2016 is the 6th edition of the Cuban Hat Pitch! An online vote, as well as a tough jury deliberation has narrowed down all submissions to 5 carefully selected projects. These lucky filmmakers will pitch in front of the notoriously lively Cuban Hat Pitch audience and win cash prizes and services worth over 44,000$. The Cuban Hat Pitch is one of DCM’s biggest events and showcases the community’s collective support for promising documentary projects.
Diego Briceño + Giulia Frati | Makila
Kristen Brown | Para Todos Por Todos
Axel Laroche | Hispaniola
Lea Marinova + Maria Gracia Turgeon | (Re)Collected Memory
Sarah Seené | Plastic Beings
Sylvie Van Brabant + Veronique Radovic | Rising Strong
2016 CUBAN HAT PRIZES:
SPIRA: 95% discount on production and post production services | TORTUGA FILMS: 5 days of image colouring, including project preparation, equipment and coloring artist | ONF/ACIC: 5000$ in postproduction services | AUDIO SPR: 4 days of audio mixing | PRIM : 5000$ in production services or in postproduction | DOCUNEXION QUÉBEC-FRANCE: For the best interactive project, an invitation to attend the Sunny Side of the Doc 2017 | DOCUNEXION QUÉBEC-MEXIQUE: An invitation to attend the DocsMX 2016 market | MAKILA: 2-day pitch training workshop for the 5 finalists | DOC CIRCUIT MONTRÉAL: 5 Market Accreditations | AGENCE TOPO: A free subscription to its next training program and in multiplatform production mentoring | DOC CANADA: One year membership | AKA DCP: 1000$ in DCP services, enough for a feature + 4 subtitles + first physical support + torrent + trailer | MAIN FILM: 1000$ in equipment rental services and in production and postproduction services + a subscription to Main Film | LUSSIER & KHOUZAM: 1000$ in legal consultancy | SLA COOP: 1000$ in rental services | VIDÉOGRAPHE: 1000$ in equipment rental services | HOT DOCS FORUM: 1 all-access pass | INIS: 500$ applicable to any workshop | T&S COOP: 50% off on subtitling services | CINEMA POLITICA: 300$ cash prize + assistance through the “Adopt A Doc” program for the project with the strongest social justice focus
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