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‘Cost Of Docs’ 100 Survey: Trends And Challenges Facing Documentarians In Today’s Market

‘Cost of Docs’ 100 Survey: Trends and challenges facing documentarians in today’s market

The findings of our 2017 ‘Cost of Docs’ 100 survey, created in partnership with the…

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10 Of The Best Films At Open City Documentary Festival 2017

10 of the Best Films at Open City Documentary Festival 2017

Our favourite London doc festival Open City returns in September and this year's programme is more…

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What’s On In Docs This August

What’s On In Docs this August

Check out the best of the UK's documentary events in this month's What's On pick…

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Submissions Date Announced For 2017/2018 Awards

Submissions Date Announced for 2017/2018 Awards

Want to be in with the chance of winning up to £80k in funding for your…

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World Premiere Of We Were Kings At The British Library

World Premiere of We Were Kings at the British Library

Whicker's World Foundation, The British Library, Open City Documentary Festival and Grammar Productions announce the…

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2017 Audio Award Winners Announced At Radio Academy Festival

2017 Audio Award Winners Announced at Radio Academy Festival

The Whicker's World Foundation announced the first ever winners of a new kind of audio funding…

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Alan left a very generous legacy for the promotion of curiosity in programme making.

He wanted to stimulate and empower talent that might otherwise never find its place in the is highly competitive industry. His foundation launches at a time when television funding for documentaries is at an all-time low and yet interest in the form is growing a pace in cinemas across the country.