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9 October 2020 Forum RIDM

A CONNECTED ONE-ON-ONE PITCH & SPECIAL PROJECTS

A CONNECTED ONE-ON-ONE PITCH, 

THE OPPORTUNITY TO MEET NEW INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES 

 

Montreal, Thursday, October 8, 2020 - The Forum RIDM is proud to present the industry representatives who will be attending the One-on-One Pitches for the first time this year.

 

The One-on-One Pitch, which is the biggest event in its market, will take place during the first days of the Forum RIDM on November 12 and 13, 2020. It will consist of two half-days of one-on-one virtual meetings between producers, filmmakers and industry representatives: public and private broadcasters, distributors, sales agents, festival programmers, institutions and fund representatives.

 

This year, the One-on-One Pitches will host 62 companies, 36 of which are national and 26 international. The participants will be able to choose between 22 broadcasters, 17 distributors, 15 festivals and 8 institutes and funds. This is a unique opportunity to form new partnerships and increase the scope of new projects.

 

The Forum RIDM is pleased to welcome several new national and international industry representatives.

 

  • Broadcasters

BIPTV 

NATYF TV

 

  • Distributors

CAT&DOCS 

CIRCLE COLLECTIVE

LIGHTDOX 

RISE AND SHINE WORLD SALES

 

  • Festivals

DOK LEIPZIG

DOCMONTEVIDEO

MILLENNIUM INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL

SUNNY SIDE OF THE DOC

 

 

The deadline to apply for accreditation is October 21, 2020. 

 

CURRENT CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS AND SPECIAL PROJECTS

For more information on all our current submissions, please visit our website.

 

Call for projects: Labo Rough Cut - until October 12

For filmmakers with a project at an advanced editing stage who would like to present it before a panel of experts.

For more information, please consult the call for projects here 

 

Call for LOJIQ applications - until October 13

For documentary professionals between 18 and 35 years old who wish to participate in the Forum RIDM. LOJIQ - Les offices jeunesse internationaux du Québec, in collaboration with the Forum RIDM, offers fixed allowance between $285 and $325 to participants selected to the virtual edition of the Forum.

For more information, please consult the call for projects here

 

Professional pairing for emerging participants in collaboration with Doc Québec until October 27

The Forum RIDM, in collaboration with Doc Québec, allows an emerging filmmaker to be paired with an experienced producer who is a member of DOC Québec. This pairing will allow the selected filmmakers to break the ice while receiving advice on how to best navigate the Forum.

For more information, please consult the call for projects here

 

Call for projects: FranC doc - until November 1st  

The production company FranC doc is offering a $2,000 writing and development grant in cash and services to an emerging filmmaker based in the Quebec region and accredited at the RIDM 2020 Forum.

For more information, please contact Rachid Sellami by e-mail with the subject line "Writing Grant - Region + Last Name-First Name" with CV, a letter of intent and a short description of the project.

 

 

About Forum RIDM

Each year, the Forum RIDM offers an intensive program of business meetings and professional development workshops. The 16th edition of the Forum RIDM will be held online from November 12 to 19, 2020.

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