24 - 27 JUNE 2019 / LA ROCHELLE - FRANCE


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

Key Takeaways from our Coproduction Panel at Wildscreen 2018

How to Coproduce with Asian Partners ? On October 16, 2018, Wildscreen Festival hosted a panel in co-production with Sunny Side of the Doc to discuss new developments in coproduction for the natural history storytelling community. With the help of established wildlife commissioners and experienced producers from across Europe and Asia, discover how to navigate the international co-production landscape and build long, creative and mutually beneficial relationships with Asian partners. From creating content that is capable of crossing borders to learning...
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First IMZ & Sunny Side of the Doc pitching session at Avant Première 2019 (Berlin)

SUNNY SIDE OF THE DOC + IMZ PITCHING SESSION AT AVANT PREMIÈRE 2019 What happens when the IMZ International Music + Media Centre, the organisers of Avant Première and the global network for music + dance films, cooperates with Sunny Side of the Doc, the internationally renowned market place for documentary + factual content where Culture is always in Motion? You guessed it! Avant Première 2019 shines a special spotlight on performing arts documentaries and offers filmmakers the possibility to...
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The art & science of coproducing with Asian partners

Dynamic and powerful, Asia’s media industry is also a multifaceted and fragmented environment that can be complex to navigate when it comes to coproduction. Every year, Sunny Side of the Doc (since 1990) and Asian Side of the Doc (since 2010) bring together top international buyers, commissioners, distributors, established and emerging producers and co-producers to develop new programming and essential content partnerships across Europe and Asia. Creating new opportunities for industry professionals to make stories and partnerships go from local...
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LA ROCHELLE, June 28, 2018 – iwonder is thrilled to announce the launch of its dedicated branded channel on iflix, the world’s leading entertainment service for emerging markets. The new iwonder channel, featuring premium documentary and current affairs content, will be available to iflix’s more than 12 million users in 28 markets globally to enjoy on-demand. iwonder’s launch line-up will grow in the coming weeks to offer dozens of iconic feature films, and will rapidly expand further to include TV...
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Sunny Side of the Doc 2018 : Awards Winners

The 29th edition of four-day marketplace event Sunny Side of the Doc wrapped Thursday (June 28) with an awards ceremony. The 2018 international market for linear and interactive documentaries, which ran from June 25-28, welcomed industry professionals from 60 nations and 480 exhibiting companies to the western French port city of La Rochelle to forge partnerships and develop international coproductions. Each year, Sunny Side of the Doc brings the most exciting concepts for documentary films, series, short formats, VR and...
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