2017 CINEMALAYA DGPI FILM PITCHING
The Directors Guild of the Philippines, Inc (DGPI), was founded in 1991 as the premier organization for Filipino film director with over 60 active members.
TheDGPI in cooperation with the Cultural Center of the Philippines and the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival is organizing the 2017 CINEMALAYA DGPI FILM PITCHING that aims to help directors have a successful career by putting their material market-ready and having access to producers and executives who can finance their project.
The event will be held on August 5, 2017 (Saturday), 1:00 am – 6:00 pm at the CCP Silangan Hall.
The activity is a mini-project market where 12 selected participants will pitch their projects in public (2 minutes) and a one-on-one meeting with the producers/executives (8 min) via a speed dating style.
Criteria for selection are story/synopsis, filmmaker profile, project feasibility based on budget, financing plan and timetable. Producers/Executives vote on the most outstanding project pitch. The winners are announced in the closing remarks and will receive special prizes.