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DOCalendar Deadlines in April 2016


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 the next EDN Online Pitching Session on VR & Interactive, INTERaction 2016, several Creative Europe deadlines and more. Stay updated with our overview of DOCalendar deadlines for April 2016!

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EDN Online Pitching Session: VR & Interactive

Deadline: 19/4 – 2016. Event: May 10, 2016

The EDN Online Pitching Session is an online video conference, where a selected number of documentary projects are pitched and matched with decision makers fitting the specific profile of the projects. This pitching session is focusing on documentaries with interactive and virtual reality elements.

See details on EDN Online Pitching Sessions



Deadline: 15/4 – 2016. Event: August 12-29, 2016

The 11th International Student Film Camp “Interaction 2016” is organized by the Independent Film Centre “Filmart” is going to be held from 12th to 29th August 2016 in Pozega (Serbia). During the 11th International Student Film Camp “Interaction 2016”, 15 participants, divided into three crews will shoot three documentary films on a given subject. Along with the film production, the accompanying programmes will be organized: the “Interscreen“ programme, an excursion, sport and music activities, as well as the premiere of the films.

See details on INTERaction


Screen Leaders 2016

Deadline: 22/4 – 2016.

Strategic Company Development Programme. Screen Leaders is the Strategic Company Development Programme for the Screen Industries. It is designed for company leaders working in: film, television, animation, games, post-production, VFX, facilities, sales, distribution and exhibition. The programme is funded by the Creative Europe Programme and the Irish Film Board/Bord Scannán na hÉireann. Running from June to December, there are three main modules and one to one meetings between sessions, in total 11 Days of Direct Training away from the office over a six month period.

See details on Screen Leaders here

Doc Nomads 2016-2018

Deadline: 15/4 – 2016.

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 in Lisbon, Portugal, Színház- és Filmművészeti Egyetem/University of Theatre and Film Arts in Budapest, Hungary and, - LUCA, College Sint Lukas in Brussels, Belgium.

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4 different Creative Europe deadlines:

Creative Europe: Training
Deadline: 14/4 – 2016.
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Creative Europe: Single project
Deadline: 21/4 – 2016.

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Creative Europe: Film Festivals

Deadline: 28/4 – 2016.

See details on Creative Europe: Film Festivals

Distrib. Automatic Support
Deadline: 29/4 – 2016.
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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 April.

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