The Whickers develops and fund first-time directors’ documentaries in late development and early production stages. Supported films include Our Hoolocks, Kamay, I Want to Kill My Grandfather, No Simple Way Home, Hermit of Treig and Hope Frozen. Also Homeboys (winner of the 2023 Latin American bursary at Conecta). The winner of this year’s main film
award will receive £100,000 and the runner-up a £20,000 grant. Apply by 31st January 2024.
Jane is an editorial consultant at The Whickers and runs story labs for documentary makers worldwide. She also teaches people to make professional films on their smartphones.
Areas of interest
Great stories from new places and perspectives, told with passion.