Euro Connection

Euro Connection is the main platform for the co-production of short films. This two-day pitching and networking event aims at fostering partnerships between European and international production companies faround short film projects. The next edition will take place on Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5 February 2025, and will include pitching sessions, informal networking for producers and participants and one-on-one business meetings.

Euro Connection brings together:

  • 12 European projects that are selected for pitching
  • 6 producers invited as Producers in Focus
  • An overall industry audience of 150 producers and production partners from Europe

The next call for projects will be launched at the beginning of September 2025. All info will be published on this page and shared by our network of correspondents all over Europe. 

May apply producers legally based in one of the countries associated to Euro Connection 2025, and all projects must match the following criteria:

  • The project is a short film (animation, fiction, creative documentary, VR project).
  • The duration does not exceed 30 minutes.
  • The project must have partial funding* in place granted from an external source (third party organisation).
  • The producer intends to develop the film as an international coproduction.
  • Shooting or production shall start no earlier than June 2025

Euro Connection revolves around: 

  • Script consulting session (online, mid-Dec. 2024)
  • Live pitch training session (Monday 3 February 2025).
  • Live pitching sessions (Tuesday 4 February 2025).
  • Facilitated networking for producers and participants.
  • One-on-one business meetings (Wednesday 5 February 2025).

110 films were completed, including 61 international co-productions, as a result from the first 16 editions.

Pitch EC

Presented by the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Market, in association with the Creative Europe MEDIA Desk France and the Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée, Euro Connection receives support from Creative Europe’s MEDIA sub-programme and the PROCIREP.

Information: / Tél.: +33 (0)4 73 14 73 22