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Madrid Pitchbox Welcomes Fresh Talent to New Edition

Larry Levene-produced “3 Astronauts,” Jorge Dorado and Ivan Sainz-Pardo’s “The Road of Life” and Gsus López’s “Story at Dawn” figure among the seven finalists at the fifth edition of Pitchbox, a films-in-development showcase organized in Madrid by online platform Filmarket Hub. Taking place May 22, the event encourages new film talent discovery — and it gives Madrid a new line in co-production forums as well.

The projects will be pitched in front of a select group of executives from key Spain-based film companies, among them Atresmedia Cine, Telecinco Cinema, Rtve, Avalon, DeAPlaneta, TriPictures and Dynamo. After the pitch fest, the participants meet in a networking session.

“The companies can know first-hand a wide-ranging project selection which has already been filtered and analyzed, giving them direct access to the best emerging talent through an entertaining event format,” says Filmarket Hub co-founder Bernardo Gómez.

With more than 12,000 users across Europe and Latin America,

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