Sun Valley Film Festival Teams With Ford to Launch Producing Pitch Fest

Published on Feb 13, 2020

The Sun Valley Film Festival and Ford, a three-time partner of the five-day event, have announced the Ford Pitch Fest, a new initiative where producers will have a chance to pitch their project to receive a $25,000 producers grant.

Three finalists will be selected to receive a one-on-one mentoring session with an expert pitch coach, a filmmaker pass to the festival, networking opportunities, a roundtrip flight from Los Angeles and two nights of lodging with the opportunity to pitch their project to a panel of producers in front of an audience during the festival. Hosted by Will McCormack, this year’s panelists include Effie T. Brown (“Dear White People”), Jim Burke (“Green Book”), Heather Rae (“Bull and Frozen River”), and Lionsgate vice chairman Michael Burns. Submissions are currently being accepted from producers with a project in development. Applicants can submit through Film Freeway and Submittable. Those interested can browse the submissions

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Author: BreAnna Bell