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Big Hitters Support Screen Edge Forum

Big Hitters Support Screen Edge Forum

Screen Edge Forum (April 1819), the annual panscreen industry event, is proud to announce that the winner of the pitching forum (DOC Pitch 2013) will win a prize package worth $ 12,000 comprising of:

• $5000 in postproduction services from Park Road Post • $4000 worth of studio time at RPM Films towards developing and finishing a pitch “sizzle”

• $500 print package from Soar Print towards printing

• $ 1500 worth of legal fees from Alex Lee Lawyers towards advice in media law (excluding legal disbursements)

• A letter of intent from Smiley Film Sales to represent the completed film

• 3 hours of advice and strategy development for international markets and festivals from Documentary Edge Festival and Screen Edge Forum directors DOC Pitch is “dragons den” event to help support the best documentary project to get funded and completed. The prize package will enable the filmmaker recipient to further develop the project to pitch internationally at other markets and seek coproduction funding.

Screen Edge Forum is an annual Film, TV and All Media industry event focusing on innovative ways to create and fund all kinds of screen production. Forum attendees can expect new ideas from local and international masterclass sessions, networking and pitching opportunities.

Screen Edge Forum is also pleased to announce that the first international award winning filmmaker confirmed to attend the Forum is Canadian filmmakers Yung Chang. Chang is director of Up The Yangtze and producer of Last Train Home.

His films have screened in high profile festivals all over the world, including Sundance, IDFA and Cannes. As a Canadian with knowledge of working in China, he brings an international perspective to share with New Zealand screen professionals. His recent award winning film China Heavyweight will screen as part of the Documentary Edge Festival.

More speakers and renowned filmmakers will be announced as they are confirmed Screen Edge Forum is proud to announce the inaugural Documentary Edge International SuperHero Award. In 2013, we honour Ally Derks, Founder and CEO of International Documentary Festival Amsterdam who has for the past twenty five years inspired and helped develop documentary to the highest levels.

Registrations for Screen Edge Forum will be open from1 March 2013 at ww.documentaryedge.org.nz.

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