We Are Seeking Excellent Content!
Do You Have A Finished Film (Short or Feature) Ready To Distribute?
Do You Have A Finished TV or Web Series Ready To Distribute?
Do You Have A Script or Treatment Ready For Development?
Do You Have A Great Concept For The Big Screen or The Small Screen?
Then Oaxaca PitchFest 2020 Is The Place For You!
The earth´s predominant space for emerging artist to showcase their cinematic endeavors!
What is PitchFest 2020?
From November 9th-27th, 2020 we will be selecting 200 projects to pitch for development or distribution!
What Can You Submit?
-Scripts or Treatments for Film-Television or Web Series-Including Projects With Only Pilots!!
*Treatments for Documentaries accepted
*All Lengths-All Genres
-Feature Films for Distribution-All Genres!!
-Short Films for Distribution-All Genres!!
-Finished Television or Web Series-All Genres-Including Projects With Only Pilots!!
Who Will Be Involved?
We pride ourselves on building the earth’s predominant space for emerging artist to showcase their cinematic endeavors-
This Special Edition of Pitching will be conducted safely via Samba Live!
Last season we brought in Cinema 226, HBO, Piano, ShortsTV, Turner, UTA, and Viacom-this year we are adding Achim Pictures, Kinoglaz, Media Luna Films, and Totem.
Finally, we are planning representation from Amazon Studios, Apple TV, Netflix, and YouTube participating for the first time.
This is the Golden Age of Content and we are LIVING IT!
Over the years we have taken pride in the opportunities we have provided for our filmmakers but this is the best opportunity to date we have created for artists to bring their concepts to life or to distribute their already existing work!
*LIMIT 8 submissions per person or team to this event
The Festival Recognizes and Awards All Competitive Categories.
PitchFest 2020 will be held remotely from November 9th-27th, 2020.
2. SUBMISSION CATEGORIES:
Projects submitted to PitchFest for consideration may apply to multiple categories.
-The Maximum Number of projects one may enter in PitchFest is 8
*including writing teams or production companies
-The Maximum Number of projects selected from any one category is 35
-Creators retain all rights-Submitting to this event in no way forfeits those rights-Available for distribution means-some territories are still not sold
The Festival reserves the right to determine eligibility of any project for any Festival program or submission category.
3. SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
SUBMISSIONS ARE ACCEPTED EXCLUSIVELY VIA FilmFreeway.
YOU MAY SUBMIT MORE THAN ONE PROJECT (Maximum eight) AND PREVIOUS PROJECTS THAT WERE REJECTED MAY BE RE-SUBMITTED.
All screenplays, treatments, and TV Pilots must be in English or Spanish.
Films, are accepted in any language but must include English or Spanish subtitles.
All artist are required to respect all deadlines prior to and before selection.
4. SELECTION STATUS:
Upon completion of the selection process, the Festival will attempt to contact the Applicant using the contact information provided on the submission form to notify the Applicant of the Project's acceptance status. The Festival disavows any responsibility and will not be held responsible for, any failure to contact the Applicant using the contact information provided on the submission form. It is the sole responsibility of the Applicant to ensure that the contact information provided on the submission form is correct throughout the entirety of the Festival selection period.
The Festival is under no obligation to provide to the Applicant or any other representative of the Project any comments or feedback regarding the submitted Project, any information relating to the manner in which the Project is, will be, or was reviewed; any views that the Festival or any reviewers of the Project may hold concerning the Project; any reasons why the Project, should it not be accepted, was not accepted; or any other information relating to the Festival’s review, consideration and/or selection process regarding the Project specifically or submissions generally beyond the information set forth in these Rules and Regulations.
The Film Festival Management will establish the pitching schedule.
5. SELECTION COMMITTEE :
The Selection Committee will be national and foreign individuals recognized in the cinema and cultural world.
The decisions of the selection committee will be FINAL.
In the interest of fairness, we cannot waive entry fees for any project entered into this specific event. It’s important to us that the same rules and entry fees apply to all applicants so no one project is favored over another.
7. GENERAL CONDITIONS:
All information above shall supersede any other guidelines associated with the Festival and or PitchFest. The Festival is entitled to make interpretations in any case not considered in these rules and regulations and may make exceptions whenever justified. The Festival Management will review unforeseen cases. Whenever a controversy arises from the interpretation of any of the articles in these rules and regulations, the ruling document shall be the original document in English.
A submitted project implies full agreement with this document. Failing to comply with any of these articles may result in denying the participation of a project in PitchFest.
Oaxaca FilmFest has the right to add, alter, change, or delete any portion of the guidelines at anytime without notice.