SITGES ONLINE PITCHBOX 2021: FEATURE FILMS — OFFICIAL SELECTION

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 be awarded with 5.000€ to support development expenses, while the two runner up feature films will receive 1.000€ each. The jury for films consists of Javier Fernández (Blood Window), Annick Mahnert (Frontières) and Jongsuk Thomas Nam (NAFF-BIFAN).

Below more information about the selected projects:

ANIMA
Colombia — United States

Written and directed by Andres Beltran
Produced by Natalia Echeverri (Dynamo) and Luisa Fernanda Velosa
JANE
Spain
Written by Javier Calvo and Mara Lethem
Directed by Aram Garriga
Produced by Aram Garriga (Visualsuspects S.L.) and Carles Torras (Zabriskie Films S.L.)
LA VIRGEN DE LA TOSQUERA
Argentina-México
Written by Benjamin Naishtat (based on 2 stories by Mariana Enríquez)
Directed by Laura Casabé
Produced by Valeria Bistagnino and Tomás Eloy Muñoz (Mostra Cine), Alejandro Israel (Ajimolido Films) and Diego Martínez Ulanosky (Caponeto)
MOTHER OF PIGS
Australia
Written by Jennifer van Gessel
THE HISTORY OF MONSTERS
United States
Written and directed by Juan Pablo Arias Muñoz
TORMENTA DE ABRIL
Spain
Written by Norma Vila and Ana Hormaetxea
Directed by Norma Vila
Produced by Alexandre Bass (NewCo Audiovisual), Cristina Urgel and Eva Moreno (Not Alone Productions)

Thank you to all of you who submitted and congratulations to the selected projects!

Check out the Feature Films — Special Mentions here »

Check out the Official Selection of Scripted Series here »

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