Mon 04 — Mon 18 Sep '23

Open Call IDFA Producers Connection

This activity has already taken place.

Looking to broaden your network in documentary? BMIM is happy to announce our collaboration with IDFA. At the Producers Connection during IDFA national and international film/documentary professionals come together to network and explore opportunity’s to finance their films. We can offer 5 spots to media composers to be a part of this networking program. Are you an experienced film composer with some experience (minimum four credits on your name, or minimum three years of experience working of music for film). Apply now for this opportunity. Read all about the application details below.

About IDFA Forum and Producers Connection
As a major documentary institute on the world stage, IDFA is devoted to expanding and improving the international documentary climate. IDFA Forum is their meeting place filmmakers, creators, producers, and industry representatives working on ground-breaking creative feature documentaries and new media projects. Through networking and projects they support film and XR making teams at different stages of production. The Producers Connection is one of those projects.

Producers Connection
Presentations and curated one-on-one meetings focusing on supporting projects looking to finance their films through international co-production.

We are looking for:

  • 5 composers 
  • mid or senior career (minimum of four credits on your name or minimum of three years of experience with composing for film)

Not sure if you are meeting these requirements? Send us an email and we’ll look with you!

We’ll need:

  • BumaStemra number
  • photo (we’re using this to present you, so please make sure this picture is of good quality)
  • short biography (max 150 words)
  • short motivation  (max 150 words)
  • link to recent work (max 2 examples, audio files preferred) 
  • Please make sure you are available from 12 – 15 November

What to expect:

  • You will attend prearranged 1-on-1 meetings with Producers Connection projects whose music roles are not yet fulfilled and those whose strategy is co-producing with the Netherlands.
  • Some projects are in early stages of development or still looking for funding. Please be open minded and also see these creative meetings to talk about the creative process and inspire one another.
  • BMIM and IDFA facilitate the meetings for you but there are no guarantees for collaborations please also see this as an opportunity to broaden your (international) network.
  • You will receive full access to IDFA Forum, specifically invited to attend the Forum Pitches, Producers Connection Presentation, Forum lunches and all other networking events (TBC).

It is no longer possible to apply for this open call. Deadline was September 18, 12:00h.