m:brane Forum is exclusively aimed at content for young audiences age 3-18 years.
Through the years, our Pitching Events have led to the improvement of the quality of the projects and of storytelling for kids. The personal interaction is crucial to us – it’s about chemistry.
As of 2022 it will possible to attend m:brane either online or onsight for our hybrid pitch forum, to create a more inclusive platform for participants.
The work in progress (W-I-P) pitch is for projects in late production, post production or looking for distribution. Final submission date is December 2nd 2021.
What to prepare for your submission
- 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
- Phone number (+ country code)
- Target audience
- Treatment – max 2 pages – PDF upload
- Budget summary in EURO- max 1 page – PDF upload
- Financial structure – max 1 page – PDF upload
- Letters of intent or commitment – PDF upload
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.
A producer must must be attached to the project submitted. Producers can apply without a director attached.
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.
Submitting to m:brane is free of charge. If your project is selected you will be charged a fee.
If the project is selected please be aware that the information you submit will be in our catalogue. Please check your submission for spelling mistakes, incorrect information and other inconsistencies.
Upon completion of the project, you must mention that you have pitched the project at m:brane and feature m:brane logo in the credits.
For questions or help please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Official Selection is announced each year around February 1st and all submitting producers are notified directly of the result.
►Creative ideas and high artistic standards
►Commercial potential for international distribution
►Qualified production team
►Strong financing potential
►Willingness to and potential for co-production
The Selection Committee consists of a group of at least three established representatives of the film and media industry and represents at least two different European countries, The selection committee is anonymous and no justification nor any explanation will be given for non-selected projects.
If your project has been selected in the following categories, Main Pitch, RealYoung Pitch or Work in Progress pitch, you will be pitching during m:brane Forum. It will be possible to participate both online or on sight in Malmö.
If your project has been selected, note that there is a fee. The fee is a standard fee and does not differ for online or onsite participation of m:brane 2022.
Included in your Pitch Team fee are all-access accreditations for up to two people, match making of your One-to-One meetings and the exclusive and important pitch training and pre-pitch meeting with our pitch moderator and Project Manager.
When selected for m:brane Pitch we will assist you to make sure your project is presented in the best possible way.
You will be put in contact with the pitch producer who will provide you with all relevant information for your pitch participation. The pitch producer will be your main contact for your pitch preparation.
► To launch a project and make a buzz
► To get individual Pitch training
► To connect to decision-makers and get your name out there
► To get a testing ground for your presentation and trailer
► To advance the way you understand your project and the way you communicate it
► To learn from the feedback from our experts
► To learn what works for the crowd
► To meet future co-production and other partners
► To schedule one-to-one meetings with decision makers
► To prepare for your next project
► To be inspired by the visions, ideas and experimental projects of others