DOCROADS is a project driven, creative documentary workshop and training initiative specially designed for audiovisual emerging professionals, organized as a Sunny Side of the Doc/Asian Side of the Doc event, in Europe and Asia. It consists of two phases, 5 days each (10 days in total) of residential seminars and a workshop. Both phases are headed, guided, coordinated and constantly supervised by our tutors, who provide feedback, advice and suggestions. Each group has to complete a film on a given subject, within three shooting days. The films will be edited and completely post produced on location.. Each participant will receive a CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE, providing 4 ECTS,issued by the University of the Aegean, http://www.aegean.gr
More information and application here: http://www.audiovisual-aegean.gr/docroads .


In Tinos, Greece, a beautiful Greek Island in Cyclades,the center of the Aegean Sea. Seminars will be held ,among others in Tinos Beach, http://www.tinosbeach.gr/. Under the late summer sun, participants and Tutors overcome their barriers and inhibitions and grow together in a creative team. Numerous supportive activities (such as underwater filming training, art events and networking dinners), connected to the island’s rich cultural life, will support team spirit and networking.

10 days in October, from 30.09.16 - 09.10.16.


Simply, because DOCROADS is the only compact program in the world, specially designed for the needs of the constantly fast growing and changing Documentary Industry. It combines theory, training and results, under the supervision of a university, fully recognized as such in the European Union It applies to audiovisual professionals from all over the world, and, while respecting their own POV, teaches participants how to make it understandable to an international audience, so that their films can be globally appreciated and distributed . At the same time the DOCROADS program allows participants to gain an inside look into the process of international filmmaking, encourages networking and lays the groundwork for future co-productions.


Young, emerging documentary filmmakers, directors, producers, editors with a certain level of experience. People who want to go international . Benefits for the participants: Each participant gains an inside view of all stages of an international documentary production. Participants learn how to produce/co-produce for the world market. Interdisciplinary collaboration and intensive teamwork, combined with constant tutorial guidance and supervision, help participants improve their co-production skills, understand the international market and expand their creativity, so that they become fully equipped for the challenges of a demanding and competitive market.

Past workshops:

1) Guangzhou, China: November 24 - December 7, 2013.

Films created at workshop, please click here.

2) Guangzhou, China: November 6 - November 12, 2014

3) Foshan, China: December 11 - December 20, 2015

1. Complete the Application Form (available for download below)
2. One (1) page Letter of Motivation concerning your participation at the workshop
3. Send the requested documents to: submissions@docroads.com

Download application form