30 JANUARY - 02 FEBRUARY 2018 / BANGKOK - THAILAND

About us

Join the leading factual co-production, sales and conference event in Asia

CONNECTING WITH THE ASIAN FACTUAL MARKET

Asian Side of the Doc is a must-attend programmes sales market and co-production platform for documentaries and specialist factual in Asia.

Created in 2010, this annual event is continuing its journey around Asia: after Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur, Chengdu & Xiamen in China, Bangkok has been the place for exchanges between Europe and Asia in 2016 and again in 2018.

ASIAN SIDE OF THE DOC offers new business and creative partnerships opportunities for doc professionals on the dynamic Asian factual programmes sector now running in both directions, Asia to Asia, and Asia to the rest of the world. It includes four days of sales market, networking, pitching sessions with prizes, conferences and the added value of tailored one-to-one meetings with key buyers and commissioners from Asia and beyond.

With an average participation of 500 delegates from 40 countries, Asian Side of the Doc’s objective of building a unified factual content market within Asia and bringing potential co-production partners together is notably achieved.

LEADING DOCUMENTARY MARKETPLACE IN ASIA!

500 DELEGATES

ASIAN SIDE OF THE DOC enjoys an excellent producer-to-broadcaster ratio, that fosters an invaluable networking and deal-making environment for all delegates.

100 KEY DECISION MAKERS

ASIAN SIDE OF THE DOC brings you face-to-face with international and Asian leaders who can make a real difference to your career in documentary and factual.

40 COUNTRIES

Now in its 8th year, ASIAN SIDE OF THE DOC’s objective of bringing international co-production partners together and building a unified factual content market running in both directions, Asia to Asia, and Asia to the rest of the world, is notably achieved.

+200 ONE-TO-ONE MEETINGS ARRANGED

Distributors and pitchers get pre-organized match-made meetings with top buyers and commissioners who have the power to acquire original content or greenlight a documentary project.

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND?

Whether you are a producer, buyer or distributor of factual content, you can’t afford to miss this opportunity to:

  • Establish new contacts and build coproduction relationships;
  • Explore key trends in the booming Asian factual market;
  • Pitch and develop new documentary projects;
  • Discover new talents and find new format ideas;
  • Acquire content and/or strengthen your catalogue.
International Co-production Forum
Programmes Sales Market
Unparalleled Networking Platform

Important dates & deadlines

Stay informed on upcoming important dates and deadlines for the 2018 Asian Side of the Doc below.

DECEMBER 11, 2017
Final submissions deadline for Asian Side of the Doc pitching sessions. Unique chance to pitch to a live audience of Asian and international decision makers.
Projects submission categories include Human Interest & Social Issues, Nature, Science & Environment, History, Archeology & Heritage,
Discovery & Lifestyle.

DECEMBER 18, 2017
Registration deadline to appear in the event’s catalogue.
Purchase your accreditation and register your original content before this date to get listed in the printed catalogue of Asian Side of the Doc.

JANUARY 30, 2018
Opening day of ASIAN SIDE OF THE DOC 2018;
4 days of unparalleled discovery, networking, business and inspiration kicks off in Bangkok, Thailand.