10-12 March 2020 D-113

Pitch

Submission

Submission to M:brane 2020 is open.

Submission deadline is Thursday December 5th 2019.

To submit a project click here. 

Submission guide for FestiCiné.

Submitting to M:brane is free of charge. For selected projects a Pitching fee* will apply. Price excl. 25% VAT is 2,700 SEK (around €250) and gives access to all three days of M:brane for up to two people and is including meetings with Decision Makers.

For questions regarding pitching, please contact Project Manager Maritte Sørensen / maritte@mbrane.se


M:brane Forum is exclusively aimed at content for young audiences:

 

European co-productions for all genres and platforms for age 3-18 years

and include in 2020 an invitation to

  • Documentary Producers to submit for the 6th RealYoung
  • Producers of VR/Immersive/Dome content
  • Canadian Producers looking for co-production with Europe to submit within our Focus on Canada and
  • a special invitation in collaboration with International Sámi Film Institute to Producers of stories originating in indigenous cultures from the Arctic North

1 fully completed Project Entry Form:

  • Synopsis: 500 characters
  • Style: 240 characters
  • Cross Media Strategy: 380 characters
  • Director/Producer Statement: 360 characters
  • Director Bio: 310 characters
  • Producer Bio: 310 characters
  • Production Company Profile: 160 characters
  • Goals at M:brane: 200 characters
  • Producer's e-mail
  • Company's website
  • Contact person - Name/Surame
  • Adress/ ZIP/ City/ Country
  • Contact person's e-mail (Swedish applicants also Organisation no.)
  • Phone number (+ country code)
  • VAT number
  • Target audience
  • Platforms
  • Treatment - max 2 pages - PDF upload
  • Budget summary - max 1 page - PDF upload
  • Financial structure - max 1 page - PDF upload
  • Letters of intent or commitment - PDF upload
  • Portrait photo of producer and director – TIFF, PDF, jpg or EPS upload (300dpi)

M:brane Pitch Categories 2020

M:brane has hitherto concentrated on projects in development, which will stay an important part of the forum. Based on research reports for Nordic Co-Productions for Children and Youth and feedback from various Decision Makers, we believe, that there is a demand for works, that are further down the line of realisation and we look forward to welcome our new pitch category, W-I-P, for work in progress projects.

Since this particular M:brane take is a pilot, we are – in happy collaboration with Nordisk Film & TV Fond - able to invite a limited number of W-I-P’s to participate with a free team accreditation for up to two people (according by large to our pitch guidelines) and these will be selected by the M:brane 2020 Selection Committee and according to our selection criteria.

This years pitch categories includes our Main Pitch, for projects in development, RealYoung, for documentary project in development and W-I-P, for projects  that have gone into production or are in post production. 

For questions regarding pitching, please contact Project Manager Maritte Sørensen / maritte@mbrane.se

VERY IMPORTANT:

Please be aware that the text you submit about the project is the text we will print in the catalogue, if the project is selected for pitching. Please check your submission for spelling mistakes, incorrect information and other inconsistencies.
The images you submit must have a resolution fit for printing - at least 300 dpi. 


When applying, the project must have finalized at least 10% of the financing. This financing shall be presented with at least a signed 'Letter of Intent' from a financier with the granted sums defined.

The budget must be in currency of EURO and all documentation MUST be presented in English. A maximum of two projects per company can be entered.
Producers can apply without a director attached.

Upon completion of project, you must mention that you have pitched the project at M:brane and feature M:branes logo in the credits. To obtain a logo, please write us an email. 

Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Submissions in other languages than English will not be accepted. Submissions with budgets in other currencies than EURO will not be accepted.

*INFO ABOUT M:brane PITCH ACCREDITATION:

The Pitch accreditation includes the following submission categories: Main Pitch, RealYoung and Work in Progess.

Price excl. 25% VAT is 2,700 SEK (around €250) and gives access to all three days of M:brane for up to two people including meetings with decision makers.
For teams of 3 or more people the price is 1,000 SEK extra per person.  

This accreditation includes:

  • Exclusive consultancy pre-meeting with the Pitch Moderator and M:brane Project Manager
  • Hand-on advices and prepartion techniques
  • Match made one-to-one meetings with decision makers
  • Observers seat at M:brane Pitching Event 1 + 2 March 11th and 12th
  • Access to The Opening Industry Day conference and Evening Mingle
  • Two networking lunches
  • Four networking coffee breaks
  • Exclusive login to M:brane members area
  • The indispensable M:brane Guide, packed with information and contacts on broadcasters, funders, distributors, commissioning editors and co-producers
  • Evening Cocktail Mingle

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