scheduled workshop

How to Write a Pitch Package

Thu 17 October 2019
6:00pm - 9:00pm

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.
  • maximum capacity: 12
  • 3 hours of instruction

Instructor: Sherien Barsoum

 Sherien Barsoum is a filmmaker and story consultant who is inspired by people and issues making the world a better place. Her first feature, COLOUR ME was a bold exploration of black identity narratives. Most recently, Sherien directed and produced RIDE FOR PROMISE and PLAYER ZERO, winning the HotDocs Short Film Pitch and Best Canadian Documentary at NorthWest Fest. She produced BABE, I HATE TO GO, which played top festivals internationally while nominated for a Canadian Screen Award. Sherien was the story consultant on the Oscar-shortlisted FRAME 394 and co-produced HOUSE OF Z, the first feature film bought and distributed by Condé Nast, now on Netflix. Sherien is the former Director of Programming for the Reelworld Film Festival and serves as a board member of the Documentary Organization of Canada’s Ontario Chapter.
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