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THE 2024 CALLS FOR PROJECTS ARE CLOSED

The international calls for the 2024 edition are:

  • PITCH COPRO SERIES – International co-production projects for TV series or mini-series.
  • PITCH HIGH-END SERIES – High-budget projects with strong audience potential and elements that make them highly appealing (international co-productions, being backed by talents such as screenwriters, directors, cast, etc., being based on pre-existing material such as podcasts, videogames, literary works, theatre, etc.).
  • PITCH MUSIC SERIES – Fiction series or mini-series projects, in which music plays a fundamental role.
  • PITCH DOCUDRAMA SERIES – Documentary series with fictionized elements.
  • PITCH FEELGOOD FORMATS – Uplifting television format projects aiming to bring a smile to the viewers.

The Editorial Committees, composed of international experts, will select the winning projects from the pitching sessions that will take place during the event, from June 18 to 21, 2024.

In addition, projects participating in the pitching sessions will be eligible to win prizes awarded by Spanish and international companies and institutions to be announced.

 

COUNCIL OF EUROPE SERIES CO-PRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT AWARD

Projects in development selected in the Pitch Copro Series, Pitch High-End Series, Pitch Music Series and Pitch Docudrama Series sections of Conecta FICTION & ENTERTAINMENT 2024 will be eligible for the Series Coproduction Development Award 2024, which will consist of a 50,000 euro grant awarded by the Council of Europe, home of Eurimages. Among other requirements, projects must be developed by one or more independent production companies established in a Eurimages member state (all 39 of them) and must not exceed 10 episodes and 600 minutes in total. For more information click here.

 

2023 EDITION

Last year, 311 projects from 30 different countries were received, including Spain, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Portugal, Finland, Israel, United States, United Kingdom and Ireland.

The award-winning projects of Conecta FICTION & ENTERTAINMENT 2023 edition were:

  • RTVE Award: Series development agreement

De buena familia by Zebina Guerra, Jorge Yúdice

  • SPAIN FILM COMMISSION Award: 3,000 € to the project that best showcases Spanish locations

FAVÀRITX by TV ON Producciones, EMPATIC Comunicación

  • BTF Award: Prize money 4,000 €

Death in The Andes by Glisk, Capacitor

  • TRIODOS BANK Award: 3,000 € to the project that best upholds the bank’s values

Hasta que la boda nos separe by Angela Armero and Alegría Collantes

  • EL BOSQUE DE CINE Award: 1,000 € and the planting of 25 trees in the Film Forest (Cantabria, Spain)

Clean Up! by Minoria Absoluta

  • WAWA Award: WAWA Membership and participation in the WAWA Business Forum (Copro)

El Lago by Grupo Ganga Producciones

  • NEM ZAGREB Award: Invitation to participate in the 2023 edition

El Lago by Grupo Ganga Producciones

  • BAM BOGOTÁ Award: Invitation to participate in the 2024 edition

Cachimba by AVI FILMS

  • SANFIC Award: Invitation to participate in SANFIC 2024 edition

Dendê by Vandalo

  • TV DRAMA VISION GOTEBORG Award: Invitation to participate in the 2024 edition

Disgrace by Story House Pictures GmbH

  • THE CORE YOUTH JURY Award: Recognition of being acknowledged by The Core School students as the Best Pitch

Dendê by Vandalo

  • K IS FOR KNOWLEDGE Award: Sustainable consultancy

Clean Up! by Minoria Absoluta

 

 

 

 

  • ALMA Award: Recognition for the best Pitch Clips by ALMA Spanish Writers Guild

Voces by Santi San Martín

  • WARNER MUSIC Award: Three sessions of Dolby Atmos sound studio at The Music Station

Border Station by Vertice360

  • DO VINOS CASTILLA-LA MANCHA Award: Weight in wine (Docudrama)

Esta noche deberías ir a ver al jefe by Chulada Cine, SA de CV

  • Castilla-La Mancha Media (CMM) Award: Recording of the promotional clip of the project (Docudrama/ Feelgood/ Pitch Clips)

Carbono 14 by Izen Producciones SL

  • ACORDE Award: Licence to use their music library for the 1st season (Two awards)

Copro: Marcados de Rojo by Minoría Absoluta
DocuDrama: NS55 by Kometa Producciones, Artemisa Entertainment & Dusko Pictures