Mick Csáky productions between 1971 – 2013:

BERBER

A one-hour documentary about the music of the Berber people of Morocco, as co-producer and director with Jeanne Du Pasquier. A Pictures That Move production for LWT's Aquarius strand on ITV. (1972)

RETURN TO HONG KONG

A One-hour documentary, as producer and director, narrated by James Cameron. A Pictures That Move production for BBCtv's World About Us strand. (1974)

HOW DOES IT FEEL?

A One-hour documentary film for television and the cinema about the world of the senses, as producer and director. A Pictures That Move production for the Arts Council of Great Britain. He also wrote and edited the book HOW DOES IT FEEL? to accompany the film, published by Thames and Hudson in the UK, Crown/Harmony in the USA, and Forum in Sweden. (1976)

AFRICA

8 one-hour series about the history of Africa, presented by Basil Davidson as series executive producer and episode director. A Mitchell BeazleyTelevision production for Channel Four and RM Arts. 1984 International Emmy award finalist and winner of the New York Film & TV Festival gold award. (1983)

WHAT A PICTURE!

8 half-hour instructional series all about photography, presented by John Hedgecoe, as executive producer, directed by Chris Haws. A Mitchell Beazley Television production for Channel Four and Thorn-EMI. (1983)

CHASING A RAINBOW - The Life Of Josephine Baker

A 90-minute documentary biography, as executive producer.  A Csáky Ltd production for Channel Four, directed by Christopher Ralling. 1986 International Emmy award winner, New York Film & TV Festival Gold Award, and International Documentary Association Gold Award. (1985)

OIL

8 one-hour political, social and economic history series about the oil industry, based on Anthony Sampson's book The Seven Sisters, as series director. A Grampian/NRK/RPTA co-production for Channel Four. (1986)

KILLING THE DRAGON

One-hour film documentary about a unique cure for heroin addiction in Thailand, for Yorkshire Television's First Tuesday strand on ITV, as producer and director. Winner of 1988 San Francisco Film Festival Sociology Documentary First Prize. (1987)

THE MIDAS TOUCH

6 one-hour documentary series, presented by Anthony Sampson about the power and danger of money in the 1980s, as series producer and series director. A Csáky Ltd/Antelope production for BBCtv, TV Asahi of Japan and Channel 7 of Australia. Winner of the One World Broadcasting Trust Award for 1990. (1990)

RUDOLF NUREYEV

90-minute biography of the ballet dancer, as executive producer. An Antelope production for LWT's South Bank Show strand on ITV and RM Arts, directed by Patricia Foy. (1991)

A DIPLOMAT IN JAPAN

2 one-hour drama-documentary series about the life of Sir Ernest Satow, as executive producer. An Antelope production for BBC2's TimeWatch strand, A&E Network and TV Asahi, directed by Christopher Ralling. New York Film & TV Festival award winner. (1992)

THE ROYAL COLLECTION

6 half-hour series about the paintings of the Royal Collection of Queen Elizabeth II, shot on the Hi-Vision system, as executive producer. An Antelope / Icon production for Channel Four and NHK of Japan, directed by Ken Cordon. (1992 )

THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS

2 one-hour documentary series, as executive producer. An Antelope, BBC2 TimeWatch, TV Asahi production directed by Jeremy Bennett. Winner of US National Emmy award in 1993. (1992)

THE PIER

More than 300 half-hour episodes of a weekly regional arts and entertainment magazine on ITV, as creator and executive producer. The show won two RTS awards. An Antelope production for ITV's Meridian Broadcasting, produced by Stephen Phillips and Niki Hinman. (1993-99)

VERY JEAN MUIR

3 half-hour series about the clothes designer Jean Muir, as executive producer, directed by Geoff Dunlop. An Antelope production for Channel Four. (1994)

PLÁCIDO DOMINGO - A Musical Life

90-minute television biography of Plácido Domingo, as producer and director. An Antelope production for ITV, PBS (13/WNET), Europool and Kultur. (1995)

HIROSHIMA - The Decision To Drop The Bomb

75-minute documentary special, as executive producer, directed by Jeremy Bennett. An Antelope production for BBC1's TimeWatch, TV Asahi, TV Novosti, A&E Network, and Télé Images. (1995)

CYBERSPACE

3 one-hour documentary series about the impact of the new communications technologies, as executive producer, directed by Lawrence Moore. An Antelope production for ITV, The Learning Channel/Discovery Communications and Télé Images. (1996)

FROSTRUP ON 5

90 episodes of a weekly half-hour studio-based arts & entertainment chat show presented by Mariella Frostrup, as creator and executive producer, produced by Helen Swift. An Antelope production for Channel 5. (1996-9)

444 DAYS

A 2-hour special about the US hostage crisis in Iran of 1979-81 featuring the former hostages and hostage takers, as producer, directed by Leslie Woodhead. An Antelope production for BBC2's Storyville, The History Channel and Télé Images. Nominated for a US Emmy in 1999. (1997)

SEYED MOHAMMAD KHATAMI: The People's President

One-hour profile of President Khatami of Iran. An Antelope production for CNN/CNNI. (1998)

MOZART IN TURKEY

90-minute opera film set in the Topkapi Palace for cinema, television and video distribution, with an accompanying CD, as producer and director. An Antelope production for the BBC and the Istanbul Foundation for Culture & Arts. Winner of the Nombre D'Or Golden Rembrandt Prize for Best Documentary in 2000. (1999)

BOB MARLEY: Rebel Music

90-minute television biography, with video and DVD, as executive producer, directed by Jeremy Marre. An Antelope production for PBS (13/WNET), Channel Four, The Experience Music Project and Télé Images. (2000)

GEIKO GIRL

A 50-minute documentary about a geiko (Kyoto's version of a geisha girl), as producer and director. An Antelope production for BBC2's Under The Sun strand and KBS of Japan. Winner of Art/Humanities prize at the Chicago TV Festival 2001. (2000)

HIMALAYA

A 100-minute movie for the cinema, shot on Super-35mm, about a yak caravan crossing the Himalayas, as the UK producer. A Galatée Films production with Antelope as a co-producer, directed by Éric Valli. Nominated for an Oscar in 2000, in the category of Best Foreign Film. Winner of many European awards including 2 Césars. (2000)

THE PEOPLE'S PLANET

6 one-hour series about people around the world working to create a sustainable global economy, shot in 23 countries on the Hi-Vision system, as executive producer. An Antelope/NHK of Japan co-production for CNN and Télé Images. (2000)

RUSSIAN MISSILE WARRIORS

A One-hour documentary film about a Russian missile base near Saratov, presented by Vladimir Pozner and directed by Leslie Woodhead, as executive producer. An Antelope production for BBC2's Correspondent and WGBH's Nova. (2001)

SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC: The Making of a Modern Dictator

A 90-minute profile of Slobodan Milosevic as executive producer, directed by Leslie Woodhead. An Antelope production for BBC's Storyville, 13/WNET's Wide Angle, France 2, France 5 and Télé Images. (2002)

STAR WARS DREAMS

52-minute documentary about the history of America's multi-billion dollar Star Wars missile defence system as executive producer, directed by Leslie Woodhead. An Antelope production for the BBC and TV2 Denmark, in association with Arte of France & Germany, NRK of Norway, CBC of Canada and SBS of Australia. (2003)

SHIRIN EBADI: Divided By The Prize

A 30-minute profile of the Iranian Nobel Prize Winner Shirin Ebadi for BBC4 News & Current Affairs as producer, director & narrator. (2004)

Hotspot IRAN

A 60-minute account of the difficult relationship between the USA and Iran during the past 100 years, as producer & director, for BBC4/BBC2 News & Current Affairs. (2004)

AFRICA LIVE: The Roll Back Malaria Concert

A 120-minute music film to raise malaria awareness including African superstars Youssou Ndour, Baaba Maal, Tinariwen, Salif Keita and Angelique Kidjo. An Antelope/Idéale Audience production for BBC Wales and Arté France in association with Xippi of Senegal, as producer & director. (2005)
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THE MINBAR OF SALADIN

A one hour film about Islamic craftsmanship for The Prince’s Trust as director. (2007)

AMR KHALED: The Anti-Bin Laden

A one-hour film about the Egyptian moderate Muslim tele-evangelist, for Video Cairo Sat as producer & director. (2009)

SISTER ROSETTA THARPE: The Godmother of Rock & Roll

A one hour film for television and DVD as writer, producer and director. Broadcast in the UK on BBC4 in 2011, and then in the USA in the PBS series American Masters in 2013.