SITGES PITCHBOX Scripted Series

SITGES FILM FESTIVAL

Program description

For the seventh consecutive year, the Filmarket Hub platform and Festival de Sitges come together to organize Sitges Pitchbox, an international pitching event focused on feature films and series in development of horror, science fiction or fantasy. Seven feature films and five European series have been selected. Those responsible for these projects will have the opportunity to make a seven-minute pitch and then have one-to-one meetings with the participating companies. Additionally, four cash prizes will be allocated for development expenditure. Participant companies include: XYZ Films, Wild Bunch, Exile Content Studio, Globalgate Entertainment, Red Arrow Studios, The Mediapro Studio, Showrunner Films, and more.

Prizes

  • Prize for Best Featured Feature: 5,000 € (VAT included)
  • Prize for both finalist feature films: 1,000 € per project (VAT included)
  • Prize for best series: 2,500 € (VAT included)

Programming blocks

The Sitges Pitchbox programming is divided into the following blocks: Scripted Series, Feature Films and this year’s novelty, Showrunners Lab, in collaboration with Europa Creativa Desk – MEDIA Catalunya, an introductory seminar and advice on the figure of the showrunner through the presentation and analysis of three models: North American, Scandinavian and Spanish.

SITGES PITCHBOX – SCRIPTED SERIES

Pitch Session

In this session, the chosen series present their pitch online.

Date

Thursday, October 7th / 4 p. m. – 5:30 p. m.

Jury

  • Ana Díez: Original series fiction developer.
  • Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir: Actress, producer and creator.
  • Candela Izquierdo: producer.

Co-organizing entity

Filmarket Hub

1:1 Meetings

* Private event.

Fecha

Friday, October 8th

Location

Online

Participating companies

European selected series

To request more information about the selected projects of Sitges Online Pitchbox 2021 write to the Filmarket Hub team indicating your details: Name, Company, Position and Email.

DARK ROAD
Ireland
Created and written by Paul FitzSimons
IN YOUR SKIN
Germany
Created and written by Tina Steffan
MADRIZ
Spain
Created and written by Dani Reina and Iker Aizpuru
NEXO
Spain
Created and written by Sergio Campo
Produced by Fernanda Tabarés (Voz Audiovisual)
BAD TEETH (STRIGOI)
Romania – UK
Created and written by Sînziana Cojocărescu

Award-winning series

BAD TEETH (STRIGOI) has been awarded as the Best Scripted Series at @FilmarketHub Sitges Online Pitchbox 2021!

The project will be granted with 2.500€ to support ongoing development expenses.

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