Pitching of projects in the framework of the second selection of films applying for state financial support will be held from February 27 to March 6, 2020.

Protection of film works by their authors will take place in the conference hall of the House of Friendship, at the address: bldg. 40, Kurmangazy Street, Almaty city.

Time of holding: 10:00 a.m. till 06:00 p.m.

Pitching will also be broadcast live on the Cinema Center’s official YouTube channel. 

Recall that both author’s/arthouse pictures with a pronounced potential for participation in international festivals, and commercial art and animation films aimed at the mass audience, as well as documentary and short film projects and international co-products will equally claim to be “national film”.

Criteria on which the Expert Council will rely when making a decision are:

Project development Script Language Distribution potential Festival potential Relevance of the topic Director’s experience (for debutants: the short meters  availability) Producer’s Experience Camera crew Project logistics (for animation)

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The Regulations for the event are in the attachment.

Schedule for the Pitching

List of finalists of the second pitching of film projects