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When Finalists Have More Fun

In this occasional series highlighting what our alumni get up to when they’re not pitching to us, we sent reporter…

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Book Tickets for The Whickers Audio Documentary Showcase 2021

We are pleased to invite you to join us in person for The Whickers Audio Documentary Showcase 2021 at Bertha DocHouse in…

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2021 RAFA Award Winner Announced

Winner: Time, Paper, Bone by Catherine Boulle and Bongani Kona The top prize for our 2021 Radio & Audio Funding…

Who We Are

The Whickers were established in 2015 to fund and recognise original and innovative documentary. We seek to use the generous legacy of our namesake, pioneering broadcaster Alan Whicker, to support emerging film and audio documentary-makers in the funding and production of director led programmes.

Film and TV Funding Award

Please make sure that your project meets the criteria and the terms and conditions of the Film and TV Funding Award.

Applications for 2022 are now open.

Radio and Audio Funding Award

Please make sure that your project meets the criteria and the terms and conditions of the RAFA (Radio and Audio Funding Award).

Applications for 2021 are now closed.

Previous Winners

See below for the previous winners of our awards.

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