What is Doc Market?

Doc Market is an opportunity for filmmakers to meet with top decision makers including international funders, broadcasters, distributors and exhibitors on a one to one basis.

The Doc Market will be a hub for funding, sales and distribution of documentaries in Ireland and globally, and an incubator for nurturing domestic talent so that our industry can continue to thrive in the future.

Doc Market is the only marketplace dedicated to documentary on the island of Ireland and will provide an opportunity for filmmakers to pitch their project through carefully matchmade meetings organised by the Doc Fest Ireland team.

SUBMISSIONS OPEN: SUNDAY 1st DECEMBER 2019

SUBMISSIONS CLOSE: FRIDAY 17th APRIL 2020

  • Doc Market is open to all documentary makers from any country however at least one prior credit is essential.
  • You must only submit one project submission. Submissions must be made through a production company.
  • Your project can be at any stage of development.
  • Projects do not need to have financing already in place but must have a finance plan.

How do I apply?

If you would like to apply to pitch a new project in Docs Ireland Doc Market in 2020, please complete the online application form to register your interest. 

We will expect all submissions to submit a 2-3 minute teaser/trailer/excerpt.

We will only accept one project submission per company.

Submitted projects should be 50+ minutes: feature documentaries, television, series or specialised genres and formats.

Before applying please read DOC MARKET FURTHER INFORMATION.