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ALFF Pitch Event

This event took place on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2023 at 1:00 pmOld Fire Hall

The Industry sessions wrap up with the ever popular ALFF Pitch Competition. Win prizes to advance your project. Details at

Submit your short film project idea for the ALFF Pitch Event – Deadline Wednesday, February 1st

The Yukon Film Society is pleased to announce the seventh annual ALFF Pitch Event, as part of the Available Light Film Festival.

The Pitch Event will be held in-person on Sunday February 12 starting at 1:00 pm in Whitehorse. Six teams will have 5 minutes each to pitch their ideas for short, one-off documentaries, experimental and fiction productions to panel of visiting film and media industry decision-makers. Panelists include: Brenda Lieberman (Calgary International FF), Mike Gravitis (Northwestel Community TV) and Nic Meloney (CBC Unscripted and Indigenous).

This event is free to attend! Everyone is welcome.



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: Wednesday February 1st at 5:00pm MST/ YST

Successful submissions will be notified by Monday February 6


Projects can be up to 15 minutes in length

We are looking for projects with a cohesive, strong creative vision.

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 September 1, 2024.

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: (for more info or to submit)

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