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MIPDoc announces pitch competition finalists, jury

Six projects will go before a panel of international commissioners, including BBC 'Storyville' series editor Nick Fraser (pictured), at the MIPDoc International Pitch, to be held March 30 in Cannes.
March 19, 2012

Six projects have been chosen to go before a panel of international commissioners, including BBC ‘Storyville’ series editor Nick Fraser (pictured), at the MIPDoc International Pitch, to be held March 30 in Cannes.

The finalists are as follows:

An Honest Liar, Left Turn Films, U.S.

Homo Touristicus, ROCHE Productions, France

Maiko’s Dance, Sant & Usant Documentary Film, Norway

The Afghan Warriors, Making DOC Producciones S.L., Spain

The King of Mont Ventoux, Associate Directors, CVBA, Belgium

The New Plastic Road, Filmografik Productions, Greece

Besides Fraser, other members of the jury reviewing the projects are Axel Arno, commissioning editor for SVT/Sveriges Television AB; and Barbara Truyen, head of documentaries for VPRO.

The MIPDoc International Pitch competition takes place at the Marriot Hotel in Cannes on Friday, March 30.

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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