Czech Film Springboard

Czech Film Springboard

Czech Film Springboard

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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 2023, the programme took place within the Finále Plzeň film festival on September 22-24. 

Czech Film Springboard is composed in four parts:

  • Pitching & Round Tables - Presentation of upcoming Czech films
  • Who Is Who
  • Funding News
  • Preparation training (for Pitching & Round Tables projects)

Presentation of projects

Pitching & Round Tables (closed presentation and consultation)
Presentation of around 6 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 development, and to give the projects a chance to test their viability.

Funding News
Friday, 22 September | 15:00
Moderator: Markéta Šantrochová (Czech Film Center)

Moderated discussion about funding opportunities and co-producing in Europe.

The representatives of invited funds will give the short overviews, and answer concrete questions from the audiens on accessing financing in their countries.

Who Is Who
Friday, 22 September | 16:30
Moderator: Markéta Šantrochová (Czech Film Center)

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

List of projects selected for 2023 edition:

  • Europa (Europa), written and directed by: Jan Gebert, producer: Radovan Síbrt / PINK
  • Jako vzduch (Like Air), written and directed by: Elvira Dulskaia, producers: Rozálie Brožková, Julietta Sichel / 8Heads Productions
  • Nebezpečný víkend (Dangerous Weekend), written and directed by: Tomasz Wiński, producers Tomasz Wiński, Tereza Wiński / One Way Ticket Films
  • Odchodem to nekončí (You Never Just Walk Away), written and directed by: Rozálie Kohoutová, producer: Martina Knoblochová / Punk Film
  • V dobré víře (In Good Faith), written and directed by: Anna Wowra, producer: Tomáš Pertold / Perfilm

Read the article about Czech Film Springboard 2023 projects HERE

List of experts for 2023 edition HERE.

2022 - details
Read the article about Czech Film Springboard 2022 projects HERE

List of experts (2022)

2021 - details
Read the article about Czech Film Springboard 2021 projects HERE
List of experts (2021)

2020 - details
Read the article about Czech Film Springboard 2020 projects HERE

List of experts (2020)

2019 - details
Read the article about Czech Film Springboard 2019 projects HERE
List of experts (2019)

2018 - details
Read the article about Czech Film Springboard 2018 projects HERE

List of experts (2018)

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)
 

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division of the Czech Film Fund promoting Czech cinema worldwide

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