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MeetMarket open for submissions


The call for submissions for MeetMarket 2014 at Sheffield Doc/Fest is now open. Deadline to submit is Wednesday 19th March @ 17:00 GMT. EDN members get a discount on the Sheffield Doc/Fest accreditation.

MeetMarket is Sheffield Doc/Fest's biggest pitching initiative offering matchmade meetings between documentary filmmakers and key international funders and experts who can support them. It is your opportunity to pitch new documentary, factual and interactive projects to over 270 Decision Makers, including commissioning editors, buyers, film funds, distributors, sales agents and mentors in one of the world’s top factual media marketplaces.

If you are a member of EDN, you will again this year receive a discounted registration for Sheffield Doc/Fest

Pitching in MeetMarket takes place in individually matchmade meetings where both pitchers and Decision Makers have requested the meeting, which allows participants to get straight into creative and financial discussions.

For MeetMarket 2014, approximately 65 projects will be selected to pitch over two days on Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th June, and each project can expect 15-20 meetings with Decision Makers, matchmade and scheduled based on your requests and needs. 

Projects submitted to The MeetMarket can be:

  • • at any stage from early development to post-production
  • • from anywhere in the world

  • • in any genre of documentary/factual, from factual entertainment through to art/installation documentaries and cross-platform works

The application process requires a synopsis, short teaser, headline budget figures and biographical information on participants. 

Full application details and FAQs on how to make your application the very best it can be found at

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