In addition to the Official Selection, Filmarket Hub and the Sitges Film Festival want to highlight 8 more feature films with a Special Mention at Sitges Online Pitchbox 2021!

These projects will not participate at the virtual event, but will be included in the catalogue for the participating executives. They will also be recommended to an international network of film companies through our online marketplace.

Below more information about the projects:


In addition to the Official Selection, Filmarket Hub and the Sitges Film Festival want to highlight 5 more scripted series with a Special Mention at Sitges Online Pitchbox 2021!

These projects will not participate at the virtual event, but will be included in the catalogue for the participating executives. They will also be recommended to an international network of TV companies through our online marketplace.


The Filmarket Hub platform and the Sitges Film Festival have announced the 5 selected series in development at the new edition of Sitges Pitchbox — an international pitch event dedicated to horror, sci-fi and fantasy projects.

The event will take place in October as part of the industry activity of the Sitges Film Festival. Representatives from the selected projects will have the opportunity to pitch and meet TV executives from leading companies.

The best project will be awarded with 2.500€ to support development expenses. …


The Filmarket Hub platform and the Sitges Film Festival have announced the 8 selected films in development at the new edition of Sitges Pitchbox — an international pitch event dedicated to horror, sci-fi and fantasy projects.

The event will take place online in October as part of the industry activity of the Sitges Film Festival. Representatives from the selected projects will have the opportunity to pitch and meet executives from companies such as Elle Driver, Exile Content Studio, Globalgate, Particular Crowd, Showrunner Films, The Mediapro Studio, The Project, Wild Bunch, XYZ Films and Yellow Veil Pictures.

The best project will…


During Sitges Pitchbox 2015, authors Jordi Farga & Daniel Bernal presented their first feature film the Lift. Back then, they received a Special Mention. On the other side of the pond, their project was selected in an Ibermedia lab. And a forum of the SGAE (Spanish General Society of Authors and Editors). This year, the Lift premiered on Prime Video.

Jordi and Daniel met in the Madrid film school ECAM, where they started writing together. Jordi focuses on screenwriting, and Daniel works both as a screenwriter and as a director. From the first hangover, we knew we worked well together


While most of the horror classics come from the USA and even Asia. It is important to remember that the old continent also has good genre films. From Italian Giallo to the French fantastic cinema, stopping on some strange cult films that any self-respecting fan of fantasy and horror genres knows.

As we open the call of Sitges Online Pitchbox, our international pitching event focussed on horror, sci-fi or fantastic features and series, from Filmarket Hub we want to recommend these 10 European horror films that might inspire you & your project:

REPULSION (1965)

A young Catherine Deneuve suffers from contradictory feelings…


In relation to Sitges Pitchbox opening call, an event dedicated to horror, fantasy and sci fi genre films and series, we bring you today a discussion on how to create a monster with a very special guest.


HOW TO MAKE BOX OFFICE WITH FEAR

Since the beginning of cinema, one of the numerous times retold stories has been that of the fantasy and horror genres. Enthrall the spectator by means of fear-filling events has the curious outcome of a wish to repeat this strange experience.

Down the history lane

Let’s go back to its origins. Le manoir du diable had its premiere in 1896, a short no longer than 4 minutes. Directed by the revolutionary father of cinema Georges Meliès, it’s considered the first horror movie of all time. In his revolutionary technique, Meliès introduced elements and effects never seen until then (now they’d make you laugh). …


The Filmarket Hub platform and Edinburgh International Film Festival are delighted to announce the selected projects for the Celtic Screen Talent Showcase — a virtual pitch event dedicated to feature films and scripted series in development by talent from the six Celtic nations.

This brand new initiative aims to discover high quality unproduced projects from the Celtic nations and match them with leading companies in the international industry. The event will take place online on the 5th and the 6th of August as part of the industry activity of the Edinburgh International Film Festival. …

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