30 JANUARY - 02 FEBRUARY 2018 / BANGKOK - THAILAND

Schedule

YOU ARE CURRENTLY VIEWING THE AGENDA OF ASIAN SIDE OF THE DOC 2018, THE 8TH EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL MARKETPLACE FOR FACTUAL PROGRAMMING IN ASIA.

Please note that all session content and timing are subject to change.
Day 1
30 Jan 2018
Day 2
31 Jan 2018
Day 3
01 Feb 2018
Day 4
02 Feb 2018
8:30 - 18:00

Registration & Information

Greetings & Opening Keynote

ASIAN SIDE OF THE DOC returns for its 8th edition from 30 January to 2 February 2018 to celebrate the best of factual programming in Asia and will provide unique...
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Viwan Karnasut
Yves Jeanneau

Panel: ASEAN – What does the market want?

The content market in Southeast Asia has become more and more international in flavor and sophisticated in terms of taste. Localisation of international formats, especially in the life-style and factual...
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Pipope Panitchpakdi
AILEEN PAREDES
SHAMALA RAJENDRAN
Chiara Bellati
Artine S. Utomo

Pitch Session #1

6 documentary projects will be pitched in front of an audience of decision makers for their views, guided by two experienced moderators, Amanda Groom and Rudy Buttignol. The sessions is...
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Amanda Groom
RUDY BUTTIGNOL
13:00 - 14:30

INTERMISSION & LUNCH BREAK #1

Panel: The Rise of Regional Streaming Services (OTT/SVOD)

It is early days in the Asian video-on-demand space but already the battle for dominance from rival OTT / SVOD services has begun. In what is already a crowded market...
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Aegena Tay
Amanda Groom
Justin Deimen
JENNIFER BATTY
16:00 - 16:30

INTERMISSION & COFFEE BREAK

One-to-One Meetings

Pre-arranged individual meetings for pitchers and exhibiting distributors.

Presentation: LE WEEKEND

The extraordinary big data provided by “Generation What?” global campaign demands an extraordinary television experience. Something we’ve never seen before; “The Weekend” ! For one whole weekend in June 2020,...
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AKIRA YOSHIZAWA
Christophe Nick

Opening Cocktail Reception

Sponsored by Tourism Authority of Thailand and the Ministry of Culture, Thailand.
8:30 - 18:00

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Distributors Showcase #1

For the first time, Asian Side of the Doc gives the stage to international distributors who are purposefully setting out to grow their business in South-East Asia. Join them as they...
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Amanda Groom
Off the Fence
TI ComNet Japan
Cineflix Rights
Ab International Distribution
ZED
10:30 - 11:00

INTERMISSION & COFFEE BREAK

Pitch Session #2

6 documentary projects will be pitched in front of an audience of decision makers for their views, guided by two experienced moderators, Chiara Bellati and Leh Chyun Lin. The sessions...
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LEH CHYUN LIN
Chiara Bellati

“Generation What? Asia-Pacific” Luncheon (by invitation)

This lunch is an opportunity to be exclusively updated on the production phase of the trans-media project “Generation What?” coming soon in Asia Pacific, and maybe be part of the...
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Christophe Nick
13:00 - 14:30

INTERMISSION & LUNCH BREAK #2

Presentation: THE ASIAN PITCH (TAP)

The Asian Pitch is a joint initiative among NHK (Japan), KBS (South Korea), PTS (Taiwan) to fund original HD documentaries produced by Asian docu-makers. Its mission is to uncover compelling...
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Jenny Hyun-kyung Woo
Nha-Uyen Chau
JUN-TE HUNG
AKIRA YOSHIZAWA

Panel: Bringing Asian Stories to Western Audiences

While Asia is becoming home to a diverse, thriving and relevant independent film scene, western audiences have developed a general awareness of Asian stories in recent years. This panel is...
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Curtis Gallant
LEH CHYUN LIN
RUDY BUTTIGNOL
FABRICE PUCHAULT
16:00 - 16:30

INTERMISSION & COFFEE BREAK

One-to-One Meetings

Pre-arranged individual meetings for pitchers and exhibiting distributors.

Workshop: Fit for the Future, Interactivity in Reality

French producers and industry experts, Laurent Duret (Bachibouzouk) and Christophe Nick (Yami 2) will go in-depth into the new business models and production process of interactive storytelling & immersive media...
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Laurent Duret
Christophe Nick

Goethe Get Together

Join your fellow delegates and host Goethe-Institut to make new contacts and expand your network. The Goethe-Institut brings media professionals together to find common ground or solutions to shared challenges facing...
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Maren Niemeyer
8:00 - 18:00

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Generation What? Asia-Pacific – 3rd Steering Group Meeting (private)

The 3rd Steering Group Meeting of “Generation What? Asia-Pacific” organised on Thursday, February 1 at Asian Side of the Doc will focus on briefing the participating broadcasters on the production...
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Distributors Showcase #2

For the first time, Asian Side of the Doc gives the stage to international distributors who are purposefully setting out to grow their business in South-East Asia. Join them as they...
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Chiara Bellati
PBS International
Harbour Rights
CPB International
Flame Media Pty Ltd
3BOXMEDIA
10:30 - 11:00

INTERMISSION & COFFEE BREAK

Pitch Session #3

6 documentary projects will be pitched in front of an audience of decision makers for their views, guided by two experienced moderators, Amanda Groom and Rudy Buttignol. The sessions is...
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Amanda Groom
RUDY BUTTIGNOL

“USilk” – themed Luncheon by CICC (by invitation)

Launch ceremony of “USilk” programming in Thailand held by CICC and its partners in Thailand. Release of new programs and key topics for cooperation of CICC in 2018. By invitation...
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Jing Shuiqing
13:00 - 14:30

INTERMISSION & LUNCH BREAK #3

Workshop: The Asian Side’s Guide to Virtual Reality

A complete presentation by the World VR Forum on the current state of VR and everything that you need to understand both in terms of production and distribution. Featuring an...
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Alexandre Regeffe
Ivan Maucuit
Salar Shahna
16:00 - 16:30

INTERMISSION & COFFEE BREAK

One-to-One Meetings

Pre-arranged individual meetings for pitchers and exhibiting distributors.

Case study: “Hockey Dreams”

The documentary project  « Hockey Dreams » was successfully pitched at Asian Side of the Doc 2016. What happened next ? This is the story of a fruitful international coproduction between...
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Oskari Pastila

Jim Thompson Foundation Private Dinner (by invitation)

The James H. W. Thompson Foundation is dedicated to the conservation and dissemination of Thailand’s rich cultural heritage. Through its support of research, seminars, conferences, exhibitions and publications, the Foundation...
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8:30 - 17:00

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Distributors Showcase #3

For the first time, Asian Side of the Doc gives the stage to international distributors who are purposefully setting out to grow their business in South-East Asia. Join them as...
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Amanda Groom
Sideways Film
National Film Board of Canada
Kwanza
Activator Marketing Co Ltd.
Albatross World Sales GmbH
10:30 - 11:00

INTERMISSION & COFFEE BREAK

Pitch Session #4

6 documentary projects will be pitched in front of an audience of decision makers for their views, guided by two experienced moderators, Chiara Bellati and Leh Chyun Lin. The sessions...
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LEH CHYUN LIN
Chiara Bellati
13:00 - 14:30

INTERMISSION & LUNCH BREAK #4

One-to-One Meetings

Pre-arranged individual meetings for pitchers and exhibiting distributors.
16:00 - 16:30

INTERMISSION & COFFEE BREAK

Awards Ceremony

Come to support the producers whose projects have been pitched throughout Asian Side of the Doc 2018. The project pitching teams will compete for : Best International Project Best Asian Project...
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Somyos Kiataramkul
GUNNY HYOUNG
CLAUDIA BUCHER
Yves Jeanneau
RUDY BUTTIGNOL

Closing Address & Drinks

Chiruit Isarangkun Na Ayuthaya
Yves Jeanneau