World Congress of Science and Factual Producers

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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 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.

2017 Emerging Producer Bursary Recipients

Paloma Bartsch



Ricardo Garcia



Ko-Chieh Hsu

Beach House Pictures (Taiwan)


Cyril Pennec

String Theory (France)


Katie Reisz



Matthew Shribman

Science in the Bath (UK)


Christy Steele



Samantha Yammine