- Tue 8 June 15:00
- 2h 00min
Who will be awarded the coveted £80,000 Film & TV Funding Award to make their first feature-length documentary? The Whickers Pitch brings together five emerging directors from around the world to pitch their non-fiction projects to a panel of industry judges. Log on to support the finalists, be your own armchair judge and bear witness as the legacy of pioneering broadcaster Alan Whicker brings another exceptional documentary idea to life.
Host: Jane Ray (Artistic Director, The Whickers)
Concrete Land - Asmahan Bkerat (Jordan)
Devi - Subina Shrestha (Nepal)
Kamay - Ilyas Yourish & Shahrokh Bikaran (Afghanistan)
Made in Ethiopia - Max Duncan & Xinyan Yu (UK/US/China/Ethiopia)
Red Herring - Kit Vincent (UK)
Download the full project details HERE
Mandy Chang (BBC Storyville), Kate Townsend (Netflix), Gary Byung-Seok Kam (Award-winning Producer), Salma Abdalla (AutlookFilm Sales) and Jane Mote (The Whickers).
Produced by Emily Copley, Jane Ray (The Whickers)
Supported by The Whickers.
A recording of this pitch is available to Online Industry Pass holders on our Doc/Player platform. All talks are captioned, provided by AI Media.
A recording of the The Whickers Awards Ceremony is also available to watch here