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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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Audio Award Winners To Be Revealed At Radio Festival Next Week

Audio Award winners to be revealed at Radio Festival next week

Next week we will be announcing the winners of both Whicker's World Foundation Audio Awards…

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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”