A unique format for training and collaboration in partnership with Documentary Campus. Eight selected projects will be presented to international experts. For the first time we will also welcome the European Broadcast Union (EBU) with their initiative “Big 5”.
Programme and Projects
09.30–09.45 Welcome & introduction
09.45–10.45 Pitching block 1
09.45–10.00 Pitch 1 and Feedback: LETTERS FROM MS. IRAN, Germany/Iran
Pitching Team: Farahnaz Sharifi, Anke Petersen
10.00–10.15 Pitch 2 and Feedback: THE VISITOR, Israel
Pitching Team: Zvi Landsman
10.15 - 10.30 Pitch 3 and Feedback: SHE SINGS OF MURDER AND LOVE, UK/Ireland/Germany
Pitching Team: Virginia Heath, Grant Keir, Alex Tondowski
10.30–10.45 Pitch 4 and Feedback: FIGHTING DEMONS WITH DRAGONS, Denmark
Pitching Team: Camilla Magid, Heidi Elise Christensen
10.45–11.30 "Big 5" Showcase: GIGOLO FOR JESUS
Pitching Team: Heike Bachelier, Matthias Miegel
11.30–12.00 Coffee break
12.00–13.00 Pitching block 2
12.00–12.15 Pitch 5 and Feedback: HEADSHOTS – ANJA NIEDRINGHAUS, PHOTOGRAPHER, Germany
Pitching Team: Sonya Winterberg, Birgit Schulz
12.15–12.30 Pitch 6 and Feedback: THE VALLEY OF THE WIDOWS, Slovakia/Romania/Czechia
Pitching Team: Miro Jelok, Katarina Jonisova
12.30–12.45 Pitch 7 and Feedback: SON OF THE STREETS, Palestine/Poland
Pitching Team: Mohammed Almughanni, Rashid Abdelhamid
12.45–13.00 Pitch 8 and Feedback: THE SREBRENICA TAPE, Germany
Pitching Team: Chiara Sambuchi, Antje Boehmert
Closing Words by Gitte Hansen & Thank yous
Jury and Moderation
Miriam Carbe ZDF/Arte, Commissioning Editor
Shoshi Korman, Cinephil, Head of Marketing
Barbara Truyen, VPRO, Commissioning Editor
Jutta Krug, WDR, Commissioning Editor
Matthias Leybrand, BR, Commissioning Editor
Lara Sword, Little Dot Studios, Senior Acquisitions Manager
Timo Großpietsch, NDR, Commissioning Editor
The event will be moderated by Gitte Hansen.
The event will be held in English.
This is a hybrid event.
- To attend on site, please book a free ticket in advance.
- To participate online, please log in to your account and register via the event page ("Register now") in order to view the link.
All information on initial registration and free accreditation can be found here.
In partnership with Documentary Campus
Documentary Campus is a non-profit organisation based in Munich. Through a combination of workshops, seminars, training programmes and industry events, the throughout Europe renowned professional training initiative supports budding filmmakers in developing their film projects and introduces them to the international standards and rules of the documentary film game by providing professionals and up-and-coming talents with the know-how, networking opportunities and contacts to find co-production partners and to help their documentaries succeed on an international scale.
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