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Funding Award Winners Announced at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2021

WINNER: KAMAY (ILYAS YOURISH & SHAHROKH BIKARAN)   The prestigious annual award of £80,000 goes to the director duo Ilyas…

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Announcing our 2021 Docedge Kolkata Bursary Winner

Following another fantastic year at Docedge Kolkata, we are delighted to announce that the 2021 winners of our Whicker Docedge…

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Join us for The Whickers Pitch & Awards Ceremony 2021

With just over two weeks to go before our Film & TV Funding Award finalists take to the virtual stage,…

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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.

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 2021 are now closed. The 2022 round will open in early October 2021.

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 open and close at Midnight BST on Friday 13th August 2021.

Previous Winners

See below for the previous winners of our awards.

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