BTD RECOMMENDS - CALL FOR ENTRIES: PROJECT FINANCING FORUM OF THE 3RD SILK ROAD FILM FESTIVAL
In cooperation with Enflux, Bridging the Dragon is calling for entries for the first Project Financing Forum of the 3rd Silk Road Film Festival. Running from 19 to 23 September 2016 in the Qujiang District, Xi'an, the Project Financing Forum is launched this year in order to discover feature films (incl. animation, but not documentary) with great commercial value and potential to be theatrically released.
Six projects will be selected and invited (incl. flight & hotel) to pitch in front of over 50 major Chinese companies. Once selected, there is also the possibility to win 3 awards totalling 200.000 RMB, including Jury Award, Best Script Award and Best Creativity Award. Apart from the money, there will also be a training program, business meetings and other activities that aim to offer support, including financing, resourcing, training, etc. for the winners.
Jury Award (100.000 RMB): concept, commercial value, stage of development
Best Script Award (50.000 RMB): effective characters, dialogue, structure
Best Creativity Award (50.000 RMB): creativity, structure, development of the idea
25 August 2016
1. Partly shooting within the area of the ancient Silk Road (From East to West, starts in Xi'an, along the Hexi Corridor in Gansu Province to Central Asia Region, and ends in regions which used to be part of the ancient Roman Empire).
2. Partly shooting in the Silk Road economic belt of China, which includes Xinjiang, Chongqing, Shanxi, Gansu, Ningxia, Qinghai, Inner Mongolia, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Guangxi, Yunnan, and Tibet.
These don't apply to animation projects, which are eligible to apply.
Required materials (in English or Chinese)
1. Synopsis (max. 1000 words)
2. Full script / detailed treatment (max. 5000 words)
3. Team bios
How to submit
Please send all required materials to firstname.lastname@example.org, and write "BTD recommended" in the e-mail subject.
For more information, please contact
Miss Zhai: +86 185 1848 0212
Miss Zhong: +86 131 2653 6551
The Project Financing Forum is organised by Enflux, who authorized Bridging the Dragon to collect suitable projects.