CALL for ENTRIES of projects & productions for PITCHING & SCREENINGS
Join us at this three-day dedicated market, set in relaxing Sitges in front of the Mediterranean Sea, to celebrate 70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948-2008). MEDIMED will present again an exclusive selection of DOCUMENTARY projects and programmes, aiming to enhance the professional and creative exchange between the 12 MEDA countries and the European Union.
The Mediterranean Producer's Association, APIMED, with the financial support of the MEDIA Programme of the European Union, is calling for entries of:
- DOCUMENTARY, any length& genre
- produced in 2007 or 2008 NB. 2008 productions must be finished by
for individual screening and pitching to invited international key-buyers, commissioning editors, distributors and financiers alike. Broadcasters & distributorswho participated in MEDIMED 2007 included:
AETN INTERNATIONAL, ARABIYYA TV, ARTE France, ARTE GEIE, ARTE THEMA, AVRO, BALTIJOS TV, CANAL + France, CANAL FRANCE INTERNATIONAL, CINEPHIL, CLEARLY MEDIA, DOC & Co., DUNA TV, ERMEDIA, ERT, EXPLORA FILMS, FRANCE 3, FRANCE 3 MED, FRANCE 5, HISTOIRE, ISABELLA AUDIOVISUAL, ITVS, LICHTPUNT, MACEDONIAN TV, MEDIA LINK INTERNATIONAL, MOTION PICTURES, MTV HUNGARIAN, NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA, OCTAPIXX WORLDWIDE, ODYSSEE, ORF, PBS OF BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA, PLANÈTE, PLANET TV, ROMANIAN TV, RTBF, RUTH DISKIN FILMS LTD., SLOVAK TV, SVT, TASKOVSKI FILMS LTD., TELE ASTURIAS, TELEWIZJA POLSKA, TG4, TURKISH RTV, TVC, TVE, VISION TV, VITAGRAPH DISTRIBUTION, WDR, YLE, 03 PRODUCTIONS.
Last year, 25 projects from 15 countries and more than 300 documentary programmes were presented. All producers of selected projects and programmes were available for pitching, one-to-one meetings, channel updates and networking discussions.
Sponsored by The Lilian Thuram Foundation for Education Against Racism, (www.thuram.org) the best documentary entered dealing withf racism in today's world, will be awarded. The producer will receive a 1.000,00 Euros cash prize at a special cerimony.
The II Ahmed Attia's Award for the Dialogue of Cultures will be given to one of the documentaries entered this year in the dedicated section "MEDIMED Ready Made Projects" which shows new productions pitched in previous editions of the forum. Courtesy of APIMED, the winner will receive a 1.000,00 Euros cash prize, awarded to the producer of the best documentary pitched at MEDIMED.
Enclosed you will find both ENTRY FORMS for PROGRAMMES and PROJECTS. They can be registered FREE OF CHARGE and are subject to selection by an international jury.
EARLY ENTRYDEADLINE FOR THE SUBMISSION OF BOTH PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS: JULY 1st.
MEDIMED PRODUCER’S ACCREDITATION - It provides:
- Full access to all our events and services
- A copy of the MEDIMED catalogue & bag
- Two catered lunches, a dinner party and access to the open bar all 3 days