EMERGING PRODUCERS 2022, 10th edition
October 26 – 31, 2021 / 25th Ji.hlava IDFF / Czech Republic
February 2022 / Berlin / Germany
Promotional, educational and networking project presenting a new generation of talented European documentary film producers.

The aim of the project is to introduce an up-and-coming generation of eighteen talented producers to professionals from various fields of the film industry. Each year seventeen producers are coming from European countries, while one is representing a guest country – which is South Korea in the EMERGING PRODUCERS 2022 edition.

The project creates a platform for meetings and establishing co-productions among film professionals with an emphasis on documentary cinematography. The EMERGING PRODUCERS web portal serves as an online hub featuring information and contacts of 164 alumni of the project. The project is organised and curated by the Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival.


  • A producer with a several years’ experience in the local market (i.e. not a student or recent graduate) with a capacity for professional growth and with ambitions to be active on the European market
  • At least one realized film (fiction or documentary, mid-length or feature) which has entered theatrical distribution, has been screened at a festival etc.
  • Detailed selection criteria and the list of eligible countries is available at this link.


The selection of producers will be announced in July 2021.

EMERGING PRODUCERS is held with the support of Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union.

Find more details here.