Monday24 April 2017

Venue: Usine à Gaz – Media Library

Accessibility: DOCM accredited professionals welcome

Duration: until 20:00

A selection of more than 400 creative documentary films from 2016/2017 available online and in 30 screening booths. 

Venue: Colombière DOCM Lab 2

Accessibility: Registration required

Duration: Until 12:30

Dedicated to teams of a first or second film in its final production stages, the Rough Cut Lab gives them coaching, expert advice and privileged access to decision makers. The idea is to assist filmmakers in finding the best way to finish their films. 

10:00

Post-production funds and how to use them in the best way

Venue: Colombière Grande Salle

Accessibility: All accredited professionals welcome

Duration: until 11:30

More and more producers and filmmakers are looking for postproduction funding and exposure as a significant part of their financing plan. Representatives of the Doha Film Institute and Venice Production Bridge talk about their funds and the do's and don'ts.

Venue: Colombière DOCM Lab Cafeteria

Accessibility: All accredited professionals welcome

Duration: until 11:30

This activity dedicated specifically to festivals’ representatives is meant as an opportunity for sharing international best practice and together finding routes to face shared challenges

10:30

Forum

Venue: Village du Réel – Forum

Accessibility: Open to the public – free admission

Duration: 120'

A daily debate with filmmakers: the Forum is an informal discussion between directors and their audience, attended by the filmmakers who presented a film the previous day.

Venue: Colombière Grande Salle

Accessibility: Open to the public – free admission

Duration: until 12:30

‘Pitch the Doc’ is an innovative online platform that significantly changes the documentary pitching process by making it available anytime and anywhere for film professionals around the world. 

14:00

Should the protagonists of creative documentaries be paid?

Venue: Colombière Grande Salle

Accessibility: Open to the public – free admission

Duration: until 15:30

Should protagonists get paid for their participation in the film? Experts will discuss the ethical and practical aspects involved in this question.

Venue: Colombière DOCM Lab 2

Accessibility: Registration required

Duration: Until 17:30

Dedicated to teams of a first or second film in its final production stages, the Rough Cut Lab gives them coaching, expert advice and privileged access to decision makers. The idea is to assist filmmakers in finding the best way to finish their films. 

Venue: Village du Réel – Forum

Accessibility: DOCM accredited professionals welcome

Duration: until 15:30

Learn how to promote your films, find a sales agent, define a distribution strategy or get to know the basics of the film industry from our international expert.

15:30

Ride your tiger! How to speak in public

Venue: Village du Réel – Le Club

Accessibility: Open to the public – free admission

Duration: until 17:00

You have to pitch or present your film, open a festival, give an award acceptance speech, or do well in a Q&A, interview, press conference or as a guest on a podium. You will learn what is important to be successful and convincing. 

Lida (Denmark)
16:00
  • Anna Eborn
  • 88'
  • 2017
  • International Premiere
  • Denmark
Pump (France)
  • Joseph David
  • 59'
  • 2017
  • World Premiere
  • France

Venue: Village du Réel – Forum

Accessibility: DOCM accredited professionals welcome

Duration: until 17:30

Guest DOCM experts across distribution, sales and festival sectors are available for short individual meetings. 

Sonali (Switzerland)
  • Jorge Cadena, Lucia Martinez
  • 8'
  • 2017
  • World Premiere
  • Switzerland

COMPLET // SOLD OUT

Mimikrija ir jos sindromai (Netherlands,Lithuania)
  • Anastasija Piroženko
  • 18'
  • 2017
  • International Premiere
  • Netherlands, Lithuania

Venue: Village du Réel – The Factory

Accessibility: All accredited professionals welcome

Duration: until 19:30

Join us for daily drinks to meet other professionals in a casual atmosphere.

Hosted by Freestudios (CH)

Habitat (Germany)
19:00
  • Emerson Culurgioni, Jonas Matauschek
  • 79'
  • 2017
  • World Premiere
  • Germany
Six portraits XL: Portrait n°5 Bernard (France)
  • Alain Cavalier
  • 53'
  • 2017
  • World Premiere
  • France

SOIRÉE MAÎTRE DU RÉEL
Remise du Sesterce d'or Prix Raiffeisen Maître du Réel, remis cette année au réalisateur Alain Cavalier. Cérémonie suivie de la projection des Portraits N°5 et N°6.

Six portraits XL: Portrait n°6 Léon (France)
  • Alain Cavalier
  • 52'
  • 2017
  • World Premiere
  • France

SOIRÉE MAÎTRE DU RÉEL
Remise du Sesterce d'or Prix Raiffeisen Maître du Réel, remis cette année au réalisateur Alain Cavalier. Cérémonie suivie de la projection des Portraits N°5 et N°6.

Encarnación (France)
  • Chloé Bourgès
  • 24'
  • 2017
  • World Premiere
  • France
Umva (South Africa)
  • Namisa Mdlalose, Puleng Stewart, Qondiswa James, Jessie Zinn
  • 5'
  • 2015
  • European Premiere
  • South Africa

Venue: Village du Réel – Bar du Réel

Accessibility: Open to the public – free admission


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