23rd Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
Docu Talents from the East @Sarajevo FF
Docu Talents introduces the most remarkable creative documentary projects from Central and Eastern Europe in the stage of post-production.
Mid-length or feature-length documentary projects at the post-production stage with expected premiere between September 2019 and August 2020.
Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia, Ukraine
Presentation was followed by one-to-one meetings with experts (sales agents, festival representatives).
Since 2005, Docu Talents has been a launch pad for a number of documentaries, including Rabbit a la Berlin, Blind Loves, Matchmaking Mayor, The Mosquito Problem and Other Stories, Cooking History, René, Fortress, Pipeline, Daniels´s World, Under the Sun, FC Roma, Close Relations and The Road Movie.
Each year, festival advisors, distributors, buyers and local as well as international journalists are invited to attend the event. 10 selected projects are presented by the directors and producers in eight-minute presentations, including three-minute trailers. The presentations will be followed by an informal cocktail party and by one-to-one meetings of the presenters with sales agents and festival representatives.
Documentary projects are selected by representatives of the Ji.hlava IDFF.
Docu Talent Award
The most promising project(s) receive the Docu Talent Award, which is accompanied by a 5,000 USD financial prize granted by our partner, Current Time TV.
The 15th Docu Talents presentations and the award giving will take place during the Sarajevo Film Festival on August 21, 2019.