Finalists Announced For The 2011 Rogers $10,000 Pitch!

Jul 6, 2011 | Corporate Member News

Eight Projects Selected To Compete At The 2011 Rogers $10,000 Pitch!

On Screen Manitoba is happy to announce that eight participants have been selected by a jury of broadcasters and industry professionals to present their projects at the 2011 Rogers $10,000 Pitch! during the Gimli Film Festival.

The Finalists:

  • Arranged – Hersh Seth
  • Art School Warrior – John B. Lowe
  • Brad Even Paler – Quinn Greene
  • Dances With Daughter – Carson Nattrass
  • Legacies – Adam Bumbolo, David Evans
  • Man In The Trunk – Benjamin Aytona, Aaron Graham, Adam Smoluk
  • Sketchy – Shannon Guile, Jane Testar, Garth Merkeley, Ryan Miller, Jacqueline Loewen
  • Small Balls – John B. Lowe

Participants will have only 3 minutes to convey a compelling story and convince the jury that their idea should win. Following each pitch the jury will have 4 minutes to offer feedback and ask questions. After all the pitches are completed the jury will deliberate and announce the winner!

This is a FREE event and open to the public. Come out and cheer on your favourite project!

DATE: Friday, July 22
TIME: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
LOCATION: Gimli Theatre (74 2nd Ave, Gimli, MB)  

On Screen Manitoba proudly leads this initiative generously funded by Rogers to support development of Manitoba talent.

Thank you to everyone who applied for the 2011 Rogers $10,000 Pitch!

Media Inquiries:

Megan Deaust
Marketing & Membership Manager
On Screen Manitoba
Phone: 204.927.5890
Fax: 204.272.8792
[email protected]

About On Screen Manitoba:

On Screen Manitoba is an innovative non-profit, membership-driven association that leads, builds and represents Manitoba’s screen-based media industry. Our association has grown and evolved over its 22 years into a vital force in the industry. We lead our community in setting common goals and in building a stronger industry. Our membership represents the full spectrum of individuals and organizations (production companies, labour groups, distributors, broadcasters, suppliers and supporting organizations) that make up the screen-based media industry in Manitoba. On Screen Manitoba membership totals nearly 300 but reaches more than 1,500 individuals. 

To find out more about On Screen Manitoba visit its website here

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