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After the success of our online pitching competition in November 2020, Docs Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen are again offering a chance for documentary makers, from established filmmakers to new and emerging talent, to receive an award of up to £7,500 towards a pilot for a documentary feature.

You can pitch through a production company, or as an individual. Shortlisted projects will be invited to present their project at a public pitch at Docs Ireland where they will receive feedback from a panel of leading documentary industry players.

Apply for the Northern Ireland Screen Pitch

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  • The deadline for consideration for the Docs Ireland Northern Ireland Screen Pitch is Friday 7th May.
  • Shortlisted projects announced Friday 21st May.
  • The pitch will take place online on Saturday 19th June.

Applicant’s will be shortlisted by Docs Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen for the opportunity to pitch at the Northern Ireland Screen Feature Development Pitch.