelope Keith at Her Majesty’s Service, Channel 4

19 May 2016

In celebration of the Queen’s 90th birthday, Penelope Keith, goes behind the scenes of Her Majesty’s Royal residences.

Our TV Choice Awards nominations…we’re on a roll!

18 May 2016

The Murder Detectives, Paul Hollywood: City Bakes and Penelope Keith’s Hidden Villages.

A BAFTA hat-trick!

10 May 2016

More success at the BAFTAs last weekend, the most prestigious TV awards of the year.

We’ve been swimming in award nominations and even some awards…

03 May 2016

On the night The Murder Detectives triumphed!

Secret Life of Puppies, Channel 5

28 April 2016

!TONIGHT! 28th April and 5th May 2016 at 9pm, Channel 5. This magical series reveals what it’s like to be a puppy during the most important, experimental year of their lives.

Paul Hollywood: City Bakes, Food Network UK

18 April 2016

Paul Hollywood is off on his travels on Food Network UK, starting tonight, 18th April, at 9pm.

Acquisition of Straker Films

01 April 2016

We have announced today the acquisition of Straker Films, a very successful corporate video production business.

Our BAFTA 2016 nominations

25 March 2016

Congratulations to Films of Record, Reef Television and Blakeway who have eight BAFTA nominations between them!

Inside Obama’s White House: 100 Days, BBC Two

15 March 2016

This is the story of how Obama tried to reshape America, from inside a White House unlike any other in history.

The Murder Detectives, Channel 4

26 November 2015

The Murder Detectives, a new series from Films of Record and BAFTA-winning director David Nath, airs from 30th November.

Royal Television Award win for Blakeway North

16 November 2015

Blakweay North won Best Factual Entertainment Award at the Royal Television Society North West Awards on Saturday night for their documentary Michael Jackson’s Thriller with Ashley Banjo.

Reef to travel the world with Top Baker, Paul Hollywood

12 November 2015

Reef Television has been commissioned by Food Network to make a 10-30² series with Paul Hollywood baking his way around the world. Paul Hollywood’s City Bakes will explore the recipes that have shaped the baking heritage of each city, uncovering family recipes, hotel delicacies and local favourites before adding his own “Hollywood twist” to a classic.

Brett: A Life With No Arms, BBC One

09 October 2015

Filmmaker Roger Graef’s first-ever documentary, One Of Them Is Brett, was made 50 years ago. It was a portrait of Brett as a spirited four-year old riding a bicycle, feeding himself, fighting his brothers with his feet. His parents, Barbara and Peter Nielsen, moved from Australia to Britain to get him prosthetic arms, which Brett immediately rejected. And it stayed that way.

Hebdo doc given French primetime on anniversary

08 October 2015

Charlie Hebdo: 3 Days That Shook Paris, to be primetime on the anniversary of the atrocity next year. The documentary was commissioned and broadcast on More 4. France 5 said the documentary was completely absorbing and extraordinary, also that a film of this distinctiveness and quality on this – an iconic landmark French story – was produced by a British television company.

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