Registration for the 12th BJIFF Project Pitches Launched to Create New Chapter in Light and Shadow
In 2021, the creativity and production of Chinese films have been greatly improved with the appearance of a lot of high-quality and well-made Chinese films, which have been widely favored by the audiences with gratifying box office due to the resonance of the pulse of times. As the film creators, have you further strengthened the confidence by pursuing dreams with light and shadow to prove yourselves with excellent films? 
The 12th BJIFF Beijing Film Market Project Pitches will be held as scheduled in 2022 and the registration has been launched now. The project pitches or projects in production can be submitted online at the official website of the BJIFF (www.bjiff.com). 
Don’t know how to contact with industrial resources with creative ideas or good scripts in hand? The BJIFF Project Pitches is committed to discovering film talents with creative potentials and looking for the Chinese films with outstanding features. Once the project is selected and shortlisted, you will receive the service guidance at different stages such as professional training, roadshow promotion and cooperation negotiations to make your project and yourself to "be seen”. 
Any financial difficulties for films ready to be or being shot? Register to participate in the BJIFF Project Pitches, whether it’s the request for financing or partners for post-production, marketing and publicity, you can always receive the docking services with industrial resources and the promotion support at the BJIFF. In addition, the projects encouraged with awards can also receive bonuses and valuable services in production or publicity.
Not sure whether the style of your project is suitable for registration? The BJIFF Project Pitches platform has received more than 6,000 applications since the establishment. The projects shortlisted each year have covered multiple film types such as comic, suspension, feature, fantasy, science fiction and animation. Many excellent projects with both commercial and artistic values have achieved their expected goals through the debuts at the BJIFF Project Pitches. Of course, the previous project pitches which are being filmed can continue to sign up for the Pitching Projects Section to strive for the opportunity of project showcase again.  
  
With the rise of Chinese film industry, the BJIFF Project Pitches has developed steadily in the past decade. It has not only achieved the qualitative changes from the stories to the images on screen, but also discovered many outstanding young directors with potential talents. We are trying to provide film creators with more opportunities to showcase their projects and we also hope to join hands with young filmmakers to march into a brighter future. In 2022, the BJIFF Project Pitches invites you to create a new chapter in light and shadow. 
The registration deadline for the 12th BJIFF Project Pitches is March 7, 2022, and the submission of supplementary materials for Pitching Projects Section will stop on March 14, 2022. Please refer to the official website and office media for more details for the Project Pitches and relevant information. 
Come with a story and harvest with a film! 
Registration for the 12th BJIFF Project Pitches: 
Qualifications for Project Pitches: 
1. Scope of projects collection: Chinese film projects 
2. Feature film with complete script which can be filmed; a 5,000-word story summary and a complete script need to be submitted; 
3. The film shooting has not started yet and all financing activities have not been completed;
4. Projects which have never participated in other film markets or project pitches will enjoy priority;
5. Film projects should have the potential to be screened in China with commercial or artistic values. 
Qualifications for Pitching Projects: 
1. Scope of projects collection: Chinese film projects
2. The feature film project has been approved and filed with film production license; 
3. Feature film with complete script which can be filmed; a 5,000-word story summary and a complete script need to be submitted; 
4. The shooting has started but the film has not yet been officially completed, and it’s still in the stage in shooting or post-production in need of financing or resource cooperation; 
5. Director, producers and production companies have been in place and the shooting will start no later than February 28, 2022; 
6. Complete production budget and shooting schedule have been prepared, the full project schedule should be submitted; 
7. About 10 minutes of film trailer should be provided (the link to be watched online with password);
8. Overview of various stages of project development (within 200 words) should be submitted;
9. Film projects should have the potential to be screened in China with commercial or artistic values. 
Please visit the official website of the BJIFF (http://www.bjiff.com) for more details. 
Welcome to continue to stay tuned and join us!
Project Pitches Consultation: projectpitches@bjiff.com wipproject@bjiff.com
Other Consultation: filmmarket@bjiff.com
The 12th BJIFF Beijing Film Market is looking forward to your participation! 

 

 

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