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Deadline approaching for MIPDoc Co-Production Challenge entries

The deadline is February 25 for submitting entries to the upcoming MIPDoc Co-Production Challenge, organized by Reed MIDEM in partnership with realscreen and the European Documentary Network (EDN) and taking place on April 2. Producers selected will pitch their projects to a panel of five international commissioners, led by Channel 4's head of documentaries Hamish Mykura (pictured). Find out more about how to take part!
February 15, 2011

Nick Cohen, BBC Vision multi-platform commissioner for arts, documentaries and factual, has been added to the jury of the upcoming MIPDoc Co-Production Challenge, organized by Reed MIDEM in partnership with realscreen and the European Documentary Network (EDN).

As previously announced, Hamish Mykura (pictured), head of documentaries for the UK’s Channel 4 and More4, will lead the jury for this year’s event. The jury also includes Iikka Vehkalahti, commissioning editor, Documentary for YLE TV2; Karen Michael, Commissioning Editor for ARTE France and Axel Arno, Commissioning Editor for SVT – Sveriges Television AB.

The winner of the Challenge will receive: editorial coverage during MIPDoc 2011 and in realscreen‘s post-MIP issue; a one-on-one meeting with a jury member during the event; free entry to MIPDoc 2012; free submission of their winning program to the MIPDoc 2012 digital library; a two-day pass to the 2012 Realscreen Summit, in Washington D.C. and a one-year subscription to realscreen. The deadline for submissions is February 25, 2011. For more information and the submission entry form, click here.

About The Author
Jillian Morgan is the Associate Editor at Realscreen with a background in journalism and digital marketing. She joined the publication in 2019 after serving as the assistant editor to trade publications HPAC and On-Site. With a bachelor of journalism from the University of King's College in Halifax, she also works as a freelance writer and fact-checker.

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