Docs Ireland is pleased to announce it’s first decision makers for the second Docs Ireland Marketplace, taking place online on Thursday June 17th and Friday June 18th, as part of the festival’s online industry programme.

The Marketplace will bring together top documentary industry players and documentary filmmakers from Ireland, the UK and internationally, to pitch their projects in curated one-to-one meetings.

Decision Makers for the 2021 Docs Ireland Marketplace include:

Autlook Films | BBC NI | BBC Docs | Breakout Pictures | CAT&Docs | Dogwoof | Element Distribution | Met Film Sales | National Geographic | RTÉ | Screen Ireland | Sky Docs | Submarine Entertainment | Taskovski Films | TG4 | TVF | Wildcard Distribution 

These decision makers will engage with participating filmmakers, helping them to develop their documentary projects, as well as foster new relationships and opportunities. 

Submissions have now closed. Successful projects will be announced on Friday May 14th 2021.

The Covid-19 situation has had a tremendous impact on the documentary filmmaking community, but the return of the marketplace will encourage documentary filmmakers to bring their films to market, and create meaningful relationships.

The full industry programme will be launched in May.

Docs Ireland is supported by Northern Ireland Screen, Belfast City Council, Department For Communities, BFI FAN, TG4, Arts & Business, Film Hub NI, and BBC Northern Ireland.