Applications open to attend the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers

Screen Scotland is offering 12 registration passes for producers in Scotland to attend the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers in Glasgow, 28 November to 1 December 2022.   

About the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers 

The World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP) is a member-driven organization formed by science and factual producers, broadcasters and content providers from around the world. Members represent a who’s who of factual programming, including Discovery, National Geographic, Smithsonian Networks, BBC, Channel 4, ITV, other international public broadcasters such as PBS, NHK, France Televisions, CBC, ARTE, ZDF and ABC, and streamers such as Netflix and YouTube. 

Each year, members gather for an annual conference in a different country to connect through meetings and social events, learn about new industry trends through sessions and speakers, showcase the best factual programming from around the world, collaborate and do business, be inspired, spark debate and discussion to inform future business. 

Registration to attend Congress brings with it membership in the organisation. 

Who is eligible to apply?  

Screen Scotland invites applications from Scotland-based production companies which specialise in history, science, arts, natural history, specialist factual and observational documentary productions. We expect the applicants to be senior level executives in the company, such as managing director, creative director, executive producer or heads of department.  

Applications must make a case for support, highlighting relevant projects and what strategic achievements they seek through attendance. Only one application per company will be considered.  

What is included? 

If successful, applicants will receive registration for the full World Congress programme.

Please note, accommodation and travel will not be covered by Screen Scotland.

What happens next and how will my submission be assessed?   

Once we receive your submission, we will check for basic completeness and eligibility. Your submission will be assessed on your company’s profile, track record, your reasons for attending the Congress, including desired outcomes, and an understanding of the benefits to your company’s and your projects’ progression.  

If you are successful, we will confirm your registration details for Congress. 

How to apply 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please follow the link below to complete our application form on Survey Monkey. Your submitted form will help us to establish your suitability for this event. 

World Congress of Science and Factual Producers 2022 Application Form

Deadline to apply

Submissions will be received up to 10am on Friday 3 November 2022.

Successful applicants will be informed by 5pm on Friday 4 November 2022.