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November 12th, 2018 Parties at RIDM Headquarters

Cuban Hat Pitch

Cuban Hat Pitch is coming back for an eighth consecutive year! Following a call for projects and a tough jury deliberation, we narrowed down all submissions to six carefully selected projects. After a week of online voting, these lucky filmmakers will pitch in front of the notoriously lively Cuban Hat Pitch audience and win cash prizes and services worth over $50,000. The Cuban Hat Pitch is one of DCM’s big events and showcases the community’s collective support for promising documentary projects.

Moderation
Diego Briceño + Giulia Frati

Projects
Alexandra Sicotte-Lévesque – Greyland
Lysandre Leduc-Boudreau – Jacques
Mary Armstrong – Chili 1973 : The other 9/11
Joannie Lafrenière – Gabor
Maya Annik Bedward – Black Zombie
Mackenzie Reid Rostad - Goodnight Goodnight

Thanks to Makila and all our Cuban Hat Pitch partners!

AGENCE TOPO - A free subscription to its next training program and in multiplatform production mentoring
AKADCP - $1,000 in DCP services, enough for a feature + 4 subtitles + first physical support + torrent + trailer
CINEMA POLITICA - $300 cash prize + assistance through the «Adopt a Doc» program for the project with the strongest social justice focus
CQAM - 1 associate membership as well as advice and support
DOC NATIONAL - 1 year membership to each of the members of the winning team
FCTMN - 1 year membership for each woman winner
HOT DOCS FORUM - 1 all-access pass for the 2019 festival
INIS - $500 applicable to any workshop
LUSSIER & KHOUZAM - $1,000 in legal consultancy
MAIN FILM - $1,000 in equipment rental services and in production and postproduction services + 1 year subscription to Main Film
MAKILA : 2-day pitch training workshop for the 6 finalists
ONF/ACIC - $5,000 in postproduction services
PRIM - $10,000 in production services or in postproduction
SLA COOP - $1,000 in rental services
SPIRA - $10,000 in rental services
TRANS & SUB COOP - 50% on subtitling services
TORTUGA FILMS - 7-day artistic residency at Le Bic, including accommodation, workstation and access to offline editing ssuites + technical consulting services + 50% off other technical services
VIDEOGRAPHE - 7-day rental of a digital lab + 1-day use of a digital suite
XN QUÉBEC - 1 one-year general membership, professional category + 2 ticket for the Numix awards gala

Open to all.

Thanks to Makila and to all of our Cuban Hat Pitch partners.

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