Interactive Pitch

Interactive Pitch: a financing and promotion platform for interactive and transmedia documentary projects

The Interactive Pitch consists on a presentation of 4 interactive projects in front a selection of financers, especially interested in this kind of projects, and DocsBarcelona accredited professionals. After the Interactive Pitch, one-on-one meetings are held between projects and financers based on the financers’ requests.



Wednesday, May 24th from 12.00 p.m to 2.00 p.m  at CCCB.
The one-on-one meetings will take place on the same Wednesday, May 24th from 3.00 p.m to 4.30 p.m.

All the pitch presentations will be in English.

Access with Accreditation only.

These are the projects selected for the Interactive Pitch:

Beyond the Shadows

Director: Maria Teresa Larrain

Producers: Maria Ignacia Court, Maria Teresa Larrain

Developers and designers: Fabian Andrade, Teresa Ariztia, Magdalena Manríquez

Maremoto Productions, Mucha Media

Canada, Chile



Directors: Xavi Garcia, Carlos Villaoslada

Producer: Alba Calani

15-L. Films



Kinshasa Now

Director and producer: Marc-Henri Wajnberg

Wajnbrosse Productions



Yours In Sisterhood

Director and producer: Irene Lusztig

Komsomol Films

United States

The panel of financers confirmed is:

  • Lili Blumers, ARTE France (France)
  • Emma Dessau, PBS (USA)
  • Alberto Fernández, RTVE Lab (Spain)
  • Jess Gormley, The Guardian (United Kingdom)
  • Chris Hastings, PBS – World Channel (WGBH) (USA)
  • Annick Jakobowicz, Nouvelles Ecritures, France Télévisions (France)
  • John-Paul Marin, SBS (Australia)
  • Louis-Richard Tremblay, National Film Board (Canada)

The row 0 confirmed is:

  • Edorta Arana, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU (Spain)
  • Tània Balló, Nina Films/Intropia Media (Spain)
  • Ferran Clavell, TV3 (Spain)
  • Bea Narbaiza, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU (Spain)
  • Pere Ortin, Altaïr Magazine (Spain)
  • César Peña, RTVE Lab (Spain)
  • Serrana Torres, Intropia Media (Spain)



The project Beyond the Shadows from Maria Teresa Larrain has been selected in collaboration with the documentary festival DocsBarcelona Valparaíso (Chile).

The Interactive Pitch Workshop will take place as a training for the selected projects

Interactive Pitch participants will attend a training workshop to fine tune their projects and pitching skills so to have the best opportunity for a successful meeting with broadcasters and funders, and improve the chances of financing their documentary. The workshop will be led by Susanna Lotz, expert in interactive documentary.

If your project is selected, the cost to participate at Interactive Pitch is:

FEE (21% VAT included*)
*The fee is per project, the maximum number of people allowed per project is 2.

The fee includes:

Music Library Award

Music Library & SFX rewards with €600 cash one of the Interactive Pitch projects. Music Library & SFX offers 360 degrees music supervision services and exclusive quality music, all genres and styles, sfx sound and post-production sound services to add value to any type of audiovisual content, with the best rates and conditions: multiplatform core rights covered, worldwide and to always.


The winner project from the Music Library award has been “Yours in Sisterhood” from Irene Lusztig.

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