Happy birthday, Johan Liljestrom Seth - the man who seldom appears at the B2B Docs events, but every day does a lot for the project at its office in Stockholm.
Mery Agakhanyans project Inhabitants has been selected to Docs in Thessaloniki pitching. The project has been developed at a number of B2B Docs workshops and first pitched to the wide range of established… More producers from Europe, TV commissioning editors, film festivals and distributors exactly a year ago at B2B Doc Producers meet Producers during Docudays UA in Kyiv. We wish Mery Agakhanyan all the best at the pitching in Thessaloniki!
IDFA Bertha Fund Europe is looking to support International Co-productions, deadline April 1. Call for entry: we are now accepting applications for the IBF Europe - International Co-production grant! This funding category offers up to €40,000 for documentary co-productions with at least 1 European & 1… More non-European producer. Read more about our perspective on co-producing, and get your applications in before the April 1 deadline!
IDFAcademy Summer School will take place July 1-6, 2019. Application deadline is March 10.
The deadline for ESoDoc 2019 has been extended till FEBRUARY 18, 2019 - www.esodoc.eu ESoDoc is the training initiative for media professionals who are eager to develop their linear and non-linear documentary… More project for various formats and platforms in a diverse and co-creative environment. ESoDoc participants are creative professionals, committed to social issues, open and willing to get involved and to experiment on their project with new formats, new business and co-creative production models.
For the eleventh time, EFM and EDN are organising the annual #documentary industry platform DocSalon during the Berlinale at the European Film Market (EFM). DocSalon is a meeting point and networking platform… More dedicated to everyone with an interest in the documentary genre. We look forward to exciting industry talks and one-on-one meetings today and throughout the week! Visit https://bit.ly/2WPHPQf for more details. #EFM2019 #DocSalon #Berlinale #EuropeanFilmMarket Berlinale - Berlin International Film Festival EDN - European Documentary Network
Want to find out more about the reality of #documentary financing in Europe? If so, make sure to join our next "Media & Society" session on 10 February at 10am at DocSalon/European Film Market in Berlin. EDN… More director Paul Pauwels and Eline Livémont (University Brussels) look back at an extensive EDN survey, conducted among documentary professionals in 2018, and for the first time present the results. Visit https://bit.ly/2GzjDMs for more information. #EFM2019 #MediaSocietyDocs #DocSalon #Berlinale #EuropeanFilmMarket
The new creative documentary workshop for Estonian and Finnish filmmakers with international ambitions. Check the link and contact Heilika Pikkov for more details.
7 film projects from Central and Eastern Europe, focusing on human rights and/or minority rights will have the chance to win the Renovabis Research Grant, endowed with 3.500 Euro and will be invited to Wiesbaden. Deadline: February 26, 2019.
The B2B Doc rough cut workshop in Tallinn ended up today with warmest congratulations to Monika Franczak on her birthday ;)
Tutors are working individually with every film project
Our EDN Member of the Month for January 2019 is Konrad Szołajski, Filmmaker & Founder of ZK Studio Ltd., Poland. In our interview, we talked with Konrad about his road into #documentary filmmaking and about… More his film "The Good Change" which was pitched as a project at the EDN pitching forum "Docs in Thessaloniki". He further shares his views on the importance of pan-European collaboration when it comes to bringing crucial stories to wider audiences. A related screening incl. panel discussion takes place on 19 February at the European Parliament in Brussels. Visit https://bit.ly/2FV5vww to read the full interview.