Explore the international market dedicated to factual content with Sunny Side of the Doc

For 29 years, Sunny Side of the Doc has become a major international marketplace for documentary and specialist factual content across all platforms.

Each year, the 4-day event brings together broadcasters, decision makers, financing bodies, distributors, content creators and producers from around the world to sell or buy projects and programmes, and to find coproduction partners.
Sunny Side of the Doc creates unique opportunities for all +2,000 professionals from 60 countries, to follow the latest industry trends, present 700 untold stories, make new connections and embrace interactive forms of storytelling including virtual reality, through a variety of high-level pitching sessions, panel discussions, networking activities and the added value of an exhibition space.

2018 Registration & Call for projects now open!

The 29th edition will be held in La Rochelle from June 25-28, 2018.

SUNNY SIDE OF THE DOC is bringing together even more producers, distributors and documentary broadcasters from all over the world. Whether the films and projects presented are linear (or not), classic or hybrid, made for television or sometimes even for cinema, and – without exception – all in digital, they stand out for their diversity, their creativity and the way in which they’re constantly looking to bring fresh perspectives and new stories to younger audiences.


Next edition: Sunny Side of the Doc - 25/28 June 2018, La Rochelle

This is the place where the international documentary sector gathers over four days to sell or buy projects and programmes, and to find partners.
Challenging and thought-provoking conference sessions, pitch competitions with prizes, presentations by broadcasters from around the world, screenings and special events, all in a large exhibition and conference venue Espace Encan on the harbour side of La Rochelle.


2,100 + Delegates

350 Decision Makers

500 + Exhibiting companies

60 Countries

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