The Calgary International Film Festival is excited to partner with BravoFACT on the 2016 CIFF BravoFACT Pitch Competition. Fve Alberta producer/director teams were selected to pitch their short narrative film projects in front of a jury of industry experts and a live audience on October 1, for a chance to win $50,000 in BravoFACT funding at the Calgary International Film Festival.
WINNING PROJECT: CONSUME
Julian Black Antelope – Producer
Michael Peterson – Co-Producer/Director
Cheer on as five teams of directors and producers pitch their projects to a live jury in hopes of winning $50,000 to make their short film. That film will screen at the Calgary International Film Festival in 2017, so you’ll have seen it grow from conception. There are sure to be creative ideas, and all the other nerves and tensions of competition!
The finalists for the CIFF BravoFact Pitch Competition:
BOOM & BUST
Renée Amber – Producer/Director
Andrew Phung – Co-Producer
HAPPY BIRTH-DAY, MANGO!
Eva Colmers – Director/Co-Producer
Eric Spoeth - Producer
THE ICE CREAM KILLINGS
Jason Long – Producer
Seth Williams – Director
Gillian McKercher - Co-Producer/Director
Guillaume Carlier – Director
Bell Media's BravoFACT (Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent) was established in 1995 by the national specialty channel Bravo. The foundation is the largest funder of short films in Canada having supported over 1,500 short-form projects across the country. bravoFACT is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. More information about BravoFACT can be found atwww.bravofact.com
Our partners at the Glenbow have thrown in something to make this deal even sweeter – all attendees of this free event will receive a voucher for $5 admission to check out the Glenbow Museum.