YFS News

Jan. 11

The Available Light Film Festival is looking for short film pitches!

The Yukon Film Society is pleased to announce the third annual ALFF Pitch Event! ALFF Pitch Event – Saturday February 3, 2018, 6pm at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre Six teams will pitch their ideas for short, one-off documentaries and fiction productions. Two winning teams – at least one of which will be Yukon-based - will be selected with each team receiving cash and in-kind services. This is a free event open to the public. 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. 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, 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 Winning films must be delivered by February 1, 2019 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, and short bios of key creatives (Producer, Writer, Director). Video clips are encouraged but not mandatory. Email: vivian.belik@gmail.com Deadline: January 28th, 2018 at 11:59pm PST Successful submissions will be notified by January 30th Thank you to Screen Production Yukon Association for supporting ALFF Pitch Event by offering a pitch workshop to Yukon filmmakers. Saturday, January 27, 2018. Time and Location TBA More info here

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