Three days left to apply to Docu Rough Cut Boutique

Projects will be presented to the CineLink Industry Days decision-makers with the aim of assisting their completion and enhancing their distribution possibilities.

Organized by Sarajevo Film Festival and Balkan Documentary Center, Docu Rough Cut Boutique is a platform dedicated to documentary projects in the advanced phase of the editing process. They are looking forward to receiving your projects (60 minutes cuts) by February 8, 2021.


11th edition of Docu Rough Cut Boutique will be organized in a hybrid format with online activities and, if possible, also residential training. The programme is organized in three working modules: Budapest (March 2021 – online or hybrid), Sofia (June 2021 – online or residential) and Sarajevo (August 2021 – residential). 

The workshop programme includes editing tutorials, group sessions and individual meetings with renowned documentary experts and professionals. The programme culminates at the Sarajevo Film Festival where projects will be presented to the CineLink Industry Days decision-makers (funders, sales agents, distributors, broadcasters, and festival programmers) to assist their completion and enhance their distribution possibilities.


Previous projects that have participated at the Docu Rough Cut Boutique include among others: HER MOTHERS (Hot Docs 2020), HOLY FATHER (Sarajevo Film Festival), THE OTHER SIDE OF EVERYTHING by Mila Turajlić, (Winner of the Best Feature-Length Documentary section at IDFA), THE MAGIC LIFE OF V by Tonislav Hristov (World Cinema Documentary Competition at Sundance Film Festival), SRBENKA (Visions du Reel) SOFIA'S LAST AMBULANCE (La Semaine de la Critique Cannes), TOTO AND HIS SISTERS (Tribeca Film Festival).

You can find more info here. To apply with a project, please click here.

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