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Cost of Docs 2020 Launched

We have just launched, in partnership with Sheffield Doc/Fest, our fourth annual Cost of Docs: Film & TV survey to…

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Diem Ha Le wins 2020 Whicker DocEdge Kolkata Bursary

Following a fantastic pitch at this year’s Docedge Kolkata, we are happy to announce that the 2020 winner of our…

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Calling all Cinderellas!

This year marks 15 fabulous years of Chicken & Egg Pictures and to celebrate we are giving away 1x ticket…

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 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 are now closed and will reopen in April 2020.

Previous Winners

See all the previous winners of our awards.

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