2014 WCSFP Registration Now Open
Registration to attend the 2014 Congress is now open! A must-attend event for producers, broadcasters and distributors working in science, history and content-rich factual media, the Congress is a place to share, explore and reveal how science and history are communicated to the world. Join this year’s host broadcaster CCTV and CCTV9 Documentary Channel in Beijing, China, for what is sure to be a sold-out event. Early-bird prices available until October 1.
Call For Submissions: Little Gems
We are seeking outstanding little gems in science, history, knowledge and discovery—programs with style, wit and flair, even without mega blockbuster budgets. We are looking for innovation and creativity in subject matter, storytelling, filming, concept, production process, finance strategy, technology and platforms. Contact WCSFP production coordinator JP Robichaud to submit a program.
Applications Now Open for Emerging Producers Bursary Program
The World Congress of Science and Factual Producers is pleased to announce the Emerging Producers Bursary Program, developed to provide attendance support for emerging producers working in science, history, and factual media and encourage a new generation of Congress members. The Bursary offers a range of financial support for accreditation, travel and accommodation for the Congress, as well as guaranteed meetings and networking opportunities. Applications are now open, with a final deadline of October 2.
Register a Group for Congress 2014
Is your company planning to send a group to Beijing this year? If so, the WCSFP is offering special discounts for groups of three or more. Groups of three or four will receive a 15 per cent discount, groups of five will receive one free registration, and groups of six or more are eligible for delegation benefits (pricing determined by the size of the group).
2014 Host Hotel Announced: Sofitel Wanda Beijing
The WCSFP is please to announce that the Sofitel Wanda Beijing will be the host hotel for the 2014 Congress. Located in the central business district of Beijing, the Sofitel Wanda Beijing is the perfect blend of Chinese and European hospitality.
WCSFP Welcomes ITN Source as Sponsor
WCSFP is pleased to welcome back ITN Source as a sponsor of the 2014 Congress. ITN Source is the gateway to over one million hours of iconic footage and creative moving imagery captured over three centuries. From news to drama, celebrity, comedy, music, wildlife, natural history and film, to an inspirational stock footage section—growing at a rate of over 20 hours of digitized content a day—ITN Source is the most diverse commercial archive in the world.
WCSFP Board Welcomes New Member; Editorial Committee Appoints Chair and Co-Chair
The World Congress of Science and Factual Producers is please to welcome ARTE France’s Catherine Alvaresse to the Board of Directors.
We are pleased to announce that the Editorial Committee (formerly the Steering Committee) has appointed Autentic’s Patrick Hörl as chair and CCTV’s LIU Wen as co-chair.