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Nov 19, 2017 @ 9:24am
EDN Director Paul Pauwels kicks off a day of @EDNEDN events with the General Assembly. #IDFA2017 https://t.co/YSI5BvElwI whickersworld photo
Nov 19, 2017 @ 1:02am
RT @IDFAindustry: The Arabs are coming to Amsterdam! Schifting Perspectives: The Arab World has started today! #idfa2017 https://t.co/KTf2s… whickersworld photo
Nov 19, 2017 @ 1:02am
RT @IDFAindustry: In-depth round table discussions on the future of #interactive media at the @idfa @doclab Immerisve Network Summit #idfa2 whickersworld photo
Nov 19, 2017 @ 12:22am
With human alarms, a smartphone orchestra and Duo Disco won by @curtisrgallant, DocLab Live was a brilliant exploration of technology #IDFA https://t.co/CwbjyuJQcS whickersworld photo
Nov 18, 2017 @ 4:35pm
Director Ali Essafi talks about his brilliantly observed documentary on the film studio in the Atlas Mountains: Ouarzazate Movie #IDFA2017 https://t.co/Ue3fHFCihI whickersworld photo

THE LEGACY

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.

“I ALWAYS WANTED TO WRITE,

I ALWAYS WANTED TO TRAVEL”