Forum: 17-21 March 2004 in Thessaloniki, Greece
" Docs in Thessaloniki" gives
the independent producer a unique chance of presenting a project
internationally, to meet colleagues and create alliances for
future cooperation in Europe. Pitch your project to a wide
range of com. editors from different European TV-stations.
Organized by EDN, European Documentary Network in collaboration
with the "Thessaloniki Documentary Festival -
Images of the 21st Century" (15-21 March), which
includes a national & international
program as well as a doc market and parallel events. The participants
of the Pitching Forum will also have access to the festival.
European producers are invited to apply for participation in
the documentary pitching forum that consists of 5 days intensive
training and information:
Day 1: A general overview of the market situation for documentaries
in Western Europe.
Day 2 & 3: Group work, where the producers meet with international
experts and colleagues, who help them improve and target their
projects to the international market. Pitching training.
Day 4 & 5: Pitching to a panel of European commissioning
editors from different European countries. During the two mornings
the projects are pitched in public to the panelists with individual
meetings in the afternoons.
To apply the producers sent in - in English - a two page description
of their documentary project containing the following elements:
- title, length, format, overall budget, financing plan of
- name of producer and director etc., CV, filmography
- synopsis, visual treatment, directorÕs idea
- remember address, phone, fax and e-mail of your company
for producers with project: 250 EUROs including 4 lunches and
Participation for observers without project: 150 EUROs including
4 lunches and festival pass.
Projects should be sent to EDN
More information: Anita Reher, EDN (email@example.com).
Telephone: +45 33 13 11 22, fax: +45 33 13 11 44.