Launched in 2014 as a five-day workshop for first- and second-time directors from Romania and Moldova, the Pitch Stop expanded in 2017 to include a co-production platform with projects from countries across the region.
The pitching forum has quickly become one of the leading confabs for producers and directors in Eastern Europe and the Balkans, who have traditionally looked to Western Europe for co-production and distribution opportunities. International players are also zeroing in on the Tps to identify upcoming projects and emerging talents. “For them, it’s a good place to come and discover [the region],” said Tiff industry manager Dorina Oarga.
In selecting 10 projects for the Transilvania Pitch Stop, organizers are keen to identify “fresh,