The Mini-MeetMarket is a unique opportunity for new and emerging
documentary filmmakers to meet industry mentors in an informal setting at
the Sheffield DocFest.
The Mini-MeetMarket is a project pitching and steering session, running
during the morning of Friday 7th November 2008. The session is open to
Sheffield DocFest delegates and DFG Newcomer's Day passholders, who will
have the opportunity to meet industry movers and shakers in an intimate
The aim is simple: to enable you to get feedback on your documentary idea,
no matter how undeveloped it is at this stage. You'll get a response on how
you pitched it as well as pointers on how it needs developing, where to go
next, and how to improve your chances of getting funding.
Filmmakers are invited to submit a short proposal no more than 250 words
in length together with a brief biography and full contact details to
firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on Monday 13th October 2008. The application must
fit on one side of A4. We welcome interactive and cross-platform ideas.
Up to 30 projects will be selected to take part in this event, and the
successful projects will be notified in the week beginning 20th October.
Please note: to be eligible for this event, you must be planning to attend
the Sheffield DocFest either as a delegate or as a DFG Newcomer's Day
passholder. You must also be available to attend meetings on the morning
of Friday 7th November 2008.
The Mini-MeetMarket is part of the DFG Newcomers Day, taking place on
Thursday 6th November 2008. For more details see: http://sheffdocfest.com