Submissions for projects that will take part Pitching and Script Exchange during the Warsaw Kids Film Forum closes on 31st of May. The international pitching forum for film projects and series for young audiences will be held on 26-28 September this year in Warsaw during the 5th The Kids Film Festival.
WKFF will hold pitchings of about 28 projects for children - series and feature films in the development or production phase, which are looking for co-producers, distributors, sales agents or financing. The second edition will introduce a new form - the Script Exchange – for writers and scriptwriters who are looking for producers. The Script Exchange partners with Script Fiesta festival organized by the Warsaw Film School.
The best projects will be awarded by WKFF partners:
- CeTA Audiovisual Technology Center will select two projects and grant the possibility of implementing production and post-production services for a total amount of PLN 160,000;
- The Financing Forum For Kids Content will award the selected project with an invitation to Pitching in Malmö in March 2019;
- EAVE - European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs will honor one of the projects with an invitation to Producers Workshop 2018 in Luxembourg.
Projects can be submitted via the form at www.warsawkidsff.pl until May 31st. Participation in Pitching and the Script Exchange is free of charge.
Over 80 projects from 25 countries were submitted to last year's Forum and over 200 representatives of the Polish and international film industry participated.
Registration for other participants of the Forum will start on June 4 and will last until September 16. WKFF is organized by the Education Department of the New Horizons Association.
WKFF takes place thanks to co-financing of the City of Warsaw, the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, the Creative Europe MEDIA and the Polish Film Institute. WKFF is partnered by Film Commission Poland, Mazovia Warsaw Film Commission, Association of Polish Animation Producers, Polish Audiovisual Producers Chamber of Commerce, Kids Regio, Akademie für Kindermedien, EAVE, The Financing Forum for Kids Content and Film New Europe and Script Fiesta.