Who will be awarded the coveted £100,000 Film & TV Funding Award to make their first feature-length documentary? The Whickers Pitch brings together five emerging directors to pitch their non-fiction projects to a panel of industry judges.
Hosts: Karolina Lidin (Nordisk Film & TV Fond) & Jane Ray (Artistic Director, The Whickers)
9 Month Contract - Ketevan Vashagashvili (Georgia), How to Kill My Grandfather - Lilyana Torres & Carlos Morales (Mexico), Let’s Play Soldiers - Mariam Al-Dhubhani (Yemen/US), The Silence of Ants - Francisco Montoro (Spain/ Ukraine), Women of My Life - Zahraa Ghandour (Iraq)
Judges: Jo Lapping (BBC), Sam Soko (Award-winning Director/ Producer), Keisha Knight (IDA), Olivier Tournaud (Cinephil), Raul Niño Zambrano (Sheffield DocFest) and Jane Mote (The Whickers).
Session Producer: Emily Copley
Supported by The Whickers