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INITIATIVES DE RECHERCHE DOC compile et présente Toute la Vérité : Profil économique de l’industrie canadienne de la production documentaire.


The Documentary Organisation of Canada (DOC) is a non-partisan, non-profit membership-driven organisation. DOC represents more than 650 independent documentary filmmakers across Canada who participate in one of the six Local Chapters. The mandate of DOC is to promote documentaries and the filmmakers who make them through professional development, mentorship programs, networking events both on a local and national level, as to provide a national voice in lobbying.WHY JOIN DOC ? DOC is a Network. Whether it’s film critiques, master classes, pitching sessions or educating, DOC offers its members the network and support that you need for your career development.DOC keeps you current. Members receive regular news, classifieds and information in our e-newsletters, sent both locally and nationally. DOC also has an on-line database.DOC trains. Our growing slate of professional development programs range from mentorship opportunities, workshops, to seminars and Industry nights. DOC is committed to raising public awareness of the documentary art form and the issues raised by the films.DOC advocates. We are the only national organisation advocating for independent documentary filmmakers. Our efforts for the documentary and independent film industry include: active lobbying, CRTC submissions, representation on government/industry panels, awareness campaigns.DOC publishes. Available free to members, POV Magazine is published by DOC and is Canada’s leading publication dedicated to the critical discussion of the art and business of independent film and television. DOC also publishes an economic industry profile called Getting Real.
All DOC members enjoy a range of benefits through their membership including:
•Access to the Exclusive DOC Production Insurance Program through Jones Brown, the 2009 Offical Insurer for DOC. This program will help you get more affordable production insurance for your films.
•Preferred access to DOCspace, a searchable database and library for documentaries.
•Free or discounted access to all DOC professional development workshops and social events (as per chapter policy).
•Complimentary subscription to POV, Canada’s national magazine on independent film and television.
•Access to the members-only Doc-discussion listserv.
•Rental discount on lighting, grip and camera equipment with PS Production Services
•Discounts on registration for Hot Docs, DOCTalk in Whistler, DOCircuit in Montreal as well as other festivals, industry events, services and products.
•Discounts from other film organizations where reciprocity exists.
•Access to members’ meetings.
•Voting privileges at regional and national meetings.
•National and regional newsletters and regular updates on such essential topics as the changing media landscape and CRTC submissions (distributed electronically).
•Eligibility for board director positions both at national and regional levels.
•Having a voice in DOC’s crucial industry advocacy efforts on behalf of independent documentary filmmakers.
•The networking you need to thrive and the socializing you can’t resist with both established and emerging talent.
DO YOU SUPPORT DOCUMENTARIES? BECOME A SPONSORING MEMBER Perhaps you work in the industry at an agency or a larger production company, or you’re just a plan cinefile who wants to support DOC in our efforts to help our members make great films, and to help make sure that funding avenues are always open to documentaries. Sponsorship money will go directly into the operating budget for DOC. This money will assist with getting new initiatives off the ground, to make sure we’re brought to the negotiating table, or to send our Board Members and staff to important advocacy hearings and meetings. This is a crucial step in the process to maintain DOC’s place in policy. Sponsor memberships are non-voting, but are a welcome addition to the DOC community. Sponsoring Members will be invited to all DOC events, will receive e-newsletters and be brought into our information campaigns. They will also benefit from all other DOC industry discounts.The Documentary Organisation of Canada publishes a searchable database on our website. The purpose of the database is to provide members with an opportunity to promote themselves, their business and their work. The database allows potential employers, partners, employees, distributors and craftspeople a point of connection. Members who wish to have their contact information, bio and credit list included in the online database must indicate their agreement on the membership form.
For regular membership form : Click HERE
Or contact: Roger Bourdeau (info*docquebec.ca)
Or: Danielle Couture (danielle*docorg.ca)
Documentary Organization of Canada at the Centre for Social Innovation
215 Spadina Avenue, Suite 126 – Toronto, ON – M5T 2C7
T. 416.599.3844 e/p 2
1.877.467.4485 (toll-free/sans frais)
F. 416.979.3936