RealYoung 2016

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RealYoung 2016

RealYoung - lifting documentaries for kids and young audiences to the next level. 
 
RealYoung is a 3-step program focusing on documentary stories for younger audiences. Here you will develop, present and network with the aim of bringing your next kids or youth documentary across borders to an international audience. Deadline for applying is January 15, 2016.
 
The RealYoung 2016 has two online components and one on location meeting. The program consists of these three steps:
1) Pre-workshop consultation
Mid-February, 2016. Online video meetings
 
2) Development, presentations and networking
March 15-17, 2016. The Financing Forum for Kids Content, Malmö, Sweden
 
3) RealYoung Online Pitching Session (video consultation)
September, 2016. Online video meetings.  

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

The six projects to be chosen to take part in RealYoung are selected in two different categories:
RealYoung Pitch Projects: 3 projects will take part in the full development program, pitch during The Financing Forum for Kids Content and have individual meetings with financiers and potential collaborators.
RealYoung Development Projects: 3 projects will take part in the full development program and have individual meetings with financiers and potential collaborators.
 
For the RealYoung Pitch Projects we are looking for thoroughly developed projects with clear intensions about the story, treatment, target audience and production outline. If you are applying as a pitch project, please send us a 2-page presentation with the following:

  • Short synopsis describing the story
  • Treatment with reflections on the visual approach and narrative structure
  • The total budget sum (not the whole budget)
  • A brief financing plan
  • Title, director, producer, production company, length, format & production plan/time of delivery
  • Short CV & filmography of company and director
  • Contact details on producer/production company and/or director
  • Link to pilot, trailer or other visual material representing the project. 

 Applications exceeding two pages will not be considered.
 
For the RealYoung Developmet Projects we are looking for ideas that should be independent of any sort of restrictions like budget, format and stage of development. If you are applying as a development project, please send us a 2-page presentation with the following:

  • Short synopsis describing the idea
  • Initial ideas about visual approach and narrative structures
  • Suggested total budget sum (not the whole budget)
  • Title, director, producer, production company, length, format & production plan/time of delivery
  • Short CV & filmography of company and director
  • Contact details on producer/production company and/or director
  • If available, link to pilot or other visual material representing the project. 

 Applications exceeding two pages will not be considered.
 
In order to apply for the RealYoung 2016, please submit your project to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than January 15, 2016.  

WHAT YOU GET AND PARTICIPATION FEE

If your project is selected for RealYoung 2016, you will receive an all access accreditation to The Financing Forum for Kids Content and take part in the full three-step program, being
1) Pre-workshop consultation
2) Development, presentations and networking at The Financing Forum for Kids Content
3) RealYoung Online Pitching Session (video consultation)

 
The participation fees are:
RealYoung Pitch Projects: 220 Euro for each pitching team.
RealYoung Developmet Projects: 170 Euro for each development team.
Travel, hotel and accommodation are not included.  

ABOUT RealYoung

Joining forces to lift documentaries for kids and young audiences to the next level, RealYoung is a collaboration among IDFA, EDN - European Documentary Network and The Financing Forum for Kids Content, with the support from Swedish Film Institute. We invite you to join us with your idea for an innovative documentary intended for younger audiences.

 

 

 

Contact


Annette Brejner
Head of The Financing Forum for Kids Content
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Ph: +46 (0) 733 612 619

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