24 - 27 JUNE 2019 / LA ROCHELLE - FRANCE

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5
Oct

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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6
Jul

IWONDER LAUNCHES DEDICATED PREMIUM DOCUMENTARY AND CURRENT AFFAIRS CHANNEL ON IFLIX

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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28
Jun

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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28
Jun

Paprika Films, Galatée Films, France 2 and Kwanza, coproduce « A Wolf’s Journey » with CCTV9

The Chinese factual network CCTV9 has stepped in as a coproducer in France 2′s wildlife primetime doc A Wolf’s Journey, a €1.65 million long-form produced by French prodco Paprika Films in partnership with wildlife specialist Jacques Perrin’s Galatée Films, German channel SWR and French company Kwanza also acting as international distributor. L’Odyssée du Loup (A Wolf’s Journey) tells the true story of a wolf who has travelled all over Europe, from Romania to Spain, in search of a new territory...
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26
Jun

CMF and Northern Ireland Screen announce $600,000 codevelopment incentive

Toronto, June 26, 2018 The Canada Media Fund (CMF) and Northern Ireland Screen announced today a new funding incentive for the development of screen-based projects between Canadian and Northern Ireland producers. The announcement was made during an event at Sunny Side of the Doc as part of Canada’s presence at the marketplace in collaboration with Telefilm Canada and several other Canadian partners. A total of CAD$600,000 (approximately £330,000) over three years is being made available to support the development of...
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