21 - 24 JUNE 2021 / EDITION N°32



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 – United States of America

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.


Vivek Rao – West Wing Studios – United States of America

Sunny Side of the Doc was such an awesome tool for West Wing Studios to showcase our capabilities for restoration and colorization of archival footage.


Cristina Iordache – East Movies – Romania

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 – 2K Films – Greece

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 – Germany

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.


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Whether you are a producer, buyer or distributor of factual content, you can’t afford to miss this opportunity to:

  • Establish new contacts and build coproduction relationships;
  • Explore key trends in the booming international factual market;
  • Pitch and develop new documentary projects;
  • Discover new talents and find new format ideas;
  • Acquire content and/or strengthen your catalogue.





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