The 18th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival “Images of the 21st Century” will be held on March 11th until the 20th. The annual international institution will host 72 documentary screenings and a plethora of events open to the public, viewers, volunteers and film makers.
Thematics of the Documentary Festival include:
– Human rights
– Financial crisis and “antidotes”
– Images of Greece
– Revealing stories about the environment
– Collective memory
– Aspects of history
– Next Door People
– Searching for answers
In addition there will a department for “Docs in Progress” which will contain 13 films from Central Europe, the Balkans and the Mediterranean, which will be addressed only to special guests of the festival and will be presented to producers, sales agents, distributors and festival representatives. This year, the Greek post production company 2|35 Inc, offers a prize of 15,000 euros in post-production services.
Therefore, the “Docs in Τhessaloniki / EDN Pitching Forum 2016” which is organized by the European Documentary Network, in collaboration with the 18th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival and with the support of the European program “Creative Europe MEDIA,” offers discussions for producing and pitching documentaries from all over the world through meetings who are open to the public. This way, Greek and foreign professionals from the audiovisual field are given the opportunity to present and promote their work in TV stations in Greece and abroad.