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EDN Announces New Online Pitching Sessions Coming in Fall


EDN - European Documentary Network is hosting a new round of online pitching sessions. With these sessions, pitching documentary projects to financiers is just one click away. The unique format features two new sessions in Fall 2017, each focusing on a different theme. The first session concentrates on docs for young audiences while the second one is specializing on rough cuts.

Meet decision makers online
with the EDN Online Pitching Sessions

The EDN Online Pitching Sessions offer filmmakers an easy and innovative way to enter the market and get access to international financiers. The format was introduced in 2010 and has since been an important stepping-stone for many quality documentaries.

“Meeting funders and distributors face-to-face still remains essential. When considering that this is usually time consuming and requires travelling, the EDN online pitching sessions are a smart and refreshing opportunity. I pitched twice there and got introduced to funders I didn’t know”, says Christian Popp from YUZU Productions.

EDN collaborates with a vast network of commissioning editors, sales agents and film funds in order to find the relevant financiers for projects pitched during the sessions. Therefore filmmakers receive concrete market feedback relevant to their particular ideas.

Overview of EDN Online Pitching Sessions in Fall 2017:

Online Pitching Session RealYoung
- Event date: November 1,2017
- Submission deadline: October 4, 2017 (noon)

Online Pitching Session Rough Cuts
- Event date: December 12, 2017
- Submission deadline: November 14, 2017 (noon)


About the EDN Online Pitching Sessions

Access to the EDN online pitching sessions is easy and just one click away. As a participant you receive a conference link by email and the session opens in your browser. The setup only requires a standard computer and a stable Internet connection. The EDN Online Pitching Sessions are offered on a regular basis in order to support filmmakers in bringing their projects to the market.


Screenshot EDN Online Pitching Session

Screenshot of an EDN Online Pitching Session

About EDN

European Documentary Network is a global network for professionals working with documentary film and TV. Close to 1000 members from more than 60 countries have joined EDN. The organisation is open for both newcomers and established filmmakers from around the world. EDN provides documentary consulting and informs about possibilities for funding, financing, development, co-production, distribution and collaboration across borders. This is done via individual consultancy to members on documentary projects, activities like workshops, seminars and conferences as well as through the "EDN Financing Guide" and the "EDN Co-production Guide", two indispensable resource publications provided by EDN.

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