1 MONDAY 22 ND TO THURSDAY 25 TH JUNE 2015 LA ROCHELLE-FRANCE NEWCOMERS
2 FOR THE SUNNY SIDE TEAM IT HAS BEEN A LONG TIME MISSION TO SUPPORT EMERGING PRODUCERS, NEW TALENTS, NATIVE DIGITAL PRODUCERS AND CREATORS OF TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS WITHIN THE DOCUMENTARY COMMUNITY. For 26 years, Sunny Side of the Doc has become one of the major international documentary and factual markets. In 2014, 300 decision-makers Commissioning Editors, Foundation and other public funding execs, Distributors with investment resources came together with well over 1000 producers looking for pre-buy and coproduction deals. In all over 2000 documentary professionals attended from 60 countries around the world. La Rochelle FRANCE Key international broadcasters choose Sunny Side as the place to meet producers & distributors and communicate their programming needs and channel strategies.
3 MARKET OPPORTUNITIES Promoting coproduction, pre-sales and sales of finished films and projects in development Developing new territories in the international factual market: Asia Pacific, Eastern Europe, Latin America, Middle East and North Africa Highlighting new trends in factual storytelling: new multiplatform storytelling, new technologies, new distribution platforms Share ideas and experiences on future trends and challenges Develop the independent production sector Promote access to new and emerging professionals, giving opportunities to meet key sector figures.
4 BENEFITS FOR NEWCOMERS NEWCOMERS SPECIAL: 25% DISCOUNT First time at Sunny Side? Benefit from this special rate. This discount is valid for the 4 day passes, standard & premium packs, or participation under a group stand. It does not apply to exhibitors or other special rates. MEETING WITH OUR EXPERTS Before the event as a newcomer you can book 2 meetings with experts on our online platform. During Sunny Side you can book more meetings depending on availability. Our experts are specialists in particular territories or areas of the industry, and can help with connections to the right people at Sunny Side. MARKET PRESENTATION FOR NEWCOMERS On the first day of the market, get an overview with a member of our team, to get the best out of Sunny Side and best promote your project. This presentation will also be an opportunity to start connecting.
5 WHAT S ON? PITCH SESSIONS The daily themed pitch sessions are open to all participants. They re the place to be for commissioning editors and the opportunity for you to hear from the decision makers about what they are looking for. Here are the 7 pitch sessions in 2015: History, Science & Knowledge, Natural History & Wildlife, Global Issues, Arts & Culture, Interactive Transmedia Documentaries, Mix Docs (investigative projects only from Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East). PANELS & WORKSHOPS Interested in Broadcaster needs, new sources of funding, or the latest industry developments? The conference programme analyses, debates and informs on industry trends and gives valuable insight for your projects. Find out more about the conference programme in the online schedule and the What When Where guide available in the delegate bag. THE SUNNY LAB LABEL Today interactive cross-media components have become more and more integrated into global documentary projects. The 2015 edition of Sunny Side will reflect this trend by incorporating the interactive conferences & workshops into the general programme, with an easily identifiable Sunny Lab label. These case studies workshops and debates will keep you up to date in this constantly evolving field, with new funds, new models of development, new technologies & new ways to reach audiences.
6 WHAT S ON? SOCIAL EVENTS Breakfasts, lunches, drinks and parties are a great time to socialize and develop your network in a casual and relaxed atmosphere. GRAND ECRAN The public screening programme at Sunny Side is independent of the project selection and this year will showcase Wildlife, Natural History & Nature films. TIPS TO HELP YOU MAKE THE MOST OF THE MARKET Use the online updated schedule to plan meetings before the event Use your professional account for access to decision makers & distributor s contact details to introduce them to your project, and find out about the projects/programmes already registered If you are not on one of the group stands, you can arrange meetings on the harbourside terrace.
7 WHAT S ON? YOUR PROJECTS Register your projects in the catalogue under 3 categories. Commissioned projects: Projects will be displayed in a full page in the catalogue and are automatically part of the preselection for the pitch sessions. Projects in development (not commissioned): will also be listed in the catalogue by factual genre. Finished programmes: Programmes for sale will be available in our video library for buyers and distributors and will also appear in the catalogue. HOW TO REGISTER Individual Accreditation: 1, 2 or 4-day pass Group Stand Accreditation: participation under a group stand, which bring together producers on one stand, and may represent countries, regions, institutions, or associations. They provide an enhanced market profile, access to a greater network, and discounted rates. Special rates for the following territories: Greece, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Israel, China, Africa, Latin America, Eastern Europe, South East Asia, Central Asia, Middle East, North Africa. PLEASE CONTACT THE SALES TEAM FOR FURTHER DETAILS
8 GROUP STANDS AT SUNNY SIDE ABPITV Brazilian TV Producers [Brazil] - AG DOK German Documentaries [Germany] - APARR - Région Franche Comté [France] - Agence Film Réunion [France] - AST - Association science et télévision [France] - Screen Australia - Basque Audiovisual [Spain] - Beijing Delegation [China] - Catalan Films & TV [Spain] - Conseil régional de Lorraine [France] - Doc It [Italy] - EDN European Documentary Network [worldwide] - Eurodoc - Franco Doc: Umbrella for francophone countries including Québec, French speaking Belgium and Luxembourg - Hot Docs OMDC Ontario Media Development Corporation [Canada] - Imaginove Primi [Région Rhône-Alpes/Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d Azur] [France] - Korean producers [South-Korea] - Les producteurs du Languedoc Roussillon [France] - Pictanovo [Région Nord-Pas-de-Calais] [France] - Polish Docs [Poland] - Pôle Audiovisuel de la Charente Maritime [France] - SATEV : Syndicat des agences de presse télévisée [France] - Sevilla documenta [Spain] - SPI : Syndicat des Producteurs Indépendants [France] - South African indies [South Africa] - TVFI - TV France International [France] - Welsh producers
9 SERVICES AT SUNNY SIDE REGISTRATION INCLUDES: Access to the market, panels, conferences, workshops, drinks & events organized by Sunny Side Access to an online professional account: projects, programmes & participants database Useful documents in the delegates bag: Projects & Programmes, Who s Who & Decision Makers guide (participants database), Doc Sellers Guide, What When Where (schedule of all events) MORE SERVICES AT SUNNY SIDE: Video Library Business Center Decision Makers Lounge Press center Restaurant Café Free Wi-Fi access throughout the market. Simoultaneous Translations services in English, French and Chinese for panels and pitching sessions in the auditorium Free cloakroom service
10 SERVICES AT SUNNY SIDE GETTING AROUND 100 bikes available in front of the Espace Encan to ride freely in the city center. Booking at the registration desk, with your badge or check deposit. - Free access to le Passeur, boat-shuttle between the Michel Crépeau Library and the Old Port (city centre), on presentation of your badge. - On-demand chauffeur service to go anywhere in La Rochelle. During daytime, from 9am to 7pm, on-demand at the Hospitality Desk. During the evening, until 2am, on-call. - The Aquarium Car Park, in front of the Espace Encan, is fee-paying and accessible to all cars. LA ROCHELLE TRAVEL INFO Find out here about hotel accommodation, travel to La Rochelle, restaurants and visitor attractions:
11 CONTACT SUNNY SIDE 21 bis Quai Maubec La Rochelle, France Tel. + 33(0) FOLLOW US ON TWITTER twitter.com/sunnysidedoc LIKE US ON FACEBOOK facebook.com/sunnysideofthedoc SUBSCRIBE TO OUR CHANNEL youtube.com/sunnysideofthedoc SUNNY SIDE OF THE DOC 2015 TEASER unny Side goes PLAY VIDEO HERE JUNE 2015 LA ROCHELlE FRANCE