Industry Jury

Vincenzo Bugno
Head of the Berlinale World Cinema Fund (WCF) – (Germany)

Sergei Loznitsa
Film Director, Script Writer, Producer
ATOMS & VOID (Producer, Owner) – (Germany, Netherlands)

Debra Zimmerman
Executive Director, Women Make Movies – (United States)


Rough Cut Lab Jury

Yaël Bitton
Editor & story consultant
Freelance editor and consultant for ROUGH CUT SERVICE – (France)

Emma Davie
Filmmaker & tutor
Edinburgh College of Art – (United Kingdom)

visions sud est Jury

Delphine Niederberger
Head of Cultural Projects and
School Programme
Festival International de Films de Fribourg – (Switzerland)

Antoine Thirion
Film programmer
International Film Festival Locarno – (Switzerland)

Martial Knaebel
trigon-film and visions sud est – (Switzerland)



Pitching du Réel

The Party Film Sales Award
Acquisition of international rights

RTS Award
Pre-buy of one film

HEAD – Genève Postproduction Award
Colour grading and creation of the files for diffusion

MFI SCRIPT2FILM Workshops Project Development Award
Script workshop’s participation in the DocLab for one person with tuition fees covered

Cannes Docs Award
Accreditation for the filmmaker and producer for the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes, to participate in Cannes Docs

DOK Leipzig Talent Development Award
Accreditation and accommodation at DOK Leipzig & access to the DOK CO-PRO MARKET for the filmmaker and producer

Thessaloniki Documentary Festival Award
Accreditation and accommodation to TDF and access to AGORA for one person

Docs in Progress

Freestudios DCP Delivery Package Award
Creation of a DCP package

asterisk* Marketing Award
1 hour consulting session re. audience design and marketing for three projects

DAE Encouragement Award 
2x memberships for the network plus 4 free consultations with network members, tailored to the needs of the project. 



Rough Cut Lab

Raggioverde Subtitling Award
Subtitle creation incl. translation in one language

Pitching du Réel, Docs in Progress & Rough Cut Lab

visions sud est Award
Best project from from the South (Africa, Latin America and Asia) or from Eastern Europe (excluding EU members)

Opening Scenes

IDFA Talent Award
Participation, travel & accommodation of the director to IDFA’s next edition & participation in a tailor made program within the IDFA Industry and training activities

Tënk Award
Purchase of distribution rights for one film and an editing residency at the Village documentaire of Lussas (Ardèche–France) for the filmmaker


Meta Cultural Foundation Award
Participation for the filmmaker at the Slon Residency (Romania)
Meta Cultural – Slon Residency Showcase