DocsBarcelona Industry Activities are a financing and distribution market for the documentary industry and a meeting point for professionals from all over the world.
It is the perfect place to promote and finance your project to potential financiers and film distributors.
DocsBarcelona is the only Spanish documentary event that combines a competitive festival with a financing market and professional activities. This combination makes DocsBarcelona a unique event, as it gives accredited professionals the opportunity to attend a first-class festival, and the festival directors and guests the chance to participate in the market and in the professional activities creating numerous networking opportunities.
Speed Meetings are DocsBarcelona main Industry Activity: 40 selected projects are selected to have one to one meetings of 15 minutes with financers.
In 2016 35 financers from 28 countries attended and 587 meetings took place. The meetings are previously arranged depending on the financers preferences and project needs.
Interactive Pitch and Latin Pitch: during the festival presentations of interactive and Latinamerican projects under development take place in spezialized pitches in front of a selection of financers and DocsBarcelona accredited professionals.
Rough Cut Screenings: 3 documentaries at a rough cut stage will be presented privately to a selected group of experts who will carry out an assessment and act as consultants. The objective is to generate creative and constructive discussions that will favor the access of the films to the international market.
DocsBarcelona organizes Conferences, Panels and Master Classes addressed to accredited professionals in order to discuss and train about current financing sources and programming needs, or new distribution and storytelling trends.
The key actors of the current documentary scene talk about their experiences and face the audience questions.
Workshops: International tutors with experience in documentary production and financing lead workshops addressed to accredited professionals.
Development Workshop: For all directors and producers with a project in a development stage.
Project Presentation Workshop: For all filmmakers and producers with a project selected for the Speed Meetings or the Interactive and Latin Pitches to fine tune their projects and pitching skills to have the best opportunity for a successful meeting with broadcasters and funders, and improve the chances of financing their documentary.
Networking: DocsBarcelona features many moments in which the professionals attending can make new contacts and establish relationships with each other. Coffee breaks, lunches, receptions and After Pitch meetings are some of them.
The Professional Accreditation is the entrance to the networking and industry activities of DocsBarcelona. The registration of professionals will open during February 2017.