Apply until 12 March 2021 to BDC Discoveries 2021

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

After the challenging 2020, we are eager to continue supporting projects from the Balkans in 2021!

2020 was not easy for all of us. But we remained strong and tried to continue working on our documentaries in the best possible manner. BDC Discoveries conducted successful online edition and we are very grateful to the dedicated participants, who stayed with us.

It is a new year, a new beginning and we are now ready looking for projects to be part of our program in 2021. The call for applications is now officially open! We are proud to continue the wider focused BDC Discoveries and we are looking for documentary filmmakers, who either come from the Balkans or work on a Balkan-related topic and would like to collaborate with the region. We hope to be able to welcome you in person, but if the circumstances are not allowing in, we will organize extensive online meetings and presentations.

Click here (applicants with project) and here (applicants without project) to get the submission forms, as well as more detailed information on the program.

Please also fill this registration form before applying:

https://forms.gle/tehsVToCUdz2fAD77

Deadline for submission: 12 March 2021.

BDC Discoveries 2021 is aimed at documentary projects in development with international potential and a cross-media angle. The format is 7 teams of producer+writer or director. As an exception, directors in search for producers could also be selected. As observers at the workshop, we will invite 3 representatives of civil society organizations, broadcasters and/or funds connected to the Balkan region.

BDC Discoveries 2021  takes place in 3 modules: Sofia (May 2021 –in person or online), Prizren (August 2021 – in person or online) and third one (October/November 2021), at a leading documentary film market, which will be announced in February 2021.

The workshop is fully conducted in English and proficiency in written and spoken English is obligatory.

BDC Discoveries is possible with the kind support of Creative Europe MEDIA Programme.

To keep you updated, we would like to invite you to our Facebook page.

We are looking forward to receiving your applications!