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CONECTA Fiction 2021 Awards

CONECTA Fiction 2021 Awards
Announced the awards for the fhe fifth edition of Conecta Fiction 2021. This edition has been the one that has awarded the most prizes, 13 in total, among the 40 projects that competed for them in six different pitching categories.

Premier of the series Yrreal winner of the RTVE-Playz Award at the last edition of Conecta FICTION.

 This year there were 6 different categories for pitching projects, 4 of which are international: PITCH COPRO SERIES, PITCH SHORT-FORM SERIES, PITCH MUSIC SERIES and PITCH EURORREGIÓN NAEN and 2 national sessions: PITCH CLIPS, and PITCH FUNDACION SGAE. All of them have been presented in person at the Palacio de Congresos Baluarte in Pamplona-Iruña, (Navarra, Spain). This year the value of the prizes, as well as the number of prizes and their sponsors, has been considerably increased.

The awards gala was hosted by Sara Escudero and was followed by a series that originated in the previous edition of Conecta FICTION, an exclusively professional forum that has become one of the events with the highest percentage of award-winning series that have managed to be produced in the international scene.

PREMIERE SERIES: YRREAL. - Winner of the RTVE - Playz Award at the previous edition of Conecta FICTION. It has had its world and exclusive premiere in which the first two chapters of an action thriller with a short series format have been presented. After the screening, open to the public of the city of Pamplona, as well as to accredited professionals at the event, there was a discussion presented by Sara Escudero and with the presence of Jennifer Jullien, producer of the series and Alberto Utrera, creator and director. The premiere was attended by Angy Fernández, the leading actress in the series.

Award-winning projects in the fifth edition of Conecta FICTION

• RTVE AWARD, consisting of the signing of a project development contract: "FORGET MY NAME" / AVI FILMS, SPAIN

• PLAYZ AWARD, consisting of the signing of a project development contract: "THE BEACH HOUSE" / Mediacrest Entertainment, SPAIN.



• ACORDE AWARD, which will provide the music for a project of their choice: "HARROGATE DETECTIVE AGENCY" / Fuera de Series Producciones, SPAIN.

• ARPA ABOGADOS CONSULTORES AWARD, consisting of 10 hours of consultancy and legal advice: "SMAVER" / Smaver Microfilms Studio, SPAIN.

• SPAIN FILM COMMISION AWARD: "LIFE" / Mediacrest Entertainment, White Lion Films and Mediawan, SPAIN

• EURORREGION PRIZE for development worth 6.000€: "BETWEEN WALLS" / Bixabu Entertaiment, SPAIN.
• EURORREGIÓN PRIZE / EITB PRIZE, consisting of a development contract worth 10.000€: "BETWEEN WALLS" / Bixabu Entertaiment, SPAIN.
• EURORREGIÓN PRIZE / FRANCE 3 NOUVELLE-AQUITAINE PRIZE, consisting in a 10.000€ development contract: "GAIA" / Aura Pictures, SPAIN.
• EURORREGION PRIZE / ACORDE MUSIC LIBRARY PRIZE, consisting of access to its music library worth its music library for a value of 1.500€: "GAIA" / Aura Pictures, SPAIN.
• EURORREGIÓN PRIZE / NAVARRA TELEVISIÓN PRIZE, consisting of the recording of a promotional clip and the coverage of the winning project in its programmes: "GAIA" / Aura Pictures, SPAIN.

• BIME PRO-CONECTA FICTION AWARD: CONSISTING OF MENTORING WITH THE RENOWNED COMPOSER AND MUSIC PRODUCER ÓSCAR GÓMEZ (CARGO MUSIC) FOR 3 PROJECTS:

o BEATERS / PRODUCCIONES CINEMATOGRÁFICAS DEL SUR, MEXICO.
o STRINGS / SPUTNIK VOSTOK PRODUCTION, RUSSIA.
o CHAPA RECORDS/ PRIS&BATTY FILMS, SPAIN.


• TV DRAMA VISION AWARD, consisting of an invitation to present the project in person at the next edition of the Gotenborg Festival (Sweden): "THE STOLEN KIDS". María Wood Producciones and Megamedia, CHILE.

• ALMA Screenwriters Guild AWARD: "WASTING TIME" / Hector Beltran.
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