An editing artistic residency in Berlin hosting documentary filmmakers at critical stage of their editing.
Specifically targeting and responding to the challenges faced by filmmakers in the stages of development and editing, The DOX BOX FUND is established to help at these crucial moments when creativity is stifled and the integrity of a film project could be compromised. The extended residency extracts the creatives from the distractions of everyday life and provides them with the space to focus on their work.
The RESIDENCY is not only a technical and financial opportunity, as it offers participants a safe, enlightening and professional environment in which to reach best decisions in the editing of their films. It is also coupled with consultancy sessions that are required / requested by the granted filmmakers.
The Residency Rough Cut
is an editing residency in Berlin for films in the rough-cut stage. The residencies lasts between 10 – 12 weeks where editorial teams (director / co-directors and editors) would reside in Berlin and edit their cuts (ideally) to completion. (The open call is scheduled to take place only one time in 2021, and the exact dates will be announced in December 2020)
The Residency Trailer & Assembly
is a short term residency for filmmakers who need access to editing facilities to work on trailers, logging, assembly cuts and first drafts. It is set to grant access to editing facilities and software to help filmmakers in these crucial moments of laying down the groundwork of their material, pinpoint what works and what material they lack and thus enable them to advance their projects and apply to further financing opportunities and pitching forums. The residency duration is between 1 – 4 weeks and includes when suitable consultancies and feedback regarding trailers editing.