January 13, 2017
La Banda dei Bandi: ESoDoc – European Social Documentary 2017
Application Deadline: JANUARY 20, 2017 DEADLINE EXTENDED: JANUARY 27, 2017
ESoDoc is the training initiative for media professionals and “cross-thinkers” who want to increase impact and outreach of their documentary films and cross-media projects by developing new storytelling skills, networking over different platforms, discovering new forms of team building, of producing and financing and new distribution strategies.
ESoDoc is the training initiative for cross-thinkers and media professionals, who want to use the power of media to encourage social change.
Click here to read more about the training
WHO SHOULD APPLY
ESoDoc participants are committed to social issues and eager to explore new creative forms and communication strategies to face the challenges of the changing media world.
We are looking for documentarians, producers, journalists, web-designers, programmers, game designers, and NGO-communication representatives who are willing to extend their production possibilities to new sectors, new forms and new platforms.
SESSIONS’ DATES AND VENUES
ESoDoc offers three intense one-week residential sessions held over a period of six months, combined with Extended Online Sessions (EOS) for market related topics, project tutoring and networking with festivals and other market events.
Session 1: April 22-28, 2017 – Goldrain (Italy)
Session 2: June 22-28, 2017 – Tromsø (Norway)
Session 3: October 15-21, 2017 – Vilnius (Lithuania)
Here are some of the trainers confirmed for ESoDoc 2017.
Mark Atkin (Crossover), Sabine Bubeck-Paaz (ZDF/Arte – ESoDoc Head of Studies), Katerina Cizek (MIT Open Documentary Lab), Sarah Mosses (Together Films), Sarah Mosses (Together Films), Sibylle Kurz (pitching.de), Alexander Knetig (ARTE), Fernanda Rossi (documentarydoctor.com), Matthieu Lietaert (Not So Crazy! Production).
The list will be continuously updated on our website.
Thomas Righetti – ESoDoc project coordinator