PIFF 44: If/Then The Art of the Pitch

March 11, 2021 @ 12:30 pm

The Art of the Pitch session deep dives on best practices in virtual pitching and considerations for post-COVID production funding. Mentors from IF/Then will share sage advice on preparing your elevator pitch and long-form presentations to gatekeepers. Two film teams will be invited to pitch their film live during the panel and receive feedback in real-time.

Short Doc Distribution 101: Since 2017, IF/Then Shorts has supported more than 50 films from around the globe with funding, extensive mentorship, and a strong emphasis on multi-platform distribution. IF/Then Director Chloe Gbai and Supervising Producer Caitlin Mae Burke will discuss the initiative’s commitment to broaden distribution opportunities for short documentaries, even during the pandemic, and will be joined by IF/Then alumni to discuss their distribution trajectories, challenges, and triumphs.

The runtime is 90 minutes. After signing up, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. FREE with suggested $9 donation.

Event Page: https://cinemaunbound.org/if-then-the-art-of-the-pitch/
RSVP for the webinar here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_MMzqKjlaT16DZQu9h7u20w


The Portland Art Museum is pleased to offer accommodations to ensure that our programs are accessible and inclusive. All spaces for this program are accessible by wheelchair. Assistive listening devices are also available for lectures. All restrooms have accessible stalls but no power doors. There are single-stall all-gender bathrooms available. Please ask staff for directions.

We will do our best to accommodate your needs when you arrive, however, we need 2-3 weeks advance notice for some specific requests. Please email requests to access@pam.org, or call 503-226-2811.