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Pitch Panel

  • Museum of Natural History 1747 Summer Street Halifax, NS, B3H 3A6 Canada (map)

Pitch Panel

Free and welcome to all to sit in and watch, if you want to pitch signup is required. See below.

Have you ever wondered how an animation production gets started? Whether it’s a movie, short film, or a series, it all starts with an idea. That idea is then explained (pitched) to someone who has the authority to say ‘yes’ and if all goes well, the production is funded (given the green-light) and work begins.

This mock pitch session is an opportunity to see the pitching process in an open forum. The format is similar to Dragon’s Den or Shark Tank, where our animation panel will hear pitches from hopeful creators and give feedback. Our panelists will share their insights which will be engaging and informative for both audience and participants alike.

Our panel is not in a position to green-light any projects, but at the end of the session, the panel will deliberate and select a winner. All participants will get valuable experience and guidance in shaping their pitches.

Led by Dylan Edwards of Copernicus

Confirmed on the panel are:

  • Robin Johnston, Director, Original Programming, Factual & Reality for Bell Media
  • Johanna Lunn, Partner, Centre East Media
  • Mary Elizabeth Luka, Consultant, Digital Media, Arts, Culture
  • Phillip Stamp, Vice President, Current Production, DHX Halifax

To sign up, please respond with your idea in the form below, attaching a short synopsis of your idea, and your resumé.

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Later Event: May 11
Think Oscar!