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November 20th, 2019 Panels + Workshops

DOC Hour: Total Artistic Freedom

Exploring an important documentary community through this panel, DOC Québec returns to Forum RIDM with its DOC Hour. Guest filmmakers of this year’s RIDM edition will discuss purely independent creation, production and financing with the very institutions that support these courageous and long-term endeavors.

Emily Gan, Filmmaker
Catherine Legault, Filmmaker
Laurent Razencwajg, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ)
Paul Thinel, Conseil des arts du Canada (CAC)

In French.
Open to Forum pass-holders and Forum RIDM à la carte Day 3 ticket-holders.

Presented in collaboration with DOC Québec

Presented in same section

Opening Breakfast: Robert Fisk in conversation with Brian Myles

The main character in Yung Chang’s This is Not a Movie presented at TIFF, Robert Fisk is an acclaimed writer and Middle East correspondent since...

Understanding International Distribution

Led by Pauline Mazenod, Windrose CEO and founder (France), this closed workshop is an intensive crash course on the ins and outs of international...

Breakfast talk: Quebec broadcasters

Start this last Forum RIDM day the right way with a breakfast talk focused on the Quebec documentary financing and broadcasting scene. Important...

Impact Films’ Report on Impact Funding

Montreal group Impact Films presents their new report on how private funding can function for documentaries in Canada.ModeratorIna Fichman, Intuitive...

Rough Cut Lab

The ever-popular Rough Cut Lab returns in the form of an advanced workshop in which a filmmaker and a producer are paired with a panel of...

All about international labs

Professional training opportunities, project development workshops, public pitches, international funds exist in North America and Europe for those...

Doc Ignite Workshop: International Teaser Trailer Creation

To complement the previous workshop on international labs, this Doc Ignite seminar presented by Hot Docs Industry delves into an overlooked part of...


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