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DOCalendar Deadlines in February 2020


Check out our monthly service covering upcoming deadlines of events in the documentary sector. This monthly overview is based on our DOCalendar, a freely available online tool containing a vast collection of information about key industry events.

The documentary world offers a whole variety of different workshops, pitching sessions and other doc industry events but it's sometimes challenging to keep track of all the dates and submission deadlines. That's why we provide a regular overview of documentary events that have a deadline to meet in the coming weeks. This month's DOCalendar entries include deadlines for JDC Archives Doc Film Grant, DocsBarcelona, HBF Script and Project Grant, BDC Discoveries and more. Stay updated with our overview of DOCalendar deadlines for February 2020!

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JDC Archives Documentary Film Grant

Deadline: Training 25/2 - 2020. Event dates: -
The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Archives is pleased to announce its 2018 grant for post-production and/or distribution costs of a documentary film, which draws on the JDC archival collections. This competitive process will select one documentary film, which will be awarded a grant of $10,000. Eligible films will focus on twentieth century Jewish history, humanitarian assistance, and related topics. Topics can include issues, events and personalities related to overseas Jewish communities during the last century. Applicants must have a proven track record as a filmmaker.

See details on JDC Archives Documentary Film Grant

DocsBarcelona Speed Meeting

Deadline: 28/2 - 2020. Event dates: 28/5 - 2020

A selection of up to 40 projects (20 Public Pitch and 20 additional project selected) will gain access to the Speed Meetings, individual meetings of 15 minutes closed-door with presents financiers.

See details on Docsbarcelona Speed Meetings

DocsBarcelona Public Pitch

Deadline: 28/2 - 2019. Event dates: 29/5 - 2020
A selection of up to 20 projects will gain access to the Public Pitch. The Public Pitch consist of the presentation of a project in front of a selection of commissioning editors, filmfunds and sales agents and accredited professionals of DocsBarcelona. Each project will have 7 minutes of presentation + 7 minutes of feedback from the panel of financers and decision makers.

See details on DocsBarcelona Public Pitch

HBF Script & Project Support Grant

Deadline: 1/3 - 2020. Event dates: -
A Script and Project Development grant can be used for the further development of a script (e.g. research, writing, translation or hiring a coach or script consultant), but can also be used to present a project to financiers or other potential partners at (international) co-production meetings or film festivals. The maximum contribution for Script and Project Development is €10,000. For upcoming deadlines, please see here. The entry form for Script and Project Development will be online at least two weeks before the deadline.

See details on HBF Script & Project: Bright Future

BDC Discoveries 2020

Deadline: 6/3 - 2020. Event dates: -
BDC Discoveries 2020 is aimed at documentary projects in development with international potential and a cross-media angle. The format is 7 teams of producer+writer or director. As an exception, directors in search for producers could also be selected. As observers at the workshop, we will invite 3 representatives of civil society organizations, broadcasters and/or funds connected to the Balkan region.

See details on BDC Discoveries 2020

In our online DOCalendar you can search among 600+ events. Here you can see a list with all the events with a deadline in May.

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