24 - 27 JUNE 2019 / LA ROCHELLE - FRANCE

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Join the leading co-production, sales and conference event for non-fiction storytelling and digital mediation

CONNECTING WITH THE INTERNATIONAL MARKET FOR DOCUMENTARY AND NARRATIVE EXPERIENCES

For 30 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 +2,300 professionals from 70 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.

The 31st edition will be held in La Rochelle from June 22-25, 2020. 

REGISTRATIONS NOW CLOSED

SUNNY SIDE OF THE DOC IN KEY FIGURES

+2300 DELEGATES

SUNNY SIDE OF THE DOC enjoys an excellent producer-to-broadcaster ratio, that fosters an invaluable networking and deal-making environment for all delegates.

300 KEY DECISION MAKERS

SUNNY SIDE OF THE DOC brings you face-to-face with international leaders who can make a real difference to your career in documentary and factual.

1,030 REGISTERED COMPANIES

Companies can make their presence at SUNNY SIDE OF THE DOC business effective maximizing their visibility on the market with a dedicated space to welcome partners and host meetings. Gain international exposure with different exhibiting options from 6m² to 72m², individual or collective stands, standard or tailor-made packages.

110 CULTURAL STAKEHOLDERS

PIXII welcomes museums, cultural institutions, heritage sites, education networks, location-based industries. They all expect to add value to their structures and improve the visitor experience, making it more interactive, reaching a larger, younger and more connected audience.

70 COUNTRIES

SUNNY SIDE OF THE DOC’s objective of bringing international co-production partners together and building a unified factual content market is notably achieved.

165 ONE-TO-ONE MEETINGS ARRANGED

Pitching producers get pre-organized match-made meetings with top buyers and commissioners who have the power to acquire original content or greenlight a documentary project.

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND?

Whether you are a producer, buyer or distributor of factual content, you can’t afford to miss this opportunity to:

  • Establish new contacts and build coproduction relationships;
  • Explore key trends in the booming international factual market;
  • Pitch and develop new documentary projects;
  • Discover new talents and find new format ideas;
  • Acquire content and/or strengthen your catalogue.
International Co-production Forum
Programmes Sales Market
Unparalleled Networking Platform

Important dates & deadlines

  • Sunny Side of the Doc 31st Edition: 22-25 June 2020
  • Digital Installations Submission Deadline : 29 March 2019
  • Projects Submission Deadline : 19 April 2019
  • Registration Deadline to Appear in Catalogues : 22 May 2019
  • Booth Booking Deadline : 22 May 2019

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