DOCU Rough Cut Boutique 2017 – call for submissions!

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Docu Rough Cut Boutique is a joint programme created by Sarajevo Film Festival and Balkan Documentary Center. It is focused exclusively on documentary films from the region of South East Europe and Caucasus, which are currently in post-production.

For the first time in 2017 the progamme will include two working modules, in late June in Sofia with editing tutorials, group sessions and individual meetings for the selected projects and culmination in August in Sarajevo with additional feedback sessions, closed screenings and presentation in front of CineLink Industry guests.


Project Submission Deadline: 31 May 2017

Module Sofia: 21-25 June

Module Sarajevo: 12-16 August


IDFA award – invitation to IDFA, presentation of the project to experts in Amsterdam

Digital Cube Romania – 20 000 EUR in-kind post production service

Cat and Docs France – 2000 EUR

DOK Preview – invitation to DOK Leipzig and presentation of the project

and more, which will be announced further.


The fee for the selected projects in 2017 is 400 euros per team* and it covers for both of the modules:

  • Tuition
  • Accommodation and subsistence
  • Partial Travel bursary for module Sarajevo

*A Team consist of director and editor. The producer could also attend if he/she covers the additional subsistence expenses.

In order to apply, please click here.

We are looking forward to receiving your projects!

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