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16 September 2020

Call for projects for Rough Cut Lab 2020 !

*THIS CALL FOR PROJECTS IS NOW CLOSED*

 

 

Call for projects for Rough Cut Lab 2020 !

 

Forum RIDM announces its call for projects for Rough Cut Lab during the Forum RIDM, November 12 and 19 2020.

The call is open from September 16 to October 12, 2020.

 

Filmmakers are invited to submit their project in an advanced editing stage (at least 65 edited minutes) to the Rough Cut Lab. The work in progress will be screened in its entirety for the film crew, panel and a limited audience of Forum RIDM accredited professionals. The discussion will focus on creative editing, festival strategies and marketing during this crucial project phase. The panel can include festival programmers, distributors, exhibitors and experienced editors. 

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Rough Cut Lab objectives:

  • Benefit from critical feedback on the project

  • Define the film’s identity and positioning with a view to international distribution

  • Develop marketing strategies

  • Build interest in the project among local and international buyers

  • Build close relationships between a local filmmaker and industry experts

 

Who can participate? 

  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident who resides in the province of Quebec (director or producer)

  • Must be present during the Rough Cut Lab on Tuesday November 17th 2020

  • Must have a feature length documentary still in its editing phase (between 65 and 100 minutes) with a potential for international distribution

  • Desires comments and constructive feedback from a committee of professionals and experts

  • The project must have a producer

 

When to participate? 

  • The Call for Projects is open from September 16 to October 12, 2020.

  • If the film is in a language other than English, the selected team will have one month to subtitle the film in English

  • The Rough Cut Lab will occur on Tuesday, November 17 th from 9:00 to 13:00  

 

How to participate?

Please fill out the form here and include the following documents:

  • CV

  • Motivational Letter (max. 1 page)

  • Project Description (max. 1 page)

  • Link towards Rough Cut 

 

FAQ

  • The project must have a producer

  • The film must be presented by the producer and the filmmaker in person

  • Either the producer or the filmmaker must be based in Québec 

  • The edit must be between 75 and 100 minutes

  • Forum RIDM does not cover transport or accommodation

  • Forum RIDM offers a Forum RIDM accreditation (without One-on-One access) to both the producer and the filmmaker of the project 

 

For all questions please write to nicki@ridm.ca

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