Pitching at Odesa International Film Festival is a competition of Ukrainian and co-produced with Ukraine feature film projects in development intended for theatrical and film festival distribution.
The winning project gets the Prize of UAH 60 000 from Odesa International Film Festival. One more project gets the Prize of UAH 60 000 from TV channel Ukraine.
The main goal of the Pitching is to attract the attention of potential investors, festival selectors, and the professional audience to the Ukrainian film projects.
- 10 full-length projects will be selected by the select committee to participate at the 2020 Pitching
- We start accepting applications on June 23, 2020
- The project may be applied till August 1, 2020
- The list of finalists will be announced on August 17, 2020
The winners of Pitching 2019:
"Panopticon" by George Sikharulidze, received 60 thousand UAH from the OIFF
"Reflection" by Valentyn Vasyanovych, received a prize from the TV channel "Ukraina" - 60 thousand UAH
"La Paliciada" by Philip Sotnichenko, received a prize from the global solidarity movement for gender equality HeForShe, established by the United Nations structure of the UN (60 thousand UAH)
"September 1" by Roman Bondarchuk, received a prize from the global solidarity movement for gender equality HeForShe, established by the United Nations structure of the UN (60 thousand UAH)
"Our Breasts are Our Weapons: The story of Femen" by Daria Zhuk received a Special Mention from the HeForShe movement.
Special prize from Wajda studio - participation in the training Ekran + in 2020 - went to the film "U are the universe" by Pavlo Ostrikov.
The winner of pitching 2018:
Inconvenient memory, dir. Ihor Ivanko, prod. Ihor Ivanko, Maria Ponomareva, Volodymyr Tykhyy
Prize: 60,000 UAH from the Odesa International Film Festival