South West Documentary Commission Submission 2020
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SOUTH WEST DOCUMENTARY COMMISSION: 2020
Applications for this commission are now open. Exeter Phoenix is now inviting proposals for the South West Documentary Commission offering the region’s filmmakers and animators the chance to win a £1000 prize to create a new documentary short film in 2020. Shortlisted applicants will then be invited to pitch their ideas to a panel of experts in front of a live audience at Exeter Phoenix’s Two Short Nights Film Festival (27 – 29 November) for the opportunity to win a package of funding and support to turn their film idea into a reality. Exeter Phoenix will be looking for inspiring and creative proposals that demonstrate originality. All applications must be made via our online submission process below. The proposal should clearly demonstrate the tone, themes and strategy of your ideas. If you experience any difficulty submitting your information using the form below, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for applications is Mon 11 Nov 2019.
Selected filmmakers will be contacted soon after this date to be invited to present a live pitch to a panel industry professionals This live pitch event will take place at Two Short Nights Festival on Thu 28 Nov. The panel’s decision will be announced that evening, with the commission then awarded on this date.
Projects are to be completed during 2020 and will be screened as part of Two Short Nights Film Festival 2020.
Please read the 2020 South West Documentary Commission guidelines before submitting. Download the guidelines here >> To apply, please complete the application form below and send up to three supporting images to email@example.com