As part of the sixth Bašta Fest, with the support of the Film Center of Serbia, a new industry program was introduced – a free project presentation workshop (short fiction film up to 30 minutes) for young film directors and producers – Bašta Pitch! This year, the FIFTH Bašta Pitch awaits us, it will take place during the festival – from July 3 to July 7, 2024.

We invite directors and producers from Serbia, Montenegro and North Macedonia to apply with their projects for short fiction films! Five projects will be selected and each project will have two representatives – a director and a producer, a total of 10 workshop participants.

To apply, you need to send the following email to
– Script for a short fiction film up to 30 minutes
– Synopsis (1 page)
– Director’s statement (up to 2 pages)
– Biography of the director with a photo (up to 2 pages)
– Biography of the producer with a photo (up to 2 pages)
You can send the application in Serbian, Montenegrin or Macedonian language.

As part of Bašta Pitch, in several days of work with mentors, director Raško Miljković and producer Milan Stojanović, the participants will go through the preparation for the final pitch (presentation) on the last day of the festival when the winner will be chosen. The winner receives a cash prize of €1,000 for starting work on his achievement.

Applications are open until May 15, 2024. Participants will be announced no later than June 10, 2024.
We are waiting for your applications!