23-10-2018

Czech and Estonian Films Win Riga Pitching Forum

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Martin And The Forest Secret by Petr Oukropec Martin And The Forest Secret by Petr Oukropec photo: Riga IFF

RIGA: The third edition of the Riga International Film Festival's pitching FORUM for children's and youth film projects, which took place 18 – 19 October 2018, awarded two films from Central Europe.

Czech director Petr Oukropec's family feature Martin and the Forest Secret (BFILM.cz, Negativ) received a 5,000 EUR prize. The Estonian film Totally Boss directed by Ingomar Vihma and produced by Nafta Films received a prize of 2,000 EUR for the Best Baltic project.

Thirteen projects were pitched at the Forum. The festival continues through 31 October.