ZeLIG students will present their Graduation Film projects in front of a commission of international experts (commissioning editors, producers, distributors, festival directors), during an event called “pitch”.
For its 30 years, ZeLIG invites local audience to participate to this event.

When: 4. and 5. October 2018

Where: Cultural Centre “Claudio Trevi” - Bolzano

Language: English

Pitch Panel:

Stefano Tealdi - Stefilm International, moderator - IT
Lorenzo Hendel - filmmaker, former commissioning editor at Rai DOC3 - IT
Daniel Sponsel - DOK.fest Munich - DE
Gitte Hansen - First Hand Films - CH
Sabine Bubeck-Paaz - ZDF/Arte - DE
Barbara Weis - Film and Media Office for German Culture of the Autonomous Province of Bolzano - IT

Meet the experts

During an entire week, ZeLIG students will prepare themselves for the pitch. The preparation process will be open to 3 local film professionals, thanks to the IDM local film fund, with a grant for 1 professional with project and 2 as observers. The selection process for the 3 professionals will go until 20. September. For more informations, contact Lotte Gibitz, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., +39 0471 977930.
Some activities during the week will be open to the public: on Monday, 1. October, from 9.30h to 13.00h at the ZeLIG, there will be the introduction to the pitch, held by Stefano Tealdi and Katrin Nandelstädt, about the pitching techniques; the “pitch” itself, on Thursday 4. October at the cultural centre “Claudio Trevi” in Bolzano, from 9.00h until 17.00h, will be open to the public, while on Friday 5. October, from 9.00h until 13.00h at the ZeLIG, the members of the panel will held public talks about production, television and documentaries, distribution, festivals and local film production.