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Sunny Side of the Doc — EDN Member Discount and Call for Projects


The 30th anniversary edition of Sunny Side of the Doc will take place from 24-27 June 2019 in La Rochelle, France, offering unique opportunities for exciting non-fiction concepts to be pitched in front of top-level buyers, commissioners and distributors from across the globe. EDN will be hosting an umbrella stand at Sunny Side and offers members of EDN and the Nordic Delegation a discount of up to €75 on registrations. The deadline for submitting projects for Sunny Side is 19 April 2019.

The 30th edition of Sunny Side of the Doc
will take place from 24-27 June 2019

Sunny Side of the Doc is calling all filmmakers to submit their projects in development or production for the 30th anniversary edition of the annual documentary market in La Rochelle, France. Through five highly coveted pitching sessions and targeted matchmaking, a selection of 30 projects will receive crucial insights, find potential partners and seal financing deals.

The call for projects is open to all talents, filmmakers, producers, digital content creators and interactive designers looking to develop their ideas into factual series, documentary one-offs, feature-length films, short formats, interactive and immersive experiences in a wide array of genres: Projects for the following categories can be submitted until 19 April 2019:

• Science & Nature

• History

• Arts & Culture

• Social & Human Interest

• Natural History & Wildlife

As a novelty at this year's edition, SSD will introduce a "focus on digital cultures and storytelling", an innovative approach bringing together content producers, cultural stakeholders and technology businesses. For the first time, immersive and interactive installations enhancing museums, heritage sites and educational experiences will compete to be included in the PiXii Festival official selection and competition. The application deadline for related projects is 29 March 2019.

Register for Sunny Side via the EDN Umbrella Stand and save up to €75

All members of EDN can participate in the EDN umbrella stand and save up to €75. As every year, the EDN umbrella stand will be incorporated into the 'European Spot' area at SSD. Nordisk Panorama and EDN will collaborate on the Nordic delegation going to Sunny Side of the Doc. Nordic documentary professionals coming to the market in 2019 will be part of the EDN Umbrella Stand. Mor information about our umbrella stand can be found here.

For detailed instructions on how to get your accreditation discount, please visit the EDN Member Discounts section (where you will find special accreditation links - please make sure to be logged on with your EDN membership credentials when visiting our discount page). If you're not a member of EDN yet, you can join our network here and save hundreds of euros on accreditations and documentary-related events and services.

Click here for more information about the EDN Umbrella Stand at Sunny Side.



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