Who will be awarded this year’s coveted Radio & Audio Funding Award (RAFA) to produce an original audio documentary? The Whickers RAFA Pitch brings together five finalists to pitch their non-fiction projects to a panel of top industry judges. The RAFA is the first and most substantial funding award of its kind – gifting £7,000 to the winning audio producer to make a feature-length documentary, as well as a contribution of £3,000 to the runner-up. Come and support the contenders, be your own armchair judge and bear witness as the legacy of pioneering broadcaster Alan Whicker brings another exceptional documentary idea to life.
The finalists for the Radio & Audio Funding Award (RAFA) are:
Shirshendu ‘Shandy’ Banerjee | Biker Radio Rodcast
John Fecile | Marjorie
Polly Thomas | May I Take Your Arm
Maeve McClenaghan |The Refuge Woman
Isis Thompson | Stokely in Cuba