European Short Pitch has already garnered nine years of experience
in providing assistance for film projects of young filmmakers in
Europe. The call for projects is open and soon the ESP 2015 team will be
organising a scriptwriting workshop in residency and a co-production
forum, bringing together scriptwriters and industry professionals from
all over Europe. In the previous editions (2007-2014) around 170
projects were presented. These projects have resulted so far in the
development of 65 short films - many of them having a very successful
The participation fee for each
project is 500 Euros. The fee covers the tutorship costs, the travel
costs, the accommodation and subsistence for both on-location sessions.
One person per project is covered by European Short Pitch. However, upon
prior agreement, an extra person per project shall be admitted – he/she
will have to cover his/her own travel, accommodation and subsistence
The call for projects is open until the 30th of
September. The author(s) of the script has to be between 18 and 35 years
of age on the closing date of the call for projects. All European
original short film projects with an estimated length inferior to 30
minutes are eligible to apply.
Applicants have to send a zip file (named after the title of the project) to email@example.com and, containing:
- The completed application form;
script in English (there’s no word-count limitation – however European
Short Pitch is designed for short film projects of an estimated length
inferior to 30 minutes);
- The script in the original language
(many languages being read and understood by our preselecting reading
committee & jury, we may consider the original version as well);
- CV’s of the people involved creatively in the project (author/writer, director & producer);
- A presentation of the production company attached (if applicable).
For more information on European Short Pitch 2015, Project Coordinator Aleksandra Zakharchenko can be contacted: firstname.lastname@example.org.