Client: The Wellington Trust
Brief & Synopsis: The forgotten story of South Asian seafarers - 'Lascars' - who were a mainstay of Britain's merchant navy for centuries.
Director/Camera/Edit: Rob White/Andy Jones with David Botwinik
Rob is a TV producer, reporter and camera operator with 30 years’ experience at the BBC, Channel 4 and ITN, in news, factual and documentary production. He is a four times award winner, whose awards include a coveted Royal Television Society award for his work on Channel 4 News. His association with The Maritime Foundation goes back to 1995, when he won the first Desmond Wettern Maritime Media Award for a series of reports that led to a major documentary on the loss of the bulk carrier Derbyshire.