08-03-2012

EAST DOC PLATFORM2012

East DocPlatform | Prague | March 5 – 11, 2012

East EuropeanForum, Doc LaunchPresentation, East SilverVideolibrary, Project Market



Thursday’s opulent programme launchesas early as at 10am. The first on the list is the highly expected Master Classgiven by the renowned British documentarian and journalist Sean McAllister,who introduces his creative style and authorial methods of his personaldocumentary portraits. At the same time, the daily operation of the East SilverVideolibrary begins and goes on for another 12 hoursuntil the place closes its doors at 10pm. At noon, a well-known Danishindependent film consultant and tutor Tue Steen Müllerpresents his popular overview of the latest documentary production: look forthe Documentary Tour of Europe including film excerpts. Later on, at 3pm, thereis a Case Studydealing with some particular examples of German-Bulgarian co-production. Presentedby MartichkaBozhilova and Ann CarolinRenninger, the analyzed films are The Boy Who Was a King (2011) and Balkan Melodie (2012). Only half an hour later, another Case Study is about to dominatePrague’s Archa Palace. Liz Rosenthal, British theoreticianand the founder of Power to the Pixel, joins Mandy Rose and Georg Tschurtschenthaler in asession discussing East European cross-media projects Word in Pain and Six Degrees.The first of the three Project Market pre-arrangedmeetings takes place at 6.30pm and provides all the registered projects anopportunity to pitch individually with international commissioning editors,sales and distributors. Concurrently, the representatives of the Polish Film Institutehold a panel discussion titled Polish Lesson about the legislaturechanges triggering recent boom of Polish documentary, which may serve as aninspiring example for other countries in the region seeking to adopt new filmlaw. At the end of the day, the second East Doc Platform special screeninginvites Sean McAllister back onthe stage to introduce his 2008 documentary featureJapan: A Story of Love and Hate.

THURSDAY, March 8,2011

10:00 – 22:00 |East Silver VideoLibrary| Open from March 6 – 11 (10am – 10pm)
Open for:EDP accreditation & One World Guest accreditation
Where:Archa Palace, Remote Space

10:00 – 11:30 |MASTER CLASS: Sean McAllister| Privateinvestigations |
Introduction to the work of the Scottish director and journalist who has beenrecently getting behind the events convulsing the Arab world. At all timesdevoted to his style, McAllister masters personal stories documentingoutsiders’ struggles to find their way out of dead ends.
Open for:All types of EDP & One World accreditations
Where:Archa Palace, Battery Hall

12:00 – 13:30 |LECTURE: Documentary Tour of Europe| The best of2011 European docs, including film excerpts, presented by Tue Steen Müller(DK).
Open for:All types of EDP & One World accreditations
Where:Archa Palace, Battery Hall

15:00 – 16:30 |CASE STUDY: The Boy Who Was a King (2011) and Balkan Melodie(2012)|
The story of Bulgarian-German co-production introduced by Martichka Bozhilova(BG) and Ann Carolin Renninger (D).
Open for:All types of EDP & One World accreditations
Where:Archa Palace, Battery Hall

17:00 –18:30 |CASE STUDY/ PANEL DISCUSSION: End of Story - Cross Media inEastern Europe| Case study bringing in the documentary projectsWord in Pain and Six Degrees, followed by a panel discussion with Liz Rosenthal(UK), Mandy Rose (UK) and Georg Tschurtschenthaler (D).
Open for:All types of EDP & One World accreditations
Where:Archa Palace, Battery Hall

18:30 – 20:30 |PROJECT MARKET| Prearranged one-on-one meetings
Open for:EDP accreditation
Where:Archa Palace, Chip Room

18:30 – 20:00 |PANEL DISCUSSION: Polish Lesson| Polish film act(2005) and its impact on the development of the Polish feature and documentaryfilm markets. Documentary boom in Poland from an institutional point of viewintroduced by Kinga Galuszka (PL), Marta Sikorska (PL) and Robert Balinski (PL)from the Polish Film Institute.
Open for:All types of EDP & One World accreditations
Where:Archa Palace, Battery Hall

21:00 |SPECIALSCREENING: Japan: A Story of Love and Hate (2008) followed by aQ&A with the director Sean McAllister (UK)
Open for:All types of EDP & One World accreditations
Where:Archa Palace, Battery Hall








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