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Evening Objectives

To hone pitching skills


Master of Ceremonies: TBA Venue: Drake Hotel, Hotbed for Culture
1150 Queen Street West Toronto, M6J 1J3
Date: TBA November 2011 Duration: Evening
Time: 7pm - 9:30pm
Followed by Boozin' N' Schmoozin
Price: $10.00 (Free to Raindance Premium Members)

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This is it!
Your chance to pitch your movie idea directly to a panel of top Canadian film executives. These are the people who matter. They are the people who buy scripts - they are the people who decide what will be made and what won't.

Your chance to pitch your movie idea to the people who can get it in cinemas in this intense emotionally charged event.

Pitch Competitors Deliver the Punch!

Live!Ammunition! Pitching in Toronto

Highlights from Live! Ammunition! Spring 2011

Panelists:

Daniel Weinzweig
Executive Managing Partner - Searchlight

Jessica Jennings
Whizbang Films

Warren Sonoda
Director, Textuality

Carrie Paupst Shaugnessy
Creative Analyst, Telefilm Canada

Lindsey Hodgson
Sales Rep, Alliance Films

1st Prize went to David Cooper for Santa Inc.

• Evening Cash Prize!

• Lunch at Terroni's with Whizbang's Director of Development, Peter Miskimmin, in a one-to-one session to pitch your screenplay.

• Script Consultancy Service, general coverage, courtesy of Stephanie Joalland of FRENZY FILMS, valued at $250

• One year FREE Premium Membership @ RAINDANCE CANADA, valued at $100

• A RAINDANCE CANADA gift certificate toward a course of your choice, valued at $200

• One year Free Subscription to FILM MOVEMENT, valued at $135


2nd Prize went to Cameron French for The Room

• Script Consultancy Service, short film coverage, courtesy of Stephanie Joalland of FRENZY FILMS, valued at $175

• Screenwriting Guide, Write and Sell the Hot Script, by Elliot Grove, founder of RAINDANCE

• Passchendaele prize-pack: autographed movie poster signed by Paul Gross; Film DVD; ballcap

• One year FREE Premium Membership @ RAINDANCE CANADA, valued at $100

• A RAINDANCE CANADA gift certificate toward a course of your choice, valued at $200

• 6 months Free Subscription to FILM MOVEMENT, valued at $75


3rd Prize went to Elli Raynai for The Lonely Organist

• Hobo with a Shotgun prize pack: Two tickets to theatrical screening and a movie poster

• A RAINDANCE CANADA gift certificate toward a course of your choice, valued at $100

• One year Premium Membership @ RAINDANCE CANADA, valued at $100.

• 6 months Free Subscription to FILM MOVEMENT, valued at $75


Past Panelists Also Include

* Ewan MacGregor, actor
* Robert Jones (UK Film Council)
* Charles Steel, producer (Last King of Scotland)
* Menhaj Huda, director (Kidulthood)
* Elisar Cabrera, international film sales agent (High Point Films)
* Jim Wilson, producer (Shaun of the Dead)
* Matthew Dench, talent agent, (Dench Arnold)
* Dean Goldberg (Park Caledonia)
* Michael Cowan (Spice Factory)
* Richard Elfman, Producer, Director, Actor, Writer
* Jeremy Wooding (Bollywood Queen)
* Penny Woolcock (The Principles of Lust)
* Sarah Gavron (This Little Life)
* Norma Heyman, producer
* Richard Holmes, producer (Gruber Films)
* Brock Norman Brock (The Film Council)
* Roger Corman, Producer
* Lloyd Kaufman, Producer, Actor, Director, Writer
* Shane Meadows Director/Writer (28 Days Later, This Is England)
* Nik Powell (Scala Films)
* Seamus McGarvey-Award winning cinematographer of The Hours
* Anna Thomas - Producer of Oscar nominated 'El Norte' and 'Frida'
* Matthew Vaughan- Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch
* Coline Woodcock (Kuhn and Co)
* Ed King, Development (Rocket Pictures)
* Steve Gaydos Editor, (Variety)
* Antonia Bird - Director, (Ravenous, Face, Mad Love, Priest)
* Tracey Scoffield-Head of Development and Exec Producer BBC Films
* Morwenna Banks - Writer/Actress, (The Announcement)
* Leslee Udwin - Producer, (East is East, The One and Only)
* Nahrein Mirza - Head of Development, (Littlebird Pictures)

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