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The art of pitching is the professional oral presentation of a project idea or story.

PITCH_IT is waiting for your projects to be submitted until 7th of September 2023 to: pitch-it(at)filmakademie.de

PITCH_IT offers intensive workshops in the fields of production, directing, distribution and film-marketing. All Mentors are highly experienced and decorated members of the current film industry and will guide your project throughout this program. Furthermore, the pitching training by communication trainer Sibylle Kurz is intended to help the participants to prepare their projects in line with the actual film market requirements and offer skills for networking in the international film industry.

At the end of the trainings, the participants can present their film projects to employees of international film festivals (previous Editions featured experts from Sundance, IDFA, Dok.Fest München etc.), film funding agencies, streamers like NETFLIX (2023 Edition) and distributers like BETA Film and Deckert Distribution (2023 Edition) alongside Berlinale 2024.

The conditions of participation and details can be found in the call for entries

We are looking forward to Your projects!

  • Sibylle Kurz (Pitching Guru)
  • Benjamin Rost (Project Manager)
  • Márk Szilágyi (Head of Studies)

Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg
Staatsministerin für Kultur und Medien