News & Stories
Masterclass Series Highlights: Getting Access to a Decision Maker Case Study: NHK with Ken-ichi Imamura and Sein Lyan Tun
September, 04 - 2022
How to approach broadcast companies in particular NHK, and tips on excelling one-on-one meetings.
Masterclass Series Highlights: Pitch Briefing with Paul Pauwels and Amelia Hapsari
September, 01 - 2022
What are some rule of thumbs of pitching? What outcome can you expect, realistically? What not to do?
Interview with Lin Sun Oo, Creative Producing Lab Participant
August, 30 - 2022
The co-founder & director of Tagu Films on gaining a new perspective in documentary and storytelling through our Lab.
Interview with Angeline Teh, Storytelling Lab Participant
August, 04 - 2022
A former radio producer on making a documentary about intergenerational trauma, being vulnerable with fellow filmmakers, and exploring creative documentary.
Interview with Ya-Ting Hsu, Editing Lab Participant
July, 27 - 2022
The director of Island of the Winds project on the ups and downs of pursuing a story and fighting for the unheard voices of the people in leprosy village in Taiwan.
Interview with Yaël Bitton, Editing Lab Mentor
July, 21 - 2022
An editor working internationally, Yaël talks about the socio-cultural contexts of documentary films and her experience mentoring and working with emerging Asian filmmakers.
Interview with Ernest Hariyanto, Editing Lab Mentor
July, 20 - 2022
What makes Indonesia "Indonesia"? The producer, writer, and editor of Jalanan (2013) talks about shaping our identity through documentaries and understanding different perspectives across Asia.
About Docs by the Sea
Docs by the Sea is an international documentary lab and forum for creative documentary projects from Indonesia, Southeast Asia, and other Asian regions. Through Docs by the Sea, the selected documentary projects will obtain mentorship and pitching opportunities that allow them to connect with the international market.
Initiated in 2017, Docs by the Sea is organised by Kemenparekraf (the Ministry of Tourism and Economy Creative of the Republic of Indonesia, formerly BEKRAF) in partnership with In-Docs.