Shortlist for the Griersons 2014 announced
David Attenborough and Rupert Everett battle it out with Stephen Fry and Stacey Dooley on the Best Presenter shortlist for the 42nd Annual British Documentary Awards in association with Shell and Sky Atlantic
Grierson Trust launch new alumni support scheme
The Grierson Trust announced today that it will provide two young filmmakers a bespoke support programme, in conjunction with Into Film (formerly First Light).
The Grierson Trust completes its new Board Line-up
The Grierson Trust welcomes two new Trustees, wrapping up the latest round of appointments to its Board.
The Grierson Trust welcomes five new Trustees
The Grierson Trust welcomes five new Trustees to the Board.
Call for entries for The Griersons 2014
Call for entries for The Griersons 2014 – the UK’s most prestigious documentary awards.
William Jessop's Growing Up Downs
Film maker William Jessop celebrated in the autumn of 2011 when he was crowned winner of a pitching session at Sheffield DocFest. Facilitated by The Grierson Trust, he scooped the Trust's £2000 prize money to help him get his film, Growing Up Down's off a storyboard and into production. The results can now be seen on BBC Three on Monday 3rd February at 9pm as part of the channel's Fresh strand.
Lorraine Heggessey appointed Chairman
The Grierson Trust has appointed Lorraine Heggessey (Co-founder Boom Pictures and former BBC One controller) to chair the Grierson Board of Trustees. She replaces outgoing chairman, Dawn Airey, who is stepping down following her appointment as Head of Yahoo! in EMEA.
The Grierson Trust announces the winners 2013
The Grierson Trust takes great pleasure in announcing the winners of Grierson 2013: The 41st British Documentary Awards supported by Sky Atlantic and Coutts.