Docu Rough Cut Boutique Call for Applications 2018

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Sarajevo Film Festival and Balkan Documentary Center announce the DOCU ROUGH CUT BOUTIQUE call for proposal.

Docu Rough Cut Boutique is a joint programme created by the 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.

Following the success of the last year’s format, the workshop will be again organized in two working modules – in late June in Sofia with editing tutorials, group sessions and individual meetings for the selected projects and culminates in August in Sarajevo with additional feedback sessions, closed screenings and presentation in front of CineLink Industry guests.


Project Submission Deadline: 31 May 2018

Module Sofia: 28 June -2 July

Module Sarajevo: 11-16 August


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

CAT&Docs France – 2000 EUR

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

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

HBO Adria Award – 2000 EUR


The fee for the selected projects in 2018 is 400 euros per team* and it covers:

  • 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.

Please note that eligible projects are from the following countries: Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Malta, Moldavia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and Turkey

Official language of the workshop is English. Applicants should be able to communicate freely in English in order to participate.

In order to apply, please click here.

We are looking forward to watching your projects!

If you have any questions, please contact:

Neda at

And Ishak at