Programme

10th European Short Pitch

European Short Pitch is an initiative organised by NISI MASA in partnership with LARS which promotes European coproductions for short films. ESP combines a scriptwriting workshop monitored by scriptdoctors in January and, 2 months later, a coproduction forum as part of Luxembourg City Film Festival for the 4th year in a row. That's when the writers/directors will pitch their film so as to find their producer and/or coproducer(s). This public event brings together over 90 European professionals, thus giving as much visibility as possible for the projects. Three awards will be given by the Film Fund Luxembourg.

This year, a selection of 4 works-in-progress will also be presented in partnership with Paris Courts Devant (C3PM) and Espera Production which will give 2 awards.

There are other events such as round-table discussions, screenings and networking dinners to encourage meetings among the professionals and writers/directors.

ESP is supported by MEDIA, the Film Fund Luxembourg and the Lithuanian Film Centre. Founded in 2001, NISI MASA is a European network of associations, currently present in 28 countries with a common cause: European cinema.

 

Programme:

04/03, from 9am to 1pm - Auditorium Cité (Cercle Cité):
ESP pitching session

from 3.30pm to 5.30pm - Auditorium Cité (Cercle Cité):
Works-in-progress (in partnership with Paris Courts Devant and Espera Production)

7pm - Utopolis:
Award ceremony (best pitches by the Film Fund, best works in progress by Espera Production)

05/03 from 9.30am to 12.30pm - Novotel Luxembourg Centre:
One-on-one meetings

Evening at the Headquarters Magic Mirrors

Fri 04/03 09:00 ESP Pitching Session
Fri 04/03 15:30 Works in progress
Fri 04/03 19:00 Award ceremony
Sat 05/03 09:30 One on one meetings, Novotel Luxembourg Centre
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