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15 March 2021 Forum RIDM

SODEC_LAB @ SUNNY SIDE OF THE DOC 2021

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SODEC_LAB @ SUNNY SIDE OF THE DOC 2021

Call for applications for documentary producers looking for an Introduction to the international co-production market
Participation in the 2021 Sunny Side of the Doc international market

A SODEC initiative in partnership with RIDM Forum.

IMPORTANTES DATES AND INFORMATIONS:
Beginning of application period: Monday, March 15, 2021
Application deadline: Monday, March 29, 2021
Sunny Side of the Doc : June 21-24, 2021
* This year Sunny Side of the Doc spotlight will be on documentaries dealing with ‘Global issues’. 

Deadline to submit a project for the pitch: April 22nd
Limit to appear in the video library: March 31

APPLICATION FORM

OBJECTIVES :

* Prepare producers with little to no experience in international co-production for the international co-production market.
* Provide in-depth practical knowledge of the international co-production landscape ahead of the Sunny Side of the Doc market.
* Encourage cultural exchanges, best practices and formal as well as informal long-term collaborations.
* Encourage participants to collaborate on European projects.


DETAILS OF THE OFFER
Professional activities offered to selected candidates

* Training workshop and individual mentorship prior to attending the Sunny Side of the Doc Market ONLINE;
* Practical workshops and presentations by presenters online;
* Access to all four days of the Market and its networking activities online;
* Full market accreditation. 


REQUIRED PROFILE

Who can participate?

* All Quebec resident documentary film producers having produced at least one feature length documentary film or TV series:
* Who have not officially co-produced internationally OR having a maximum of one (1) international co-production experience;
* Have at least one project with European co-production and international broadcast potential and want to collaborate on international co-production projects in development;
* Being available at the preparatory workshops in Montreal on between April and June, 2021;
* Are available to attend the Sunny Side of the Doc Market ONLINE for its entire duration from June, 22-25, 2021.
* Having participated in a maximum of one (1) edition of Sunny Side of the Doc


HOW TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION:
Provide a complete application(english or french) including:

* A detailed resume;
* Application form (link here) latest on March 29, 2021;
* A short project proposal including synopsis, director notes, budget summary and co-production potential (maximum five pages)
* A link to visual material (trailer, teaser or other) recommended

Please send all documents no later than March 29, 2021 through our online form (link).
Please note that no critical feedback will be given to refused applications.

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SODEC also offers two other types of support to Quebec companies wishing to participate in the Sunny Side of the Doc international documentary market:
* 60% DISCOUNT on ACCREDITATION
* MATCHMAKING SESSION
For more information, please visit their page : more info

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