10 short feature projects and the same number of filmmakers remained in the battle for winning EURO 5.000, within The Pitch competition of Film NexT International Film Festival (7-11 April, 2016). They will undergo the finale, where they have to impress a jury made up of industry professionals.
The said jury will include Sebastien de Lame, EMEA Sales & Marketing Manager with ShortsTV, filmmaker and visual artist Ștefan Constantinescu and film reviewer Ileana Bîrsan.
The 10 filmmakers selected in the Pitch finale are, in alphabetical order, as follows: Alberto-Florentin Niculae (Touch
), Alexandru Mironescu (The Chasm
), Andreea Elena Lăcătuș (Between the edges of the day
), Bogdan Benea (Exit
), Carla Fotea (Private Party
), George ve Ganaeaard (Alarm
), Ioana-Maria Mischie (untitled project), Ligia Ciornei (Do you believe in God?
), Raluca Ungureanu (untitled project) and Șerban Racovițeanu (Don’t pick up the phone
The finalists will also take part to the NexT Short Film Market, in addition to The Pitch contest. Each of them will have a 45-minute talk with writer, screenwriter and script doctor
Florin Lăzărescu, and subsequently they will have the chance to pitch their projects to Romanian and foreign producers.
Further details on: The Pitch
// NexT Short Film Market