Through year-round activities and a landmark international event, we provide a unique space for industry professionals to co-create, co-finance and share a diversity of compelling stories with the world. We are committed to fostering the emergence of new talent, encouraging international co-productions and enhancing the distribution of powerful documentaries and immersive stories across the globe.
Save the dates
Call for projects open!
Applications are open for the Global Pitch 2023!
Submit your climate change documentary before December 12, 2022!
Get your event pass!
It’s time to meet your future partners at the global pitch 2023! Enjoy two days of pitches, meetings and insightful discussions around climate change and its consequences on our societies!
Deadline call for projects
Last day to submit your climate change creations to the global pitch 2023 ! Submit before 11.00 GMT!
Official Selection Announcement
Discover the 12 selected projects competing for the Best Global Pitch 2023!
3rd edition of Global Pitch Climate Change
Meet your future partners at the Global Pitch 2023!
Enjoy two days of pitches, meetings and insightful discussions around climate change and its consequences on our societies!
Sunny Side of the Doc x IMZ Pitching Sessions
For the fourth time, Sunny Side of the Doc joined forces with IMZ International Music + Media Centre to offer two pitching opportunities dedicated to performing arts at Avant Première 2023.
Submissions & accreditations for SSD23 opening
Online submissions and accreditations are now open! Participate in the 4-day event in La Rochelle (June 19-22) and seize your chance to submit a project to our highly coveted pitching sessions!
Deadline call for projects
Last day to submit your project to sunny side of the doc 2023! Submit before 11.00 GMT!
Press conference in Paris
Discover the official selection of Sunny Side of the Doc 2023!
Registration for press conference are now closed. Find the Press file & Press release in the Press Room!
Get ready for #SSD23! Our Before session will give you all the keys to shine on the marketplace: Panels, experts’ advice, all you need to know is here!
Ex Oriente Film 2023
Sunny Side of the Doc joins forces again with Institute of Documentary Film to host the first Ex Oriente Film workshop in Rochelle!
34th edition of sunny side of the doc marketplace
It’s time for the documentary industry to gather in La Rochelle! Meet your future or potential partners, discover new talents, discuss current issues with the community by the ocean!
Set off for an immersive journey through the most emblematic cultural places of La Rochelle
4th edition of Global Pitch
Meet your future partners at the Global Pitch 2024!
Enjoy two days of pitches, meetings and insightful discussions!
Sunny Side of the Doc: 35th Anniversary Edition
Meet your future partners, discover new talents, and map the future at #SSD24!
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