November 29 - December 1, San Francisco

World Congress of Science and Factual Producers

The World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP) is a member-run, not-for-profit organization, dedicated to celebrating the best in science and history programs and other related genres (known in the UK market as specialist factual programming).

The WCSFP's annual event is a must-attend gathering for producers, broadcasters and distributors working in specialist factual television. This year's event will take place November 29 to December 1, 2017, in San Francisco, California, USA.

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WCSFP Vision

The WCSFP is the place where the science, history and content-rich factual media community gathers to share, explore and reveal how science and history are communicated to the world. As a community, we are passionate about what we do and committed to sharing it with others. The WCSFP's priorities include:

  • Maintaining the WCSFP's distinctiveness through a clear focus on science, history and other unique factual content.
  • Integrating content creators and distributors from all visual media platforms into all aspects of the WCSFP, including organization, funding and content development.
  • Strengthening and improving formal and informal networking opportunities.
  • Attracting, welcoming and representing talent at all career stages.
  • Encouraging leadership from the membership to achieve transparent and effective management.

Download a copy of the WCSFP Three-Year Plan


The WCSFP is administered by the Board of Directors and an elected Editorial Committee.