Pitching

ONE-ON-ONE PITCHING TO THE MARKETPLACE CALL FOR PITCHES IS NOW CLOSED

ONE-ON-ONE PITCHING IS NOW CLOSED.

This year the conference offers producers and content creators the opportunity to submit a project to pitch to marketplace representatives.

Submissions must be made to the link below and projects will be short-listed for pitching. There is a limited number of pitching slots available and the process will be competitive. Please note: we are seeking market ready pitches only. Click on the headshots below to see what each market representative is after.

Applicants who have been short-listed for pitching will be notified by Tues 17 July.

The 2018 Screen Makers Conference is also offering Pitch-o-rama, a $10,000 web series development initiative with ABC iview. To submit an entry for this, please see the Pitch-o-rama page.

General pitching instructions:

  • Register to attend SMC 2018
  • Research the network, producers, platform or distributor so you know exactly what they’re looking for and tailor your pitch accordingly
  • Pitching slots are 10 minutes each – 5 min pitch maximum to leave enough time for discussion
  • Only up to 3 projects can be pitched
  • Deadline for project submissions to the Pitching Market is Fri 6 July 2018

Please Note:  each market representative is after different criteria and projects.

Submission Requirements:

Please note that each broadcaster, producer, sales agent or distributor are looking for unique projects with specific criteria, so please ensure you address each requirement in your submission. What we want is a sharp, concise and well considered pitch tailored to a specific audience and network. Click on the headshots below to see what each market representative is after.

Maximum 1-page concept document that includes:

  • Who you are nominating to pitch to
  • Project Title
  • Genre, Format, Duration
  • One Sentence Log line
  • Half page synopsis or overview that describes the theme, story concept and characters
  • One paragraph biography of applicant
  • A link to any supporting visual material ie: teaser
  • Deadline for project submissions to the Pitching Market is Fri 6 July 2018

Please Note: Due to the large volume of applicants we are expecting we will only consider pitches where the forms have been correctly filled out and all criteria has been met.

Assessment Criteria:

  • The strength and originality of the concept
  • To what extent is it what the market representative has indicated they are after?

General Information:

General information on pitching to the networks see here.

ONLY UP TO 3 PROJECTS CAN BE PITCHED.

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR PITCHES HERE – You will be taken to a form to fill out and upload your pitches.

The Screen Makers Conference is a key project of Adelaide's Media Resource Centre to accelerate the careers of emerging and regional screen content makers.