Call for the creative Asian documentary projects!
Docs Port Incheon 2018
Announcement for the schedule and submission
- November 1 to 4, 2018 at Olympos Hotel, Incheon, S. Korea
- The largest scale of decision-makers will participate this year
- Online submission will be available from June 18th to July 6th at the official website for 3 categories
- Asia Project Pitch (A-Pitch), Korea Project Pitch(K-Pitch), and Rough Cut Sales
A must-go market/forum for Asian documentaries, Docs Port Incheon 2018 will be held at Olympos Hotel (former Paradise Hotel Incheon) from November 1 to 4 and is finding for the most outstanding documentary projects from every corner of the Asian region.
Docs Port Incheon(DPI) is a place to provide Asian documentary creators with the opportunity to meet the professionals from diverse fields of documentary industry, as well as to get funded. DPI has been rapidly growing to become one of the most important documentary projects market in Asia.
At last year’s event, 31 Korean/Asian documentary projects were unveiled while more than 920 participants from around 103 Korean/international broadcasters, distributors, funds, and institutes were attending. And during the event, 379 biz meetings are achieved! The pitched projects have garnered lots of attention and praise from Korean/international professionals with each project’s diversified topic and its in-depth approach.
In that way, through last year's event, Docs Port Incheon has strengthened its position as an efficient business market where creators and industry professionals can get practical supports. And this year's Docs Port Incheon will go broader and deeper to reach more creators and industry professionals to find new and potential projects and nourish it.
First of all, this year’s Docs Port Incheon builds up the ‘Docs Lab’ program more intensively. It’s a one month earlier training session and for the development of the projects in the aspect of storytelling, method of approach, structure and pitching itself. World famous documentary professionals will be invited as the tutors and will give invaluable feedbacks to each project. Of course, it will be a fantastic time for the participants to know each other and become friends. The session is open to the participants from selected projects of all categories.
Secondly, this year’s Docs Port Incheon will provide opportunities for broader international exchanges by hosting a special pitching section in connection with ‘Nordisk Panorama Forum’ for Nordic producers along with K-Pitch, A-Pitch and Rough Cut Sales sections.
At the same time, the larger scale of decision makers from all around the world will be invited to Docs Port Incheon 2018. Especially, more new decision makers from Asian regional broadcasters will be joining this year. We hope to provide a broader and greater opportunity for participants through these new initiatives.
Docs Port Incheon 2018, which aims to become the hub of the Asian documentary industry, will cover all the documentaries on all stages of production from planning to near completion. The selected projects will be pitched at the event after further development work through the 'Docs Lab' mentioned above.
Now we are eagerly looking for the most enthusiastic Asian documentary filmmakers with their own unique and creative projects. Non-Korean Asian projects are eligible for A-pitch. And the projects which once was invited to former DPI and finished the production can apply for Rough Cut Sales section too.
Submission will be available from June 18th to July 13th at our official website (www.idocs-port.org). Please find attached 'Submission regulation' for more details of the open call. Never hesitate to catch the chance to make your project stunningly developed and get through to the decision makers!
※ The official website is now under revision. More information about this year's event can be found after the homepage update.
※ All kinds of the cash and in-kind support will be announced later in a separate notice.
※ Please contact the project team for all inquiries.
E: firstname.lastname@example.org / P: (+82)70-4488-5491
Asian Documentary Project Market / Docs Port INCHEON 2018
2018.11.01 ~ 11.04
SUBMISSION PERIOD 18th, JUNE. 2018 - 13th, JUL, 2018 [DEADLINE EXTENDED]