30 JANUARY - 02 FEBRUARY 2018 / BANGKOK - THAILAND

International Jury and Awards

International Jury for Asian Side of the Doc 2018 pitching sessions

Somyos Kiataramkul
Manager, Program Department

Thai PBS (Thailand)

Claudia Bucher
Head of THEMA & Geopolitics

ARTE G.E.I.E (France)

Gunny Hyoung
Executive Producer

EBS Educational Broadcasting System (South Korea)

Rudy Buttignol
President and CEO

Knowledge Network (Canada)

Awards 2018

Four Asian Side pitching sessions will create an opportunity for 24 producers from 13 countries to pitch their idea including a trailer in front of a number of key international commissioners and buyers.

The international jury will decide on the best pitches for awards in kind.

Best INTERNATIONAL Project

Invitation for one person to Sunny Side of the Doc 2018 (25-25 June) in La Rochelle including a 4-day delegate pass, a pitch selection for the winning project, travel and accommodation for 5 nights. Sponsored by Tourism Authority of Thailand

SMALL ISLAND BIG SONG

Undergrowth Productions / Australia

Best ASIAN Project

 Invitation for one person to attend the West Lake International Documentary Film Festival in October 2018 in Hangzhou (China) including one accreditation, travel and accommodationSponsored by West Lake International Documentary Festival

LIFE WITH A ROBOT

Tokyo Video Center,inc. / Japan

Best ASEAN Project

Invitation for one person to Sunny Side of the Doc 2018 (25-25 June) in La Rochelle including a 4-day delegate pass, the registration of the winning project, travel and accommodation for 5 nights. Sponsored by Thailand Docs Group

DUCK ACADEMY

Payai Creation Co., Ltd. / Thailand

NBCUniversal Archives Award

US$3000 worth licensing of archival content from NBCUniversal Archives for one project pitched at Asian Side of the Doc 2018 (prize must be used by December 31, 2019). Sponsored by NBCUniversal Archives

WALKING THE ROAD

Mandarin Film / China

The Southeast Asia Audio-Visual Association Award

The SAFF Award offers the winner of a distinguished feature-length ASEAN project, an accreditation and direct entry to the Southeast Asian Film Financing (SAFF) Project Market held each year during ScreenSingapore at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, organised by the Southeast Asian Audio-Visual Association and Reed Exhibitions. The SAFF Project Market is the largest film financing platform and meeting place in Southeast Asia, inviting the key financiers and decision-makers from around the world to meet the best feature-length projects in development. Sponsored by The Southeast Asia Audio-Visual Association

The Perfect Motion

Aloest Productions / France

Success Stories - Pitched at Asian Side of the Doc