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November 12th to 13th, 2016

Talent Lab: Seen and Obscene

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The third edition of the DCM Talent Lab will bring together a select group of forty emerging and mid-career Canadian creators for three full days of specialized conferences and exploratory workshops with a roster of artists and experts from the RIDM and Doc Circuit Montréal programmes. A tailor-made mentorship program will also be awarded to 7 participants.

The Talent Lab sessions are moderated by a selection of filmmakers, experts, and mentors. This year’s Talent Lab programming has been inspired by the notion of the Obscene & the Overt - the ob-scene in the sense of off-stage (what one deliberately hides) and the overt, obviously, as what one chooses to show.

On Monday November 14th, the Talent Lab sessions will combine with DCM industry programs to encourage cross-pollination between emerging and established creators.

A 10 000$ development grant will be awarded to a Canadian francophone project by Canal D, and the Peter-Wintonick Travel Grant will be offered to an out-of-province participant courtesy of generous members of the Montreal documentary community.

WITH APPEARANCES BY
Adam Khalil / Carlo Guillermo Proto / Charlotte Selb / Christopher Allen / Deborah Stratman / Donal Mosher / Eric Hynes / Gilda Pourjabar / Gustavo Beck / Guy Davidi / Hugh Gibson / Ina Fichman / Inti Cordera / James N. Kienitz Wilkins / Jonathan Harris / Karim Ben Khelifa / Melissa Auf der Maur / Mila Aung-Thwin / Mustafa Uzuner / Penny Lane / Pierre-Yves Vandeweerd / Selin Murat / Selina Crammond / Sarafina DiFelice / Shane Boris / Tim Sutton / Van Royko / Yung Chang / Zachary Khalil

MENTORS
Brett Story
Brian Cassidy + Melanie Shatzky
Catherine Hébert
Donal Mosher
J.P. Sniadecki
Mia Donovan
Richard Brouillette

Presented with the support of Canada Council for the Arts and in collaboration with Téléfilm Canada, Canal D, Unis TV, l'INIS, Parabola Films, EyeSteelFilm, Bunbury Films, Catbird Productions and Cinema Politica

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