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An Interview With Akuol de Mabior

The winner of this year’s £80,000 Film & TV Funding Award is Akuol de Mabior. Akuol’s winning film proposal Nyandeng, is a…

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An Interview With Lizzie MacKenzie

The runner-up and winner of this year’s £15,000 development fund is Lizzie MacKenzie for her project The Hermit of Treig, which is…

Lizzie & Akuol

Funding Award Winners Announced at Doc/Fest 2020

Winner: Nyandeng (Akuol de Mabior) The Whickers’ 2020 top annual award of £80,000 goes to the first black African to…

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 are now closed and will reopen in October 2020.

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 2020 are now open.

Previous Winners

See below for the previous winners of our awards.

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