24 - 27 JUNE 2019 / LA ROCHELLE - FRANCE

Pitch Selection

Discover the 42 original projects from about 11 different countries that will pitch live for funding and industry leaders’ insight at Sunny Side of the Doc 2018

Six pitching sessions across the week (Monday, June 25 – Thursday, 28 2018) will see creative teams from all over the world pitch their projects in development, in front of 350+ international decision makers and distributors, guided by expert moderators.

 

PITCH NATURAL HISTORY & WILDLIFE

Monday 25 June – 3.30pm to 5.30pm – AGORA

OSO, WILD VISIONS FROM ASTURIAS – France Télévisions, France
Authors: Vincent Munier & Laurent Joffrion

23.5 DEGREES, THE RHYTHM OF THE EARTH – Korean Broadcasting System, South Korea
Author: Choi Phil-gon

SILENT HUNTER – THE NEW WAR AGAINST WILDLIFE POACHING – Story House Productions GmbH, Germany
Authors: Carsten Oblaender & Hans Rosenwinkel

THE REAL JAWS – Wildbear Entertainment, Australia

NOT YOUR AVERAGE NATURE SHOW – Sunbird Images, Germany
Authors: Georg Pohland, Peter Mullen & Jeremy Tausch

FOR THE LOVE OF ELEPHANTS – THE LEGACY OF DAPHNE SHELDRICK – Make Believe Media Inc., Canada
Authors: Lynn Booth & Jeff Morales

CÉLINE COUSTEAU, THE ADVENTURE CONTINUES – THE WHALES KINGDOM: LAND OF FIRE, SEA OF ICE – Capa Presse, France
Authors: Céline Cousteau & Philippe Levasseur

PITCH ARTS & CULTURE

Tuesday 26 June – 9.30am – 11am – AGORA
Public session (pitch + one-to-one meetings):

JOHN FORD, THE MAN WHO INVENTED AMERICA – Hauteville Productions, France
Author: Jean-Christophe Klotz

SMALL ISLAND BIG SONG – Undergrowth Productions, Australia
Author: Tim Cole

ROMANTICISM – Silex Films, France
Authors: Dan Franck & Amélie Harrault

BLACK IS BACK – RETURN OF THE VINYL – Marco Polo Film AG, Germany
Author: Dietmar Klumpp

THE MYSTERY OF THE PINK FLAMINGOS  Los Hermanos Polo, Spain
Author: Polo Javier

 

Tuesday 26 June – 3.30pm – 6.00pm – RESTAURANT
Private session (one-to-one meetings):

DR. JACK AND MR. NICHOLSON – Morgane Production, France
Authors: Emmanuelle Nobécourt & Jeanne Burel

LIBERACE – THE KING OF BLING – NEW DOCS, Germany
Author: Jeremy Fekete

FIRE STARTER – THE STORY OF BANGARRA – In Films Pty Ltd, Australia
Authors: Wayne Blair, Nel Minchin & Ivan O’Mahoney

THE PAINTING. STORIES OF LAS MENINAS. – Mare Films, Spain
Author: Andrés Sanz

THE FORGOTTEN TREASURE – Reynard Films, Germany
Author: Tom Ehrhardt

PITCH SOCIAL & HUMAN INTEREST

Tuesday 26 June – 10.45am to 1pm – AUDITORIUM

PIPELINE IN PARADISE – Make Believe Media Inc., Canada
Author: Julia Ivanova

THEATERS OF WAR – A World With A View s.r.l, Italy
Authors: Christine Reinhold, Giorgio Bianchi & Federico Schiavi

RIDERS OF DESTINY – 7T1 Media GmbH, Germany
Author: Michael Niermann

INSIDE LEHMAN BROTHERS – KM (France) / Intuitive Pictures (Canada)
Author: Jennifer Deschamps

VANISHING TOKYO : THE TOWN OF “MISFITS” – NHK – Japan Broadcasting Corporation, Japan
Authors: Terue Yunoki & Yoshihiro Watanabe

ANGELS OF SINJAR. YAZIDIS – 21ST CENTURY GENOCIDE – Saxonia Entertainment Gmbh, Germany
Author: Hanna Polak

CHOLITAS – Arena Comunicación Audiovisual, S.L., Spain
Authors: Jaime Murciego & Pablo Iraburu

 

PITCH SCIENCE

Wednesday 27 June – 11am to 1pm – AUDITORIUM

THE BLOB – A GENIUS WITHOUT BRAIN – Hauteville Productions, France
Author: Mitsch Jacques

OUT OF EUROPE – A NEW STORY OF HUMAN EVOLUTION? – Bilderfest, Germany
Authors: Florian Breier & Rüdiger Braun

THE SUPERPOWERS OF THE BEAR – Le Cinquième Rêve – France
Authors: Thierry Robert & Rémy Marion

LIFE WITH A ROBOT – NHK – Japan Broadcasting Corporation, Japan
Authors: Hajime Yoda & Kengo Doi

PLEASURE AND PAIN: THE SCIENCE OF LOVE – a-o-buero, Germany

Author: Judith Koenig

SOLARSTRATOS – Gedeon Programmes, France 
Author: Stéphane Chopard

ANGELS & DEMONS – THE FALL OF VIOLENCE – PBS International, United States
Authors: Michael Bicks & Anna Lee Strachan

PITCH CULTURE & DIGITAL CREATION

Wednesday 27 June – 3.30pm to 5.30pm – AGORA

WAR CHILDREN / WORLD WAR 2 AR – ARD / WDR – Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Germany
Authors: Dorothee Pitz, Sophie Schulenburg & Klaus Geiges

EYEWITNESSES – VERTOV, Netherlands
Authors: Ditteke Mensink & Dirk Boelhouwer

THE BOURDELLE PROJECT – Art of Corner, France
Authors: Frédéric Purgal & Janaïne Golonka

NEXUS VI VR 360 – Fensch Toast, France
Authors: Renaud Jesionek & Alexandre Philippe

TOTO’S HOUSE – Xinxin Liu, China
Author: Xinxin Liu

PITCH HISTORY

Thursday 28 June – 10am to 12pm – AUDITORIUM

CAMP CENTURY – THE SECRET CITY BENEATH THE ICE – Vidicom Media GmbH, Germany
Author: 
Peter Bardehle

THE SECRET STORY OF LYME DISEASE – Gedeon Programmes, France
Authors: Marie-Pierre Samitier & Thomas Marlier

THEY CALL ME BABU – Pieter van Huystee Film & TV, Netherlands
Author: Sandra Beerends

GULAG, THE STORY – ZED, France
Authors: Patrick Rotman, Nicolas Werth & François Aymé

LEBANON WAR: GAME OF CHAOS – Gebrueder Beetz Filmproduktion Hamburg Gmbh & Co. Kg, Germany
Authors: Duki Dror & Itay Landsberg-Nevo 

PROPAGANDA: THE ART OF SELLING LIES – PBS International, United States
Authors: Larry Weinstein, Aeschylus Poulos & Bernd Wilting