The Pitch o’ Féminin is an activity open to emerging female filmmakers from the African continent (Producer – Director – Screenwriter). It is a contest that aims to detect the best stories and help promote the owner in the local and international film industry.


The pitch o' feminin is open to women of African origin who want to have a career in the film industry. The candidate must be on her first short film project (fiction or documentary). 

The candidate must be the author of the project with which she is applying. If the film is a team project, she must have the written and signed authorization of all rights holders.

The candidate applying to the program may be:

  • The produjcer of the project,
  • The director of the project,
  • The script writer

The project submitted must be independent (no associated producer).

The candidate must be in

possession d’un passeport valide.

Le projet soumis doit être obligatoirement en anglais ou en français.

Le porteur du projet doit être obligatoirement fluent (parlé - écrit)  en français ou en anglais.

Algeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Equatorial Guinea, Togo, Eritrea, Cabo Verde, Gambia, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ghana, Gabon, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Comoros, Côte d'Ivoire, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Rwanda, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Seychelles, Sao Tome and Principe, Swaziland, Sudan, Somalia, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Chad, Central African Republic, South Sudan and Morocco.

Applications are closed

You are an emerging African female filmmaker (screenwriter - director - producer) and you have a short film project (documentary or fiction).