m:brane has dedicated its work to become a Greenhouse of development, experiment and opportunity for the network of progressive Producers and Decision Makers forcefully bringing innovative, artistic content with an edge to life for sophisticated, intelligent and savvy young audiences. Since 2015 the m:brane initiative REALYOUNG© for Documentaries, has grown stronger and stronger and is now a weighty part of the international Youth Documentary scene.

m:brane’s REALYOUNG© is a well designed development scheme, which – in tune with the overall vision of m:brane – bring documentary producers in close dialogue with funders, distributors and a board of youth experts, to strengthen their quest for creating daring, edgy and contemporary projects for the international market.

m:brane’s REALYOUNG© is in collaboration with Paradiddle Pictures, that is offering documentary training, guidance, content and partnership, based in Copenhagen, DK and IDFA – the world’s biggest documentary film festival, Amsterdam, NL


REALYOUNG© is a 3-step programme where creators, funders, experts and publishers will develop, present and network with the aim of bringing great real life stories for kids or youth across borders to an international audience.

It is possible to submit a project for the following workshop categories:


REALYOUNG© Development (non-pitch)

Get individual feedback through online consultation

Take part in an intensive 1-day development program

Have individual meetings with potential collaborators

Gain full access to m:brane

Network with international colleagues

Obtain extensive knowledge about the international market for children and youth   documentaries

Receive advice and analysis of the project’s market potential