A second Docs-in-Progress – Canadian Showcase at Cannes Docs of the Cannes Film Market 2020.

For the second year in a row, Telefilm Canada, in partnership with the RIDM Forum and in collaboration with the Canadian International Documentary Festival Hot Docs (Toronto), is proud to announce the establishment of the Canadian Docs-in-Progress – Showcase Canadian.
This year, the Cannes Film Market will take place online from June 22 to 26, 2020. The online edition of Cannes Docs 2020 will feature 8 showcases from different countries, each composed of 4 docs-in-progress, presented in the form of a pitch and an excerpt from the 10-minute montage. The Canadian Showcase will take place on Thursday, June 25 from 4:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (French time). This event will allow producers and filmmakers of four Canadian projects in production to present their film in front of a floor composed of buyers, distributors, festival programmers and international sales agents.
Upstream, the RIDM Forum will provide pitch training to the promoters of these four projects and provide personalized support for their online presentation. This will be an opportunity for these producers and filmmakers to present a 10-minute clip of their film, make a presentation and launch their film on the international market.

From left to right and from top to bottom: Paul Marc Kell, Aisling Chin-Yee, Chase Joynt, Sarah Spring, John Ritchie, Julia Ivanova, Jean-Philippe Archibald, Nicolas Lévesque

The projects selected for the Doc-in-Progress – Canadian Showcase 2020 are:

Director: Nicolas Lévesque
Producers: Jean-Philippe Archibald, Nicolas Lévesque (CanopyMedia))

Director: Julia Ivanova
Producers: Julia Ivanova (Heartache Productions Inc.), John Ritchie (Screen Door Entertainment)

Director: Paul Marc Kell
Producer: Paul Marc Kell

Réalisateur.trice.s : Aisling Chin-Yee et Chase Joynt
Productrice : Sarah Spring (Parabola Films)

For more information on the projects, click here!

SODEC and RIDM Forum continue to collaborate
with the SODEC_Lab – Sunny Side of the Doc 2020

The RIDM Forum is proud to announce the renewal of its collaboration with the Cultural Enterprise Development Corporation(SODEC)for a third edition as part of sunny Side of theDoc’s international documentary market Sunny Side of the Doc, to be held online from June 22 to 25. The Forum will accompany a Quebec delegation of seven producers whose projects have a high potential for international co-production. Participants will benefit from the expertise of producer Ina Fichman, who will accompany the SODEC group as a mentor.   

Following a programme of tailor-made workshops, meetings and networking sessions, the seven participants will benefit from professional guidance that will enable them to expand their network of contacts within the European and international market, both in terms of financing, co-production and distribution.

Selected delegates are:

Audrey-Ann Dupuis-Pierre – Metafilms
Danae Elon – Between Two Worlds
Daniela Mujica – Pepper
Elodie Pollet – Outdoor Films Day
Marie-Pierre Bellerose – St Laurent TV
Nicolas Paquet – FranC doc films
Tamás Wormser – Artesian Films Inc.

For more information about the participants click here!

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