4 MAR 2021

CONECTA FICTION 2021: OPEN CALL FOR FICTION PROJECTS FOR ITS FIFTH EDITION

From March 5 to April 30, the projects that will participate in the Pitch Copro Series and Pitch Short-Form Series categories can be presented.

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Conecta Fiction 2021

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Conecta Fiction has opened the calls for fiction projects that will participate in the Pitch Copro Series And Pitch Short-Form Series categories. From March 5 to April 30, 2021, projects can be presented and the finalists will be announced in June (28-30) during the opening gala of the online event and will be defended by their representatives in September (13-17) virtually or in person at the headquarters of Baluarte, Pamplona (Navarra, Spain).

In addition, during the fifth edition of Conecta FICTION, the projects selected for the Pitch Clips of the Spanish scriptwriters' union ALMA will also be presented, whose call will be communicated shortly directly by the union to its partners and the Pitch Fundación SGAE, in which exclusively the projects of the VIII Laboratory for the Creation of Television Series of the entity and whose call has been closed in February 2021.

CALLS AND CONFIRMED AWARDS

Pitch Copro Series: Essentially international call for fiction series and miniseries. As a novelty, in this fifth edition, it opens to pan-regional co-production, not being necessary for the project to link both continents. Number of finalist projects: 10.

Pitch Short-Form Series 2021: Fiction series projects with episodes with a maximum duration of 25 minutes. The projects must be in the development phase. Number of finalist projects: 5.

Pitch Clips (ALMA) 2021: Call that will be held in the coming days from the Spanish screenwriters union (ALMA) and exclusively for its members. Number of finalist projects: 6.

Pitch Fundación SGAE 2021: Call currently closed and for whose organization and selection the SGAE foundation is responsible. Number of finalist projects: 6

At the opening date of calls, RTVE (Radio Televisión Española) has confirmed that it will award an award for the development of a project from those selected in the Pitch Copro Series or the SGAE Foundation sessions. For its part, PLAYZ, the RTVE channel aimed at young audiences, will also award a prize for the development of a project from among those selected in the Short-Form Series category.

Acorde, 360º music supervision division of Music Library & SFX will award a project in the Short-Form Series category with free access to its catalog of production music, music supervision services and advice on music rights management. ARPA Abogados Consultores also renews its commitment to Conecta FICTION, talent, fiction series and as a reward it will provide 10 hours of specialized consulting and legal advice to one of the projects that participate in any of the sessions of the fifth edition.