They are interested in presenting projects within the great diversity of the cinéma du réel, including projects connected with visual arts and those intended for different platforms and contexts.
Pitching du Réel welcome projects by experienced as well as by new directors, who should have at least directed short films.
The project may be at any stage of development, but basic funding will be appreciated.
After a four hours pitch training, the 15 selected projects will be presented to international film professionals including co-producers, commissioning editors, film financiers, distributors, contemporary art curators etc. and discussed at round tables and in one-to-one meetings.
The Doc Outlook-International Market is supported by the MEDIA Programme of the European Union, the Federal Office of Culture, the Canton Vaud and Nyon Ville, SRG/SSR (Swiss television), SWISS FILMS and others.