22 - 25 JUNE 2020 / LA ROCHELLE - FRANCE


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

Roman Jeanneau appoints Mathieu Bejot, Director of Strategy and Development

La Rochelle, 14th January 2020 The 31st edition of Sunny Side of the Doc, the international marketplace for documentary and narrative experiences, will take place on 22nd to 25th June in La Rochelle, France, with the central theme being History. It is in the wishes of Yves Jeanneau’s family to continue his dedication to the documentary genre, with Roman Jeanneau, who has had an active role in the marketplace’s organisation over the past 10 years, taking over running the company...
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Sunny Side of the Doc mourns its CEO, Yves Jeanneau

La Rochelle, 15th November 2019 It is with great sadness that the team from Sunny Side of the Doc, his family and friends, announce the sudden death of Yves Jeanneau, CEO and cofounder of Sunny Side of the Doc and Asian Side of the Doc, who passed away at the age of 69, on the 14th November 2019 in La Rochelle, surrounded by his loved ones. A pioneer for international co-productions, Yves Jeanneau always showed unfailing support for documentary and...
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[Testimonial] The global journey of Finnish producer Minna Dufton at #SSD19

Let’s join Minna Dufton on her global journey outside the box as a Producer for Raggari Films (Finland) The majority of feature films made in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland are co-productions between two or more of those territories relying heavily on production subsidies from the local film institutes. For documentaries aiming at a wider international audience, Nordic producers have to be creative and look else where for co-financing. And this where Sunny Side of the Doc can make...
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The return of IMZ & Sunny Side of the Doc Pitching Session at Avant Première 2020 (Berlin)

Boosting cultural content through international cooperation For the second consecutive year,  IMZ International Music + Media Centre, the organisers of Avant Première and the global network for music + dance films, join forces with Sunny Side of the Doc, the internationally renowned market place for documentary + narrative experiences. Avant Première 2020 shines a special spotlight on performing arts documentaries and offers filmmakers and producers the possibility to take their projects further! Submit your performing arts documentary by December 12...
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Chinese talent awarded by Asian Side of the Doc at CCDF 2019

Asian Side Award handed out in Taipei at 2019 CCDF Pitching Forum Our team travels to festivals and documentary gatherings around the world to scout inspiring new projects and meet new makers. It’s part of our long-time mission to encourage filmmakers from around the globe by awarding the most promising 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 stories.
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