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.
BFI LFF Grierson Documentary Winner Announced
The Grierson Trust congratulates director Paul-Julien Robert whose film My Fathers, My Mother and Me was awarded the Grierson Award at last night's London Film Festival, crowning him winner in the Documentary competition. He was presented with his award by Jury President Kate Ogborn.
Claudia Winkleman to host Grierson 2013
The Grierson Trust is proud to announce that Claudia Winkleman will host Grierson 2013: The 41st British Documentary Awards in association with Sky Atlantic and Coutts.
The prestigious Trustees’ Award: John Battsek
Acclaimed film-maker and producer John Battsek is named today as the 2013 recipient of the prestigious Coutts Grierson Trustees’ Award.
Radio Times sponsors reader's choice awards
Radio Times, the UK’s biggest selling quality magazine, is sponsoring the Reader’s Choice Award at the Grierson British Documentary Awards 2013 - the first time the prestigious awards have had a category decided by public vote.
Nominations for Grierson 2013 are announced
The Grierson Trust announces the final nominations for Grierson 2013: The 41st British Documentary Awards in association with Sky Atlantic and Coutts