For the fifth time in Krakow will be held one of the DOC LAB POLAND sessions, co-organized with Władysław Ślesicki Film Foundation. Doc Lab Poland is a series of workshops and consultations for directors and producers of Polish documentary films which ends with two pitching sessions: DOCS TO START and DOCS TO GO!

DOCS TO START is a presentation of Polish projects at the stage of development, whereas DOCS TO GO! is a presentation of Polish documentary films at the stage of editing or post-production. Both sessions eventuate in the meetings with festival programmers and sales agents. This year 21 projects were chosen to be presented. 

The public presentations of the projects that are held on Thursday, May 30th (Docs to Start) and Friday, May 31st (Docs to Go!) will be followed by one-on-one meetings with tthe international experts and decision makers. Their attendance confirmed producers from Germany, Denmark, Romania, Finland, Ukraine, Italy and Brasil, representatives of the international documentary industry events like Baltic Sea Forum, Emerging Producers, East Doc Platform, Documentary Campus, Dok Incubator, commissioning editors and broadcasters, film funds, sales agents ( Sideways Film, Taskovski Films, Deckert Distribution, Java Films, Visible Film, JMT Films, Slingshot Films , Syndicado) and the major festivals presenting documentary films. prezentujących filmy dokumentalne - Hot Docs, CPH:DOX, Visions du Reel, Berlinale, Doclisboa, One World, Festival dei Popoli, Trieste FF, MoMA Doc Fortnight or Astra FF. 

The best pitches will be awarded by the partners: HBO Europe, ColorOffOn, Uchostudio, DOK Leipzig, EDN i Institute of Documentary Film.