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Submissions open for DocsBarcelona 2017

Submissions are officially open for DocsBarcelona 2017. DocsBarcelona, a financing market for documentaries and a meeting point for professionals across the world, will give the opportunity to finance and promote 40 ...
February 9, 2017

Submissions are officially open for DocsBarcelona 2017.

DocsBarcelona, a financing market for documentaries and a meeting point for professionals across the world, will give the opportunity to finance and promote 40 different projects. The creators of these projects will also have 15-minute one-on-one meetings with financiers and distributors at DocsBarcelona Speed Meetings 2017.

The call for entries is also open for the Interactive Pitch, focusing on interactive documentaries, web-based, cross-platform or a convergent media project. Four successful interactive projects will be presented in front of a selection of financiers and DocsBarcelona accredited professionals.

Finally, DocsBarcelona is also accepting pitches for Latin American documentary projects. In order to qualify, the project must have a minimum of 60% Latin American production and the director must have Latin-American nationality. Six projects will be chosen.

The deadline for all submissions is March 1. You can find the forms and rules here.

The 2017 edition of the DocsBarcelona International Documentary Film Festival runs from May 22 until May 28.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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