CIFF 2016 Pitch Contest

Posted on July 20, 2016

Are you an aspiring filmmaker that's got the perfect idea for a short film? If so, then this year, we've got the perfect contest for you!

To promote Alberta talent, we are proud to announce that we are partnering with BravoFACT for the 2016 CIFF BravoFACT Pitch Competition. The winners will receive two 2017 Calgary International Film Festival passes, a screening at next year's festival, and - best of all - $50,000 in funding to make the short film a reality.

So how can you apply?

Between July 20 and August 26, 2016, the producer or director can submit their idea for a short narrative film. On October 1, five selected projects will pitch to a jury of industry experts and a live audience, and one will walk away with the prizes! 

Full details on the contest, as well as instructions on how to apply, can be found here. Good luck and we can't wait to hear your ideas!

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