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The Yukon Film Society is pleased to announce the eighth annual ALFF Pitch Event, as part of the Available Light Film Festival.
The Pitch Event will be held in-person on Saturday February 10th in Whitehorse as part of the ALFF Industry Forum. Six creative teams will have 5 minutes each to pitch their ideas for short, one-off documentaries, experimental and fiction productions.
ABOUT THE ALFF PITCH PRIZE
The jury selected winner will receive $7,500 cash and $5000 in-kind production services and equipment towards the production of the film. The ALFF Pitch Prize is sponsored by Northwestel Community Television and the Yukon Film Society.
Deadline for submitting your pitch: Monday, January 22, 2024 at 5:00pm MST/ YST
Successful submissions will be notified by Monday January 29
INFO & GUIDELINES:
Projects can be up to 15 minutes in length
We are looking for projects with a cohesive, strong vision that can be completed in the allotted delivery schedule.
Projects can be a pilot episode of a web series but must stand on its own as a one-off film.
Projects selected to pitch will be evaluated for creative content, career and artistic growth and likelihood of the film finding its audience.
The producer and copyright owner must be a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident or Landed Immigrant, over the age of 18, to be eligible to receive a pitch prize. At minimum, one member of the key creative team (writer, director, producer) must be a Yukon resident. Winning films must be delivered by April 30, 2025
HOW TO SUBMIT:
Send a one-sheet description of the project you’d like to pitch! You MUST include genre, length of project, synopsis and short bios of key creatives (Producer, Writer, Director). Video clips are encouraged but not mandatory (reference to past work or sizzle reel for project).
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (for more info or to submit)