DEADLINE EXTENDED - Don't miss your chance to win resources to help complete your short film


Do you have a fantastic idea for short film? Enter the 2019 Pitch Competition for a chance to bring your project to the screen.

Five finalists will receive coaching to prepare for a public pitch from international pitching and story consultant, Jan Miller, and present their five-minute pitch before a selection committee of screen-based media experts and an audience during the 9th Annual Women Making Waves Conference on Saturday, March 9, 2019 in Halifax.

The author of the winning pitch will receive a prize package that includes, $5,000 cash, to be used toward the production of their winning project, as well as in-kind services from 902 Post and William F. White International Inc.

This competition is open to female identifying student members and full WIFT-AT members who currently reside in Atlantic Canada.

What do you need to submit a pitch?

  • Film title, genre, length (max. 7 min)

  • Stage of development

  • Short synopsis (max 60 words)

  • Long synopsis (max 350 words)

  • Script (if available, max 7 pages)

  • Team member resume(s)

  • Director's vision statement.

Learn More: HERE

Download Guidelines: HERE


Contact: Andrea Vandenboer, Programming and Conference Coordinator


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