YFS News

Jan. 11

Call for Applications - ALFF Pitch Event

The Yukon Film Society is pleased to announce the Fourth annual ALFF Pitch Event. The event will be held on Saturday February 2nd at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre where six teams will pitch their ideas for short, one-off documentaries and fiction productions. Two winning teams will receive cash and in-kind production services towards the production of their films. Deadline: January 20th, 2019 at 5:00 pm PST Filmmakers will pitch their projects to a panel of visiting and local jurors from the film and digital media sector in front of a live audience. This is a free event open to the public. Guidelines: • Projects can be up to 15 minutes in length • We are looking for projects with a cohesive, strong story arc. • 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, economic potential, 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 must be a Yukon resident. Winning films must be delivered by January 1, 2020 How to submit: Send a one-sheet description of the project you’d like to pitch to us! 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: alffpitch@gmail.com ( for more info or to submit) Deadline: January 20th, 2019 at 5:00 pm PST Successful submissions will be notified by January 22nd Polish your Pitch: The Screen Production Yukon Association is hosting a project pitch workshop on Saturday, January 19th. More info here or contact info@spya.ca for more info.

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