Industry Report: Documentary
EDN introduces its 2020 Financing Guide
For the first time published as a digital edition, the guide provides filmmakers with all the industry contacts they need to finance their documentaries
For the first time published as a digital edition, the EDN has unveiled its 2020 Financing Guide, which provides filmmakers with all the industry contacts they need to finance their documentaries.
The EDN Financing Guide is a cost effective tool for documentary professionals featuring an extensive global overview of broadcasters, funds, distributors and other funding sources for documentary films. With its diverse collection of funding opportunities including direct contacts to potential financiers, the guide is a one-stop-shop covering the whole spectrum of international financing opportunities for documentaries.
The 2020 EDN Financing Guide provides detailed information on: 900+ commissioning editors and buyers, 450+ documentary strands, 350+ documentary departments, 350+ distributors (database-version only) & VOD platforms and 200+ film funds. Sections include: broadcasters (detailed profiles of broadcasters acquiring documentaries; this includes contact details on relevant commissioning editors and buyers), distributors (information on leading international documentary distributors and sales agents covering cinema, broadcasting, non-commercial, educational and DVD), funds (information on funds and public support aimed at international documentary development, co - production and distribution) and new financing platforms (providing an overview of platforms, such as VoD, aggregators, online channels and newspapers who are open to independent works and have a documentary profile or include a significant number of documenataries).
Access to both editions of the EDN Financing Guide is available to all members through a regular EDN membership. Apart from having access to the Financing Guide, EDN members also benefit from the many valuable EDN membership services which include a number of discounts on film-industry services and documentary events.
Find out all about the guide here.
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