About the Award

In 2014 & 2015 In The Dark joined forces with Sheffield Doc/Fest, to present their first award specifically devoted to audio documentaries from around the world.

The In The Dark Audio Award highlighted a new wave of global creativity and innovation in audio storytelling.

The Prize

The winner was announced as part of Sheffield Doc/Fest’s official awards ceremony, and received a prize of £1,000. All shortlisted finalists were also be included in the festival’s official screening selection.

In The Dark also teamed up with The Guardian to run a series of podcasts featuring some of our favorite work from the submissions.