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DIORAMA PITCHFEST

Pitch your Script and find Funds & Partners for your next Film, Web-Series, TV-Series & Documentaries.

FUNDING | PRODUCTION | DISTRIBUTION DEALS | LOCATIONS | SUPPORT

$3 Million in Funding in Last Edition

Are you ready with your Script, but looking for funds? 

DIORAMA PITCHFEST is a place where new film projects are nurtured. The Second Diorama Online Film Bazaar hosts a five day-long Co-Production Market. Scores of experienced international producers, film financiers, and film distributors, as well as representatives from funding bodies and sales agents, initiate international co-productions. The event takes place on Diorama Live.

​The Diorama Film Bazaar has invited Tourism Boards, acquisition and development executives, agents, attorneys, directors, distributors, OTT platforms, festival directors, financier, film commissioners, producers, writers, film institutes, studios, from over 50 countries along with the motion picture and television industry service providers.

Diorama Pitchfest was called Co-Production Bazaar earlier. The entry is limited to submission of Scripts for Feature Length Films, Web Series or Television Series. The Scripts can be of any language, region, country, genre and format.

PITCH A SCRIPT

You can Pitch your script and ideas to the Producers, Studio Executives, Financiers accredited with Diorama and find support for your project.

GET VALIDATION

Diorama Market Jury will select the most viable projects and thoroughly vet the projects, and certify the best ones.

SUBMISSION

You are required to submit a detailed 300 Word Synopsis, along with a Video Presentation of your Film Project in a Diorama Prescribed Format. 

FIND FUNDS

If selected, the project would be shared with the accredited Diorama Partners, who may like to discuss & fund your project.

ALL ONLINE

At Diorama we have developed a secured online platform for one to one meetings and discussions. Simply login, connect and discuss.

DIORAMA ADVANTAGE

Diorama enables you to cut out long winding submission processes, studio queues, waitlists, cold-calling, and connects you directly with the relevant person.

HOW IT WORKS?

PROJECTS SELECTED IN THE DIORAMA PITCHFEST

1. THE ONE WHO DREAM ( SWAPNAMKANUNNAVAR) 
By - Dr. BijuKumar Damodaran
2. THE THUG ( THE GREAT INDIAN THUG)
By - Ajitesh Sharma
3. THE ACCEPTANCE ( MANJOOR)
By - Rohan Sharma
4. THE GREAT ONION ( KANDA VANDA)
By - Gaurav Madan
5. YOU, ME & DEMON 
By - Geeta L Sahai & Shrinkhla Sahai
6. MENTAL MANIFESTO 
By - Diganta Dey
7. THE CHOAS (PURAB KE BHASADBAAZ)
By - Abhishek Prasad
8. CURFEW (TOQUE DE QUEDA)
By - Radolfo Pereira
9. LOVE, WITH A BLUE TICK 
By - Tanmir Singh
10. TRAVELLERS BEWARE ( YAATRI KRIPYA DHYAAN DE)
By - Manpreet Singh Dhami

11. APARAJITA

By - Pankaj Verma

PITCHFEST MENTORS

The Diorama Pitchfest shall Select and Certify a limited number of projects, having a huge potential for possible Co-Production, Finance, and an International Release.

 

The projects will be certified by Diorama Market Jury consisting of various Top Film professionals. 

WHO WILL YOU MEET?

•    International Producers
•    Gap Funding Producers
•    Co-Production Partners
•    Representatives from funding bodies.
•    Film Financiers
•    Film Distributors
•    Sales Agents
•    Film Festival Directors/Programmers
•    Experienced Film Directors
•    Content Buyers
•    Film Acquisition Executives
•    International Film Commissioners
•    Film Equipment Providers

DPF BADGE
$73 or INR 5,500
(+2 Market Badges)

This badge entitles filmmaker to pitch his project to Producers and Distributors in the market, one on one meetings, Trailer on Diorama's Distribution platform, online access via Networking platform. Early bird entry till 31st October.

Or buy via Film Freeway here

PROJECT SELECTION

The production companies from around the world can submit projects for which they are seeking co-production partners.

 

The Diorama Market Team shall select quality projects and present these to the Financiers, Producers, Distributors, Sales Agents attending the Diorama Film Bazaar, around three-four weeks before the market dates. Participants may get one-on-one meetings with the Producers of the selected projects.

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WHAT HAPPENS AT DIORAMA PITCHFEST?

In addition to the pre-scheduled meetings with the selected projects, companies and film funds, which the registered participants can request in November, they can choose from a variety of programme offers.

 

Day 1 - Orientation Session:

Renowned Producers, Director's brief the participants on the opportunities available globally and the choices of possible roadmaps to realize the film projects through Webinars allowing them to fine tune their film projects to be pitched.

Day 2 - Mentoring Sessions:

Each selected participant is allowed to spend time with highly experienced Producers for films, Film Financiers, International Film Producers, Top Studio Executives, Film Fund Representatives, Film Commissioners from various countries, Film Directors, Film Festival Directors/Programmers, etc on a one to one basis from various streams of the film business, aimed at guiding and supporting the film project to its realization on the internet.

Day 3 to 5 - Script Pitching Sessions

Where each Project is allowed to be pitched in the form of a Pre-Recorded Presentation.

Knowledge Series:

Theme Workshops, Master Classes, Talks and panels on current production, financing and technical matters offer a chance to exchange ideas with experts and other participants to the participants.

Country Sessions:

At the Country Sessions, Film Commissioners, Government Officials provide information about production conditions and co-production, cash rebate, tax incentive opportunities in various countries through structured Presentations.

Quick Matching:

At Quick Matching sessions, participating producers can develop new contacts during informal online meetings to widen their contact sphere and brighten the chances of funding of the film project.

WHAT YOU WILL GET?

  • Access to Diorama Pitchfest

  • Validation Certificate to Top Ten Projects

  • Access to Diorama Film Bazaar Screenings

  • Full Access to Festival Screenings

  • Market Badge

  • Project Listing in the Official E-Catalogue

Virtual Conference

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Registered participants are required to fill 'DIORAMA PITCHFEST Form 2020' sent by Diorama Film Bazaar

  1. Your application must be submitted in the English language only, regardless of the final language of the film.

  2. Signed Certificate from the applicant that he/ she agrees to film’s participation in the Diorama Film Bazaar.

  3. Once the project is selected shortlisted participants will be asked to send their scripts (with dialogues, 90 – 100 pages).

  4. Once the project is selected, either the Producer or the Director of the project must be available for all five days of the Co-Pro Market.

  5. Multiple projects can be submitted, but each project has to be submitted individually. Only one project of either the Director or the Producer will be selected.

  6. Applications shall be processed only after receipt of application fee.

  7. The Co-Pro Film Market recognizes only the Director(s) and Producer(s) mentioned in the application form as project representatives who will be allowed to be present at Co-Pro Market, and feature in the catalogue. Any removal or replacement in the team after selection will disqualify the project.

  8. The maximum number of representatives per project who can address the webinar/Presentation is limited to two.

  9. The information on the application form cannot be edited once submitted.

  10. The decision of the Director, Diorama Film Bazaar on the selection of an application will be final and binding.

  11. The Diorama Film Bazaar reserves the right to invite a project.

  12. The Diorama Film Bazaar reserves the right to change Terms & Conditions of the programs without prior intimation.

  13. The applicant has to send the complete Script, Powerpoint/video pitch (in support of the submitted project for presentation) within the one week of notification to Diorama Film Bazaar.

  14. Materials required at the time of project Submission:

      - Synopsis (300- 1000 words max.)

      - Treatment of the film – how do you plan to shoot and edit (400 words max.)

      - Budget Outline & Financing Plan

      - Proof of Funds in hand (Any One the following: Bank Statement, Letter of Intent, Letter of Commitment from Funding Agencies, Letter of Guarantee)

      - Director's Photo (500KB Max)

      - Producer's Photo (500KB Max)

      - Project Poster in High Quality (If Available)

      - Cast-Crew details (Confirmations shall help your case)

15. Rights of admission reserved to Diorama Film Bazaar.

Funding for film is always an important and crucial part of filmmaking and at Diorama Film Bazaar you will meet potential co producer for film and finding finance for film will be an exciting journey.