Featuring 26 panellists, 24 filmmakers, and 12 projects across two days, the first Edinburgh Pitch Online took place last week and was a resounding success.
Taking place virtually for the first time in its 14 year history, the Edinburgh Pitch – the only international documentary pitching forum in Scotland – welcomed talent from around the world to Zoom between Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th June.
Aimed at independent filmmakers and companies developing and raising finance for creative feature documentaries and considering international co-productions, expert panellists from organisations including Screen Scotland, BBC Scotland, Amazon, CPH: DOX, Dogwoof, and Netflix, watched pre-recorded pitch videos from applicants before meeting them individually.
Further discussions will now take place in private, hopefully resulting in at least some of the projects finding funding or partners in the coming months.
We are also thrilled to announce the two winners of the Edinburgh Pitch Award for the best pitch, voted on by the panel:
- Name Me Lawand – Director: Edward Lovelace, & Producers: Fleur Niddeu, Marissa Clifford, Isabel Davies
- Hydebank – Director: Ross McClean, & Producer: Bronte Stahl
Congratulations to everyone that took part, we hope all the projects make it into production!
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