Aleksandra Derewienko (France)
Sales and acquisition

Aleksandra joined the sales and acquisition team at CAT&Docs in 2016 and has participated in many international festivals and markets.

Holds a master’s degree in psychology from Jagiellonian University in Krakow. She also completed postgraduate studies in TV and Film Organization at the National Film School in Lodz, and the MEGA Plus course – European Master in Audio-visual Management – from the Media Business School in Spain. In 2016, after working as a sales manager at Taskovski Films for four years, she joined CAT&Docs in sales and acquisition. She has participated in many international festivals and markets and was a member of the pitching panels at Baltic Sea Docs, Visions du Reel, Krakow Film Festival or Doc Lisboa among others.

CAT&Docs is a Paris based sales agent company specialized in promoting and distributing internationally documentaries from all over the world. CAT&Docs is looking for original documentaries, investigative documentaries, always associated with a high standard of content and form. Pertinent and impertinent films on topical questions and timeless subjects; documentaries that are carefully researched; documentaries that rigorously explore the subject matter, that are audacious, open to the diversity of the world and that have their place on the international scene; documentaries that question the world and propose new ways of looking at it. Documentaries that keep us from closing our eyes. Our latest acquisitions include: Wake up on Mars, The Earth is Blue as an Orange, No Visible Trauma, Descent, Fly so Far, The New Gospel among others.

CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR: Feature documentaries, preferable at the rough cut stage or before the world premiere.

STYLE: Creative Doc, Hybrid, Observational documentary

GENRES: Arts, Biographies, Crime, Culture, Current Affairs and Investigative, Education, Environment, Gender, Geopolitics, Human Interest, Indigenous, Music, Politics, Race, Religion and Ethics, Science, Social Issues, Sport, Technology, Youth

FORMAT: Feature, Single/One-off, 52’/60’, 70+ mins