The 13th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival, the main Romanian film festival and film professionals event has broaden and strengthen the industry section with new initiatives having the sole purpose in creating a platform for first and second time directors to meet local and most of all international peers for their feature film projects in early development phase.
Selected participants will have the opportunity during the Transilvania Talent Lab days to be part of a custom made story development and packaging workshop closely guided by Christian Routh (Head of Studies ScriptEast) and Konstantinos Kontovrakis (Creative Producer, Heretic).
The jury consisting of Nadia Dresti (Artistic Direction Delegate, Locarno IFF), Annamaria Lodato (Head of Talent Development and Communications, ARTE France) and Katriel Schory (Executive Director, Israeli Film Fund) will award two out of the five selected projects after participating the public pitch along with the industry guests - potential co-producers, sales agents, film funds and distributors specially invited for the event.
The awards are:
TPS Development Award
- 2000 Euro in cash
TPS PostProduction Award
- 5000 Euro worth post-production services provided by ABIS Studio in collaboration with ColorGrade
Father Moves Mountains, Director : Daniel Sandu
producer: none attached
Maritza, Cristi Iftime
producer: Ada Solomon, HiFilm
Never Let it Go, Paul Negoescu
producer: Paul Negoescu, Papillion Film
Don't Cry We'll All Meet On The Other Side, Director Andreea Vălean
producer Velvet Moraru, Icon Film
Miracle in Cluj, Director Püsök Botond
producer Durst György, Spot Film
Transilvania Pitch Stop is an industry event initiated in collaboration with Transilvania Talent Lab (TTL) during Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF). It aims to discover a strong selection of Romanian projects, giving first and second time feature film directors and producers the opportunity to be part of a custom made story development and packaging workshop during Transilvania Talent Lab. The project will finish with a public presentation in the presence of a number of potential international financial partners.