INDUSTRY DATES: 3 – 8 September 2023

Description Pitching session of documentary feature films in post-production stage from previous BSD editions to be presented to sales agents, broadcasters, festival representatives, distributors etc.

To be eligible, the films require: 
·a trailer for the pitching session 
·a rough cut (for the selection process)
·premiere date planned no later than 2025.

Up to 4 projects will be selected for the session. Pitching of the project will be held within the BSD pitching sessions. All selected projects must participate in a pitch rehearsal on 6 September. 

Who can apply Independent production companies or co-production companies representing the film, which had been among the selected projects of the BSD in its previous editions.  
Application Deadline 5 July 2023 
Application procedure Fill in an online Application Form, providing following (in English):
· main project information, short synopsis and filmmakers information
As well prepare to include in the attachment: 
· 1 page long synopsis of the project, a link to the trailer, a link to the rough cut (all video material must be provided with English subtitles)
· short description of production company(ies), biographies of producer(s), director(s)
· director’s statement about the project explaining the creative vision (preferably as a short video via link)
Expenses Application and participation is free of charge.
Travel and accommodation have to be covered by participants.
Contact Details for Application For any further enquiries please contact us at or call +371 26054287.
Selection Selection of projects will be announced by 12 July 2023, and the contact person of the project will be notified about the results via e-mail. 
Pitching Each project will have 7 minutes for pitching (language – English), with further time for discussion. The pitch has to be supported with a trailer.
Individual Meetings Individual meetings with decision makers will be held on 7 – 8 September
Deadlines 5 July 2023 – coming soon session submission
12 July 2023 – announcement of selected projects