Filmart International Conference 2008
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THE NEW MARKETPLACE FOR EURO-ASIA DOCUMENTARY COOPERATION

Asian Side of the Doc

Built upon the success and 20-year of networking experience of Sunny Side of the Doc, the major international marketplace for documentaries, the first Euro-Asian documentary cooperation event Asian Side of the Doc (ASD) will be held in Hong Kong during FILMART in March 2010. This event is based on the success Sunny Side Co-production Rendez-Vous, which has been organized for the past 6 years in the USA / New York, Washington, Canada / Toronto, Montreal, United Kingdom / London, Eastern Europe / Sofia & South America / Buenos Aires.

ASD is aimed to develop co-productions between Asia Pacific and Europe in the field of Documentary, Factual programming and Cross-Media platforms.

Over 150 TV, film and new media executives from Europe, Asia and America will be gathered for the 3-day comprehensive programme, including workshops, screenings, pitching sessions and networking events.

40 international companies have already confirmed their participation to Asian Side of the Doc:

ABC (Australia) / AETN ALL Asia / ARD ¡V NDR / ARD - MDR (Germany) / ARTE (France/Germany) / All3Media (UK) / Asian Broadcasting Union (ABU) / BBC (UK) / CCTV (China) / China Education TV ¡V CET (China) / Cnex Foundation (Taiwan, China, HK) / Dangerous (UK) / Discovery Asia / DR (Denmark) / Films d¡¦ici (France) / France Televisions / GAD (France) / Gˆmdˆmon Programmes (France) / Hunan TV (China) / LIC (Australia/China) / Lion TV (UK) / Mediacorp (Sing.) / Mentorn (UK) / National Geographic Channel (USA) / Nat Geo Asia / NFB ¡V ONF (Canada) / NHK (Japan) / NHNZ (New Zealand) / Phoenix TV (HK, China) / RTBF (Belgium) / SBS (Australia) / Shanghai Media Group (China) / Sichuan TV (China) / Sun TV (HK, China) / SVT (Sweden) / Ten Alps (UK) / TVF international (UK) / VPRO (Nl) / YLE (Finland)...

The first edition of the Asian Side of the Doc is sponsored by the European Union¡¦s Media International program, ARTE and CNC.

Organisers Sunny Side of the DocSinapses Asia
Supporting
Organisations

Media International Media International arte HKTDC CNC


ABOUT ASD

INTRODUCTION

Date
22-24 / 3 / 2010 (Monday-Wednesday)
Venue
Hall 1, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
1 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Objective

To develop co-productions between Asia Pacific and Europe in the field of Documentary, Factual programming and Cross-Media platforms.

Organisers

Images du Rˆmel (Sunny Side of the Doc) (France)
Sinapses Asia Ltd (Hong Kong)

Sponsored by

Media International (European Union)
CNC
Arte
Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC)

CONTACT US

Company Email

Sunny Side of the Doc

asia@sunnysideofthedoc.com
Sinapses Asia Ltd
asd@sinapsesasia.com
HKTDC

filmart@hktdc.org


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PROGRAMME

3-DAY PROGRAMME

In this ever-evolving media landscape, ASD will focus on cross media projects, 3D, mobile and theatrical distribution.

A variety of special programmes include¡K

  • Experts Panel sessions - case studies about co-production, financing, distribution, public subsidies in Europe and Asia¡K¡K
  • Pitching sessions - 20 projects selected for high quality and interest for international audiences
  • Side by Side - one-to-one meetings
  • Screenings
  • Presentations - from TV Networks & Documentary organizations
  • Social Networking events - lunch, cocktail, evening parties¡K

For detailed agenda, please click here

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ASD PROJECTS

ASD 2010 ¡V PITCHING PROJECTS

> Session 1 (Monday 22 March 2010 |  2:30 pm - 3:45 pm |  ASD Plenary Room)

Project

Company

Contact

Country

La main du Vatican

AMIP

Xavier Carniaux
- amip@amip-multimedia.fr

France

Planet of snail

CreativEAST

Min-Chul Kim
- negathink@creativeast.com

Korea

Chernobyl

Zero one film

Thomas Kufus
- office@zeroone.de

Germany

The Other Side

CNEX Foundation Limited

Nicole Chan
- nicole@cnex.org.hk

China

Le gˆmnie de Bagdad

Mosaïque Films

Malik Menaï
- malik.menai@mosaique-films.com

France

> Session 2 (Tuesday 23 March 2010 |  09:30 am - 10:45 am |  ASD Plenary Room)

Project

Company

Contact

Country

Expiree

Shanghai Media Group / Documentary Channel

Ethan Tang
- ethantang@stv.sh.cn

China

The Internet Story

Loopfilm

Andrew Solomon
andrewsolomon533@btinternet.com

Germany

The Next Life

Peak & Galaxy Communications

Richard Liang
- LP300@yahoo.com

China

WELCOME TO DHALLYWOOD!

elegant mob films s.l.l.

JAVIER Gˆ_MEZ SERRANO
- jgs@elegantmob.net

Spain

The Global Climate Change, A View From China

PHOENIX SATELLITE TV

angelaf@phonixtv.com

China

> Session 3 (Tuesday 23 March 2010 |  2:45 pm - 4:00 pm |  ASD Plenary Room)

Project

Company

Contact

Country

Mechanical Figures

Alt F4 d.o.o. - Bulaja naklada

Helena Bulaja
- helena@bulaja.com

Croatia

GHOST MEN and DEVILS

LIC

Leland Ling
- leland@lic-bcbc.com

China

Chine, le Nouvel Empire du Monde

Les films Grain de Sable

Jean-Michel Carrˆm

Belgium/ France

Cyber-homeless in Japan

Camp Film Society

KM LO
- kmlo1984@gmail.com

Hong Kong

Out of the Ashes

Shabash Productions and Bungalow Town Productions

Leslie Knott
- knottleslie@yahoo.ca

UK

> Session 4 (Wednesday 24 March 2010 |  09:15 am - 10:30 am |  ASD Plenary Room)

Project

Company

Contact

Country

AS SEEN ON TV: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF AN ITEM GIRL

Devi Pictures

PAROMITA VOHRA
- parodevi@gmail.com

India

The Bengali Detective

Native Voice Films

Philip Cox
- p.cox@nativevoicefilms.com

UK

BabyArabia

Walad Dorleen

Panu Aree
- walad.dorleen@gmail.com

Thailand

Islam at Louvre

Les films d'Ici

Charlotte Uzu
- charlotte.uzu@lesfilmsdici.fr

France

The Amur-The Great River Road

KBS (Channel)

Kenny, KIHYUNG BAE
- baepd@kbs.co.kr

Korea

> Session 5 (Wednesday 24 March 2010 |  3:00 pm - 4:15 pm |  ASD Plenary Room)

Project

Company

Contact

Country

CHILD SLAVE LABOURERS

INA

Sylvie Blum
- sblum@ina.fr

France

MISSING IN THE VALLEY OF GODS

Liz Burke Media

Liz Burke
- lizburke2001@yahoo.com.au

Australia

Euphoric Nights in Vienna

Mischief Films

Ralph Wieser
- ralph@mischief-films.com

Austria

The Underdiscovered Talent ¡V Yuan Qingyi

Guangdong TV

huang_jianhong@hotmail.com

China

HOME

Flash Forward Entertainment/Great Leap Forward Productions

Patrick Mao Huang
- homedoc.ffe@gmail.com

Taiwan

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ASD PARTICIPANTS

PARTICIPANT REGISTRATION

The accreditation includes:

- 1 nominative accreditation
- 1 project in development process that will be registered on the website and in the catalogue (detailed presentation for pitched projects)
- Side by Side: 2 one-to-one meetings per production company with the deciders
- Conferences, Case studies, Screenings¡K
- Free access to FILMART market
- The Asian Side of the Doc catalogue (Who¡¦s who, program and pitched projects)

  • For European producers / filmmakers / distributors: 
  • Special package including Air ticket, 4 nights accommodation and accreditation: 1,370 £á (taxes excluded)
    Or simple accreditation (without flight and hotel): 150 £á (taxes excluded)

    For further information, contact: sales@sunnysideofthedoc.com

  • For Asia/Pacific Area producers / filmmakers / distributors: 
  • Accreditation (without flight and hotel): 200 US $
    Early bird (before 30th January): 150 US $

    For further information, contact: asd@sinapsesasia.com

    Deadline for the registrations: 19th February 2010

    If you want to register, please click here

     

    LIST OF PARTICIPANTS

    Information will be coming soon

     

    VISITING TIPS

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