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How To Create a Pitch Package

Tuesday, February 4
6:00 PM— 9:00 PM

Pitch packages are an essential ingredient in today’s competitive film and video industry. In this workshop, participants will go over the basic elements of a pitch package, view examples and discuss design styles as well as gain a deeper understanding of how to write a logline, tagline and one-page synopsis of their project.

Charles Street Video
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CSV Workshop Space

Pitch packages are an essential ingredient in today’s competitive film and video industry. In this workshop, participants will go over the basic elements of a pitch package, view examples and discuss design styles as well as gain a deeper understanding of how to write a logline, tagline and one-page synopsis of their project. Participants should come ready with a project idea that they would like to pitch.

Instructor: Maya Bastian

Maya Bastian is a filmmaker, writer and artist. As a director, she has won awards and exhibited her short films internationally, which run the gamut from narrative to documentary, to experimental. Her work has been shown in Los Angeles, New York, Berlin, UK, South Asia and across Canada. Her short hybrid film ‘Air Show’ received national press for its look at refugee reactions to militarized air shows, and is currently airing on CBC. She is a recipient of the Al Magee Screenwriting Mentorship, was included in Reelworld Film Festival’s Emerging 20 and was shortlisted for the Academy Apprenticeship for Women Directors. Maya has received filmmaking grants from Art With Impact, Home Made Visible and the Canada, Ontario and Toronto Arts Councils. She is currently in post‐production on her short film ‘Tigress’ which looks at militant rebellions. In her spare time she works as a programmer and industry outreach for several Toronto–‐based film organizations as well as being a strong champion for filmmakers of colour through her work at CineFAM and by sitting on panels and teaching workshops.