February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Have you got a great idea for a movie?
This is it!
Your chance to pitch your movie idea directly to a panel of film industry executives and the toughest critics of all, a Live Audience.
About. Live! Ammunition! Is Raindance's most acclaimed signature event. Audience get the chance to pitch their movie idea directly to a panel of top film executives. To the people who matter. To the people who buy scripts and decide what will be made and what won't. To pitch, participants just drop a fiver in the hat, and the floor is theirs. They have two minutes to convince the panelists to read their script or make their film. They can and will be gonged off if they are boring! The winner gets all the cash!
Improve your pitching skills and get instant feedback. Past Pitches that have gone into production include Meet The Parents (1994), 51st State (1995), Siamese Cop (1996) and White Bhaji (2001).
The panel can, and will, gong you off if they get bored.But they have to give two good reasons why.
As is tradition the winning pitch on the night will take the total cash in the hat. To pitch, book your ticket, pre-register your pitch and drop a fiver in the hat on arrival.
Tara Barnett (Theatrical Sales Manager, Twentieth Century Fox). Since joining the industry in 2008, Tara has worked on an extensive range of films, spanning arthouse breakout hits (BIRDMAN, THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO), larger blockbusters (THE WOMAN IN BLACK, ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS) and record-breaking successes (DEADPOOL, THE KING’S SPEECH), covering Theatrical Sales across a wide variety of clients in Exhibition. Tara is currently Theatrical Sales Manager at Twentieth Century Fox.
Dean Cross (Film Content Manager, Vue Entertainment). As the Film Content Manager for Vue entertainment with 16 years experience in the business, Dean has an appreciation for films across the whole spectrum, from the smallest art house and independent films to the biggest of Hollywood’s blockbusters, he can usually spot a hit.
Ben Parker (Director, The Chamber). After a 10-year career in film advertising and design, Ben Parker directed the short film Shifter in 2012. Described by Screen Daily as “superbly crafted with a killer twist”, Shifter screened at several festivals including Fantastic Fest in Austin and Frightfest in London. The Chamber marks his feature debut and was recently acquired by Studiocanal.
Ewan McGregor, Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs), Mathew Vaughan (Snatch), Dean Cross (Film Content Manager at Vue Entertainment), Alberto Lopez (International Director, Variety), Dennis Parkinson (Global Entertainment Director, The Telegraph Group) to mention but few!