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Diorama Pitchfest 2024

Are you ready with your Script, but looking for funds?

Pitch your Script and find Funds & Partners for your next Film, Web-Series, TV-Series & Documentaries.

Deadline for Project Entry - 22 Jan 2024

Mentoring Sessions -  26-27 Jan 2024

Pitching Round - 01-02 Mar 2024

FUNDING | PRODUCTION | DISTRIBUTION DEALS | LOCATIONS | SUPPORT

Pricing & Dates:

Pitch a Project 

Regular Deadline: 31 December 2023

Price: AED 880 / INR 20,000 / $250 inc. tax

Late Deadline: 22 January 2024

Price: AED 1,000 / INR 25,000 / $300 inc. tax

Pitch a Script

Regular Deadline: 31 December 2023

Price: AED 880 / INR 20,000 / $250 inc. tax

Late Deadline: 22 January 2024

Price: AED 1,000 / INR 25,000 / $300 inc. tax

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Pitch a Project

If you have a developed Film Project, complete or semi-finished Screenplay, Financing, and an attached Director, then utilize this section to pitch your fiction or non-fiction to secure funds, partners, post-production support, and soft funding from Financers, Film Funds, Producers, and Co-Producers.

Price:

AED 1330 / INR 30,000*

/ US$ 370* incl. tax

Auditorium Screening (AED 430) + Market Badge (AED 900) + Viewing Room

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Pitch a Script

You have a 1,000-word story idea or a full script, this section is meant for you to sell your story idea to a OTT Platform, Producer, Production Houses, or a Director for a Film, Web Series, Documentary. Be it fiction or non-fiction, short or feature length, the Script can be pitched in this section.

Price:

AED 900 / INR 20,000*

/ US$ 250* incl. tax

Market Badge (AED 900)

+ Viewing Room

PAST PROJECTS SELECTED IN THE DIORAMA PITCHFEST 

The Market Badge Package includes:

  1. Market Badge 

  2. Access to Pitchfest Mentoring Sessions (Online)

  3. Access to Pitching Sessions

  4. Access to Diorama Film Bazaar Screenings

  5. Access to Networking

  6. Full Access to Festival Screenings

  7. Access to Award Ceremony

  8. Project Listing in the Official Market Catalogue

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Are you ready with your Script, but looking for funds? 

​DIORAMA PITCHFEST is a place where new film projects are nurtured. The Fifth Diorama Film Bazaar hosts a three-day long Film Market. Scores of experienced international producers, film financiers, and film distributors, as well as representatives from funding bodies and sales agents, initiate international co-productions. The event takes place in Dubai and online on Diorama Live.

​The Diorama Film Bazaar has invited Acquisition and development executives, agents, attorneys, directors, distributors, OTT platforms, festival directors, financiers, film commissioners, producers, writers, film institutes, studios, from over 50 countries along with the motion picture and television industry service providers.

The entry is limited to the submission of Scripts for Feature Length Films, Web Series, Shorts & Television Series. The Scripts are open to all languages, regions, countries, genres and formats.

HOW IT WORKS?

Mentoring Sessions

Our Pitchfest Mentors will teach and train you in various fields of film pitching such as Funding, Script, Budget, Production, Distribution, Marketing during a 2-Day Mentorship Programme.

Submission

Once the Mentoring sessions are over, filmmakers will be given 15 days to prepare an online pitch, and submit it for review.

Validation

Diorama Market Jury will select the most viable projects, thoroughly vet projects, give feedbacks and certify the best ones. Diorama Certificate ensures the Script is safe to distribute.

Evaluation

The Financiers, Producers and Studios then evaluate the pitches, find the ones they are interested in, and convey it to the filmmakers.

Pitching Round

During the Market dates, the filmmakers can meet accredited financiers, producers and studios face to face.

Diorama Advantage

Diorama enables you to cut out long winding submission processes, studio queues, waitlists, cold-calling, and connects you directly with the relevant person.

Important Dates

Deadline for Project Entry - 22 Jan 2024

Mentoring Sessions -  26-27 Jan 2024

Pitching Round - 01-02 Mar 2024

The Diorama Pitchfest shall Select and Certify a limited number of projects, having a huge potential for possible Co-Production, Finance, and an International Release.
 
The projects will be certified by Diorama Film Bazaar.

PITCHFEST MENTORS

PAST PITCHFEST PRODUCERS