M:Brane Pitching Forum, 16-18 March 2021

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
16 March 2021 - 18 March 2021
Malmö / Online
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Event Description

  • M:brane is a unique meeting place with focus solely on projects aimed at a young audience, age 3-18 years. Cinema, tv, documentaries, interactive, VR, immersive storytelling.
  • M:brane is a strictly B2B platform for producers with high visions, financiers, buyers, distributors and sales agents plus a number of professional observers, where they get an exclusive introduction to creative and highly innovative projects at an early stage.
  • Around 220 professionals from over 20 countries meets during three intensive days in a warm and friendly atmosphere in Malmö.

A Short Note from the Festival Director:

Just four days before the Opening of the 14th M:brane, we took the hard decision to cancel the event. One year of preparations just fell to the floor during unusual and chaotic days. not many other or any forums and festivals were cancelled at that time, so we felt quite alone. However, we managed to -in hast- make online Pitchings and the RealYoung workshop. And our lovely Jury was subsequently able to select of Winner of the 2020 Pitch Award. Hurray! 

It felt strange and sad not to be able to welcome old and new colleagues to Malmö and M:brane. But we received overwhelmingly many supportive and warm responses from understanding participants and collaborators. Well, a few ”It’s only a flu” were muttered, but that changed quite fast.
Now we are heading forward towards the 15th M:brane even if we still don’t know how the situation will be in March next year. There is a shift, absolutely, and now we are deeply involved in the planning of making a great event - again. So keep your eyes open and we will share our news with you fluently as the process of giving new shape to M:brane 2021 will emerge step by step.

Lennart Ström, Director M:brane

2021 Call for entries (Archive)

Submission to M:brane Forum 2021 is open for European co-productions for all genres and platforms aimed at young audiences age 3-18 years
and include an invitation to

  • Documentary Producers to submit for the 7th RealYoung Producers of VR/Immersive/Dome content
  • Canadian Producers looking for co-production with Europe to submit within our Focus on Canada and 
  • Producers of stories originating in indigenous cultures from the Arctic North

When applying, the project must have finalized at least 10% of the financing. This financing shall be presented with at least a signed 'Letter of Intent' from a financier with the granted sums defined.

The budget must be in currency of EURO and all documentation MUST be presented in English. A maximum of two projects per company can be entered. Producers can apply without a director attached.

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  • Submission form
  • Deadline: 3 December 2021
  • Contact:  Project Manager Maritte Sørensen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2020 Best Film Pitch Award went to the animated series project, Tiny Films About Sorrow by Karsten Mungo Madsen, director/ producer (Tiny Film Aps, Denmark).



Event Dates

  • From 16 March 2021 to 18 March 2021