Crossing Borders 2017: Open Pitching Day

Don't miss this unique opportunity to observe a world class international documentary pitching forum!

Observe 16 documentary filmmakers from Europe and Asia pitch their projects to a panel of decision makers from all over the world! Witness, learn and experience what it takes to present your story ideas at an international level!

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PROGRAMME OUTLINE:

08:30-09:00: Registration

09:00-09:20: Welcome & Introduction

09:20-11:00: Pitching Part 1

11:00-11:30: Coffee Break

11:30-13:30: Pitching Part 2

13:30-14:45: Lunch Break

15:00-18:30: Individual Meetings between decision makers and pitching teams


LIST OF DECISION MAKERS

Dato Azmir, Deputy Director General, FINAS, Malaysia

Justin Deimen, Managing Partner, Aurora Media Holdings / Aurora Global Media Capital, Singapore

Meriem Mesraoua, Grants Senior Coordinator, Doha Film Institute, Qatar

Mavourneen Dineen, Senior Producer for 101East, Al Jazeera Media Network, Malaysia

Taiyi Liu, Taiwan Section Chief, Media Development, Dept. Curation & Acquisition Section, DaAi TV (Tzu Chi Culture and Communication Foundation), Taiwan

Laura Glassman, VP of Programming and Production, Regional, NGC, Hong Kong

Panuksmi Hardjowirogo, Founding Producer, M'GO FILMS, Singapore

Apoorva Bakshi, Managing Director Original Productions, Filmkaravan, USA

Laetitia Schoofs, Commissioning Editor, Buddhist Programming, KRO-NCRV, The Netherlands

Yoshihiko Ichiya, Japan Senior Producer / Global Content, Development Division, NHK, Japan

Jae Hyuk Lee, Senior Vice President of CJ Factual Studios, CJ E&M, Korea


WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Anybody who is interested in gaining insight into broadcasters and their programming needs, as well as trends in the documentary market on a global level. Filmmakers who would like to pitch their documentary story ideas at an international level.


THE PROJECTS BEING PITCHED

These filmmakers have been taking part in an intense Crossing Borders documentary training programme over the past six months and will now pitch their projects to an international panel of comissioning editors, distributors, funders and you!

Details for the 14 projects can be found HERE


PITCH AWARD by ASIAN SIDE OF THE DOC

One documentary project from the Crossing Borders 2017 programme will get the unique opportunity to pitch at "Asian Side of the Doc" and access funding from international commissioning editors at its 8th edition being held from January 30 to February 2, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. More information can be found HERE

Date
Dec 9, 2017
DC Initiative
Crossing Borders 2017
Registration Deadline
Dec 8, 2017
Location
Qliq Damansara, Level 2 | Petaling Jaya | Selangor 47820, Malaysia