With a main award worth £100,000 and a runner-up contribution of £20,000, The Whickers Film & TV Funding Award is one of the most significant documentary awards in the world.
Must be the filmmaker or filmmakers’ first 50+ minute documentary film where they own the director or co-director credit
Open to filmmakers from anywhere in the world. We encourage international filmmakers to apply
Projects must be at the late development to early production stage at the time of applying, this is not a finishing fund
Award money cannot be paid to an individual.
Therefore applicants must either: provide proof of company viability; have a fiscal sponsor on board; have a nominated production company on board to create a dedicated project account for their film; or confirm that they are willing to set up a limited company and dedicated project account if shortlisted.