We are glad to announce the 22 participants selected for ESoDoc 2017 and the open lectures which will take place at Session 1 in South Tyrol.
"La Chana" wins the Audience Award at Le Voci dell'Inchiesta in Pordenone (Italy).
The team of "Burning Voices" just launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for the first filming period in Pakistan in autumn 2017.
"The Geshe Ma Nuns" by Malati Rao chronicles the incredible journey of 4 women who walked from Tibet to India, surviving life-threatening hardships, with the singular intent to follow the path of Bodhisattva.
Nowhere to Hide by Zaradasht M. Ahmed and The Pearl Of Africa by Jonny von Wallström shortlisted for One World Award 2017.
There are just 5 more days to support Elin Festøy's project "My Child Lebensborn" on Kickstarter!
"The Earth Masters" (Original idea by Alba Sotorra Clua, Script by Marina Dessau, Produced by Nadja Smith) won the HBO Development Award at East Doc Platform.
The film "La Chana" by ESoDoc alumni Lucija Stojevic has been selected for Hot Docs, the biggest documentary festival in North America.
Zaradasht Ahmed's "Nowhere to hide" won the Best Film Award at One Wolrd 2017, one of the major human rights documentary festival in the world.
"Nowhere to Hide" (winner of "IDFA Award for Best Feature-Length Documentary") and "La Chana" (winner of "VPRO IDFA Audience Award") have been selected to participate to the 19th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival.
"Thank You For The Rain" - developed at ESoDoc by Julia Dahr (director / Differ Media) and produced by ESoDoc alumni Hugh Hartford (producer / Banyak Films) - will have it's world premiere at CPH:DOX, on Tuesday 21st of March at 8pm, at Empire Bio (Guldbergsgade 29F, Copenhagen).
"Mr. Gay Syria" is the documentary developed by Ayse Toprak at ESoDoc 2015. After a year and a half of shooting and months spent editing, they are looking for support to fund the final part of the post-production as well as community outreach.
Heidi Gronauer will present ESoDoc and will be on the pitching panel at DocedgeKokata 2017. Also Zaradasht Ahmed will be at DocedgeKolkata with the film he developed at ESoDoc 2015 "Nowhere to Hide", winner of the "IDFA Award for Best Feature-Length Documentary" at IDFA 2016.
ESoDoc will select one project at idw - interactive documentary workshop to take part to the final session and public pitch of ESoDoc 2017 in Vilnius.
"El color del camaleon" - developed by Andrés Lübbert at ESoDoc 2014 - will have its avant-première in Brussel, on Tuesday 7th of March, at Cinéma Aventure
ESoDoc and WEMW have renewed the partnership also for 2017, thus a participant of ESoDoc 2017 will be selected to participate to the next edition of WEMW in January 2018 in Trieste.
Two projects developed at ESoDoc win two important awards at IDFA 2016: “Nowhere to Hide” by Zaradasht Ahmed wins the IDFA Award for Best Feature-Length Documentary, and "La Chana" by Lucija Stojevic wins the VPRO IDFA Audience Award!
3 films developed at ESoDoc have been selected for IDFA 2016: “Nowhere to Hide” by Zaradasht Ahmed (IDFA Competition for Feature-Length Documentary), “La Chana” by Lucija Stojevic and “The Pearl of Africa” by Jonny von Wallström (both in the Panorama section).
At the final pitching of ESoDoc 2016 we distributed 3 awards assigned by 3 of our partners: IDF - Institute of Documentary Film, Cross Video Days and When East Meets West.
The When East Meets West Award at ESoDoc 2016 has been assigned to "One More Jump" by Manu Gerosa.
The East Doc Platform Award at ESoDoc 2016 has been assigned to "The Earth Masters" by Nadja Smith.
The Cross Video Days Award at ESoDoc 2016 has been assigned to "One Roof 4GENerations Women" by Paula Onet.
The last session of ESoDoc 2016 will take place in the framework of the training and networking event IDS Academy 2016 - promoted by Doc/it - which will take place in Palermo from September 12 till 16, 2016.
We are glad to announce the participants line-up for ESoDoc 2016!
"The Pearl Of Africa" by Jonny Von Wallström (ESoDoc 2013) will make its world premiere at Hot Docs 2016!
We would like to congratulate Verjana Abazaj (ESoDoc 2015) for winning HBO Europe Co-Production Award at East Doc Platform with her project "Prisoner Without Prison"!
ZeLIG is partner of the Italian Doc Screening Academy 2015. During the event, ESoDoc will open its public seminars and the final pitching session, which will take place at Albergo delle Povere in Palermo, on September 18 and 19.
ESoDoc will organize within the framework of the Documentary Campus Industry Session a Pannel with the Title: MAKE MEDIA MAKE CHANGE. With this panel we want to share some extraordinary case studies of "Media for Change" from different angles and point of views.
Sheffield Doc/Fest MeetMarket and Crossover Market submissions for 2015 are open! Apply for both here and gain unparalleled access to the international documentary film market.
Sunny Side of the Doc is calling for Interactive Factual Projects. Application deadline: April 23, 2015.
EMERGING PRODUCERS is a promotional and educational project which brings together talented documentary film producers from EU countries. Registration deadline: April 30, 2015
UnionDocs is promoting two interesting documentary initiatives: Branded Documentaries (March 20-22) and Summer Intensive (starting in July). The early birds deadlines for both initiatives is approaching fast!
DOK.Incubator, an international documentary rough-cut workshop for editors, directors and producers, calls for submissions before March 3rd.
Cross Video Days 2015 is launching new call for projects for its 6th edition. Deadline for submission is March 16, 2015.
One World Media is now accepting new entries for the 2015 One World Media Awards! Deadline for submission: February 5, 2015.
The application deadline for DocedgeKolkata is December 7, 2014. DocedgeKolkata, Asian Forum for Documentary, is an international documentary event attended by some of the most noted documentary makers from across the globe along with foundations and broadcasters.