The Grierson Trust commemorates the pioneering Scottish documentary maker John Grierson: the man widely regarded as the father of the documentary. Each year, The Trust celebrates the best documentary filmmaking from Britain and around the world with the British Documentary Awards - more fondly known as The Griersons - as well as encouraging young filmmakers though its outreach and education schemes.

Grierson Awards 2016

Details of this year’s awards nominations can be found here. The awards ceremony on 7 November at The Mermaid, London will be hosted by Jon Culshaw. You can find more information and the booking form here.

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