Dedicated to cinema professionals, VdR–Industry and its activities represent a springboard for future films to find support in every stage of their production.
Call for films & projects for the 2023 edition of Visions du Réel
The VdR–Industry days will be held from April 23 to April 27, 2023.
Discover the Projects 2022
Visions du Réel is thrilled to share its 2022 project selection. 27 projects are invited to participate in the 3 key forums VdR–Pitching, VdR–Work In Progress and VdR–Rough Cut Lab.
VdR–Industry Juries & Awards 2022
With its numerous prizes and grants, VdR-Industry and its partners reaffirm their determination to support independent documentary filmmaking in all its diversity.
International co-production and financing forum that reveals a selection of feature length projects.
VdR–Work in Progress
A showcase of creative documentaries that seek for distribution opportunities, festival strategies and post-production funds.
Prix RTS: Perspectives d’un Doc
A pitching session aiming to promote projects from French-speaking Switzerland that are in their development stage.
SWISS FILMS Previews
A presentation of high-end Swiss documentary films at a production stage ready to be launched on the festival circuit and the international market.
Lab & Working Sessions
VdR–Rough Cut Lab
VdR–Rough Cut Lab is a workshop that presents a selection of feature length projects at a finishing stage.
An incubator for the development of films by teams based in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe.
Opening Scenes Lab
A tailor-made programme for filmmakers presenting their first short film or student film in the Official Selection.
This activity aims to help finding the right fit between directors and producers, through a series of short meetings.
Talks & Networking
Documentary & Audiovisual Forum
An annual event that allows the Swiss film industry to get together and exchange opinions on important and pressing issues.
An opportunity for Swiss producers and representatives of public financing to meet a delegation from Denmark, Norway and Sweden to foster co-production, networking and collaborations.
A panel of discussions inviting various protagonists of the film industry to get together and exchange ideas and opinions around important issues.
Social Events & Awards Ceremony
Come network at our wide range of social events on the shores of Lake Geneva.
Completed Films Presentations
The Film Market is an online platform that offers key industry professionals the opportunity to view a selection of new creative documentaries.
VdR-Showcase aims to present ready-to-distribute films to an audience of professionals looking for new movies to add to their line-up,