dok.incubator calls for ambitious feature documentaries in rough cut stage

DEADLINE: January 29th , 2020

dok.incubator invites editors, directors and producers to a six-month long workshop, focused on filmmakers’ professional development with the guidance of world class tutors. Eight teams, composed of a producer, a director and an editor, will focus on the film’s unique perspective and sharpening the storytelling, placing it within the international context and finding concrete tools to effectively approach future audiences. Intensive work on editing, distribution and audience-building upgrades your rough-cut to a high-end film with the potential to meet worldwide interest.

What to expect?

  • intensive six months of editing and project development of your project aiming for picture lock in early autumn 2020
  • more than thirty internationally-active filmmakers tutoring you throughout the postproduction period
  • personal feedback on your rough cut from key festival representatives, sales agents and other decision makers
  • preparing a tailor-made marketing and distribution strategy to unfold your film to a wider audience

How it works?

1st session: April – May / Slovakia / ROUGH CUT
2nd session: June / Czech Republic / FINE CUT
3rd session: September / Sweden / NEAR PICTURE LOCK

  • editing tutors work with participants continuously to develop the storyline of the film and maximize the film’s international potential
  • production mentors advice the producers on the financing, team management and distribution
  • marketing experts help the teams to position the film on the market and build a sophisticated strategy to target the right audience
  • the nearly/finished films are presented to key decision-makers at Nordisk Panorama Film Festival

APPLY HERE: https://dokincubator.net/


„dok.incubator has proven an invaluable resource for fresh talent and surprising, unconventional storytelling approaches. In our experience attending, we’ve observed a workshop model that‘s both rigorous and incredibly intimate. The hands-on approach from their tutors and mentors help cultivate some of the most exciting nonfiction stories out there.“ – Harry Vaughn, Programmer of Sundance Film Festival – Guest Expert 2017 – 2019

„An amazing experience. A moment to share reflections about cinema, editing, storytelling and documentaries. The best place for real critiques with kind people from the documentary tribe!“ – Alex Szalat, Director / Founder, Docs Up Fund – Tutor 2016 – 2019

„The expectations were high and the workshop met all of them. The impact is great on all the levels: cut of the film, marketing strategies & networking. It was amazing!” – Anna Stylińska, Producer of the film ‘Lessons of Love’, World Premiere at IDFA 2019 – Participant 2019

„The workshop changed my view of filmmaking dramatically and made me a better editor. It exceeded my expectations a big deal.“ – Peter Kudička, Editor of the film ‘On Your Marks!‘ – Participant 2019

Last modified on 11-12-2019