The annual event, held for 43 years under different names, will this year feature 135 fiction and non-fiction features, series and audio projects. Each is looking to move a little more quickly down the development track through the institute’s resources and network. Attendees include a cross-section of distributors, financiers, production companies, festival programmers and sales and talent agents. The venue offers a rare setting for international co-productions to take root.
In recent years, works like Crip Camp, American Factory, The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Miss Juneteenth and The Truffle Hunters, among many others, have made important strides during the market.
Gotham Week will feature panels, workshops, case studies, and keynote conversations, hosted online. Covid-19 forced last year’s event to adopt a virtual format, as did the organization’s flagship event,