Check out what just a handful of our extremely satisfied 2020 attendees have said about their connected experiences at Sunny Side of the Doc!

Tatjana Nikolic

City of Art – Bosnia & Herzegovina

"This was an amazing experience for a first timer, as there was plenty of quality content, a lot of opportunities to connect and exchange ideas, and make potential collaborations."

Akira Yoshizawa

NHK – Japan

"Even online, we managed to discuss co-production deals at Sunny Side of the Doc."

Valeria Nardecchia

Tsunun – États-Unis

"Sunny Side of the Doc is the place to get to know top programmers and receive direct feedback and advice from them. I had a great first time experience and I am planning to come back next year."

Cristina Iordache

East Movies – Roumanie

"Being part of Sunny Side of the Doc was a very interesting experience. I got the chance to meet many people in the industry and establish connections for future collaborations. And, even though all the meeting were online, I still had a feeling of community."

Guido Casali

Il Cinemino Srl – Italia

"Sunny Side of the Doc is a wonderful “place to be” in order to discover new projects and develop an important network within the documentary industry."

Céline Payot Lehmann

Arte France – France

"Sunny Side of the Doc is one of the best markets for pitching factual projects. The team is dedicated and did a very good job this year considering all the challenges."

George Kalomenopoulos

City of Art – Bosnia & Herzegovina

"Even in these troubled times, Sunny Side of the Doc remains the world’s best marketplace for documentaries. This Connected Edition was a huge success. A la prochaine, hopefully in La Rochelle!"

Isabella Fellinger

IMZ International Music + Media Centre – Allemagne

"Sunny Side of the Doc has done an absolutely amazing job to make this whole digital experience enjoyable and memorable! Looking forward to seeing you in La Rochelle next year!"

Rea Apostolides

Anemon – Greece

"From my pitching experience, I can say Sunny Side of the Doc is a pivotal meeting point for the international documentary world."

Jack Wiafe

Real Stories - United Kingdom

"Global Pitch by Sunny Side of the Doc was my first event as an industry professional and I'm very grateful to the team for making the experience such a pleasant one. I got to take in pitches for some amazing films and network with great filmmakers and distributors."

Franny Armstrong

Spanner Films - United Kingdom

"What a wonderful breath of fresh air the Global Pitch was after months of lockdown. So thrilling to speak to European film people and to receive such positive feedback about our project."

Elvira Lind

Spiegel TV GmbH - Germany

"Sunny Side of the Doc is one of the best meeting places for filmmakers, producers, decision makers and distributors. It provides a creative space for discovery, challenge and collaboration and is a premium market to expand your international network."

Claudia Bucher

ARTE G.E.I.E - France

"Congratulation for this first edition of the Global Pitch. I was impressed by the quality of the selected projects. A very good start!"



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