Pitching in development

Format: Live-action film
Genre: Family/ Adventure
Duration: 70-75 min
Country of Production: Slovenia
Target Audience: Children 4-6, Children 7-9
Production Company: Senca Studio
Producer: Ida Weiss
Scriptwriter: Saša Eržen
Goals at the Warsaw Kids Film Forum: Funding / Co-producer / Distribution/ Sales Agent /TV station
Estimated Budget: 1 600 000 EUR
Confirmed Financing: 56 000 EUR

The Beanie is an alternative Christmas film about two children making their own wishes come true.


on producer:
Ida Weiss

Ida Weiss (1974) graduated in multimedia production. For more than 20 years she runs production company Bela film (Ltd) and cultural entity Senca Studio which predominantly focuses on children content. Her production credits include more than 35 titles screened worldwide. She is a member of the EFA, EAVE and ACE producers networks as well as EWA network.




on scriptwriter:
Saša Eržen

Saša Eržen (1973), Slovenian screenwriter, graduated in Communication Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana. She’s been writing for children and youth for more than twenty years: books, stories, TV shows, puppet theatre plays (one of her plays won an international award), etc. The Beanie is her first screenplay for children’s feature film.