TheGrierson Awards for documentaries have expanded beyond the UK this year totake in factual films made anywhere in the world.

The entry deadline is June 2 in 10 categories: bestdocumentary on a contemporary issue, best documentary on the arts, besthistorical documentary, best documentary on science or the natural world, mostentertaining documentary, best drama documentary, best documentary series, UKFilm Council best cinema documentary, Bloomberg best newcomer and the Trustees'Award.

Thewinners will be announced at a ceremony at the Royal Geographical Society inLondon on 17 November.

The rules allow any documentary as long as it has hada first UK screening between 1 May 2005 and 30 April, 2006.

To enter, visit, or contact the Grierson Awards office: +44(0)20 7580 7526,