2015 Docu Rough Cut Boutique - Open Call for Entries


Sarajevo Film Festival and Balkan Documentary Center announce the call for entries for the 5th edition of the DOCU ROUGH CUT BOUTIQUE programme.The workshop will be taking place during the Sarajevo Film Festival and will offer bespoke mentoring, expert and pier feedback and access to decision-makers who can have crucial influence on moving the projects forward towards successful completion.

Five selected projects teams, over the 4 working days, will engage in individual mentoring sessions with seasoned professionals from different fields of the documentary filmmaking world focused on in-depth analysis of their material in the rough cut stage.  Further expert and pier feedback  will be delivered in a series of intensive group sessions set.  The projects compete for five cash and in-kind postproduction awards including additional visibility for one of the projects gained through presentation at the CineLink Work in Progress section. As a follow up, all five projects receive one-year mentoring including 3 online sessions and 1 personal meeting at a convenient festival/market within 12 months from the workshop.  

Application deadline: 30th June 2015