DOCSBARCELONA - International Documentary Film Festival

Pitching Forum Awards


East Doc Platform Special Collaboration

DocsBarcelona has reached an agreement with the East Doc Platform (Prague, Czech Republic) consisting in an exchange of prizes between the two events.

An Eastern European project pitched at East Doc Platform 2014 will be selected to pitch at DocsBarcelona Pitching Forum 2014 and a project pitched at DocsBarcelona 2014 will be selected to attend the East Doc Platform 2015.


The project selected will have access to:

-    A free accreditation to the East Doc Platform 2015 and all the related industry and networking events.
-    Meeting with 10 decision makers within the Project Market 2015 (the project will be automatically selected for the market and granted the meetings).
-    Free lunches and coffee breaks at the Project Market 2015.
-    To be considered for the East European Forum and Doc Tank presentation selection.

The project awarded has been:

Above the Volcano
Producer& pitcher: Maël Mainguy
Director & pitcher: Sébastien Mesquida
What’s Up Productions - France


WAW Marketing Award

WAW offers to a DocsBarcelona Pitching Forum 2014 project sessions of counseling to analyze and study the marketing needs of the project. As a result, the final document (marketing plan) will be given to the producer / director of the project.

The award includes:

- 6 hours of counseling sessions, working with the producer / director

- 10 hours of research, analysis and preparation of documents from the members of Working At Weekend.

*The award will be valid during one year

The project awarded has been:

Next Stop: Utopia
Producer & pitcher:  Marco Gastine
Director & pitcher: Apostolos Karakasis
Minimal Films & Lichtblick Film - Greece & Germany

DocsDF Award

DocsDF  gives the award to the Best Spanish Pitch at the DocsBarcelona Pitching Forum 2014 (only for projects of production in Spain)

DocsDF Award includes:

- Transport from Madrid to Mexico City (outbound and return)
- Accreditation + Pitch at the Festival
- 4 nights’ accommodation

* For one person.
* In case of a 2nd person, it would have free access to the festival / pitching, and the accommodation for the 1st person, could be a double room. Not including the flights from Spain.

This award has the support from: Programa para la Internacionalización de la Cultura Española (PICE), AC/E Acción Cultural Española

The project awarded has been:

War Games
Producer & pitcher:  Carles Pastor Pares
Director & pitcher: Alba Sotorra Clua
Gaia Audiovisuals & Dirk Manthey Films & Promarfi Futuro 2010 & Loto Films
Spain & Germany