Pitching Session 2016

10 JUNE 2016 / Kingston Upon Thames, United Kingdom

This year’s IMZ dancescreen pitching session takes place during FRAME: The London Dance Film Festival, which is hosted by BalletBoyz. The dancescreen Pitch is an exceptional, very much appreciated format for project development. It gives artists and filmmakers the opportunity to present their project in front of a jury which consists of experts and decision-makers coming from the dance, film and media industry. It creates space for networking, discussions and negotiation as well as the possibility for coproducing the pitched project.

Do you have a brilliant idea for a dancefilm, video or danceproject and you are searching for producers, distributors and professionals to help you further? Then submit your project now!

GENERAL INFORMATION


Date + Location:
FRI 10 JUNE, 15:00-17:00
Rose Theatre, Studio – 24-26 High St Kingston upon Thames, London KT1 1HL, United Kingdom

Slots: max. 8

Duration of Pitch:
Each person/team will have 5 minutes to present the idea. Afterwards the Pitching Jury has 10 minutes to ask questions and give feedback.

JURY


Chair: Henk van der Meulen, Director at Royal Conservatoire of The Hague
Kevin Dolan, Film Maker & Talent Development Manager at Film London
Arild Erikstad, Executive Producer and Editor Music TV at NRK Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation
Ditte Feuk, Executive Producer Drama at SVT Swedish Television
Chris Hunt, CEO at Stanza Media Ltd
Denis Molière, General Manager at Telmondis Distribution
Reiner Moritz, Managing Director at Poorhouse International
Franz Patay, General Secretary of the IMZ International Music + Media Centre
Hazel Wright, Managing Director at Hazel Wright Media Ltd./Opera Uncorked Ltd.
Jan Younghusband, Head of Commissioning, Music & Events TV at BBC Music & Event

SCHEDULE + DEADLINES

9 May 2016 Deadline to send in proposal to the IMZ Office
23 May 2016 Announcement of the selected proposal + further details by the IMZ
10 June 2016 dancescreen 2016 Pitching Session at FRAME: The London Dance Film Festival

HOW TO APPLY + FURTHER INFORMATION


Applicants are asked to complete the application form and return it signed to project manager Claudia Kruzik at the IMZ Office in Vienna until 9 MAY 2016 to c.kruzik(at)imz.at. Please be aware that only people who attend FRAME: The London Dance Film Festival stand the chance to participate at the dancescreen 2016 Pitching Session. The Pitch will be in English and in front of the Jury as well as a public audience.

CONTACT


For questions please contact the project coordinator at the IMZ Office in Vienna:

Claudia Kruzik
IMZ International Music + Media Centre
Stiftgasse 29
1070 Vienna
c.kruzik(at)imz.at

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