For investigative and reportage video projects on internationally relevant topics. Such projects may be either in progress or in pre-production.
The shortlisted authors will present their projects to an international jury and to an audience consisting of broadcasters, producers and commissioning editors, during a public pitching session that will be conducted in English at the next DIG Festival, in Riccione, Italy.
The authors will have up to 5 minutes to describe the contents of their project, and up to 3 minutes to play a teaser which illustrates subject, characters, setting and reporting style. The presentation will be followed by an interview with the jury. While assessing the quality and originality of the subject, the jury will also take into consideration the feasibility and the economic sustainability of the project.
The shortlisted authors will be hosted in Riccione (maximum 2 per team).
Behind closed doors – The hidden reality of slaughterhouses and the meat industry
Chiara Caprio, Andrea Morabito (Animal Equality Italia)
Giuseppe Borello, Lorenzo Giroffi, Andrea Sceresini
Erasmus in Gaza
Chiara Avesani, Matteo Delbò
Iraq without rivers
Silvia Boccardi, Sara Manisera, Arianna Pagani, Francesca Tosarelli
Juanto – A writer from a country without bookstores
Share the city, destroy life – Airbnb, gentrification and precarity in the southern Europe of crisis
Hibai Arbide Aza, Rodrigo Hernández Tejero
We are not our mothers
Brishkay Ahmed, Carmen Henriquez, Denis Paquette