Global Short Docs Forum (GSDF) is a new initiative connecting filmmakers of documentary shorts with digital platforms.
GSDF hosts 16 filmmakers selected from a global call, to attend a 4-day residential workshop. Filmmakers benefit from invaluable pitching training, mentoring and masterclasses from industry experts and one-to-one meetings with decision makers.
The first edition of the Forum took place at the Frontline Club in London. Platforms participating in the first edition of the Forum were AJ+, BBC Arabic, BBC Stories, The Guardian, Lush, Zinc, and Zoomin.TV.
GSDF 2019 will take place in Kiev, Ukraine at Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival. Submissions are now open (deadline November 23).