This was a a really exciting doccie that exposed us to some of the biggest musical stars of a whole generation who had participated in that globally reaching 70th Birthday concert for Nelson Mnadela at Wembley stadium in London. This event was the first and last so far to have had all the major broadcasters in the world showing it live. The doccie was about exploring how this incredible event was achieved, what made it happen, and in the process of developing it we felt it was actually more about the International Solidarity Movement against Apartheid, where people from across the world, from the biggest cities to the smallest villages of the most far-flung parts of the world heard that there was such a thing as Apartheid and they vowed to fight it, because it was so inhuman. We used the richness and diversity of the music from the concert, especially choosing those tracks that fitted perfectly into our narrative such that they just didn't become musical tracks but story-telling sequences in themselves, and as such the music became both score and entertainment and political statement and narrative all at once. Over and above that we had to subtly manage the multi-layers in the story-telling without affecting the emotional power we wanted to produce, without compromising on the celebration of Solidarity while at the same time dealing with nuancing the understanding of Apartheid and its impact on South Africa. Yes the doccie was a mammoth task involving incredible co-ordination in the shortest possible time (where you have to go with the availability of the Stars) and so the Production and Creative teams had to draw so much from themselves, many times having to change from a plan to catch the Star as they moved from one city to another. And in order to meet the crazily short deadline had to employ three Editors working simultaneously. The end-product was well worth it.