The deadline for our Call for Short Film Projects for the sixth edition of EUROPEAN SHORT PITCH is approaching!

If you would have any pending projects in their early stages, or scripts in need of support and a fresh point of view, don’t hesitate to apply. You still have 5 days to submit your short film project for consideration. An opportunity not to be missed!

European Short Pitch (ESP) is an initiative aimed at promoting the European coproduction of short films which combines a scriptwriting workshop in residency, an on-line session and a coproduction forum bringing together scriptwriters and industry professionals from all over Europe.

ESP 2012 comes along with several exciting new partnerships, including: the Luxembourg Film Fund, Maribor 2012 European Capital of Culture, and the Bristol Encounters Film Festival.

The main events of ESP 2012 are planned for the following dates/locations:
– Jury meeting for selection of the finalist projects at Bristol Encounters Film Festival (UK), 16th November 2011
– Scriptwriting workshop in Luxembourg City, 3rd to 8th January 2012
– Pitching and coproduction forum in Maribor (Slovenia), 2nd to 4th March 2012

ESP is for creative teams developing international short film projects. It is therefore open to writers, directors and producers. The author(s) of the script must be between 18 and 35 years of age on the closing date of the call and resident in the European Union or one of the following countries: Croatia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland, Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine.

You can find the detailed call and application form in attachment to this email and on the NISI MASA website.

The deadline is the 10th of October, before midnight!