Each year there can be only one winner of The Pitch – the entrant the judges decide has the most compelling or entertaining take on the source material. But there are always strong contenders among the finalists and sometimes we are able to help with the development and production of other Pitch entrants.
This might be in the form of script development (with notes from story experts and other filmmakers) or through a contribution to the production funds.
To find out more about films where The Pitch and Reel Issues Films has been able to help, as well as read what the filmmakers have to say about the process, click through below.
Runner up, 2015
Emerging screenwriter Hannah Lee took a tale of jealously and betrayal in Genesis and spun it into a story of surrogacy and asylum. Never Let Me Go director Mark Romanek said the film was “superbly done”, while The Guardian’s film critic Peter Bradshaw hailed it as “excellent!”.