2014 MENFF

Doc Lab at the Middle East Film Festival

The Doc Lab was an event organized in collaboration with FST - Fondazione Sistema Toscana, Documentaristi Anonimi and Festival dei Popoli.
The Doc Lab for local documentary filmmakers started with a general introduction on the key elements for the success of a documentary project. Then, the proposals were analyzed in detail, through individual meetings with different tutors, who offered their creative and practical feedback, comments and advice.
In particular, the Doc Lab focused on: Analysis and presentation of the idea and the context of a documentary project; The main aspects related to the production of an effective trailer; Information on financing and the international market.

Among the professionals who held the one-to-one meetings:
Sigal Yehuda, Director of Greenhouse; John Appel, an acclaimed filmmaker and a Greenhouse partner; Bruni Burres, A New York based film producer and a senior consultant with the Sundance Documentary Program (SDP); Hans Robert Eisenhauer, German producer and former Head of THEMA at ZDF/ARTE.