Pitch Prizes at Asian Side of the Doc

The Pitch Sessions are an opportunity for 24 creative teams from both the East and West to pitch their idea including a trailer in front of a number of key commissioners and buyers from Asia and around the world.

The list of pitched projects at Asian Side of the Doc 2015 is available online, HERE.

The winners of the 2015 edition:

Best International project:Winner3

Worse than War – Fighting Ebola in Liberia’s Bong County, produced by Docdays Productions Gmbh (Germany)

AUTHOR/DIRECTOR
Carl Gierstorfer

Kim Spencer insisted on the jury’s consensus:
 
“The jury has unanimously chosen this project for pushing the boundaries of its investigation. Courageously in a country where no international outsiders were allowed and by giving the word to locals during a time of an international outbreak.”
 
  • Price : invitation to Sunny Side of the Doc 2015 (accreditation for one person, ad page in the official market catalogue and registration of one project)

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Best Chinese project:Winner2

My Dear Lines, produced by Doc U Media & Culture Co.,Ltd (China)

AUTHOR(S)/DIRECTOR(S)
Nan ZHANG

Yong ZHANG

On behalf of the Jury, Mr. Ying said:

“We have chosen a project which puts the focus on talent, ambition but also on the self-doubt that every person encounters every now and then in their journey on earth. We believe that this project has an amazing global potential with its emotional and touchy story.”

  • Price: invitation to Sunny Side of the Doc 2015 (travel, hotel, accreditation for one person and registration of one project) for a value of 3,000 USD

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Best Asian Project:

The Tielman Brothers: And the Birth of the IndoRock, produced by Hj Production Winner1(Indonesia)

AUTHOR/DIRECTOR
Nicholas Calpakdjian

Jury member, Ha Sinae praised this particular project because of its unique chance for the Western world to understand an Asian country’s history through the eyes of an exceptional musician.

“We feel that this will be a challenging journey to cope for the filmmaker where he looks for intuitive ways to overcome the political challenges in his country while he is bringing the film on the international scene.”

  • Price: invitation to Sunny Side of the Doc 2015 (travel, hotel, accreditation for one person and registration of one project) for a value of value 3,000 USD

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