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13 August 2018 DCM

Doc Circuit Montreal launches First Pitch's call for projects

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Doc Circuit Montreal (DCM) is pleased to announce its eighth edition of the First Pitch. The events brings together 10 Quebec based emerging filmmakers (less than 3 years experience) with 10 well-established producers from the documentary film industry in Quebec.

The First Pitch event’s primary objective is to prepare Quebec based emerging filmmakers (less than 3 year’s experience) to pitch their projects to 10 well-established producers. They'll also benefit from a consultation ahead of the event with EyeSteelFilm’s Mila Aung Thwin to prepare them to build relationships with working professional producers from Quebec’s documentary film industry.

  • 10 emerging Quebec based documentary filmmakers

  • 10 well-established producers

  • Mentorpship by EyeSteelFilm’s Mila Aung-Thwin

  • One day of Pitch Training offered by EyeSteelFilm on October 3rd

  • One day of pitchs and One-on-One type meetings on October10th

We encourage all Quebec based emerging filmmakers to send their applications by September 16, 2018. To know more about eligibility and application process, click here!

Also, do not forget that the call for projects Cuban Hat Pitch is still open until Sept. 3rd. Click here for more info!

 

The First Pitch is presented with the financial participation of Telefilm Canada in collaboration with the Association des réalisateurs et réalisatrices du Québec (ARRQ). 

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