Docs for Sale
The world’s premier market for creative documentary cinema
Docs for Sale facilitates sales of high-end documentaries by gathering all interested parties under one roof, as well as bringing them together through the Docs for Sale online services. Over the years, it has grown into one of the world’s premier markets for documentary cinema. Docs for Sale welcomes artistic documentaries from all over the world, and is open to films that target cinema, television, and online audiences.
Every year, more than 300 TV buyers, sales agents, distributors and festival programmers convene in Amsterdam to watch a selection of the very latest and best documentaries available to the international market. The Docs for Sale Lounge, Meet the Professionals sessions and various other activities offer great networking opportunities. Throughout the year, the market's catalogue is available to registered buyers through Docs for Sale online.
This year, current distancing and crowd limitations mean that Docs for Sale will take place online, ensuring that accredited guests all over the world can participate. Nevertheless, guests who can travel in November will be welcome to watch films in cinemas and participate in additional industry activities (apart from Docs for Sale) in Amsterdam.
- Docs for Sale 2020 Catalogue: available and updated throughout the year
- Online meetings: November 19, 20, 23, 24, 25
- Complete selection: available in November
- Submissions open: June 12
- Submission deadline: September 15
Docs for Sale online subscription
TV buyers, distributors, and festival programmers who do not attend Docs for Sale in Amsterdam can subscribe to our online viewing services throughout the year. A one-year online viewing subscription costs €160 (excl. 21% VAT). Please read the terms and conditions before filling out the subscription form.