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RIDM 17 - 27 Nov. 2022

Forum RIDM 19 - 23 Nov. 2022

Doc Exchange Québec-Maroc 2022

Doc Exchange Quebec - Morocco 2022

Call for projects between Quebec and Morocco for producers in documentary co-production.

 

Call for project deadline: May 15, 2022 at 11;59 pm
Project selection: May 16 to 22, 2022

 

Project description

Forum RIDM is pleased to announce the establishment of Doc Exchange Quebec-Morocco 2022, in partnership with the International Documentary Film Festival of Agadir (FIDADOC).

Doc Exchange Quebec-Morocco is a unique initiative of the Forum RIDM, aimed at developing international co-production and promoting cinematographic cooperation between Quebec and Morocco. 

This program will allow selected producers to travel to Agadir to expand their network while developing fruitful and lasting relationships with Moroccan film industry professionals.

 

Program Dates

(participants must be available for all sessions)

June 9 to 11, 2022: FIDADOC | professional workshops, in-person participation in Agadir;

June 12 to 17, 2022: FIDADOC |Festival, in-person participation in Agadir;

November 19 to 23, 2022: Forum RIDM,  in-person participation in Montréal.

 

Objectives

  • Enable a better understanding of co-production

  • Help develop projects that will allow the perpetuation of creative and commercial links between Quebec and Morocco.

  • Prepare and train documentary producers (linear, interactive and virtual reality) in international co-production

  • Promote new collaborations between producers that will lead to the financing and production of co-produced projects.

  • Allow producers to make contact with potential collaborators and financiers, to market their projects and to find an audience.

  • Allow participants to discover and deepen their knowledge of international co-production and to better understand the role and place of the producer on the world market.

  • Establish links between Quebec producers and Moroccan and international producers, buyers, distributors and programmers.

 

Calendar and activities

Over a one-year period (April to November 2022), two producers from Quebec and two from Morocco will be offered a complete program of training and networking activities. The launch event will take place in June 2022 at Fidadoc in Agadir.

The program includes:

  • Access to practical workshops and presentations given by industry representatives at the Forum RIDM and Fidadoc.

  • Face-to-face sessions at both events.

  • Preparation, follow-up and individual support from the Forum RIDM and Fidadoc team.

 

 

Details of the offer

 

  • Accreditation and access to all activities during both events and their networking activities;

  • International mobility grant to ensure physical travel to the event.

     

Profil required in Quebec

Who can participate?

  • All documentary producers (linear, interactive and virtual reality) residing in Quebec: 

  • Having produced at least one feature documentary or having 3 years of experience;

  • Not yet having officially co-produced internationally OR already having international co-production experience;

  • Wishing to collaborate in international co-production with Moroccan projects in development and/or having at least one project with a potential for co-production with Morocco and international distribution.

  • Be fully available on the dates indicated in the call  

 

How to send your application?

Fill out the following form before May 15, 2022 at 11:59 pm

The **PRE-SELECTION FORM** is closed since May 16, 2022.

Please note that no critical feedback will be given to rejected applications.

For any questions please contact forum@ridm.ca

  

This activity is made possible thanks to the investment of the Ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec, within the framework of the Quebec-Royal Morocco bilateral cooperation.

 


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