Film and TV Funding Award Finalists 2019

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 production of director-led programmes and to recognise exceptional audio that has already been broadcast.

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 2019. 

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 are now closed and will reopen in early 2020.

Documentary Audio Recognition Award

Please make sure that your project meets the criteria and the terms and conditions of the DARA (Documentary Audio Recognition Award).

Applications are now closed and will reopen in early 2020.

Latest News

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Announcing The Whickers Film & TV Funding Award Finalists 2019

We are delighted to announce our 2019 Film & TV Funding Award finalists! From the story of a rehab centre…

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Vivek Chaudhary wins our first Whicker DocEdge Kolkata Bursary

Following a fantastic pitch at this year’s Docedge Kolkata, we were very happy to announce the first winner of our…

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Results of our latest Cost of Docs survey

In addition to our work in funding and supporting emerging talent, here at The Whickers we seek to be a…

Previous Winners

See all the previous winners of our awards.

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