21 JUN 2023

Content Budapest 2023: Ukraine Content Club to announce three top documentary projects

UCC delegates will announce the first three documentary projects selected to be developed under the UCC umbrella.

21 JUN 2023

Ukraine Content Club

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Ukraine Content Club (UCC) will be participating at Content Budapest – international co-production conference and content market that will take place from June 27th to 29th at the Kempinski Hotel in Budapest, Hungary. Global Cooperation stand (FILM.UA Group, Starlight Media, 1+1 Media, and Suspilne Ukraine), will represent the country's most relevant content and services.

The event will host a panel discussion dedicated to Ukraine Content Club on June 27 at 3:30 pm, with a special focus on its documentary slate. During the session, the UCC delegates, along with the representatives of the initiative's international judging panel, will announce the first three documentary projects selected to be developed under the UCC umbrella.

These three projects will be carefully chosen from the diverse documentary series slate that represent the best selection of original Ukrainian feature titles available for potential partnerships and collaborations. The UCC documentary lineup includes: "The Evil Empire", "Russian Warship F*ck You! Decisive Battle", "Risen from the Ashes", "The Imaginary Worlds of Stanislav Lem", "For Life", and "Wedding during the War."

UCC is grateful to its outstanding doc expert board: Benjamin Noot, National Geographic acquisitions & co-productions director, Disney Media & Entertainment, Yung Kha, Head of communications, Dogwoof, Dan Salerno, Consultant (previously, National Geographic’s head of programming), Rachel Job, SVP non-scripted content, All3media International, Kristina Hollstein, Director acquisitions & co-productions documentaries/children & youth, ZDF, Steven Fullagar, Commissioning editor, Warner Bros. Discovery UK, Cecilie Olsen, SVP global content, non-scripted, ITV Studios, Elisabeth Hagstedt, Head of content and broadcast, TF1, David Cornwall, Managing director, Scorpion TV, Holly Hines, Co-CEO and founder, Happy Accidents.