Asian Side of the Doc

Yves Jeanneau, CEO of Sunny Side of the Doc, dies aged 69

Yves Jeanneau, CEO and co-founder of Sunny Side of the Doc and Asian Side of the Doc, has died aged 69. Jeanneau was a giant within the documentary industry and recently celebrated the 30th anniversary of Sunny Side of the Doc, the factual-focused event in La Rochelle, France, that brings together broadcasters, investors, distributors, content […]

Asian docs evolution underlines region’s potential

Amanda Groom, MD of The Bridge, which facilitates deals between Asian- and English-language partners, reports from Asian Side of the Doc, and says the continent is now a global hub of creativity A sea change in Asian TV production occurred between October 31 and November 4 in Bangkok, at the annual Asian Side of the […]

Asian Side of the Doc postponed over safety fears

The upcoming Asian Side of the Doc conference in China has been postponed indefinitely. The event, due to be held in Suzhou, China on March 21-24, will now take place “at a later date”, according to the organisers. Initially, the cancellation was attributed to “local logistical issues”, but pressed by TBI, a spokeswoman for events firm […]

Sunny Side reveals 2013 attendance numbers

The Sunny Side of the Doc documentary festival and market taking place in La Rochelle this week attracted 1,850 participants, its organisers said. That compares with 1,755 last year. Of the total, 293 were buyers or commissioning editors compared with 286 in 2012. There were 315 companies exhibiting in all and 22 first timers. Companies […]