The Grierson trust

The Grierson Trust commemorates the pioneering Scottish documentary maker John Grierson (1898 - 1972), famous for Drifters and Night Mail and the man widely regarded as the father of the documentary.

Each year, The Grierson Trust recognises the best documentary filmmaking from Britain and abroad through the British Documentary Awards. The Trust encourages new filmmakers through its Education and Mentoring schemes.

Dates for 2015 Grierson Awards

The entry form for the 2015 Grierson Awards will be online from Wednesday, 1 April. The closing date for entries is Monday, 1 June. The competition is open to documentaries that have had their first UK screening between 1 May 2014 and 30 April 2015.

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