21 - 24 JUNE 2021 / EDITION N°32

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All the latest news direct from Sunny Side of the Doc market
3
Dec

Interview with Paul Chaine, Head of Digital at Château de Versailles

We may be living through times of unprecedented change, but in uncertainty lies the power to influence the future of storytelling. Now is not the time to despair, but to act and interact! Focus on a digital strategy in troubled times, with Paul Chaîne, Head of Digital at Château de Versailles. What impact has the health crisis on activity at Château de Versailles? We have had to deal with a highly substantial loss in revenue, which at first was directly...
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24
Nov

Sunny Side of the Doc presents an Award at Tokyo Docs 2020

Our team was virtually in Japan at the beginning of the month to grant a special prize as part of the online edition of Tokyo Docs. Mathieu Béjot presented the Sunny Side of the Doc Award to the Philippine documentary project BREAKING THE NEWS, directed by Chiara Anne Garcia Zambrano and produced by Carlo Joel Burgos Gutierrez/ Baby Ruth Villarama (Voyage Film Studios). The production follows the journey of journalists in their daily work, after ABS-CBN, the Philippines’ largest TV network, had been shut down by President Duterte. As...
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10
Nov

[Press Release] Sunny Side of the Doc Launches the First Edition of Global Pitch in February 2021

On 2nd and 3rd February 2021, Sunny Side of the Doc is organising Global Pitch, a two-day online event of international pitch sessions centred around investigative and current affairs projects on topics relating to the climate crisis, health, economy or social and political issues. The call for projects launches on 10th November, with entries closing on 10th December. La Rochelle, 10th November 2020 – Sunny Side of the Doc, the international marketplace for documentary and narrative experiences, is launching a...
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22
Oct

Archive materials: an invaluable resource for the documentary genre

As part of the History Focus and Archives Workshops lead by Elizabeth Klinck for the Connected Edition of Sunny Side of the Doc 2020, we take a look at the numerous ingenious ways of using archive footage in a documentary production. In spring 2020, the health crisis brought filming to an abrupt standstill all across the world. Despite restrictive measures being eased slightly in some parts of the world, filming live scenes is proving to be difficult. Flexibility is a...
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25
Sep

Japanese-Chinese co-production awarded by Sunny Side of the Doc at CCDF 11

Sunny Side Award handed out in Taipei at 2020 CCDF Pitching Forum All along the year, our team travels to festivals and documentary gatherings around the globe to scout enlightening stories and meet new talents. Our global journey is to encourage these creative teams around the world by awarding the the most ambitious documentary projects. Winners get the opportunity to attend our annual marketplaces events, expand their network with established and emerging doc professionals and find funders to complete their...
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