Eleven Projects Selected for Transilvania Pitch Stop

imagine tiffEleven projects from Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Romania, Russia, Serbia and Turkey have been selected for the coproduction platform Transilvania Pitch Stop (TPS), which will take place during the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF) on 9-10 June 2017, says FilmNewEurope.com.

The eleven projects chosen from among more than 60 submissions are from first time and sophomore directors. This is the first time Transilvania Pitch Stop is open to the region (Romania, Moldova, Hungary, Bulgaria, Serbia, Ukraine, Russia, Greece, Turkey and Georgia).

Also starting this year, an Eurimages Coproduction Development Award (20,000 EUR) will be awarded at TPS together with postproduction services offered by Chainsaw Europe (30,000 EUR) and a prize awarded by the Romanian Film Centre and DACIN-SARA (5,000 EUR).

Six projects coming from first and second time filmmakers from Romania and Moldova will participate in a development workshop from 5 to 8 June 2017.


Africa (Bulgaria)
Directed by Maya Vitkova
Produced by Viktoria Films

The Empty House (Georgia)
Directed by Rati Tsiteladze
Produced by Artway Film

Apples (Greece
Directed by Christos Nikou
Produced by Boo Productions

Chemistry (Romania)
Directed by Adina Dulcu
Produced by Libra Film Productions

I Hate Berlin (Romania)
Directed by Valentin Hotea
Produced by Hi Film Productions

The Man Who Surprised Everyone (Russia)
Directed by Natalya Merkulova, Alexey Chupov
Produced by Pan Atlantic Studio

The Heroes Were Dancing (Serbia)
Directed by Nikola Ljuca
Produced by Dart Film

The Return of Elijah (Serbia)
Directed by Mladen Djordjevic
Produced by SENSE Production

The Little Things (Turkey)
Directed by Kivanc Sezer
Produced by Nar Film

Idle Moments (Turkey)
Directed by M. Cem Öztüfekçi
Produced by istos film

Snow and Bear (Turkey)
Directed by Selcen Ergun
Produced by Albino Zebra



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