European Short Pitch concludes in Luxembourg

This weekend the 9th annual European Short Pitch competition came to a conclusion. In the presence of Norbert Laporte from, Film Fund Luxembourg and Marie-Anne Theriez from Espera Prod, the awards for Best Pitch and Post-production were handed out at the closing ceremony. The 2015 ESP was attended by 50 producers from across Europe.

The winners were:

The Best Pitch Award by FILM FUND LUXEMBOURG
The Family Who Hid in the Cellar by Ayshea Halliwell and Miha Manea (Luxembourg); 1.000 euro cash.
Requiem for Laika by Gorana Jovanovic (Serbia); 1.000 euro cash.
The Baby Shower by Joseph Pierce (UK); 1.000 euro cash.

Postproduction awards by ESPERA PROD
Ice by Anna Hints (Estonia); 10.000 euro in kind.
Bonjour, je suis Antek by Daria Woszek (dir.), Vincent Potocki (script.) and Marta Lachacz (prod.) (Poland); 3.500 euro in kind.

Next year will be a special edition for European Short Pitch as it celebrates a decade discovering and helping emerging European talents. The call for projects for ESP 2016 will open in the beginning of this summer.

Click for more information about the projects and producers.

12 March 2015, by Laurence Boyce