Call for Applications for the Whickers Film & TV Funding Award

The Film and 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 which fulfils the core criteria detailed below. With a main award worth £80,000 and a runner-up contribution of £15,000, The Whickers Film and TV Funding Award is one of the most significant documentary awards in the world.

Key dates:

  • 31 October 2018: Open for applications
  • 31 January 2019: Deadline for applications
  • April 2019: Shortlisted filmmakers are notified
  • June 2019: Shortlisted filmmakers pitch their projects at Sheffield Doc/Fest. Award-winners announced at the Doc/Fest ceremony.

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