Netflix, European Producers Club Reveal Series Pitch Contest Winners at Venice

Netflix and the European Producers Club (EPC) have revealed the winners 

of a pitch contest for fictional series at the ongoing Venice Film Festival. 

The pitch contest is a joint initiative by EPC and Netflix to help create new opportunities for European women producers.

It was launched at Series Mania in March, and open to EPC producers working for women-owned companies 

Following a selection process by an independent jury, composed of Cia Edstrom, 

Francine Raveney and Olivier Kohn, the competition finalists pitched their projects to the Netflix content team. 

Anna Mannion of Tri Moon Films, Ireland, won the first prize of €50,000 

while Ada Solomon of Microfilm, Romania, won the second prize of €20,000. 

Mariela Besuievsky, Tornasol Media (Spain), Martichka Bozhilova, Agitprop (Bulgaria), Gabriele M. Walther,