Euro Connection is the main platform for the co-production of short films. This two-day pitching and networking event aims at fostering partnerships between production companies from Europe and beyond around short film projects. The call for projects for the next edition (February 4 and 5 2020) is now open. Producers willing to pitch a short film project at Euro Connection and whose company is based in a European country associated to the event must send their application by email no later than October 20, 2019 to the national correspondent in their country.

Countries associated to the 2020 edition are: Austria, Baltic countries, Belgium (French-speaking), Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, North Macedonia*, Netherlands & Flanders, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Serbia*, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom. *new associated countries

In total, 14 projects will be presented at Euro Connection 2020, carefully selected by a professional European jury among the finalist projects designated by the national correspondents (1 per country). Participants will be informed of results end of November, and selected projects will be announced on this site mid-January 2020. Selected producers are invited to Euro Connection. A dozen producers will be alsoinvited to be in the Producers Focus (the producers of the remaining finalist projects, outside the final selection, will be given priorityinvitations tobe part of the Producers Focus).

For the first time in 2020, 5 international projects (outside Europe) will be pitched at Euro Connection. Projects will be invited by the organizers in collaboration with partner institutions. Invitation details will be defined with the partners.

160 industry delegates take part in Euro Connection each year. Clermont-Ferrand accreditation holders wishing to attend Euro Connection pitching sessions will be able to book their seat using the online form available here from mid-January 2020.

87 films werecompleted, including 44 international co-productions, as a result from the first 10 editions.

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