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Apply now for support to attend World Congress

Applications are now open for producers seeking financial support to attend the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP).

This year, WCSFP will take place 29 November – 1 December in San Francisco in the US.

Now in its 25th year, this annual three-day event is aimed at producers, broadcasters and distributors that work in science, history and non-fiction.

The congress includes keynotes, networking opportunities and an ‘Innovation Expo’, which showcases advancements in technology and interactivity.

Speakers announced for 2017 include Director of X (formerly Google X) Obi Felton; Director of Game Research and Development at the Institute for the Future Jane McGonigal; NPACT General Manager John Ford; and VidCon CEO Jim Louderback.

Producers can apply now for up to $5,000 toward the costs associated with attending WCSFP.

Successful applicants must have projects in development, be able to demonstrate the suitability of their slate and articulate a marketing strategy for WCSFP. Credits and industry experience will also be considered.

The complete eligibility criteria are outlined in the International Marketing Support guidelines

Applications for support to attend WCSFP must be made through the online application portal before 6 October 2017.