Four docs win pitch awards at FIDLab 2020

Four docs win pitch awards at FIDLab 2020

Fifteen international projects, representing 20 production countries, were selected from more than 400 international applications for the FIDLab 2020 international co-production platform. Following the pitches, 280 online one-to-one meetings were conducted.


The FIDLab jury, composed of Fiorella Moretti, founder and CEO of the international sales company LuxBox; Matthijs Wouter Knol , director of the European Film Market/Berlinale; and Paolo Moretti, General Delegate at La Quinzaine des Réalisateurs, awarded nine in-kind prizes provided by the 11 FIDLab partners. 


The following were awarded to documentary projects:


Air France Award


by Sharon Lockhart, produced by Primitive Film (UK) and Lockhart Studio (US)

The winner received two 2 tickets long-haul flight tickets from Air France.


Camargo Foundation Award


by Carlos Casas, produced by AMI (UK) and Etnograf (Poland)

The prize covers a residency of 4 to 8 weeks.


Mactari Award 


by Maya Kosa & Sérgio da Costa, produced by Alina Film / Switzerland and O Som e a Fúria / Portugal

This award provides a sound editing and/or sound mix studio, without a technician.


Micro Climat Studios Award


by Elise Florenty & Marcel Türkowsky

The post-production company will offer services (such as image editing, sound editing, sound mix, color grading, conforming).