MIPTV - The Global Content Market for the Future
17-19 April 2023
Palais des Festivals, Cannes


The 25th International Documentary & Factual Co-Production Market and Screenings

What is MIPDOC?

MIPDOC offers 3 days of exclusive networking, conference, showcases, and screenings for the international documentary and factual community during MIPTV.

The market features one of the world’s most important documentary and factual content offerings, as well as an inspiring conference programme, high-level networking events and a dedicated hub for international producers, buyers, commissioners and distributors.

MIPDOC Project Pitch Competition

A pitching competition open to all creators and producers looking to bring new documentary and factual projects to the world's top buyers, commissioners and financiers.

MIPDOC Producers Hub & Lounge

Located in the Riviera Rotunda (R8), the Producers Hub & Lounge is the perfect place to finalise your unscripted deals, pitch your projects – and to hang out. And, what’s more, the 1800sqms hub & lounge offers stunning views of the Mediterranean!

MIPDOC Int'l Buyer Screenings

The Super Sunday MIPDOC Buyer Previews take place before MIPTV, on Sunday 16 April. This is an all-new MIPDOC exclusive, showcasing the latest international documentary and factual series. This is followed by the CANNESERIES Official Selection for documentary series on 17 April.

MIPDOC Screenings Library

The MIPDOC Screenings Library room is back for 2023! The library offers buyers exclusive access to hundreds of documentary and factual programmes available at MIPTV.

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17-19 April 2023

Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France

MIPDOC Project Pitch

The MIPDOC Project Pitch Competition is open to creators and producers from around the world looking to develop their documentary and factual projects with financing/coproduction partners.

Competitors are narrowed to five finalists, who are then given the opportunity to pitch their most compelling new projects live to a jury of international decision-makers.

2022 winner -- THE MARGAY AND ME

Genre: Nature / Wildlife

Company: ZDF Studios

Country of origin: Germany

2022 MIPDOC Project Pitch - Finalists

Last year, the MIPDOC Project Pitch Competition received 111 submissions from 79 companies based in 27 countries.

The projects are selected for their creativity and the strength of their storytelling, as well as for their original, innovative concept and worldwide appeal.

Discover below the finalists selected by the jury of international decision-makers.

2022 winner - THE MARGAY AND ME -

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Genre: Nature / Wildlife

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Company(ies): ZDF Studios

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Country of Origin: Germany

LIFE AT 10 BILLION                                                                                                       

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Genre: Science / Technology

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Company(ies): Conservation X Studio

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Country of Origin: United Kingdom


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Genre: Factual / Reality

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Company(ies): mpwr productions

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Country of Origin: United Kingdom


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Genre: Adventures / Travel

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Company(ies): Travel Media House S.r.l.

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Country of Origin: Italy

MURKY SKIES                                                                                 

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Genre: Current Affairs / Investigation

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Company(ies): Dogwoof Ltd.

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Country of Origin: United Kingdom


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Genre: History & Civilization / Current Affairs & Investigation

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Company(ies): DBcom Media

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Country of Origin: Canada

Key Dates

 February 2023

Deadline for submissions

 March 2023

Finalists official announcement

April 2023

Pitching Competition live in Cannes

A few words from 2022 jury members

Jack Olivier, Head of Co-Productions, Sky Entertainment, UK

"It's great to be back at Mipdoc's in person, particularly to participate in this pitching event. The scale, scope and range of the pitches have been fantastic which is represented well by the shortlisted finalists. The finalist all an electric mix of genres that enjoy a strength of storytelling that are imbued with salient issues and for global audiences. I look forward to the pitches from the companies behind this brilliant projects."


Kristina Hollstein, Dir., Acquisitions & Co-pro / Doc - Youth, ZDF Enterprises, DE

"The selection of finalists is a broad variety of topics, styles and genres which gives a perfect insight into how rich factual production currently is"

MIPDOC 2022 Conference Programme

In conversation with Patrick Aryee, Wildlife TV Presenter & Documentary Filmmaker

MIPDOC Keynote

Patrick Aryee, wildlife TV presenter & documentary filmmaker.

Market Intel

David Ciaramella of K7 Media explores the factual landscape of 2022 and looks at the future of non-scripted television across multiple territories.

MIP Workout

Small-group interactive conversations led by key experts to solve various aspects of daily business in a spirit of collective intelligence.

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