Winner of STE Pitching Forum 2022
About last week
The Screen Talent Europe Pitching Forum took place at The Norwegian Short Film Festival in Grimstad Thursday June 9!
We (Mediefabrikken and Screen Talent Europe) had the enormous joy of gathering 12 filmmakers from 6 countries who presented 11 projects in front of an audience and a jury.
First of all: CONGRATULATION to all the participants for great pitches!
A special thanks to our outstanding host Mari Ørstavik, and the amazing jury Alvaro Delgado-Aparicio, Shan Qureshi and Silje Reistad.
A big congratulation to Erik Sundblad (FilmCloud, Sweden) who won best pitch and a production grant of 4000 EURO.
A big applaud to Jonathan Hughes (Ardán /Galway Film Centre, Ireland) for an honourable mention.
And a big thank you to The Norwegian Short Film Festival.
We are all looking forward to next year!
The jury agreed upon one honourable mention and one winner of best pitch and a production grant of 4000 EURO. Here are the statements of the jury.
Winner of best pitch:
«For its originality of vision and for his intention to challenge the audience to question their own perspectives, the 2022 screen talent Europe pitching award of 4000 euros goes to Eric Sunblad.»
«For creating a world in the comedy horror genre. A world that we were drawn towards. And the project holds a high entertainment value, therefore the jury would like to give a honourable mention to Jonathan Hughes from Ireland.»