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DOCalendar Deadlines in July 2019


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 IDA Documentary Awards, Torino Film Lab SeriesLab, Women in Film Finishing Fund, Lisbon Docs 2019, EAVE Work in Progress and more. Stay updated with our overview of DOCalendar deadlines for July 2019.

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IDA Documentary Awards

Deadline: 8/7 - 2019. Event date: -

The IDA Documentary Awards is dedicated to the art of documentary film. Winners are announced live at the IDA Documentary Awards ceremony in Los Angeles in December. Entry is open to any documentary, nonfiction or factual program; the seven main award categories: Feature, Short, Episodic Series, Curated Series, Short Form Series, Limited Series, and the David L. Wolper Student Documentary Award.
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SeriesLab 2020 TFL

Deadline: 9/7 - 2019. Event dates: March 25 – 27, 2020
TorinoFilmLab launches the fourth edition of SeriesLab, an annual programme aimed at developing innovative and high-profile international TV series projects.The lab stands out for involving all the main players involved in TV series production – scriptwriters, producers and TV broadcasters – and for offering a close link between scriptwriting process and TV industry. It is open to up to 9 projects, which will join an intensive course – from December 2019 to March 2020 – and foresees 3 residential workshops and 2 on-line sessions.

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Women in Film Finishing Fund

Deadline: 14/7 - 2019. Event dates: -
The Women In Film Finishing Fund gives grants to filmmakers working in both short and long formats, in all genres — narrative, documentary, animated and experimental. Women In Film (WIF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting equal opportunities for women, encouraging creative projects by women, and expanding and enhancing portrayals of women in all forms of global media. To apply for the Finishing Fund, the filmmaker must have completed 90% of principal photography and have a rough cut at the time of application.
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Lisbon Docs 2019

Deadline: 30/7 - 2019. Event dates: October 13 - 19, 2019
The 2019 edition of Lisbon Docs will concentrate on strategies to create top-quality documentary projects and on how to deliver them to existing and new audiences. Lisbon Docs is a reference for professionals who seek financing and co-production opportunities for documentary projects. The workshop sessions will focus on analyzing the content of the selected projects and on delivering advice about how to tell stories in a way that will allow filmmakers to find an audience without loosing their artistic integrity. Lisbon Docs is open for all European documentary professionals and has a limited number of seats for participants coming from outside Europe.
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EAVE Work in Progress

Deadline: 31/7 - 2019. Event dates: October 14 - 16, 2019
European Work in Progress Cologne is an independent industry event for European and German film producers, distributors, sales agents, broadcasting companies and financiers. Producers with films from European countries or international co-productions with at least one European country involved.The aim is to find distributors for an adequate international release strategy, a world sales company, other creative partners or to close a gap in the final financing of the project as well as to present the film at an early stage to festival programmers. Around 25 productions and co-productions will be selected and presented to a circle of International industry professionals with plenty of time for one-to-one meetings during the event. By the time of the pitch, an excerpt that adequately represents your film will be required. Each presentation is scheduled for a max. of 15 minutes.

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

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