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DOCalendar Deadlines in January 2017


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 Docs in Thessaloniki, Doc Nomads 2017-2019, Hot Docs Forum, Real Young 2017, Doha Film Inst. Grants Programme and more. Stay updated with our overview of DOCalendar deadlines for January 2017!

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Docs in Thessaloniki 2017
Deadline: 6/1 – 2017. Event dates: March 3-7, 2017.
Docs in Thessaloniki is your cost effective fast track to the European and international documentary market, and through the new outreach program also an opportunity for you to find new ways of reaching your audiences. In Thessaloniki you will develop your project, network with colleagues and pitch to financiers in a relaxed and constructive atmosphere. Submission deadline for projects is on January 6, 2017.
See details on Docs in Thessaloniki

Doc Nomads 2017-2019

Deadline: 8/1 – 2017.
The ”DOCNOMADS” Documentary Film Directing ERASMUS MUNDUS MASTERS COURSE is a:Two-year, 120 ECTS, Documentary film directing, Masters course, Implemented by three European universities: - Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias/Lisbon/Portugal, - Színház- és Filmművészeti Egyetem/University of Theatre and Film Arts/Budapest/Hungary and, - LUCA, College Sint Lukas Brussels/Belgium. Deadline for scholarships: TBA. Deadline for self-financed places: January 8th, 2017.
See details on Doc Nomads

Hot Docs Forum

Deadline: 9/1 – 2017. Event dates: May 2-3, 2017.
Taking place over two days, pre-selected international projects are presented to a round table of leading commissioning editors, film fund representatives, financiers, programming executives and delegates from around the globe.
See details on Hot Docs Forum

Real Young 2017
Deadline: 16/1 – 2017. Event dates: March 14-16, 2017.
RealYoung is a 3-step program focusing on documentary stories for younger audiences. Here you will develop, present and network with the aim of bringing your next kids or youth documentary across borders to an international audience.
See details on Real Young

Doha Film Inst. Grants Programme
Deadline: 23/1 – 2017.
The goals of the Doha Film Institute Grants Programme are to identify new talent, seek out new cinematic voices and discover universally resonant stories.
See details on Doha Film Inst. Grants Programme

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