24 - 27 JUNE 2019 / LA ROCHELLE - FRANCE

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28
May

Chinese docs at Sunny Side of the Doc 2018

Sunny Side of the Doc 2018 is pleased to foster new factual content development between Chinese and international production/broadcasting companies, welcoming this year again the “Feeling China Pavilion” on the marketplace. We invite you to visit their 54m² booth on B24 to get hooked on a broad selection of Chinese non-fictional programmes. Here is a glimpse of what is waiting for you.     DISCOVERY & LIFESTYLE Chinese Ingredients To The World by China Aviation pictures Focuses on those Chinese food ingredients which...
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14
May

[Media Release] In 2018, Sunny Side of the Doc is setting Culture in Motion

Taking place this year on 25th – 28th June, Sunny Side of the Doc 2018 is giving pride of place to culture. With more than 2,000 industry professionals coming from the world over and representing 60 different nationalities, including around 350 decision-makers and over 500 exhibiting companies, Sunny Side of the Doc has sure asserted itself as a truly creative ecosystem for all those involved in the life cycle of linear and interactive documentaries. La Rochelle, 3rd May 2018 – The 2018 edition of Sunny Side of...
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22
Mar

[Testimonial] The After Pitch Story – “War of Art”

Andreas Gutzeit, Co-President & Chief Creative Executive of Story House Productions, based in Germany, shares good news about the progress of the “War of Art” project after winning the Award for Best Arts & Culture Pitch last year at Sunny Side of the Doc. After the pitch, many broadcasters and distributors from across the globe, especially Asia, approached me and wanted to hear more about the project. These were colleagues that I would have found very hard to meet without...
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22
Mar

#SSD18 They are looking for Arts & Culture programmes!

Jessica Raspe, Deputy Commissioning Editor – AVROTROS (The Netherlands) For our slot devoted to documentaries about art, we are looking to buy and coproduce – both nationally and internationally – character-driven documentarieswhich focus on the lives of artists who have made their name in the past 40 years. We prefer stories which show them while creating their art but which also tell us something about their personal struggles. We like stories to be told in scenes, maybe also with some interviews with...
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22
Mar

Sunny Side’s project development workshop in Prague – 13/14 February 2018

Sunny Side’s project development workshop in Prague – 13/14 February 2018 The Czech Television International Content Projects Centre in cooperation with Sunny Side of the Doc organises a masterclass and a two-day workshop on the development of documentary projects, in Prague on February 13-14, 2018. The workshop is open to Czech documentaries with international potential which are in early-production stages and their authors would like to gain feedback from foreign experts. During this intensive training, both the producer and director will work...
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