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Ten Things I Discovered When Making My Own Documentary

by Jane Mote, Editorial Consultant, The Whickers Ok, I confess. Despite decades producing and executive producing factual programmes, making short…

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Announcing The Whickers’ 2022 Close Up Emerging Director’s Bursary Winner

A brand new documentary funding award for filmmakers in Southwest Asia and North Africa has been created by The Whickers…

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Announcing our 2022 DocedgeKolkata Bursary Winner

Following another great year at DocedgeKolkata, we are delighted to announce that the 2022 winners of our Whicker Docedge Bursary…

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 closed.

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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