RIDM Forum 2020: Presentation of ⭐ activities

The 16th edition of the RIDM Forum will take place in a virtual format from 12 to 19 November 2020.

During these eight days, accredited professionals will be able to fully enjoy every discussion, workshop and networking moment between participants, representatives and industry experts.

Here is a list of the must-see activities of this 16th edition of the RIDM Forum:


Doc Ignite:
Telling regional stories internationally

| In English

Olena Decock – programmer (Hot Docs)

This hands-on workshop provides the tools to rethink a regional history and make it relevant to an international audience in a context of global funding.

Presented in collaboration with Hot Docs.

The Plurielle Creation Series –
The Financing Landscape

| In French

Sabine Daniel – host and producer

Overview of all documentary funding initiatives and programs in Quebec/Canada.

Priority to creators of indigenous, LGBTQ2S, disability and ethno-cultural diversity communities.

Presented with financial support from Bell Fund..

The Plurielle Creation Series –
Writing for Public Funds

| In French

Khoa Lê – filmmaker

How to demystify institutional language, frame writing and presentation, and write for institutions: breaking down barriers of entry by understanding institutional language.

Priority to creators of indigenous, LGBTQ2S, disability and ethno-cultural diversity communities.

Presented with financial support from Bell Fund..


UX DOC: XR Projects in Progress

| In English

The creators and producers of two XR projects are invited to present their project in the production process. Reflections on the documentary ecosystem, production and distribution strategies, errors to be avoided and possible solutions in the digital age will be discussed during this discussion.

Presented with financial support from Canada Media Fund..

Doc time
| In French

DOC Québec brings together the testimonies of filmmakers who successfully overcame major challenges during the creation of their films. An informed discussion of best practices in documentary production and production.

Presented by DOC Quebec.

Labo Rough Cut
| In English
 The popular Labo Rough Cut returns as an in-depth virtual workshop with a filmmaker in conversation accompanied by a panel of internationally renowned experts.
Presented by Chop-Chop.


Round Tables: Meet the Funding Bodies

| In French and English

SODEC  Alain Rondeau
Telefilm Canada Anita Damiani and Marie-France Godbout
Bell Fund  Chantal Côté
Canada Media Fund  Shaun Bryan and Brigitte Dion
RogersFund  Robin Mirsky

Presented with financial support from SODEC and Telefilm Canada.

Round Table: Meet the Experts

| In French and English

The Experts:
Accounting B.D.O. Canada LLP  |  Lyne Doyon 
International Co-Production   Telefilm Canada Susan King
Legal Affairs Lussier Khouzam   Carolina Klimas 
International Distribution Windrose (c)  Pauline Mazenod
Festival Strategy National Film Board of Canada Elise Labbé

Presented with financial support from SODEC and Telefilm Canada.

A virtual 5 to7

| In French and English

Free entry, within the limit of available places

Face-to-Face Special
A seat at the table


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