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All the latest news & upcoming projects from Rogan Productions

The Refugee Diaries – Watch our latest series on BBC Three

The Refugee Diaries – Watch our latest series on BBC Three

"I don't know if it's my right to be in the UK or not, but it's my right also to not be in Syria, it's my right to be in a safe place." 

- Thaer, 28, from Syria

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Waiting for Invasion – Watch our latest feature documentary on Al Jazeera HD at 8pm on 15th February 2017

Waiting for Invasion – Watch our latest feature documentary on Al Jazeera HD at 8pm on 15th February 2017

"This film is a timely reminder of just how much is at stake in Eastern Europe as tensions rise between Russia and the West. This is a story of innocence lost for a generation of young Europeans."

- James Rogan, executive producer

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2016 Highlights & Upcoming Films in 2017


It's been a busy year for Rogan Productions in 2016, with commissions from Channel 4, BBC & Al Jazeera, and a major online series with Michel Roux Jr. for The Balvenie. Next year is set to be another busy time as Rogan Productions moves into the drama sector with their first 90 minute feature with Channel 4, another online series and many more releases with major broadcasters. Find out more..

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One Night in 2012 - Repeat Broadcast on BBC Two at 00.15am on 9th December 2016


Our recent production with BBC Studios 'One Night in 2012' was broadcast earlier this year on BBC One. The programme will be replayed on BBC Two this week (Thursday night/Friday morning at 00.15am). Don't miss this Olympic Imagine special, which tells the creative story behind the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics, including exclusive behind the scenes footage and interviews with the volunteers who helped make "The Greatest Show on Earth". Read more...


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We're looking for a talented freelance marketing professional to join our team!

Rogan Productions are looking for a talented freelance marketing professional to join their growing team on a part-time basis. Working closely with the Managing Director, the chosen candidate will be tasked with building a strategic marketing plan to develop the company brand and promote our upcoming films. This will include overseeing all aspects of PR, marketing and design and also working alongside the Brand Coordinator to develop a strategy for new business.

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The Gun Shop is available to watch on All 4 for 25 more days!



The Gun Shop received critical acclaim after airing on Channel 4 last week, and is now available to watch on All 4.

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How branded films are changing the way we connect with customers


As the impact of television ads is continuously decreasing, brands are looking for new ways to connect with their customers, and many of them are turning to branded films.​..
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The Asian Side of the Doc Festival: Producer Katie Hindley pitches in Bangkok

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The Gun Shop 'This week's most terrifying documentary' - The Observer


Our latest commission for Channel 4 The Gun Shop will air on Thursday 3rd November at 9pm - Named Critic's Choice & Documentary of the Week in reviews this weekRead more...
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MIPCOM navigates the new television landscape

MIPCOM was held this week, bringing together some of the leaders in the industry for conferences, meetings and screenings. Exploring MIPCOM's 2016 theme, "The New Television", many of the conferences over the four days covered the exciting increase in non-linear viewing and evolving content for online and mobile platforms.

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The Gun Shop - Watch our latest film on Channel 4 this November


"You know the firearm is an inanimate object. It doesn't have the ability to be moral or immoral, it's an amoral object. It doesn't have a will of its own. It's the person behind the gun that has that will." Dave Fulton, Freedom Firearms

Read all about our upcoming programme 'The Gun Shop', due to air on Channel 4 this November...

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John Douglas (Our War) directs 'The Gun Shop', our latest Channel 4 commission


We are pleased to introduce John Douglas. Having worked for the BBC for over 15 years, directing series such as the acclaimed 'Our War' series, John has now come on board to direct our latest film commissioned by Channel 4 as part of their Cutting Edge series, The Gun Shop.

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Why are companies turning to branded content?


Only 4% of all forms of advertising and marketing is remembered positively, 7% is remembered negatively (!) and 89% isn't noticed or remembered at all. Consequently, many companies have turned to producing branded content. Nine out of ten companies world-wide are creating branded content and it is easy to understand why: Brand recall is 59% higher for branded content than for display and native ads and consumers are 14% more likely to look for additional content from a company after a single impression of branded content.​​..read more
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We’ve launched our new website!

Our website has had a makeover! Find out more about all the new features that make it easier for you to browse through our portfolio of films and experience all our latest work.. continue reading

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The Confession is now available to buy and rent on iTunes


Our latest documentary featuring former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg is now available to rent or buy on iTunes - Watch it here

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'A documentary of great clarity and gravitas' The Confession receives critical acclaim

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Our latest production 'The Confession', featuring former Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg, is due to have its theatrical release in cinemas across the UK this August!


Our latest production The Confession is about to have its theatrical release in cinemas across the UK. Moazzam Begg has experienced a generation of conflict. The Confession is is his first-hand account, a chronicle of the rise of modern jihad, its descent into terror and the disastrous reaction of the West. 

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One Night in 2012 - Now available on BBC iPlayer & 2nd broadcast on BBC Four


After a highly successful broadcast on BBC One on Sunday 17th July, our latest production in collaboration with BBC Studios will have its second broadcast on BBC Four this Thursday at 22.00 (28th July, 2016). 

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The Confession (2016) - Film Trailer

Coming to cinemas across the UK this August, our latest production The Confession is a gripping account of the rise of modern jihad, its descent into terror and the disastrous reaction of the West​.

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The Making of Waiting for Invasion - An Interview with Neringa Medutyte, Director


Commissioned by Al Jazeera, Waiting for Invasion is Rogan Productions' latest feature documentary directed by Neringa Medutyte. Waiting for Invasion is a film that follows the stories of Lithuanian conscripts as they prepare for Russian invasion. Neringa first approached James Rogan with the idea of making Waiting for Invasion following Russia's annexation of Crimea. Having been born in Lithuania whilst the country was still under Russian occupation, we interviewed Neringa to find out more about her experiences and why she felt this was such an important film to make.

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