EDN at CPH:DOX 2018
March 19-22, 2018. Copenhagen, Denmark.
Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival (CPH:DOX) is one of the largest documentary film festivals in the world. Each year, the festival fills Copenhagen’s cinemas with a selection of more than 200 films from around the world. At this year's edition of CPH:DOX, EDN Director Paul Pauwels will represent EDN as an expert in various sessions related to the industry section and host a presentation on EDN's Media and Society initiative.
CPH:DOX was was founded in 2003 and is devoted to supporting independent and innovative filmmaking, presenting the best and brightest in contemporary non-fiction, art cinema and experimental film. Supported by film professionals as well as the national press, CPH:DOX grew from 14,000 admissions in its first year to a record-breaking total of 91,400 admissions in 2015.
The festival continues to develop and expand, presenting a program that ranges from the works of major international directors to new talent, from large-scale theatrical releases to film/video works in the field between cinema and visual art. The program goes beyond traditional boundaries between disciplines and media, offering perspectives on creative crossovers between cinema, television and media art.
Media and Society Presentation at CPH:DOX
A meeting for documentary professionals incl. a presentation on EDN's "Media and Society" initiative will take place on March 22, from 14:30 - 16:30 in the Kunsthal Charlottenborg (click here for more details).
The initiative "Media and Society: Documentary in a Changing Media Landscape" is a project aiming to bring together policy and practice in today's audiovidual industry, affirming the independent documentary as a cornerstone of the European media environment. The initiative will serve as a basis for developing steps towards a more sustainable future by involving the sector's key stakeholders and publishing a policy document, or 'White Book', that will set out clear recommendations for the future. The final document will be presented in November 2018 at IDFA in Amsterdam.
For more information about CPH:DOX please visit: https://cphdox.dk/en/