Guwahati, Dec 4: Providing a huge opportunity for the independent filmmakers of the region, the Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival (BVFF), along with Amazon Prime Video, allowed them to present their pitch directly to the leading OTT platform.
BVFF is introducing an opportunity where filmmakers can submit their pitches directly to the leading OTT platform, Amazon Prime Video. This initiative is designed to empower filmmakers, like never before, providing them with a stage to flourish, elevate the standards of filmmaking, and open doors within the film industry.
As BVFF is gearing up with immense excitement and enthusiasm for the 8th edition of the festival in Guwahati, to be held later this month, the festival has yet again taken steps to promote and showcase the huge talent of the filmmakers.
Building on the resounding success of the previous seven editions, the upcoming edition of Northeast India’s most celebrated film extravaganza promises to be even more extraordinary.
Speaking on the upcoming edition and the partnership with Amazon Prime Video, Tanushree Hazarika, Festival Director of Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival said, “As we gear up for the 8th edition of BVFF, we are thrilled to announce our partnership with Amazon Prime Video, a move that opens new horizons for independent filmmakers. This collaboration not only strengthens our commitment to fostering creativity but also provides filmmakers with a direct avenue to showcase their work on a global platform. We believe this initiative will redefine the landscape for aspiring filmmakers and contribute to the vibrant cinematic tapestry of the Northeast.”
How to apply
Filmmakers can submit their pitches by emailing them to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for sending the pitch is 8pm on December 7.
Point to remember
- Shortlisted teams will have the opportunity to present their elevator pitch to the esteemed jury members during the festival.
- Each team will be allocated 20 minutes for the pitch presentation, followed by a 10-minute Q&A session. Successful pitches stand a chance to receive support from Amazon Prime Video.
Filmmakers are encouraged to submit their pitches in PPT format, arranged in the following order:
Unique Selling Proposition (USP)
Talent and Crew