Schedule – Sunny Side of the Doc 2015

The marketplace and registration desk open on Monday 22 June at 9:00 – No badges will be handed before that time.

The 2015 edition of Sunny Side of the Doc, the international documentary market, will take place from 22 to 25 June at the Espace Encan in La Rochelle.

SSDGoesWUnder the label “Sunny Side Goes Wild”, the 26th edition will bring together 2,000+ producers, distributors, and broadcasters to discuss daily themes such as natural history and wildlife, science, history and transmedia documentaries.

Sunny Side of The Doc‘s conference programme will spotlight both linear and interactive documentaries that push back the boundaries of the genre and showcase the diversity of international documentary productions through 4 days of pitching, networking, screenings and discussion in a beautiful harbour side setting.

From “Go Global on Monday 22 June”, an essential step in a successful coproduction to the “History Day on Thurday 25 June” which gathers all documentary professionals involved in history programming under one roof; through the central theme of this edition – the “Natural History Day on Wednesday 24 June” – without forgetting the day dedicated to “Science on Tuesday 23 June”, which is experiencing a wonderful renaissance, particularly with the major events in France between 2015 and 2016 on global warming.

There will also be new opportunities for professionals with Meet the Executives enabling exchanges with TV executives, Hands-on Knowledge, and practical workshops run by specialists and designed for producers wanting to go international, along with R&D Exclusives to discover daring projects where creativity rhymes with technological innovation.

Sunny Lab: a 4-day programme focusing on a new reality
The incursion of new screens, new ways of consuming images means that creation has to be rethought, no longer being only linear but also delinearised and interactive. Sunny Lab has its own programme made up of pitches, panels and workshops exploring interactive documentaries, transmedia systems, all marked with the seal of innovation.

Note that the schedule is still subject to change. Please check back often as we will post frequent updates.