Doc makers! If you made your #TV directorial debut in the last year OR you have a #documentary you want to bring to the attention of TV people, apply to #TheDebbies Awards by February 1st at https://t.co/4rB0ggGGCJ https://t.co/V1gcjB8HOZ
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 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 rapidly growing in cinemas across the country.