The 5th annual Vancouver Golden Panda International Film Festival (GPIFF) is launching the inaugural Project Pitch Event on Dec. 9, 2017. Applications to enter the event are now open for global filmmakers.
A total of six high-quality projects will be selected to participate in the final Project Pitch Event in December, during which filmmakers will have an opportunity to propose their film projects to the judging panel and audience.
Located in Vancouver, Canada, the gateway between North America and Asia-Pacific, the Project Pitch Event aims to integrate filmmaking resources from both places, connect global film industries and assist in further development of potential film projects.
Eligible Projects & Program Evaluation:
- Project Type: (a) Feature Film; (b) Short Film;
- Genre: (a) Drama; (b) Documentary; (c) Comedy; (d) Sci-Fi
- Judging Criteria: (a) Artistic Value and Creativity; (b) Commercial and Market Potential; (c) Social Impact
- Completed screenplay or screenplay outline (Project with completed screenplay preferred)
- Confirmed project budget (Project with more than 20% of funding secured will be preferred)
- Fixed responsible director and producer
- Project has not participated in other similar platforms preferred
Application Procedure & Requirements:
- Download and fill out the Project Pitch Event Application Form.
- Send the form back to email@example.com before deadline
- Eligible applicants will be notified by GPIFF Committee via email
- The applicant must be the copyright holder or legal representative of the copyright owner of the submitted project
- Please make sure the information of contact person is valid
- No application fee required
- Application materials will not be returned. However, all documentations will be safely kept by the GPIFF Committee and only used for the selection of eligible projects for the Project Pitch Event
Application Documentation Checklist：
- GPIFF Project Pitch Event Application Form (Attachment)
- Biography and filmography of director (within 100 words/person)
- Biography and filmography of producer (within 100 words/person)
- Biography and filmography of production team, if applicable
- Introduction of production company (within 100 words)
- Film log line
- Film synopsis (within 250 words)
- Screenplay outline (within 1000 words)
- Past representative works of director (no more than two films, please provide online link)
- Project plan (includes production budget, shooting plan, etc.)
- Completed screenplay (if applicable)
- Other supporting materials (please provide link if any)