Emerging Producers Bursary Program

The Emerging Producers Bursary Program offers up-and-coming producers working in science, history, and non-fiction media a range of financial support for accreditation, travel and accommodation for the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP).

Recipients will have access to the event's industry intelligence and professional development opportunities, including guaranteed meetings and networking opportunities with the top producers and commissioning editors in the industry.

The goal of the program is to welcome and represent diverse talent at all career stages, and encourage a new generation of Congress members. Producers and content creators working in all science and non-fiction media are encouraged to apply including those working in digital media, social media and gaming.

2018 Emerging Producer Bursary Recipients

Yaara Bou Melhem

Journalist/Filmmaker (Australia)

 

Lee Constable

Presenter & Producer (Australia)

 

Katharine Fish

Producer (UK)

 

Ann Megalla

(Australia)

 

Joy Ng

Video Producer (USA)

 

Ansell Tan

Filmmaker (Singapore)

 

Cecilia Vargas

Biologist & Filmmaker (Mexico)

 

Sophie Wiesner

Filmmaker (Australia)

 


How It Works

Qualified applicants will be selected to receive one of the following tiers of support for the 2018 Congress in Brisbane, Australia, from November 27 to 30:

Tier 1 - Full Scholarship

  • Full registration for the 2018 Congress in Brisbane, Australia;
  • Travel and accommodation;
  • Formal introduction at the Congress’ opening plenary;
  • Guaranteed one-on-one meetings with decision makers;
  • Meetings with leading producers to help facilitate the most effective WCSFP experience;
  • Tailored assistance and advice to successfully navigate WCSFP.

Tier 2 - Partial Scholarship (no travel support)

  • Full registration for the 2018 Congress in Brisbane, Australia;
  • Formal introduction at the Congress’ opening plenary;
  • Guaranteed one-on-one meetings with decision makers;
  • Meetings with leading producers to help facilitate the most effective WCSFP experience;
  • Tailored assistance and advice to successfully navigate WCSFP.

All applicants will receive a 15% discount on early-bird registration.