SUNNY SIDE OF THE DOC 2019 - Call for projects

The international marketplace for documentary and narrative experiences SUNNY SIDE OF THE DOC celebrates its 30th edition in 2019.
We're pleased to announce that the eventis now open for submissions, accepting projects until APRIL 19.
We would be very grateful if you could help us share this information in your network, on your website and/or social media.
Taking place in La Rochelle (France) on June 24-27, 2019, Sunny Side of the Doc creates unique opportunities for the most exciting non-fiction concepts to be pitched directly in front of 300 top-level international buyers, commissioners and distributors in a live event setting. Through 5 highly coveted pitching sessions and targeted matchmaking, a selection of 30 projects will receive crucial insights, find potential partners and seal financing deals.
The 2019Call for Projects is open to all talents,filmmakers, producers, digital content creators and interactive designers looking to develop their ideas into factual series, documentary one-offs, feature-length films, short formats, interactive and immersive experiences in a wide array of genres: Science & Nature, History, Arts & Culture, Social & Human Interest, Natural History & Wildlife.
We accept submissions from all countries. All applications should be made in English, and all pitching sessions will be conducted in English. 
Selected projects will be invited to present their work to key international financiers, distributors and potential co-producers, take part in tailored one-on-one meetings, and finally get the chance to be awarded by our sponsors, in cash and/or in kind.
NEW THIS YEAR!
As an innovative approach bringing together content producers, cultural stakeholders and technology businesses, Sunny Side of the Doc includes a focus on digital cultures and storytelling in addition to its well-established factual content development and international distribution goals. For the first time, immersive and interactive installations enhancing the museums, heritage sites and educational experiences will compete to integrate PiXii Festival official selection and competition – application deadline on March 29.