Documania joins the ‘Asian side of the Doc 2018’

At the last Sunny Side of the Doc in La Rochelle, our Thai documentary filmmakers had joined the event and received critically acclaimed from international decision makers and buyers with our uniqueness and heart touching documentaries.

Our works have been recognized and we had chances to improve the projects with commenters and buyers who seek a gem of creative works to be present across the world.

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Asian side of the doc is one of the most celebrated documentary Film Market of the world. Aside from the public screenings, the festival caters specifically to the industry with several workshops and forums available. The event also offers the opportunity for filmmakers to meet with commissioning editors, buyers, and new talents. Sunny Side of the Doc hosts an Asian edition in Bangkok, Thailand.

The interest in all things Asian is growing faster than capital markets in the global world. That goes for documentary films as well.

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Documania united with Thai documentary companies in Thailand Pavilion which including TV Burabha, Payai Creation Co.,Ltd, thaidocumentary TV, D.Doc Studio ,Global intercommunication Co.,Ltd, JSL , Wishtrend Thailand and Twentyfifty Productions.

Asian side of the Doc 2018 gathers major international distributors who are purposefully setting out to grow their business in regions like China and South-East Asia. We received the news that National Geographic, Discovery Asia, NHK, CCTV, KBS, ABC Australia, PBS America, these world-renowned international publishers will be attending the program which increases our chance to present factual projects in the one-to-one meeting with the decision makers.

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Our latest project Romusha of the Death Railway from Documania tells a forgotten history of Asian labors who had built the death railway during WWII, is going to be recalled by their descendants. The project has been selected in pitch session 3

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Asian Side of the Doc is an extraordinary opportunity for Thailand documentary filmmakers to show their competency and skills in producing quality international documentaries which can be listed on the ‘front line’ of world-class documentary producers. Nowadays, Thailand’s leading documentary filmmakers are gathering as a one band name ‘Thailand Documentary Group’ which is currently developing into an association. Our goal is aimed true, to develop our capabilities as well as to support and develop our personnel in the field of documentary production in Thailand.

We are a group that enters the world market together, to create economic value for the manufacturing content industry of the nation.

 

Do you have a story to tell? ASD2018 : Student Workshop

Do you have a story to tell? And how we can make it possible?

This year the leading international marketplace for documentary and factual programming in Asia take place in 8th EDITION: 30 JAN. – 02 FEB. 2018, Bangkok.

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Approximately 500 documentary professionals are expected to attend Asian Side of the Doc, for the second consecutive year, with the objective to build the ASEAN regional hub for documentary coproduction and knowledge exchange.

But we didn’t forget about the young generation of content creators.

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The ASD has a special segment for giving the opportunity to all talented students from all across the country to participate in this leading program the ASD special workshop.

The objective is to give participants an opportunity to try different storytelling techniques and style discussed in class.

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The Seminars and workshops on topics ranging from grant writing to production, pitching and gathering all information from real sources by exchanging with veteran documentary filmmakers from Thailand Documentary group.

The documentary filmmaking workshop combines in-class instruction with hands-on experience in non-fiction storytelling. Students will learn to cultivate ideas, shooting techniques, sound recording and design, and digital editing skills. They also will gain an understanding of the roles directors, producers, cinematographers, sound mixers, and editors play in film production. Working in teams, students will produce a short observational film.

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The main subject of this year is Wat Arun วัดอรุณราชวรารามราชวรมหาวิหาร The famous Wat Arun perhaps better known as the Temple of the Dawn is one of the best-known landmarks and one of the most published images of Bangkok. Students can observe&create story around this area open widely without any restriction. Every issue can be presented in the documentary that urges the people to perceive Wat Arun more clearly in truthfully perspective.

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Furthermore, all students who participate in class would receive the opportunity to observe the ASD marketplace and absorb the atmospheric feeling of the international market that may increase the eagerness to join documentary filming career path in near future.

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Asian side of the Doc : Press Conferences

Asian side of the Doc will return for its 8th from 30 January to 2 February 2018. We, Documania Co.Ltd, are so proud to be a part of the program as long as all honorable members from Thailand DocsGroup.

The Press conference was officially announced about critical advantages for all media publishers, stakeholders, individual filmmakers and decision makers in Thailand that can be received beneficial supports from the prestigious program. Asian side of the Doc 2018 will also gather major international distributors who are purposefully setting out to grow their business in regions like China and South-East Asia. We received the news that National Geographic, Discovery Asia, NHK, CCTV, KBS, ABC Australia, PBS America, these world-renowned international publishers will be attending the program which increases our chance to present factual projects in the one-to-one meeting with the decision makers.

The emerging of opportunities for Thai content makers: ASD2018

2018 is getting more interested for all Thai documentary filmmakers. We celebrate the best of factual programming in Asia that will provide unique business and networking opportunities for documentary filmmaker around Asia.

 

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Asian side of the Doc will return for its 8th from 30 January to 2 February 2018. We, Documania Co.Ltd, are so proud to be a part of the program as long as all honorable members from Thailand DocsGroup.

The Press conference was officially announced about critical advantages for all media publishers, stakeholders, individual filmmakers and decision makers in Thailand that can be received beneficial supports from the prestigious program. Asian side of the Doc 2018 will also gather major international distributors who are purposefully setting out to grow their business in regions like China and South-East Asia. We received the news that National Geographic, Discovery Asia, NHK, CCTV, KBS, ABC Australia, PBS America, these world-renowned international publishers will be attending the program which increases our chance to present factual projects in the one-to-one meeting with the decision makers.

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The beacon of light for new contents & talents

This year, Asian Side’s pitching sessions will see 24 documentary and factual projects (including a  Documania project’s ‘Romusha of the Death Railway’) with teams from across the world, pitch to 80+ local and international decision-makers, providing participants and observers with crucial insights into the kinds of projects being sought and how they are commissioned. In addition to the main awards for the Best International, Best Asiab, and Best ASEAN projects, the NBCUniversal Achieves Award to the value of US$3000 worth licensing of archival content from NBCUniversal Achieves will also reward one of the live pitched projects.

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“The range and quality of this year’s pitch selection is outstanding with documentary projects coming from Thailand, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, China … and also from Canada, Australia, Germany, Finland, and France,” said Asian Side of the Doc CEO, Yves Jeanneau.

Asian Side of the Doc has chosen Bangkok, Thailand, as a rendezvous place to hold the international meeting by determining the competency of our creativity and production value that most outstanding from this region as a Hub of talent people with passion and unique perspectives of storytelling.

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 Chanin Chamachote, CEO of Documania and the leader of Thailand DocsGroup said

“Asian Side of the Doc is an extraordinary opportunity for Thailand documentary filmmakers to show their competency and skills in producing quality international documentaries which can be listed on the ‘front line’ of world-class documentary producers. Nowadays, Thailand’s leading documentary filmmakers are gathering as a one band name ‘Thailand Documentary Group’ which is currently developing into an association. Our goal is aimed true, to develop our capabilities as well as to support and develop our personnel in the field of documentary production in Thailand.

We are a group that enters the world market together, to create economic value for the manufacturing content industry of the nation.”

 

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Chanin Chamachote, CEO of Documania and the leader of Thailand DocsGroup

 

After the press event, Thailand DocsGroup members were gathering together for a short discussion

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