The Film & TV Funding Award is awarded annually to an emerging filmmaker from anywhere in the world with the most promising pitch for a director-led documentary. The main award is £100,00, with a runner up development grant worth £20,000.
Applications for 2024 are now open.
The Podcast Pitch
The Podcast Pitch is a joint initiative with Sheffield DocFest. After a successful pilot at DocFest in June 2023 the competition moves to its second year. The Whickers are giving a £5,000 production award to the winner and £2,000 to a runner up.
Applications for 2024 open in November 2023.
We have teamed up with four established documentary development forums in parts of the world where funding is limited due to economic or socio-political reasons. Through them we are awarding a £3,000 bursary each year.
See our partners’ websites for application deadlines.