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 2014 Grierson Awards

The entry form for the 2014 Grierson Awards will be online from Tuesday, 1 April 2014. The closing date for entries is Friday, 30 May. The competition is open to documentaries that have had their first UK screening between 1 May 2013 and 30 April 2014.

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