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‘Make the thing that you want to exist in the world’ – Interview with 2019 DARA Winner Eleanor McDowall

By Sam Stone  I meet Eleanor McDowall, this year’s Documentary Audio Recognition Award winner, for a coffee during Open City Documentary Festival…

SAYRE CROPPED

‘Presence and distance’ – The Art of Personal Storytelling with Sayre Quevedo

By Sam Stone Just before flying back to New York to start his new job at The New York Times,…

IBBY CROPPED

A Perfect Match: Interview with RAFA winner Ibby Caputo

By Sam Stone It’s just one week after Ibby Caputo’s radio documentary proposal A Perfect Match was selected as the winner…

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 currently open. The deadline for applications is on 31 January 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 Spring 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 Spring 2020.

Previous Winners

See all the previous winners of our awards.

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