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Madrid Online Pitchbox takes place this week

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- Seven series and seven feature films in development will take part in the new edition of the online pitching event aiming to create collaborations with leading companies in the audiovisual sector

Madrid Online Pitchbox takes place this week
Director Igor Legarreta, who is participating with his project La balada del extraño y el premuerto (© Matteo Rovella)

The Filmarket Hub platform has unveiled the projects that will take part in the new edition of Madrid Online Pitchbox, its online pitching event for Spanish feature films and series in development. Once again, this initiative will connect emerging talents and fiction projects with leading Spanish companies in the industry in an online event that will take place on 26 and 27 January: the first day dedicated to series and the second to feature films. The project creators will be able to make a sales pitch and meet with executives from leading Spanish companies in the industry. As well as the 14 projects selected through the call for entries, the winners of the latest Filmarket Hub international screenwriting contests (all of which are listed at the end) will also take part.

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Among the titles that took part in previous editions include feature films such as Lost & Found [+see also:
trailer
film profile
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(2022) and Adiós [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Paco Cabezas
film profile
]
(2019), and the upcoming premieres of Sin huellas (an original series from Amazon Prime Video) and Todos los nombres de Dios, a film directed by Daniel Calparsoro and starring Luis Tosar (read more).

This Filmarket Hub initiative is once again supported by the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. As part of this partnership, the two best student projects from the Master’s in Film and TV Screenwriting with ALMA Writers Guild will be included in the Madrid Online Pitchbox catalogue and will be recommended through the Filmarket Hub's online marketplace: the selected projects in this edition are the feature film Bai, Bai by Alba Esquinas, and the series La isla del fuego, by Álvaro Berrios and José Suay.

Filmarket Hub is an international online marketplace that connects film and television projects in development with companies in the audiovisual sector: production companies, studios, television networks, streaming platforms, sales agencies and distributors. The platform aims to give visibility to the best emerging talent and to promote agreements to produce new titles.

The projects:

Series

Barro y fuego
Created and written by Álvaro Núñez, Cristóbal Celma and Jaime Tigeras

De buena familia
Created and written by Jorge Yúdice and Zebina Guerra
Directed by Jorge Yúdice

En lo profundo del asfalto
Created and written by Matías García
Directed by Moisés Ramos

Fuera de juego
Created by Alexina B.
Written by María Fernández

La broma
Created by Marina Gimeno
Written by Marina Gimeno and Juanjo Moscardó
Produced by Juanjo Moscardó (Cosabona Films)

La promoción
Created and written by Fran Ventura and Alberto Iglesias

Qué bien se te ve para lo jodida que estás
Created and written by Juanpe Gálvez and Diana Rojo
Directed by Borja González
Produced by Oriol Marcos (Set Màgic Audiovisual)

Feature films

A fuego vivo
Written by Salva Rubio

Asuntos sociales
Written by Rubén Ávila

Dependienta
Written by Beatriz González and Manuel Feijóo

Donde el azufre arde
Written by Jaime Tigeras

En obras
Written by Víctor Gado
Directed by Francesco Cocco

Ultramar (El lado negro)
Written by Raúl Mancilla

Vidas sin huella
Written by Mónica Dopico and Goya Toledo

Guest projects

Vivir con mi madre
Written by Leire Albinarrate
(Winner of the International Pilot Competition TV 2022)

La balada del extraño y el premuerto
Written by Javier Félix Echániz and Igor Legarreta
Directed by Igor Legarreta
(Winner of the International Feature Film Screenwriting Competition 2022)

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(Translated from Spanish by Vicky York)

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