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Broadcast, games and film

Fuelling creative minds with expertise, inspiration and funding.

The work of our Broadcast, Games and Film team reflects Henry Wellcome's vision of science being part of the cultural conversation. By working strategically with the entertainment industries, we aim to engage the largest possible audience with science.

"Science is, in the best and strictest sense, glorious entertainment" - Jacques Barzun


We support a broad range of projects encouraging innovative ideas and unusual approaches. Our showreel highlights a selection of these projects.

Running time: 2 min 51 s

Factual We encourage collaboration and experimentation across genres to generate compelling stories that explore the human condition.
Film and drama We want to inspire writers and producers to explore the impact of biomedical science on contemporary society.
Games We work with the games industry to inspire fun, addictive games that entertain and engage broad audiences.

Our work

About the team Meet the team and find out a bit more about what we do.
Funding for broadcast, games and film Find out about our range of funding schemes open to the entertainment industries.
Getting involved with our work A guide for creatives, academics and scientists looking to collaborate.
The Wellcome Trust Monitor: What it means for science in broadcast Download PDFDownload PDF
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