Script Pitch

Talent Lab with a Script & Pitching Competition

Browse international writers & directors and their powerful projects!

The international Script Pitch is the pitching competition and talent lab during interfilm festival. Since 2013 the program has been inviting writers from around the world with their innovative short film projects to Berlin to work on their stories and pitch their ideas in front of an international jury after an intensive week of workshops and coaching. The Script Pitch wants to give the stage to compelling, courageous ideas, to new as well as to established talents and especially to underrepresented voices in the film industry. 68 talents and exciting projects to date! Have a look!

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HILKE RÖNNFELDT, born in Northern Germany with Danish-Icelandic roots, graduated as screenwriter in Sweden and is a part of independent film...

Bogdan Drumea is an aspirant filmmaker from Bucharest. He studies Screenwriting for MA Degree at UNATC and in 2017 co-founded a video production...

Born into a German-Ghanaian family in the Blackforest, Judith Rose Gyabaah soon discovered storytelling as her means to build bridges between her...

Veerle De Wilde is a Dutch-Belgian filmmaker based in Ghent. After studying psychology she worked as a psychotherapist for several years, while...

Mathilde Jouaud is a French writer-director. After doing her undergraduate studies in France in production management in cinema and TV, Mathilde...

Marion Lomboy is from Metro Manila, Philippines. His interests and influences are heavily from slice-of-life Japanese anime films and series....

Mario Orias is a Venezuelan-born storyteller based in Berlin, who specializes in film editing. Mario has worked in almost every genre, from...

Zhanna Ozirna is a director and a screenwriter. Berlinale talents 2020 and Cinemart (IFFR) 2021 participant. A member of Ukrainian Film Academy...

Imran Hamdulay is a writer, director and producer based in Cape Town, South Africa. Imran is a Berlinale Talents alumni and was the recipient of...

Viv Li is a Chinese filmmaker, writer and comedian based in Berlin and Beijing. She is a Berlinale Talents Alumni, Nipkow Fellow, IDFAcademy...

Eva Kamchevska was born and raised in Skopje, Macedonia. Being an only child wasn’t a lonely life for Eva, because she had her movies and TV....

Behnaz Eskandarnejad was born in Tehran, Iran. She was graduated in Persian Literature and studied cinema in Bamdad International Art Institute....

Born in the Philippines, Phyllis Grande is a filmmaker who had her roots in producing local independent and mainstream films. She ventured into...

Thanos Psichogios

Thanos Psichogios studied Political Science at the University of Athens and Filmmaking (MA) at the London Film School. His films are adaptations...

Sameh Alaa

Sameh Alaa is an Egyptian director, producer, and screenwriter. His first short film FIFTEEN premiered at the Toronto International Film...

Lydia Matata is a filmmaker based Nairobi Kenya. Lydia wrote and directed Sungura (rabbit) a short film revolving around sexuality, disability...

Abdelrahman Dnewar

Born in 1993, Abdelrahman and Saad in 2012 co-authored and directed the short student film "The Super Twins", which then was selected by the...

Saad Dnewar

A graduate of Applied Arts and Sciences in the German Unversity in Cairo Saad Dnewar started his career as a storyboard artist, working on...

Rania Majed

Rania Majed is a Lebanese producer and director with 16 years of international experience in film and TV production. She has produced and...

While on studies Aleksandra worked on several award winning short films, that were screened at renowned film festivals (Clermont Ferrand, Cannes,...

Britt Raes

Britt graduated in animation in 2011. She loves to draw, tell stories and finds choosing hard. Making animation the perfect match; you don't have...

Polen Ly

Polen Ly is self-taught filmmaker since 2012 after he studied five years at the Medical Faculty in Phnom Penh city. He has made a number of short...

Nadya is a screenwriter & director with a love for the absurd. From undying headless chickens to grandmothers taking over the mafia, she likes...

Berlin based filmmaker Summer Agnew is a graduate of the Elam School of Fine Arts. He was awarded the SPADA New Zealand Filmmaker of the year and...

Greg Fay is a London based writer and director, represented as a writer by Independent Talent (www.independenttalent.com). As of 2021, he has one...

Jamie Delaney is a UK based critically acclaimed, multi-award-winning Irish writer and . Graduated from the London College of Communication with...

Franka Sachse is an independent filmmaker. To create her animated films, she assumes the role of a scriptwriter, storyboard artist, art director,...

'In the Blink of an Eye' - Robert Award for Best Short (2021)...

A North Dakota native, Elizabeth Chatelain has directed several documentary and narrative shorts including MY SISTER SARAH, about her sister’s...

Based in the South of France, Léa Triboulet is a filmmaker and scriptwriter. After receiving an honors Master’s degree in scenography at the art...

Raluca David is a Romanian film director and scriptwriter and also a passionate video editor. She's made several critically acclaimed short films...

Rand Beiruty

Rand Beiruty, based between Amman and Berlin, is a writer, director, producer and co-founder of Shaghab Films, a Jordanian production company....

Soon after graduating with a BA in Architecture, Lebanese director Hussen lbraheem decided to follow his passion for cinema. He studied at the...

Johanna Rottenmaier, born 1974, is an author of screenplays and books, transmedia storyteller and media acitivist. Also she is head of a big...

Patrick Eriksson

Patrik was born in the north of Sweden in 1978. This year he is finishing his MFA in Film Editing from the Polish National Film School in...

Klara Stoyanova is a film student and freelance filmmaker. After taking part in a one-year course at the National Academy for Film and Theater...

Nefeli Rapti was born in Ioannina, Greece. She studied Greek Philology in the National and Capodistrian University in Athens and in Aarhus...

Graduate of York University’s screenwriting program, as well as an alumnus of Torino Film Lab....

Geo Doba is a Writer-Director and the first Romanian to participate in the Serial Eyes TV writing program at DFFB (the Deutsche Film- und...

BEST PITCH at the Script pitch competition, 29th INTERFILM International Short Film Festival, Berlin...