The first No Nation Films Award was presented to two director-producer teams at Docs by the Sea 2023.

Congratulations to Nupur Agrawal and Shivajee Biswanath (Downhill Kargil) and to Catherine Chan and Wong Siu-pong (The Whisper of Sunlight) for being the first to achieve the No Nation Films Award.


We have announced our commitment to offering a mentorship and consultancy packages to director-producer teams from around the globe with promising and outstanding documentary film projects in development or production.

The No Nation Films Award comprises an all-encompassing mentorship and consultancy package that extends throughout a range of adaptable weeks and months, commencing in October 2023 and concluding in March 2024, and is designed to offer flexibility and convenience.

Sessions take place either in person or online, involving activities such as reviewing proposals or budgets, providing notes applications, scripts and on preliminary edits or rough cuts and addressing an array of concerns and queries expressed by the awarded film-teams.

NNF reserves the right to specify the experts assigned to the selected team, ensuring a customised and beneficial experience.

We look forwards to starting the collaboration with the winning teams.