21 - 24 JUNE 2021 / EDITION N°32


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

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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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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Sunny Side of the Doc, proud partner of East Doc Series

East Doc Series – a brand new programme for documentary series The Institute of Documentary Film launches the East Doc Series – a brand new programme for documentary series in development/production from the region of Central and Eastern Europe providing expert consultations, networking and connecting three European film markets. The first session will take place online as part of Baltic Sea Docs (September 2 & 7 – 8, 2020), the second part will be held within East Doc Platform in...
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Spotlight on the value of keeping our community connected

What a year! Stay connected as La Rochelle awaits you. Thank you to all 1 710 industry professionals, partners and institutions for supporting this new online format of the international marketplace for documentary and narrative experiences. Cancelling this year’s edition was never an option, so it has been a worthy challenge, guiding us all in our common pursuit of a better future. We are very proud to have collaborated with so many organisations, talent, speakers and moderators across the globe to produce insightful sessions, share...
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