Public Pitch & Speed Meetings

DOCSBARCELONA/DocsBarcelona 2019/INDUSTRY/Public Pitch & Speed Meetings

Public Pitch & Speed Meetings: a financing and distribution market for documentary industry

 

Public Pitch & Speed Meetings are DocsBarcelona’s main industry activities. It is the perfect place to promote and finance your project to potential financers and international film distributors. A meeting point for professionals from all over the world.

A selection of up to 20 projects will gain access to the Public Pitch. The Public Pitch consist of the presentation of a project in front of a selection of commissioning editors, film funds and sales agents and accredited professionals of DoscBarcelona. Each project will have 7 minutes of presentation + 7 minutes of feedback from the panel of financers and decision makers.

After the Public Pitch, these projects will participate in the Speed Meetings: One to one meetings of 15 minutes with financers and international decision makers interested in the project.

In addition, up to 20 projects more will be selected to access the Speed Meetings, setting a final selection of up to 40 projects presented in the 2019 Edition of Seep Meetings.

Public Pitch acceptance includes the obligatory participation of the preparation workshop “The Magic of a Great Project and Pitch”. The workshop will take place on 20th and 21st may.

Among the 20 selected projects to the Public Pitch, 5 will be of Latin American origin and focus and will be presented under the Latin Pitch label.

 

Download the Guidelines here

 

In 2018 45 financers and 40 projects attended, and 558 meetings took place.

Over the past three editions 70% of the projects are finish or in production phase.

Where and when? 

Public Pitch & Speed Meetings: Thursday 23th and Friday 24th of May at CCCB.

Workshop “The Magic and a Great Project and Pitch: Monday 20th may and Thursady 21st May at CCCB.

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Public Pitch + Speed Meeting , cost is:

FEE (21% VAT included)*
695€
*The fee is per project, the maximum number of people allowed per project is 2.

 Speed Meeting cost is:

FEE (21% VAT included)*
460€
*The fee is per project, the maximum number of people allowed per project is 2.

Public Pitch + Speed Meetings

·       Participation for two people in the Public Pitch and the Speed Meetings.

·       Prior consulting via Skype with one of the tutors of the workshop.

·       Workshop, coffee break and lunch on May 21th and workshop coffe break on May 22th for two people.

·       Speed Meetings coffee break and lunch for two people on May 23th and 24th.

·       Access to the Rough Cut presentations.

·       Access to Master Classes and industry conferences.

·       Access to Opening and Closing ceremonies of the Festival (previous reservation needed).

·       Access to the Festival screenings (one ticket per screening).

·       Access to networking activities.

·       Industry Guide including all contacts of the DocsBarcelona accredited professionals.

 

Speed Meetings

·       Participation for two people in the Speed Meetings.

·       Speed Meetings coffee break and lunch for two people on May 23th and  24th.

·         Access to the Rough Cut presentations.

·       Access to Master Classes and industry conferences.

·       Access to Opening and Closing ceremonies of the Festival (previous reservation needed).

·       Access to the Festival screenings (one ticket per screening).

·       Access to networking activities.

·       Industry Guide including all contacts of the DocsBarcelona accredited professionals.

 


Foro Lau Haizetara Award

Foro Lau Haizetara will reward one of the Speed Meetings selected projects which will allow it to participate at the Foro Lau Haizetara, on September 2019.

The award includes the presentation of the project in front of the financiers during the pitching sessions and the participation at the previous workshop, with the aim to prepare the presentation and improve the projects, showing their strength. It also includes the professional badge for the San Sebastian Film Festival for the participants.

 

East Doc Platform Special Collaboration

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DocsBarcelona has reached an agreement with the East Doc Platform (Prague, Czech Republic) consisting in an exchange of prizes between the two
events.

An Eastern European project pitched at East Doc Platform 2019  will be selected for the DocsBarcelona Speed Meetings 2019 and a project selected for the DocsBarcelona Speed Meetings 2019 will be selected to attend the East Doc Platform 2020.

The project selected will have access to:

  • A free accreditation to the East Doc Platform 2020 and all the related industry and networking events.
  •   Meetings with 10 decision makers within the Project Market 2020 (the project will be automatically selected for the market and granted the meetings).
  •  Free lunches and coffee breaks at the Project Market 2020.
  • To be considered for the East European Forum and Doc Tank presentation selection.

 

FipaDoc Collaboration 

DocsBarcelona has reached an agreement with FIPADOC (Biarritz, France) consisting in an exchange of prizes between the two events.

A project pitched at FIPADOC  2019 will be selected for the DocsBarcelona Speed Meetings 2019  and a project selecter for the DocsBarcelona Speed Meetings 2019 will be selected to attend the FipaDocs 2019.

The project selected will have access to:

  • A free accreditation at FIPADOC 2020 and all the related industry networking events.
  • 4-hour coaching session to prepare the pitch.
  • Participation at the Pitching Session at FIPADOC.
  • One-to-one meetings with the commissioning editors invited.

 

 

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