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Dec 12, 2017 @ 6:29pm
Just announced! Join us on 23 January for our #Audio #Documentary Award Winners' Showcase @Fitzroviachapel + Q&A with the award-winning audio producers @tomglasser89 & @SE15Productions. Book your tickets here: https://t.co/VCGcMhUE2e https://t.co/LXKWjwdEt8 whickersworld photo
Dec 12, 2017 @ 4:43pm
Huge congratulations to @TheDocSociety - announced as the @BFI's delivery partner for their £1m-per-year #documentary #fund! https://t.co/dh6IdYsYty
Dec 11, 2017 @ 6:30pm
Only a few days left to submit your creative #documentary project to the industry programmes for @visionsdureel 2018, incl. Rough Cut Lab, Pitching du Réel & Docs in Progress. Apply before 15 December: https://t.co/U2OKkSdyLE https://t.co/96UrzOCL9O 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”