PITCH FORUMS

Feel free to submit your film project to:

 

 

Forthcoming Deadlines:

 

  • M:brane 2022: for European co-productions for all genres and platforms aimed at young audiences age 3-18 years. And includes an invitation to:
    • Documentary Producers to submit for the 8th REALYOUNG
    • Producers of VR/Immersive/Dome Content
    • French Producers looking for co-production with Europe to submit within Focus on France
    • Submission deadline for projects 02/12/2021

 

  • The FACTory: AIDC’s international pitching showcase for new documentary and factual projects including features, singles, and series (limited and returnable) across three strands: Central Showcase, New Talent Showcase, and Rough Cut Showcase. Applications until 23:59 AEDT 24/11/2021.

 

  • East Doc Platform (26/03 - 1/04/2022, Prague, Czech Republic): Submit your factual series, feature length and interactive projects to One World IHRDFF by 19/11/2021.

 

  • CPH:FORUM (28/03-01/04/2022, in a hybrid format): calls for all kinds of documentary projects until 15/11/2021. 

 

  • Co-Production Program MAUCC 2021 (Costa Rica): film (any) submission for Central American and Caribbean producers to pitch in front of international coproducers until 20/10/2021.

  • The FACTory by AIDC (TBA): International pitching showcase for new documentary and factual projects. Submission since 30/09/2021.

 

 

2021 closed submissions:

 

  • Forum RIDM (Montréal, Canada, 13-17/11/2021): Labo rough cut doc submission until 08/10/2021. Talent Lab doc submission until 30/09/2021. First Pitch doc submission closed.
  • WCSFP (12/2021, Strasbourg, France): It offers a range of financial support to participate in Congress '21, as well as valuable meetings and networking opportunities. Applications for Emerging Producers Bursary Program until 03/09/2021. 
  • IDFA Forum, including the Producers Connection, Forum Pitch, and Rough Cut Presentations, as well as for IDFA DocLab Forum: submission until 02/08/2021and Docs for Sale: Film submissions closed.

  • DOK Copro-Market (Leipzig, Germany): You have a documentary project in development and are looking for financing, co-production or distribution partners? Doc project submission closed.
  • Ji.hlava Film Fund 2021: in-kind grants for European producers for visual and sound post-production of documentary and hybrid films at the stage of production or post-production. Submission closed.
  • Beyond Borders pitching lab “From an Idea to a Project”: Submission closed.
  • Tokyo Gap-Financing Market (TGFM, 1-3/11/2021): for up to 20 selected projects in the categories of fiction films, fiction TV series, animated feature films and animated TV series. It aims to support international producers in securing financing for their projects through one-on-one meetings with professionals from around the globe, including producers, sales agents, distributors, financiers, broadcasters and other potential funders. Submission closed.
    All the invited professionals are decision-makers. In addition, each project will have broad networking.
  • East Silver Market (26-31/10/2021, during the 25th edition of Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival): final cut submission closed.
  • CINEMED, development grant: submission closed.
  • MEDIMED (4-8/10/2021, Barcelona, Spain): coproduction forum submissions closed:
    1. PITCHING FORUM
    - Project should be in advanced development: 25% of the budget already confirmed. If aiming at completion funding, you can already be in production or post-production.
    -  A 3 minutes trailer with English subtitles is compulsory.
    - Provide proof of the confirmed participation of at least one partner: broadcaster, distributor, supporting fund, foundation.
    2. ANTI PITCH
    - Offers the opportunity to present your rough cut to a selection of TV buyers, distributors, sales agents and festival programmers. A minimum of 75% of your material must be shot. You will have 60 minutes to discuss the pitfalls of the project in the current stage of the editing with top industry experts before the final cut.
    3. SPEEDY PITCH
    - Projects can be in all stages of production. There are no restrictions regarding the amount of financing already in place.
  • MIA MARKET coproduction market and pitch forum: drama series, documentary and feature film looking for the right financial partners, co-production deals or pre-sales, submission closed.
  • Junior Co-production Market:  children's projects submission to meet financiers, and broadcasters for productions in development.
  • IDF West Lake International Documentary Festival, (China, 22/10/21– 25/10/21): film project (with Chinese dimension) submission closed.
  • Bridging the Dragon (13/07/2021, China): submission for one on one meetings closed.
  • IBF classic (IDFA Bertha Fund): documentary filmmakers applications closed. 
  • SILBERSALZ Science & Media Pitch (17-18/09/2021, Halle, Germany): science documentary project in development submission closed.
  • Cinekid Junior Co-production Market (19-22/10/2021): kids film projects submission closed.
  • FIPADOC COPRODUCTION DATING: closed.
  • MUSIC SERIES PITCH CONECTA FICTION (28-30/06/2021 and 13-17/09/2021, Pamplona, Navarra,  Spain): music fiction series submission closed.
  • CARTOON, 20-23/09/2021, Toulouse, France: animation submission closed.
  • Series Mania Forum COPRO PITCHING SESSION (30/08-01/09/2021, Lille, France): fiction series project submission closed.
  • Pitch Copro Series, at Conecta Fiction (28-30/06/2021): fiction series project submission closed.
  • Les B.A de Série Series (30/06-2/07/2021, Fontainebleau, France) : fiction series project submission closed (Award until 75 000€).
  • Docs in Progress, , Thessalonique International Film Festival, Greece (28-30/06/2021): doc film submission closed.
  • Pitch of the Sunny Side of the Doc (21-24/06/2021, La Rochelle, France): documentary project (wildlife, global issues, arts & culture, science, history, submission closed.
  • TFL Co-Production Fund: feature length film (fiction, animation, documentary) submission closed.
  • IBF Europe: International Co-production: submission closed.
  • DocsBarcelona (18-30/05/2021) : documentary project submission closed for a pitch and one one one meetings with coproducers and financing partners and several financial awards.
  • CINEMA FOR CHANGE (7-8/04/2021): European film projects about sustainibility submission closed for coproduction and financiers event.
  • Sheffield Doc/Fest Arts Talent Market: project submission closed.
  • Trickstar Business Award (7 500 EUR): animation project that has an innovative business concept submission closed.
  • Co-Production and Financing Market of Animation Production Days (4-7/05/2021, Stuttgart, Germany): animation project submission closed for one one one meetings with coproducers and financing partners.
  • MeetMarket (9-11/06/2021, Sheffield Doc Fest, UK): documentary project application closed for one on one meetings with industry decision makers.
  • Pitchs Mifa (15-18-06/2021, Annecy, France): animation film application closed.
  • DOK.fest (5-16/05/2021, Munich, Germany): film project submission for one on one copro meetings closed.
  • The Whickers Film & TV Funding Award: documentary project submission closed.
  • Online Hot Docs Forum (04-05/05/2021, Toronto, Canada): film projects submission to be pitched to a roundtable of international decision makers: closed. 
  • Online Hot Docs Deal Maker (May 2021, Toronto, Canada): film projects submission until 4/01/2021 for one-on-one pitch.