Your WorldView hosts open pitch at Sheffield

598394_10150834823402364_1747522400_n WorldView’s sister project Your WorldView is looking to support five short films from the wider world at an Open Pitch at Sheffield Doc Fest 20 on the theme of ‘Home

A £5,000 funding grant will be split between the winning pitches and each of the five filmakers will have their short profiled on the Your WorldView website as part of their ‘Home’ season. The winners will be announced during an awards ceremony on the final day of Doc/Fest, 16 June.

The pitches are public and will take place on Thursday 13 and Friday 14 June from 1-5pm at the WorldView stand in The Eye in HUBS outside MeetMarket and is open to anyone with a Full Festival Pass. All pitches must be a short film lasting 3-5 minutes on the theme of ‘Home’. Documentary directors Jezza Neumann, Orlando Von Einsiedel and Jesse Quinones will be on the judging panel to offer help and support during an informal Q&A after each individual pitch.

For application details or to pre-book a pitching slot contact

About Sheffield Doc/Fest:

Sheffield Doc/Fest is the UK’s premier documentary and digital media festival. It is the place to see world and UK premiers of the best creative documentaries from the cinema, television and online arenas, and to hear from and meet filmakers at Q&A sessions. Highlights of the film programme are honoured with awards including the Sheffield Special Jury, Crossover Innovation, Green, Youth Jury, Inspiration, Student Doc, Short Form and Audience Awards. In 2012, 2,657 delegates from 67 countries attended the Festival and it attracted over 20,000 members of the film-loving public.

Your WorldView is the sister project of WorldView and is a platform for new and emerging filmmakers, providing funding, opportunities and showcasing short films from around the world.

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