Future4 Strategy

On 26 November 2020, we announced our Future4 strategy. To find out more about what this means for producers, please click here.

Non-Scripted Indie Briefing 2021

We made some of the briefing sessions available to watch on-demand, you can find them in the following link. If there's no video for the genre or session you're interested in, please refer to the relevant genre or department pages for the latest information.

We currently do not have a sign up or mailing list facility enabled for future briefings, please check the 4Producers site regularly for any updates.

Global Format Fund

Channel 4’s Global Format Fund is designed to stimulate the creation of new UK original formats designed to meet both Channel 4 and Producers’ needs for new hits in the UK and internationally. To find out more about the fund, please click here.

Coronavirus Framework

For the framework on managing risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in production making, click here

In addition to these guidelines Channel 4 have our own Covid Filming Guidelines which should be obtained from your Commissioning Editor. Both sets of guidelines should be read when planning filming.

Creative Contract

We believe the relationship between Channel 4 and producers is at the heart of our success. We want it to be a genuine creative partnership: empowering, collaborative and candid. That's why we've produced a "creative contract" to spell out how we want to work together.

To find out more about our promise to producers, please access the Creative Contract here.

Contestable Pot

To find out more about funds from Kelly Webb Lamb's 2021 Contestable Pot please click here.

Emerging Indie Fund

For more on funds from Emma Hardy's Emerging Indie Fund please click here.

Black Takeover Show Briefs

Submissions are invited as part of the Black Takeover (w/t) on Channel 4 in 2021, we are inviting pitches for an unscripted programme, please click here.