Baltic Pitching Forum 2020 Announces Winners

    Gabriele Brunnenmeyer at Baltic Pitching Forum Gabriele Brunnenmeyer at Baltic Pitching Forum

    VILNIUS: Short film projects from each of the four participating countries (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and 2020 guest country Poland) won the awards handed out at the conclusion of the Eighth Baltic Pitching Forum (BPF), that took place online on 10 October 2020.

    Rimantė Daugėlaitė-Cegelskienė, Head of the Baltic Pitching Forum and Lithuanian Shorts, said in a statement, “We’re so happy that so many people responded in a positive way to our move online and that we were able to bring the spirit of inclusiveness and sharing of knowledge that makes the Baltic Pitching Forum such a special event. Despite social distancing we all managed to come together and share in some wonderful pitches alongside some invaluable insights into the film industry from our panel and jury.

    The winning projects are:

    Invitation to participate at the as part of the 43nd Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival
    Skin of a Mandarin (Estonia)
    Writer: Jaanika Arum
    Producer: Tiina Savi

    Invitation to the international scriptwriting workshop and coproduction event “European Short Pitch 2021” organised by “Nisi Masa – European Network of Young Cinema”
    The One Who Knows (Lithuania)
    Writer: Egle Davidavice
    Producer: Agne Adomene

    The Baltic Producers MEDIA Award, a prize of 1,000 EUR
    The Man Who Scooped the Sea (Latvia)
    Director: Zurab Dzhidzhilava
    Producer: Zurab Dzhidzhilava

    The Baltic Producers’ Jury Special Mention
    Team Building (Poland)
    Writer: Mateusz Pacewicz
    Producer: Ludka Kieczak