Film Pitching Virtual Masterclass

We are delighted to welcome Luke Walton and Pete Sinclair from The Pitch Film Fund to deliver a virtual masterclass on how to pitch your film concepts.

Structure of the class

1 hr class (40m session, with 20m Q+A)

• Introductions.

• Explaining the central role of pitching within the industry.

• Luke will share 10 key aspects and tips of pitching covering; how to structure a pitch, delivery of pitch, and major pitfalls to avoid when pitching.

• Opportunity to pitch live from participants. These can be from live projects, or from

an adapted Bible story (ideally 6 Pitches, 3 of each) and to receive feedback from Luke. Loglines and Titles to have been submitted prior to class.

• Advice on ways to continue honing pitch skills after class. This will include the

opportunities that the Pitch Film Fund provides and how best to approach that opportunity.

• Q+A.

• Additionally, we are looking at bringing in some of our network – directors, producers, writers to provide further tips.

About Luke and Pete

Luke Walton is director of The Pitch Film Fund and has produced more than 15 short films with RIF (Reel Issues Films). Since 2008 The Pitch has focused on developing emerging talent, adding additional benefits for participants including residential film study courses.

The Pitch has hubs in the UK and South Africa. Luke’s background is in acting and he was the voice of Hugglegrabber in Early Man, directed by Nick Park. He has degrees in both law and theology.

Peter Sinclair is the associate producer for The Pitch Film Fund and joined the team in November 2019. Before working for The Pitch he worked in content creation for a charity as well as freelance running on short films and TV series such as Netflix’s The Crown. He also has experience in Arts development and Theatre touring.

Find out more about The Pitch Film Fund at

May 13, 2020 at 11:00am - 12pm

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