Prime & Fire Selects are looking for talented filmmakers to pitch and produce their ideas for a short specialist sports documentary. The most outstanding pitch receiving £10,000 production budget towards the production of their final short film, whilst 9 additional filmmakers with exceptional pitches will receive a £2,000 production budget each.
The judges are looking for unique, undiscovered human-interest stories and mini-documentaries based around action sports or specialist sports. The scope is huge and can be absolutely anything from skateboarding to free diving to stories of human sporting endeavor.
The 10 most innovative and original pitches will receive funding and support to make their ideas a reality.
To enter, filmmakers must submit:
- A 300 word written description/treatment of the story in English. This is ultimately the filmmaker's chance to pitch their idea, and should thoroughly explain who or what the documentary is about and the key narrative behind it.
- A 1-2 minute video that showcases not only the story behind the idea, but also demonstrates production skills and creativity to give the judges a real idea of what the finished piece might look like.
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