Call for Applications

Back 26 May 2017 12:45
Call for Applications

Film Project Pitching

Golden Apricot Fund for Cinema Development (GAFCD) is accepting applications for pitching and one-to-one sessions for fiction, documentary and animation films within the frameworks of CREATIVE EUROPE FORUM which will be part of the 14th Golden Apricot IFF on July 12-14, 2017. Eligible are filmmakers (directors, producers, scriptwriters) from Armenia and the Diaspora.

This is an exclusive opportunity for Armenian filmmakers to meet European film professionals in Yerevan to find international partners for their films and film projects.

The projects can be from the script-development to post-production stage.

In order to apply to the Forum, you should download and fill-in the application form, and send it along with the below listed documents:

1.The log-line and synopsis
2.Short biography and filmography of the director and producer
3.Director’s vision
4.Estimated budget and Financial plan

The selected projects will participate in professional trainings and will be invited to pitch their projects.

The format of pitching will be flexible allowing for maximal interaction of young and professional filmmakers from Armenia discuss their projects/films with the international experts.

The Project Book will be published and distributed among the Forum participants and industry experts.

The applications should be sent to  by 15 June, 2017 at the latest.

The main focus of the CREATIVE EUROPE FORUM is promotion of cooperation between the creative and cultural industries of Eastern Partnership countries and Europe, co-production, and advocating of a full membership of EaP countries in the Creative Europe Programme. The FORUM will consist of practical panels, workshops, presentations, case-studies, and Q-A sessions.

The CREATIVE EUROPE FORUM is realized with the support of the EaP CSF RE-GRANTING 2017 scheme ( and in partnership with:



   National Cinema Center of Armenia 
   International Foundation LEA (Georgia)
   International Public Organization “Internews” (Ukraine)
This project is funded by the European Union.                


 Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation
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