The East Doc Platform Award
Institute of Documentary Film will announce the main EDP prize – East Doc Platform Award associated with the financial support of EUR 7 500 for the best project in development and in production. The granted financial support will help the filmmakers in further development of their documentary film. The East Doc Platform Award jury is comprised of respectable Commissioning Editors, Festival and Film Fund Representatives and will be announced later, closer to the event.
Czech TV Co-production Award
Markéta Štinglová, Manager of International Content Projects of public broadcaster Czech TV, the General Media Partner of the Institute of Documentary Film and the General Media Partner of KineDok project will announce the winner of the Czech TV Co-production Award. The award consists of a co-production deal with the financial investment of EUR 5 800. The jury consists of the Czech TV representatives: Markéta Štinglová, Manager of International Content Projects, Petr Morávek, Chief Producer of Factual Programmes, Documentaries and Education, and Věra Krincvajová, Chief Editor of Documentaries, Film Center.
HBO Development Award
HBO Europe, the General Partner of the Institute of Documentary Film will award one of the projects selected to the East Doc Platform 2019 the HBO Europe Development Award worth EUR 2 000. The award will be presented by Hanka Kastelicová, the Executive Producer of Documentaries HBO Europe. This award does not constitute any co-production or distribution deal and doesn’t bound the granted director/producer to sell any rights for the film to HBO in exchange for the award.
Current Time TV Director’s Award
Current Time TV, a 24-hour Russian language television and digital news network aimed at audiences in Russia, the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, and around the world, produced by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) in cooperation with the Voice of America (VOA) will award a director by a cash award. This award does not constitute any co-production or distribution deal and doesn’t bound the granted director to sell any rights for the fi lm to Current Time TV in exchange for the award.
The Golden Funnel award is annually given to the team in the current Ex Oriente Film workshop cycle that made the greatest progress throughout the workshop. The winning team is awarded EUR 1 000 towards further development and international promotion of their upcoming documentary film.
Sunny Side of the Doc Award
Sunny Side of the Doc is one of the world’s benchmark events for the co-production funding, the buying & selling of non-fiction projects, completed programmes and new narrative experiences.
For 30 years, the international marketplace has created unique opportunities for all +2,000 content creators, independent producers, distributors, broadcasters, platforms, decision makers from 50 countries.
The Sunny Side of the Doc Award will offer an important pitch selection, two free accreditations and a 2-night accommodation to the creative team behind one project presented at the East Doc Forum 2019.
The 30th edition of Sunny Side of the Doc will be held in La Rochelle from June 24-27, 2019.
Thanks to partnerships with key European festivals, one project is annually selected for the IDFA Forum, Speed Meetings at the DocsBarcelona, DOK Leipzig DOK Co-Pro Market and DOK Preview presentation. One Czech project presented at the Czech Docs... Coming Soon will be also awarded with a free Sheffield Doc/Fest Festival Pass.
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