CALL FOR PROJECTS: FOR ASIAN DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKERS!

ASIAN SIDE OF THE DOC WORKSHOP & MASTER CLASS

September 19-22, 2017 / Bangkok, Thailand / Venue to be announced

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SCHEDULE:

  • September 9: Submission deadline
  • September 19-21: Documentary workshop
  • September 22: Public pitch, Master Class, and Award Ceremony

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THE WORKSHOP

The aim is to give producers and directors:

  • a better understanding of their own project and its international potential
  • advice on marketing and pitching their project
  • an overview of who’s who in the international market (in terms of broadcasters, funders, sales agents, and production companies for co-production relationships)

 

Workshop contents:

  • Analyze and criticism of the projects; research of the axes of development
  • Work on the “Marketing” of the projects: teaser / logline / title
  • Presentation of the different possibilities offered on the International Market for selected projects; contacts and examples
  • 3 case studies of international co-productions relevant for the selected projects
  • The “Art of Pitching”: at the end of the training, each project’s holder will do a public pitch in front of decision makers (producer, distributor, broadcaster)

 

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Yves Jeanneau, founder of Sunny Side of the Doc and Asian Side of the Doc

WORKSHOP AND MASTER CLASS WITH WORLD CLASS TRAINERS After the Big Pitch Session of the Projects, the Trainers will give a Master Class about the International Market and how to build bridges between producers, increase networks and create new opportunities of co-productions! YVES JEANNEAU, founder of Sunny Side of the Doc and Asian Side of theASD17Workshop-MasterClass Doc, will lead the team of trainers in the workshop and master class session. More trainers will be announced soon!

Master Class topics include:

  • Trends of the International Market
  • Who does What? (roles of broadcasters, producers, sales agents, funders, etc.)
  • Places to be & alternative funding opportunities
  • The Art of Pitching

 

Workshop

  • Register at https://goo.gl/forms/6VfiYzqCLrze7mP52
  • Contact at ASD2017Thailand@gmail.com
  • Selected projects to attend the Workshop and Master Class free of charge
  • Master Class
  • Contact at ASD2017Thailand@gmail.com
  • Limited seats available
  • Participation ticket is 120 Euro (4,800 Baht)

 

Get your documentary project funded

 

Submission requirements:

  • Synopsis
  • Trailer (5 GB maximum) Formats accepted: MOV, AVI, MP4, MPEG-2, 3GP, AAC, FLV (M4V is not accepted)
  • Project early footage (300 dpi) to help the jury assessing your project. For example, synopsis, budget, funding plan, commitment letters, treatment,
  • short biographies of the author-director and presentation of the producer.
  • Company and/or Team profile (500 characters max.)
  • 1 PDF file with all the information in English that you consider useful in order

Submit your project before September 9

  • UP TO 9 PROJECTS WILL BE SELECTED TO ATTEND THE WORKSHOP FREE OF CHARGE
  • UP TO 6 PROJECTS WILL BE SHORTLISTED AND PITCH TO ASD17 SELECTION JURY
  • 1 PROJECT WILL BE SELECTED TO PITCH AT ASIAN SIDE OF THE DOC 2017

 

Download The Project Detail

The 8th Asian Side of the Doc will take place in Bangkok November 7-10, 2017, at Centara Grand Central Plaza Ladprao

Contact at ASD2017Thailand@gmail.com