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„audio content fund.
Round 4 winning bids announced.
Eight indies to receive £197k of funding, for public service programming on 32 stations.
Unedited will document the history of England’s black footballers for talkSPORT.
Audio Frontier will search for Scotland’s Greatest Song on Greatest Hits Scotland.
Belle Media will bring kids’ character Captain Bobo to life in English and Gaelic.
The Audio Content Fund has announced the latest recipients of grant funding to make public service content for commercial and community radio.
Scotland’s Greatest Song – Audio Frontier, for Greatest Hits Radio Network Scotland.
Greatest Hits Radio want to celebrate St Andrews Day [30 November] by finally determining Scotland’s greatest song of all time! A series of 12 mini docs will profile selected songs, concluding in a special show which commemorates the finest music this country has offered the world.
Coming In From The Cold: The History of Black Footballers in the English Game.
– Unedited for talkSPORT and talkSPORT2
7-part documentary series about the history and rise of black footballers, broadcast in Black History Month 2020. The series will span two centuries of injustice, inequality, accomplishment, sporting moments and iconic symbols of our national game.
These latest awards follow the successful funding round to support audiences during Coronavirus, which distributed £400k to 28 projects during April and May of this year.
They take the Audio Content Fund’s running total of grant funding to £1.25m since it launched in April 2019″.
via Dr Hansjoerg Biener (2020-08-15)