Press Release – Oceania Pitch
Just a quick reminder that Oceania Pitch is still waiting for promising pacific documentary film projects that we can boost into international co-production.Deadline for submissions – 11th of November 2013.Oceania Pitch Tahiti / call for entries
Just a quick reminder that Oceania Pitch is still waiting for promising pacific documentary film projects that we can boost into international co-production.
Deadline for submissions – 11th of November 2013
Please visit our website at www.oceaniapitch.org and submit your application online – it’s just a mouse click away!
This years coach for our three day preparatory workshop will be Hind Saih, a french / moroccan producer situated in Paris with very good contacts to French national broadcasters, including Arte, and an adviser job at the Media Programme in Brussels, accent on New Media developement.
Hind will be supported by 3 outstanding commissioning editors who will pimp your project to an international standart and help adjust it to broadcaster ideals. We have the honor to announce that Kathrym Graham will be in our team this year, Commissioner for Maori and Pacific content at TVNZ. Currently she is responsible for approximately $7 million in the Maori and Pacific programming area ranging from documentary to factual. Her other key relationship is with external funders namely New Zealand on Air and Te Mangai Paho who have budgets of $80 million and $40 million of contestable incomes respectively.
Another very important key supporter of Oceania Pitch will, for a second year, be Luc de Saint Sernin, Coordinating director of overseas programming for the entire network of France 1ére television. He co-produces and / or acquires 70 hours of documentary programming every year.
And last but not least, we have a surprise commissioner – come visit our website by the end of november to find out more.
This amazing team of experts is waiting for your projects – don’t hesitate to send them in, Films are made to be seen (and sold).
And, last but not least, there’s also our ‘Best Pitch Award’, voted by the commissioners present during the Pitch.
Looking forward to your application,
Project coordinator 2014