gerry troyna
Award winning filmmaker Gerry Troyna has been making films and documentaries for over thirty years for the BBC, Channel 4, ITV and broadcasters around the world. Over the last five years his films covering the colourful life on the Indian Railways have received many plaudits and have been warmly received by a public in love with India and the railways. In recent years he’s directed 2 award winning investigations for Panorama -Secrets of Seroxat and The Corruption of Racing, and an award winning drama Decisions and five one hour documentaries for the BBC including Monsoon Railway and Bombay Railway - winner of a Royal Television Society Award 2008. Indian Hill Railways was the latest trilogy of his railway films to be screened which also won a Royal Television Society award 2010.

Meri Rail - Portraits of the Indian Railway – a unique collection of contemporary photographs - was first exhibited in India at the National Centre for the Performing Arts, Mumbai and in the exhibitions in the UK, at the National Railway Museum, York and at the New Walk Gallery, Leicester.
Gerry has worked with award winning writers including, Robert Hughes, Rian Malan, Jon Swain, Sir Ludovic Kennedy, Richard Rodriguez, Brian Thompson, Richard Grant & Ian Hislop: Composers and performers include, David Bowie, Terry Oldfield, Brian Eno, Neil Brand, Ross Godfrey and the West India Company.

American Nomads-is his latest feature length documentary. Based on the book Ghost Riders by award winning writer and journalist Richard Grant, the film can be seen on BBC 4 in November 2011.
Gerry has also co-written a screenplay ‘A Child of Our Time’ based on his short film The Day the World Changed and is currently working on a number of documentary projects and developing a Bollywood Musical feature film.