BDC Discoveries Call For Projects 2023 – Extended deadline

Thursday, February 16th, 2023

BDC Discoveries is looking for new projects in 2023. 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.

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:

Extended deadline for submission: 3 April 2023.

BDC Discoveries 2023 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 2023  takes place in 3 modules: Belgrade (May 2023 –in person or hybrid, in partnership with Beldocs), Sofia (September 2023, in partnership with Sofia Documental) and in October/November 2023 at a leading industry event.

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

The participation fee is 1000 EUR per team and it covers tuition, accommodation and subsistence.

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 and web data base of Balkan documentary sector.

We are looking forward to receiving your applications!