Netflix has revealed the winners of its “Britain’s Not Boring…” documentary talent fund.
The streaming platform launched the Documentary Talent Fund in December 2020, encouraging new filmmakers to respond to the brief of “Britain’s Not Boring And Here’s a Story.”
It said there were “thousands of entries” from across the country, with 10 finalists receiving £40k each to make their documentaries.
The winners came from Liverpool, Manchester, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Northern Ireland, Scotland and London, with films about dog theft, identity, gender diversity and inclusion, conservation, and a woman with cerebral palsy’s drive to reach the 2024 Olympics.
There’s also a film about Liverpool’s Bee Whisperer: