Discover the 44 original projects from 13 countries that will pitch for funding and industry leader’s insight at Sunny Side of the Doc highly coveted pitching sessions. This year again, 7 pitch sessions will take place at the Auditorium and the Agora, all week long.


Monday June 20 – 03:00 pm-04:30 pm – AUDITORIUM

Sponsored by Smithsonian Channel – Special Award by Wildscreen Festival

The Secret Life of Owls // Make Believe Media Inc., Canada
Wild Ephesus – Old Ruins, New Life // Posch TV, Austria
Prodigies // Boréales, France
Seahorse Gold // GMarsh TV Productions, Ireland
Children of Water // Raki Ltda., Chil

Moderated by: Stephen Hunter – Managing Director – Shunter Media


Monday June 20 – 05:30 pm-07:00 pm – AGORA

Consolation: Resilient Songs // Vali Fugulin Productions, Canada

Initio Project // Bachibouzouk, France
Ikwal // Daily Life, France
A history of lead and blood // 2h60 et la boite à pitons, France
Syria Calling // La Jolie Prod, France
Road Fukushima // Kami Productions, France

Moderated by:
Diego Briceño – Producer – Makila
Giulia Frati - Concept Developer & Producer – Makila


Tuesday June 21 – 09:30 am-11:00 am – AGORA

Jesus VReturns // Winds, France
Feet Up! // Makila, Canada
Replay Memories // Camera Lucida Productions, France
Superwomen in Comic Art // Jyoti Film, Germany
Anokua, The Guardians of Balance // Small Bang, Franc

Moderated by:
Michael Mullane – Managing Editor – Journalism Now and Media Now – Eurovision
Mara Gourd-Mercado – General Director – RIDM – Canada (TBC)


Tuesday June 21 – 11:00 am-01:00 pm – AUDITORIUM

Sponsored by RTBF and SRC – Société Radio Canada

Ghosts In the Machine // Notion Pictures Ltd, UK
The Empire of Red Gold // Little Big Story, France
Inside a Box // Yuzu Productions, France
Laila at the Bridge // Intuitive Pictures, Canada
The Warning – How Intelligence and Science Met Climate Change // Seconde Vague Productions, France
The City is for All // Docdays Productions Gmbh, Germany

Moderated by:
Hind Saih – Producer – Bellota Films – France
Ove Rishoj Jensen – Film Consultant – EDN – Denmark


Wednesday June 22 – 09:30 am-11:00 am – AGORA

Billy Wilder – Never Be Boring // Florianfilm GmbH, Germany
Verhoeven Versus Verhoeven // Kuiv Productions, France
Photographer of The Beatles // Trigon Production, Slovakia
Grimm Tales // Proximity Films, Canada
Pavlensky – The Man and the Mighty // Lichtfilm, Germany

Moderated by:
Nick Ware – Consultant – Aster Media
Malu Viana Batista – Executive Director – TAL TV – Television America Latina


Wednesday June 22 – 11:00 am-01:00 pm – AUDITORIUM

Sponsored by Illinois Public Media – USA

Rosetta Mission – A Comet Tale // Arte France, France & Look At Sciences, France
Superplants -  Or How to Make Money From Saving the Environment // RD/WDR, Germany & Florian Film, Germany
Brain Beats // TVE, Spain & Lukimedia, S.L., Spain
Human Trajectories // France 5, France & TGA Production, France) / Alpha Zoulou Films, Canada
Hormones and Huffs – The Science of Puberty // ZDF/ARTE, Germany & a&o buero filmproduktion, Germany
The Body – Miracles of the Inner Social Network // NHK – Japan Broadcastion Corporation, Japan
A Day In the Life of Planet Earth //ZDF Enterprises GmbH, Germany & Screen Glue, UK

Moderated by:
John Farren – Creative director – 360 Production
Anett Sager – Commissioning Editor – ARTE GEIE



Thursday June 23 – 09:30 am-11:00 pm – AGORA

Dear Red Children // Temjin TV Production Co. Ltd., Japan
Homemade Genius // BODA MEDIA GROUP, South Korea
Bureau 39 // Makes waves Ltd, United Kingdom
Stammering Ballad // Cnex Foundation Limited, China
The Portrait of the Rainbow // WOWOW inc, Japan

Moderated by:
Ruby Chen – CEO – Cnex Foundation
Nick Ware – Consultant – Aster Media


Thursday June 23 – 11:00 am-01:00 pm – AUDITORIUM

Sponsored by PBS International

Tokyo Phoenix, 100 Years of Destruction and Rebirth // Clarke Costelle Et Cie, France
Butterfly Effect // Mad Films Mi, France
Born in Auschwitz // Spot Productions, Hungary
1950-1957, Behind the Scenes of the Treaty of Rome // Camera Lucida Productions, France
1968 – The Awakening // Gebrueder Beetz Filmproduktion Berlin Gmbh & Co Kg, Germany
Hitler Youth, the Children of Nazism // ZED, France

Moderated by:
John Farren – Creative director – 360 Production
Stephen Hunter – Managing Director – Shunter Media