Project factsheet

DOCmed

 

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 jad@beirutdc.org
jad@docmed.me
Website www.docmed.me
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
Email: eurodoc.aml@wanadoo.fr
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
Email: nesselfen@gnet.tn
Duration 36 months
Content

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).

Associates

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
a-lodato@artefrance.fr

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