DocCelerator

DocCelerator


Photo from previous edition of DocCelerator.


Images from projects previously participating in DocCelerator:

Upper left:Against the Wind by Director Guri Oppegård

Producer Karl Emil Rikardsen, Relation04 Media, Norway


Upper right:20 Miles Apart by Director Danial Shah

Producers Julianna Ugrin and Viktória Dénes, Eclipse Film, Hungary


Lower left: A Poem for Little People byDirector Ivan Sautkin

Producer Elena Saulich, Babylon 13, Ukraine


Lower right: Once we were heroes by Director Oliwia Tonteri

Producer Pauliina Punkki, Ida Productions, Finland

DocCelerator is a series of stand alone documentary workshops launched by Paradiddle Pictuctures in May 2020. We are running two different editions of the workshop, covering specific needs, at different stages of project development and production. Pick the one that best suits your needs. Besides these two standard versions, we also offer DocCelerator On Demand tailored to the needs of local, regional or national film organisations. 


The two versions, their aims and the dates planned are: 


DocCeleratorStory

Define and develop key structural narrative elements of your story.


Dates: February 27-28, 2024. Deadline: January 30.

Both days the workshop runs from 09:00 to 16:30 Central European Time (Paris, Berlin, Rome)


Dates: May 28-29, 2024. Deadline: April 30.

Both days the workshop runs from 09:00 to 16:30 Central European Time (Paris, Berlin, Rome)


DocCeleratorWorkInProgress

Get structured feedback on your recorded material, and then use it to strengthen your story and distribution options. 


Dates: April 16-17, 2024. Deadline: March 12.

Both days the workshop runs from 09:00 to 16:30 Central European Time (Paris, Berlin, Rome)


ABOUT DocCelerator 

All DocCelerator versions are project-based workshops taking place online. Each workshop is two days and can accommodate up to six selected project teams. Since May 2020 we have been running 30 editions of DocCelerator and more than 300 documentary makers have participated. 


If you are in doubt that DocCelerator is helpful for the improvement of your next documentary project, do not take our word for it. These are some of the reactions we have had from participants so far: 


"Thank you so much for this workshop. It brought me to the core of my film and gave me lots of inspiration and motivation!"

Director Sien Versteyhe, Lionheart Productions, Belgium - participant of the 16th DocCelerator

 

"Thanks for all your help with the project. That time in January was invaluable. We’ve been recommending your workshops since!"

Sinéad Ní Bhroin, Marmalade Films, Ireland - participant of the 7th DocCelerator

"I loved DocCelerator and came out of it with an infinitely clearer idea of the film I have to make."

Fernando Souza, Director, Spain – participant of the 5th DocCelerator


Click on each of the titles above in order to get further details about the DocCelerator formats and how to apply for each of them.

 

DocCelerator is run by Director Geoffrey Smith and Producer & Consultant Ove Rishøj Jensen.

DOCCELERATOR WORKSHOPS

DocCeleratorStory

Define and develop key structural narrative elements of your story.

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DocCeleratorWorkInProgress

Get feedback on your recorded material or rough cut and strengthen your distribution.

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DocCeleratorOnDemand

We can make DocCelerator workshops fitting the needs of your local industry

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