Speed Dating is a great way for independent producers to connect one-on-one with decision makers. Congress staff conduct some preliminary matchmaking to make the encounters more rewarding for both parties; however, in the spirit of building networks and contacts, we ask the participating decision makers to pre-select the projects that they find interesting—but they don't know who or where they came from until their face-to-face meeting.
Applications are now open, with a final deadline of Thursday, October 26.
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View participating decision makers - updated October 16.
Close Encounters of the Funding Kind
The popular Close Encounters of the Funding Kind
offers small group meetings with individual commissioning editors, distributors and investors, all of whom either commission science and history programs from independent producers outside their own territories or who provide significant funding or support. Designed to be intimate and interactive, the numbers are strictly limited and access is given on a first-come, first-served basis.