Czech Film Springboard

Czech Film Springboard


Czech Film Springboard is an industry programme organised by the Czech Film Fund / Czech Film Center in cooperation with Finále Plzeň film festival since 2016.

In 2018, the programme will run between April 21 – 24, 2018.

Czech Film Springboard is composed in four parts:

  • Pitching & Round Tables - Presentation of upcoming Czech films
  • Work in Progress presentation (newly added in 2018)
  • Who Is Who
  • Funding News

Presentation of projects

Pitching & Round Tables (closed presentation and consultation)
Presentation of 6-8 Czech projects in development. Selected projects are pitched to invited international experts from various areas of film industry by their producers and directors and later discussed individually at round tables with selected professionals.
The event is closed for public and accessible only for invited experts and presenters of the selected projects. The ultimate goal is to draw attention of competent international experts to carefully selected Czech projects in various stages of development, and to give the projects a chance to test their viability.

Works in Progress
Newly added presentation of works in progress projects – presentation of around 5 carefully selected films in late production or post-production that will be ready for festival release in the fall and that are ready to attract your attention, especially those of you being programmers or sales.

Who Is Who
Informal meeting with the invited foreign film industry experts. Representatives of co-production markets, financing platforms, festivals, training initiatives and sales agents will present their activities. Open to all film professionals present at the festival.

Funding News
Moderated discussion about funding opportunities and co-producing in Europe. The representatives of national funds of Slovenia, Estonia and Iceland will give the short overviews, and answer questions on accessing financing in their countries. Open to all film professionals present at the festival.

2017 - details
Read the article about Czech Film Springboard 2017 projects HERE

List of experts (2017)

2016 - details
Read the article about Czech Film Springboard 2016 projects HERE.

List of experts (2016)
List of projects 2016

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