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The 8 final projects of the 4th International Script Pitch in the frame of the 32nd interfilm festival have been selected! The festival is happy to present a wild and interesting mixture of countries from all over the world, pitching their projects in the screenplay competition at interfilm Berlin’s special section for industry professionals, interforum. The final eight come from countries as diverse as Jordan, Sweden, Lebanon, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Bulgaria and Madagascar.

  • Rand Beiruty – Encountering Samir (Jordan)
  • Patrik Eriksson – The False King of Pikes (Sweden)
  • Hussen Ibraheem – Sweet Disconnections (Lebanon)
  • René Nuijens – The miracle of FC Gagarin (Netherlands)
  • Johanna Rottenmaier – Lifescore (Germany)
  • Giovanni Rubino – Waiting (Italy)
  • Klara Stoyanova – Dans (Bulgaria)
  • Firoza Zahir Houssen – Butterflies (Madagascar)

More details on the filmmakers are on the official website of interforum. The finalists will present their script ideas in 5 minutes on Friday, 18 November at 11 am during the pitching sessions, live on stage at Grüner Salon. The members of the international jury:

Patricia Drati (Producer, former Head of CPH:LAB, DK)
Wouter Jansen (Distributor, festival strategy, CEO of Some Shorts, NL)
Lissi Muschol (Producer, DE)
Julian Windisch (Managing editor, Arte Creative, DE)