Pitch Balkan

PITCH BALKAN (first edition) took place in Tirana, Albania, from 4th – 7th October 2017. PITCH BALKAN is a major event during the Balkan Film Market, that gives filmmakers a chance to present partly financed projects with a wider Balkan relevance to industry professionals. This pitching opportunity opens up to any European or regional filmmaker in first or second feature film or documentaries to shoot in the Balkan region that have already received at least 10% of funding from a funding body. 
BFM announced the following selection for PITCH BALKAN:

DAJNA- director Christos Netsos, producer Erenik Beqiri, ALBANIA

EMILY K – director Ajola Daja, producer Iris Elezi, ALBANIA

FIREFLIES – director Artur Gorishti, producer Alessandro D’Alessandro, ALBANIA

HANA – director Ujkan Hysaj, producer Kushtrim Koliqi, KOSOVO

MATI – director Daphne Schmon producer Emily Carlton, GREECE

PAST COLLECTORS – director and producer Gabriella Nikolic, SERBIA

SNOW WHITE DIES IN THE END – director Kristijan Risteski, producer Darko Popov, FYROM

SUNBURN – director Slobodanska Radun, producer Danny Holman, CROATIA

THE SATELLITES – director Nenad Mikalacki, producer Ivica Vidanović, SERBIA

THERE WILL BE HELL TO PAY – director Gvozden Djuric, producer Uros Tomic, SERBIA

WHAT KILLED THE ARCHITECT – director Mathieu Jouffre, producer Besa Luci, KOSOVO

Y1 – THE SILENCE OF THE DEEP – director Philippos Vardakas, producer Stelios Efstathopoulos, GREECE

YATAGAN – director Vladimir Borisov, producer Christo Dermendjiev, BULGARIA



The winners of Pitch Balkan 

Average Points Title of Project Director Producer Country
7.63 Snow White dies at the End Kristijan Risteski Darko Popov Macedonia
7.23 Sunburn Slobodanka Radun Danny Holman Czech Republic / Croatia
7.21 There Will be Hell to Pay Gvozden Djuric Uros Tomic Serbia