David Coulthard-backed company Whisper Films receives Channel 4 investment

Caitlin Morrison
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David Coulthard is one of the backers of Whisper Films
Channel 4 has taken an equity stake in Whisper Films, a London-based production company specialising in sports content.

The investment was made through the £20m Channel 4 Growth Fund, which was launched at the beginning of 2014.

Whisper Films was established in 2010 by former Formula 1 driver David Coulthard, TV presenter Jake Humphrey and director Sunil Patel.

The production firm said of the Channel 4 tie-up: “This partnership is a huge vote of confidence from an industry leader and gives Whisper Films the platform to creative even bigger and better programming and more of the cutting edge content for which it is known.”

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