women doc accelerator
3 work sessions
with leading experts
1 or 2 scholarships
Deadline March 1st 2019.
CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator is a new training initiative with the main focus on empowering women directors and producers who work in the documentary film industry, through development of their projects selected in different stages, but also polishing their professional skills and raising consciousness and self-confidence. Introducing every year up to ten CIRCLE participants to the latest industry tendencies and new tools, as well as providing them with insights in market positioning and networking are some of the goals of the workshop.
June 3 - 7, 2020 / Montenegro
The first module is focused on analysis and development of the creative potentials of ten previously selected projects. The main idea is to gain a new perception of the projects, to improve the contents and the overall potential of the projects.
Aug 27 - 31, 2020 / Serbia,Croatia
The second module is focused on production strategies with experts, and preparing the projects for the pitching in order to reach international financiers. The big part of the second module requires work on strategic planning, marketing and distribution strategies.
Oct. 27 - 30, 2020 / Germany
The third module aims towards networking and presentation of the projects to potential partners and financiers during DOK Leipzig. The goal is to introduce them to the current tendencies, tools and finally positioning at the DOK Co-Pro Market Leipzig.