Nine recipients, including the editor of The Goob
[pictured], to receive financial boost.
The Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund (Ctbf) has revealed the recipients of the annual John Brabourne
Awards (JBAs), dedicated to providing invaluable financial assistance to individuals that have faced difficulties in progressing their career.
The 2014 awardees will be honoured during a formal reception at BAFTA this evening.
A record 184 entrants applied for consideration, a 50% uplift on 2013, with the successful candidates receiving a grant ranging between £1,000 and £5,000 towards the development of their careers in the film and TV industries. Nine awards were made this year, with an industry committee finalising the list of recipients.
Awardees being recognised at tonight’s reception at BAFTA include: Charlotte Hudson
, a comedy writer with a number of film and TV projects in development, and one half of the double act, Two Left Hands; Adam Biskupski
, an award-wining shorts editor whose debut feature The Goob
recently premiered at Venice Film Festival