International Jury for Asian Side of the Doc 2016 pitching sessions
Masters of Awards ceremony
Amanda Groom, Managing Director, The Bridge
Yves Jeanneau, CEO of Sunny Side markets
Gabriel Kuperman – Founder & Director, Luang Prabang Film Festival (Laos)
Panuksmi Hardjowirogo – Founding Producer, M\’go Films (Singapore)
Mavourneen Dineen – Senior Producer, 101 East Al Jazeera English Channel (Malaysia)
Jean-Luc Vernhet – Head of International Affairs, INA (France)
Soonthorn Areerak – Executive Vice President, MCOT (Thailand)
Best International Project
Sponsored by MCOT
A USD$ 3,000 pre-sale deal for distribution rights in Thailand.
Raghu Rai, An Unframed Portrait
CRCI PVT. LTD. / INDIA
Made by Avani Rai, Finland’s Iikka Vehkalahti, the documentary depicts the renowned Indian photographer Raghu Rai. The film’s partners include Anurag Kashap Films and IV Films, with coproduction funding from the IDFA Bertha Fund.
Best ASIAN Project
Sponsored by Sunny Side of the Doc
A pitch selection, 4-day delegate pass, travel and accommodation for Sunny Side of the Doc 2017
The Six: Titanic’s Chinese Survivors
LOST PENSIVOS FILMS / CHINA
Directed by Arthur Jones, with coproduction funding from AsiaTV, the 90-minute film tells the stories of six Chinese men who survived the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 and were detained and deported within 24 hours of their arrival in New York.
Best ASEAN Project
Sponsored by INA
- 5 minutes archives from the INA collections to be featured in one production. A prize worth several thousand Euros.
- access to a training workshop within a catalogue of 400 training modules (up to 3-day courses, in French) OR participation to a “FRAME” seminar held in English, dedicated to European and non European professionals of the media industry, on new technologies applied to the restoration, digitization, preservation and use of audiovisual and cinematographic archives.
In both cases, INA supports training costs. Travel and accommodation expenses remain the sole responsibility of the winner.
PANORAMA WORLDWIDE / THAILAND
Directed by Pailin Wedel, the film follows a Thai scientist and his wife who cryo-preserve their deceased baby daughter’s brain in the hope that technological advances will be able to reanimate her in the future.
Luang Prabang Film Festival Award
One Southeast Asian project selection for participation in this year’s LPFF Talent Lab, a full-day workshop on grant writing and project pitching led by the Tribeca Film Institute®, taking place during the 7th Luang Prabang Film Festival, this 2-7 December 2016 (accreditation & accommodation included).
FAT STONE FILMS CO.,LTD / THAILAND
Directed by Naruemon Chaingam and Aidan Jones, the programme investigates a passport forger who is helping a global network of terrorists and gangs, and explores Thailand’s role in the chain.