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DocuBay Streaming Platform to Offer MIPDoc Preview


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IN10 Media will showcase an exclusive first look at DocuBay, its new global subscription-based streaming service and VOD platform dedicated to premium documentary features, at MIPDoc.

DocuBay is scheduled to launch worldwide this summer. It will first be available on the App Store and Google Play, with availability on other platforms soon after.

In its MIPDoc and MIPTV preview, docu titles from countries such as France, the U.S., Norway, India, Australia, Cambodia, Turkey, and the Netherlands will be available to screen. Akul Tripathi, COO of DocuBay, is on the jury for two international pitch sessions at MIPDoc. The MIPDoc International Pitch (presented in partnership with DocuBay) is open to all creators and producers seeking to develop factual and documentary projects with co-production partners. Competitors will be narrowed down to five finalists who will have an opportunity to pitch their most compelling new projects to a jury of international decision-makers.

The DocuBay team will be looking to acquire documentary film content from global distributors, as well as meet with potential investors and international co-production partners.

Akul Tripathi, COO of DocuBay, said, “We are thrilled to introduce DocuBay to the global content community attending MIPDoc and MIPTV, and to share our great passion for documentary films with audiences around the world. Humankind, as a race, has always had the uncontrollable desire to tell their tale. To save it for posterity. Etched in stone, sketched on rock, sung through the ages, engraved, embossed, stitched, typed, recorded, photographed and now filmed – documentaries are just the latest in a long series of the preferred repository of human experience. These cumulative/many experiences unite us as One Tribe, which is at the core of DocuBay philosophy. We invite all MIPDoc attendees to join us at the International Pitch sessions and look forward to meeting MIPTV attendees at our booth, and we welcome the opportunity to meet with potential global partners.”

Aditya Pittie, managing director of IN10 Media, added, “IN10 Media’s goal has always been to deliver excellent content across genres and platforms, and we are proud to add DocuBay to our stellar class of brands. With consumers worldwide having more content choices than ever, DocuBay’s constantly expanding library of international documentary films will create its own niche through its focus on discovery and distribution. We are delighted to share this first look at MIPDoc and MIPTV in Cannes.”








About Kristin Brzoznowski

Kristin Brzoznowski is the executive editor of World Screen. She can be reached at kbrzoznowski@worldscreen.com.

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