Asian Side 2016 Call For Projects is closed

Find all projects selected for our pitch sessions here

The 2016 Asian Side Call for Projects is now on so don’t miss out on financing for your documentary!

  • Submit a project to get a chance to meet with buyers and commissioners from major broadcasters and digital platforms from Asia and beyond.
  • Tailored one-to one meetings with international decision makers are available to pitchers selected to get straight into creative and financial discussions.

We are looking for strong projects, with appeal to Asian broadcasters, co-producers or other funders.
They can be one-offs, series, mini-series or short formats. Transmedia/interactive projects are also accepted.

Projects should be on the following themes:

  • Discovery & Lifestyle

  • Arts & Culture

  • Natural History & Wildlife

  • Human Interest & Social Issues

  • History & Archeology

  • Geopolitics & Environment

  • Science & Knowledge


Selection Requirements and Process :

  • You need to be already registered to Asian Side of the Doc. After registration, you’ll connect to Sunny Side Community Space and be able to submit your project via your personal account.
  • Your project has to be in advanced development. You can be already in production or in postproduction, if you are still looking for finishing funds.
  • A 2-4 minutes trailer with English subtitles
  • Provide proof of the confirmed participation of at least one partner: broadcaster, distributor, supporting fund, foundation, crowdfunding, new platforms, museums, brands…
  •  Submit your project via your professional account at the latest by September 29 (midnight CET).
    If you need assistance, please call this number from 9am to 6pm : +33 (0)5 46 55 79 83

Elements required for submission through your professional account:

Submissions will be in English. You will have to upload the following elements online:Communityspace-PP

- Synopsis in English (300 characters spaces included)

- Treatment (700 characters spaces included)

- Project HD picture (300 dpi)

- Trailer (max. 5 GB). Formats accepted: MOV, AVI, MP4, MPEG-2, 3GP, AAC, FLV (M4V is not accepted)

Please use Firefox or Google Chrome to upload your video. Safari is not recommended.

- 1 PDF file with:  synopsis, budget, funding plan, commitment letters, treatment, short biographies of the author-director and presentation of the producer.  And all the information that you consider useful in order to help the jury assessing  your project.

For further information, please contact our friendly sales team

Contact our friendly sales team