Call for Entry

DMZ Industry – Call for Projects 2022

The DMZ Industry Program is accepting projects in all stages of production from pre-production to post-production. The deadline for Production Pitch and Rough-Cut presentation is April 8th, 2022.

DMZ Industry Categories:
DMZ Docs Fund that supports documentary projects in development stage with its cash grants. (Information will be announced in late April, 2022)
DMZ Docs Pitch which provides business and networking opportunities to documentary projects in production or rough-cut phase.

DMZ Docs Pitch

* PRODUCTION PITCH
Number of projects selected: 16 Korean and Asian Projects
Eligible for projects with 30-70 % in production. Korean/Asian or international co-production projects with over 30% of Asian reginal finance.
Support & Benefits: Cash grant to support pitching preparation (2,000,000 KRW per project – 1,640 USD); official invitation to the DMZ Docs Lab 2022; DMZ Industry 2022 with pitching opportunity; DMZ Docs Match 2022 (business meeting) service, and automatic consideration for the DMZ Industry Awards 2022 (cash grant or in-kind support).

* ROUGH CUT PRESENTATION
Number of projects selected: 8 Korean and Asian projects
Eligible for post-production or in the final stage of completion. And for projects that have never been released or broadcast (expect for film festivals).
Support & Benefits: Cash grant to support pitching preparation (2,000,000 KRW per project – 1,640 USD); official invitation to the DMZ Industry 2022 with pitching opportunity; DMZ Docs Match 2022 (business meeting) service, and automatic consideration for the DMZ Industry Awards 2022 (cash grant or in-kind support).

* Due to COVID-19 pandemic, DMZ Docs Lab and DMZ Industry 2022 may happen online.

Eligibility:
– Feature-length documentary projects (60 min. or longer) with aims of theatrical release or TV broadcast
– Documentary projects created by directors/producers of Korean or Asian nationality
*Production Pitch: Korean/Asian documentary projects in 30-70% stage of production, or international co-production projects with over 30% of Asian regional finance.
*Rough Cut Presentation: Korean/Asian documentary projects in post-production or finished stage, Projects that can submit 30 min-long excerpts of rough cut, and Projects that have never been released or broadcast (except for at film festivals).
Submission Fee: FREE
Deadline: April 8th, 2022 (GMT+9/KST)
Notification Date: June 2022

To read the full Rules and Regulations please go here (this is also the submission link): http://industry.dmzdocs.com/eng/addon/00000015/industry_intro.asp

To see other Call for Entries please follow the next link: “Call for Entries

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