To celebrate the recent extension of The Whickers’ Bursary Scheme, we asked recipient of the Whicker DocEdge Bursary 2020 and…
The Film & TV Funding Award is awarded annually to an emerging filmmaker from anywhere in the world with the most promising pitch for a director-led documentary.
Applications for 2023 are now open.
Radio and Audio Funding Award
The Radio and Audio Funding Award (RAFA) is awarded annually to an emerging audio producer based anywhere in the world to create an original radio or audio documentary in the English language.
Applications for 2022 are now open.
We have teamed up with four established documentary development forums in parts of the world where funding is limited due to economic or socio-political reasons. Through them we are awarding a £3,000 bursary each year.
Announcing the fifth edition of The Whickers’ Cost of Docs Survey, which looks specifically at the changing landscape for documentary…
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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.
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