About the Programme

What is Crossing Borders?

Together with the European Documentary Network, we have been running the Crossing Borders programme since 2010. Crossing Borders is a programme for documentary professionals in Europe and Asia looking to access the international non-fiction market. The programme has so far taken place in China (2010), Malaysia (2011, 2013 & 2017), Indonesia (2015) and South Korea (2012 & 2016).

Crossing Borders 2018 will take place in partnership with Fox Networks Group (Taiwan) and the Ministry of Culture Taiwan.

To get an impression of the training, please watch our 2017 highlight video below:

How it works:

Each year Crossing Borders invites filmmakers from Europe and Asia to submit their project ideas. Selected participants then attend workshops that offer insight into the whole process of setting up an international co-production and cover topics, such as: how to develop your story, access the international market, pitch your project and distribute your finished film.

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Partners & supporters 2018:

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