Thessaloniki Pitching Forum: March 5-9, 2023

Thessaloniki Pitching Forum is the new co-producing and co-financing platform of the TDF for creative and TV documentaries, as well as for new media documentaries (virtual and enhanced reality). The participants will have the opportunity to discuss their projects, to receive feedback and advice during a two-day lab and prepare for pitching with the help of documentary professionals. Then, they pitch their projects to a panel of industry professionals and have one-on-one meetings with financiers, international decision makers and representatives of the international audiovisual sector.

Countries eligible to participate in the Thessaloniki Pitching Forum (as major production country or as a co-production country): Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Bosnia – Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kosovo*, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, North Macedonia, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine.

The projects will be evaluated by an international selection committee.

We are looking for:


Application Materials:

Please attach in the application form one singular PDF document in English


Application procedure:


Selection Criteria:


What happens if my project is selected?


Thessaloniki Pitching Forum awards are:


Thessaloniki Pitching Forum - Applications Closed


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*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244/1999 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence