Project factsheet



Title DOCmed
Promoter of the project Beirut DC
Contact person Jad Abi-Khalil
Contact details Furn El Chebback, Selim El Khoury Str, Akiki Bldg
P.O. Box: 116-5118, Beirut, Lebanon
Telephone / Fax Tel: + 961 1 293212
Fax: + 961 3 370972
E-mail Address
Partner 1 EURODOC
4 Rue Astruc, 34000 Montpellier - France
Contact person: Anne-Marie Luccioni
Tel: + 33 4 67 60 23 30
Fax: + 33 4 67 60 80 46
Partner 2 Association Ness El Fen
17, rue Larbi Kabadi, El Omrane-1005 Tunis - Tunisia
Contact person: Syhem Belkhodja
Tel: +216 71 797 589
Fax: +216 71 842 551
Duration 36 months

DOCmed brings together documentary professionals from the Maghreb and Middle East countries to participate in a training scheme consisting of three sessions that follow and support the development of specific projects for a period of 12 months. Ten professionals with a documentary project are selected each year.

1st module (open to producers and directors): analysis of the participants' projects in terms of writing and development;

2nd module (open only to producers): Financing and budgets, production methods, packaging, co-production and identification of partners. This module will be realised in parallel with the Eurodoc training session (training programme financed by the MEDIA Programme and aimed at European professionals;

3rd module (open to producers): pitching to commissioning editors

Project start date January 2011
Calendar 2012 1st module: 21-26 March 2012, Tunisia
2nd module: 2-8 June 2012, Germany
3rd module: March 2013, tbc
Target Producers and filmmakers of documentary in the Maghreb and Middle East area
Selection process
  • Eligible are the producers and/or directors/producers of the following countries: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, the Palestine, Syria and Tunisia.
  • DOCmed will privilege the applications from producers, but may as well select directors who take in charge the production of their projects by themselves.
  • Applicants must submit a complete application form (synopsis, treatment, production strategy, budget, CV of the director and producer, company profile, DVD of previous works, letter of motivation).


ARTE France 8, rue Marceau, 92785 Issy-Les-Moulineaux, France
Contact: Annamaria Lodato
+ 33 (0)1 55 00 71 02
+ 33 (0)1 55 00 74 12

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