11 feature film projects were selected for Transilvania Pitch Stop (TPS) and will be presented to international film professionals at the industry event organized by Transilvania IFF on June 9th & 10th, in Cluj, Romania.

The projects come from 1st and 2nd time directors from Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Russia, Greece, Turkey and Georgia and are currently in development and financing. More than 60 feature film projects were submitted for the co-production platform, extended internationally as of this year.

A jury of international professionals along with a representative from Eurimages will award three important prizes:

– Eurimages Co-production Development Award, amounting to €20,000
– Post-production services offered by Chainsaw Europe, valued at €30,000
– Romanian Film Centre and DACIN-SARA Prize, amounting to €5,000

Additionally, 6 projects coming from first and second time filmmakers from Romania and Moldova will participate in a development workshop, between June 5th– 8th. The workshop will provide guidance on script development, as well as training and a platform for pitching the projects in front of prospective partners. Up to two of them will be selected to compete, along with the international ones, for the TPS awards.

The selected Moldovan projects:


  •    Director: Violeta Gorgos
  •    Producer: Radu Gorgos
  •    Production Company: OWH Studio

The Island

  •    Director: Dumitru Grosei
  •    Producer: Valentina Iusuphodjaev
  •    Production Company: Brio Film

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