CPH:DOX welcomes approximately 2,000 industry professionals, journalists, and students. Parallel to the festival runs CPH:INDUSTRY, hosting the financing and co-production market CPH:FORUM, the work-in-progress section CPH:WIP, the new pitching event Science Film Forum, the 5-day conference in partnership with Documentary Campus CPH:CONFERENCE and the screening market CPH:MARKET.
CPH:FORUM is CPH:DOX’s financing and co-production event dedicated to facilitate the development and financing of creative and visually strong film projects with international potential, whether they are features, series or new media projects.
CPH:FORUM is a two-day event taking place Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 March. Over the course of the two days, top producers and highly acknowledged directors from all over the world will take the stage to pitch 30 carefully selected projects in different pitch set-ups to an audience of industry professionals, including potential co-production partners, financiers and distributors.
Reflecting the overall profile of CPH:DOX, projects at CPH:FORUM are presented within five main categories: FICTIONONFICION, CINEMA, F:ACT, ART, and SCIENCE. Leading broadcasting stations such as ARTE, ZDF, NDR, BBC, DR, American Netflix, POV, and HBO as well as several film foundations are returning participants of CPH:FORUM.
On top, we are proud to present the Eurimages Co-Production Development Award of €15,000 for the events best pitch.
CPH:CONFERENCE offers an intensive programme of case studies, keynotes, workshops and discussions on the most trending topics of our industry. The 5-day industry event brings together professionals from the worlds of film, journalism, technology, science and art to share knowledge, cultivate new networks, and spark collaboration across sectors. Each day of the conference is dedicated to a different theme and is carefully orchestrated by internationally renowned curators.
The conference is open to all accredited guests as well as the public and takes place Monday 25th to Friday 29th March at 10:00-17:00 at festival center Kunsthal Charlottenborg in central Copenhagen.
For the third year running, as a prelude to CPH:FORUM, we are presenting CPH:WIP, a curated collection of 6 Nordic works in progress from high-profile Nordic producers and directors looking for gap financing or a launch pad for further distribution. The CPH:WIP project presentations take place in Kunsthal Charlottenborg on Tuesday March 26.
The titles are curated in collaboration with the Nordic film institutes and reflect CPH:DOX’s commitment to strong documentary films from the Nordic region also expressed in the festival’s NORDIC:DOX Award.
CPH:LAB is CPH:DOX’s talent development and production programme that encourages creative risk-taking, celebrates raw talent, facilitates collaboration across borders and business sectors and supports frontrunners within the film industry to push the existing boundaries of filmmaking as we know it. Since 2009 the lab has established itself as a highly acknowledged, ambitious and yet playful laboratory-style talent scheme showing great results.
CPH:MARKET is a curated film market that reflects CPH:DOX’s overall commitment to visually and artistically strong documentary films and offers professionals easy access to an extensive line-up of more than 200 contemporary documentary titles. The market is open to professionals during the entire festival 21-31 March 2019.