Back to IndieWire

Moscow Business Square June 25 – 27, 2012 CALL FOR APPLICATION

Moscow Business Square June 25 - 27, 2012 CALL FOR APPLICATION

The Moscow Business Square is the industry platform of the 34th Moscow International Film Festival. This is the only large-scale international event for film business professionals on the territory of Russia.  Moscow Business Square 2012 will include the 4th Moscow Co-production Forum, Business Round-tables and Eurasia Film Meetings (International Film Forum for CIS, Baltic Countries and Georgia). This year program will have a special focus on the film industry of USA and Canada.

 Since the establishment of Moscow Business Square Co-production Forum in 2009, it has become an efficient platform for co-production development.  In previous years, Un Certain Regard 2011 official selection The Hunter , directed by Bakur Bakuradze, ISA: CTB) and Berlin Film Festival 2011 official selection Innocent Saturday, directed by Alexander Mindadze (ISA:Global Screen) were presented at Moscow Co-production Forum.

This year they are scouting for up to 20 co-production projects from all different parts of the world to present from 25-27 of June, 2012.  For the first time, the best project will receive the prize from the Russian Cinema Fund of 5,000 EUROS.

Selection Criteria:

In order to be eligible to enter Moscow Co-production Forum 2012, the projects have to meet the following criteria:

1. Project has to be a feature film at the stage of development;

2. The project has to have high potential of international or European distribution;

3. By the moment of submission, the script must be completed;

4. By the moment of submission, producer and director have to be attached to the project;

5. The project has to prove that 20% of finance is already secured.

Documents requirements:

1. Filled-in project form (attached);

2. English language synopsis (2-3 pages);

3. Script fragments in English language (8-10 pages);

4. Directorʼs vision (1 page);

5. Budget and financial plan.

Application deadline is May 7, 2012.

CONTACT: Olga Kolegaeva, Head of Moscow Co-production Forum,

Contact for press: Artem Ivanov,

Moscow Business Square is organized by the Russian Cinema Fund and the Moscow International Film Festival.   The operator of the Moscow Business Square – RFilms.


Sign Up: Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Sign up for our Email Newsletters here.

This Article is related to: News and tagged , , , , ,