Docudays UA Industry Platform DOCU/PRO is created to promote the development of the Ukrainian film industry, to establish contacts with international experts in the documentary world, and to create Ukrainian film projects. In particular, it includes training programs and pitchings for directors, as well as workshops and discussions for everyone who is interested in documentary films.
The DOCU/CLASS program includes lectures and presentations by film industry professionals. It is a space in which documentary filmmakers share the experience with their younger colleagues and with each other.
Ukrainian Doc Preview is a presentation of seven Ukrainian films at the rough cut/post-production stage to a group of festival selectors, representatives from international sales companies and funds. Each project’s team will present 15 minutes from their rough cut and answer the panel’s questions.
B2B Doc: Producers Meet Producers is a B2B Doc film industry event, established in collaboration with Docudays UA. Selected participants from Ukraine, Belarus, Armenia, Georgia, Latvia, Poland and Russia will present their film projects to prominent European projects, TV channel representatives, distributors, sales agents and festival selectors.
Meet Professionals offers the chance to arrange a face-to-face meeting with international film industry experts and benefit from their professional advice and networks. Accredited participants can sign up for 15-minute sessions with representatives from film festivals, international sales agencies and funds as well as acclaimed producers.
Every year, the Docudays UA team compiles a CATALOG OF THE UKRAINIAN DOCUMENTARY. The English version is distributed at specialized international film markets. The catalogue contains information about finished films and projects in progress, as well as contacts of Ukrainian independent producers, film and TV studios, festivals, distributors.
Within the framework of Ukraine: here we go! project Docudays UA promotes Ukrainian documentary films at international festivals and film markets. In 2019 with the support of the Ukrainian State Film Agency and the Ukrainian Institute, 10 upcoming projects come to IDFA within the Ukrainian delegation.