The John Brabourne Awards are a stepping stone for up and coming talent, driven to further their careers in all aspects of the film, commercial television and cinema industries.
They offer cash sums of up to £5,000 and seek to help those disadvantaged in some way, for example through lack of funds or set-backs due to illness or accident. Applicants should have a minimum of 2 years relevant experience and be able to demonstrate how receiving JBA will help them take their career to the next level.
The deadline for the current round is the 31st July 2013. For more information please visit:
John Brabourne was one of Britain’s most prolific producers with an illustrious career spanning four decades and twenty seven films. John produced some of the greats of British cinema, including “A Passage to India”, “Murder on the Orient Express” and “Romeo and Juliet”. His films secured five Oscars® and twenty one nominations.
John Brabourne was also Chairman of Thames Television and a Director of Euston Films and Thorn EMI.
Throughout his career John Brabourne consistently championed the need to support young talent entering into the film and television industry, a cause he furthered in his time as a Trustee of theCinema and Television Benevolent Fund from 1985 to 1988.
The CTBF is proud to continue the charitable work of John Brabourne and build upon his reputation in helping up and coming talent open the door to careers in film and television.