One of the most anticipated events in the Kazakhstani film industry has finally waited in the wings. Today, on February 27, the second pitching of the National Center for the Support of National Cinema started in the Almaty Friendship House.
The team, composed of recognized film industry professionals, reviewed over 250 applications received by the Cinema Center and selected the most 88 promising projects that can qualify for financial support.
Recall that the total number of projects eligible for the second pitching is 88. Among them there are 22 art films, 18 documentary films, 8 – author’s films, 6 - animations, 9 - short films, 14 - debut, 5 - international co-production, 3 - “Abay” theme, 3 – documentary films Alystagy agyayn (Distant Brothers) according to the competition. The full list of projects that will compete for state funding is here.
The originality and main difference of the current pitching is that anyone can follow the protection of projects online on the center’s official channel on YouTube.